| Dec 1, 2010
A former Marine who tried to run over a California Highway Patrol officer after firing shots at the end of a nighttime car chase in El Cajon was sentenced Wednesday to 14 years in state prison.
Edward Michael Forney, 21, pleaded guilty at a previous...
| Sep 22, 2010
| 8:11 AM
Authorities have arrested a man in East County suspected of killing a woman whose body was found at a Northern California campground last month.
El Cajon police said in a news release that two of their officers and four deputies from Tuolumne County,...
| Sep 24, 2010
| 4:18 PM
Residents across San Diego County are being urged to help fight the growing problem of prescription- drug abuse by taking part in a nationwide medication "take back'' drive this weekend.
On Saturday, hospitals, police stations, military facilities and...
| Sep 27, 2010
| 11:39 AM
SWAT officers took 19 people into custody early Monday following a six-hour standoff in an apartment in El Cajon.
The tense incident began after midnight when police went to the apartment on Cuyamaca Street near Vernon to investigate multiple reports...
| Sep 27, 2010
Record heat was felt by residents throughout San Diego County, Monday afternoon.
Unseasonably hot weather saw record temperatures being shattered in 12 different communities.
"I thought the summer was over but it don't look like it," said Steven Phipps,...
| Sep 29, 2010
A Ramona man pleaded guilty Wednesday to felony charges for raising pit bulls at his home for dog fighting.
Raul Leyva, 35, pleaded guilty to five counts of owning, training or possessing a dog for dog-fighting purposes on the day his case was to go to...
| Dec 6, 2010
| 12:53 PM
Someone is leaving bowls of water laced with antifreeze around a motel in El Cajon in an effort to poison feral cats, an animal rescue volunteer said.
Cindy Williams, a volunteer with El Cajon Animal Rescue, told Fox 5 News that she found nine bowls of...
| Dec 9, 2010
| 5:34 PM
A homeless parolee pleaded not guilty Thursday tokidnapping and rape charges stemming from the alleged abduction and sexualassault of a 15-year-old girl and a similar attack on a woman in East County.
David Joseph Lascelles, 49, was ordered held on $1...
| Nov 2, 2010
| 8:07 PM
No major voting problems have been reported in San Diego during Tuesday's general election.
The Registrar of Voters Deborah Seiler estimated a voter turnout of 55-65 percent for the election, up from the 38 percent of voters who cast ballots in the...
| Nov 1, 2010
San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) wants to make its customers' holiday season a little brighter while helping them save energy and money.
SDG&E is offering complimentary light-emitting diode bulbs (LEDs) to customers throughout San Diego County during the...
| Oct 29, 2010
| 10:11 AM
EL CAJON, Calif. ( KTLA) -- A homeowner in El Cajon made a gruesome discovery when she discovered a baby's body stashed in a plastic bag in her backyard.
Homicide Lt. Dennis Brugos says deputies were called to the home Thursday when a family dog...
| Oct 29, 2010
| 7:57 AM
A body of an infant boy was found Thursday evening in an unincorporated area of El Cajon, according to deputies.
San Diego County Sheriffs said the body was found in a plastic bag that was discovered at about 6:30 p.m. in a backyard shed at a house in...