| Aug 12, 2009
A 19-year-old Marine and documented street gang member was in custody today on suspicion of trading shots with two California Highway Patrol officers and trying to run down one of them during a pursuit in El Cajon, police said.
Edward Michael Forney, a...
| Sep 7, 2009
| 2:43 PM
Four teenagers were arrested on suspicion of vandalizing an El Cajon elementary school today, causing several thousand dollars' damage to a classroom, police said.
Officers responding to an alarm about 4 a.m. at Meridian Elementary School, 651 S. Third...
| Jun 2, 2010
| 4:34 PM
The mood at the rally before the meeting was California mellow: reggae music, dancing and plenty of backcountry bonhomie. But it grew darker when several dozen supporters of Joseph Diliberti, the former Marine turned Rastafarian and tax-protester, crossed...
| Jul 8, 2010
| 4:35 PM
A 56-year-old El Cajon man shot by police during a knife-wielding incident outside a fast-food restaurant has died, police said Thursday. Moses Jovid Muhammad was shot Friday by Officer Nick Sprecco after refusing commands to drop a knife that he......
| Oct 8, 2008
SAN DIEGO (AP) - San Diego County health officials say 23 county residents have contracted West Nile virus this year.
Officials say a 51-year-old El Cajon man is the latest to contract the mosquito-borne disease. He remains hospitalized with virus-...
| Mar 20, 2009
EL CAJON, Calif. -- An El Cajon man was being questioned Friday following a overnight standoff with sheriff's deputies.
Officers were called to the 1500 block of Graves Avenue after reports of a man pointing a rifle at an apartment complex....
| May 12, 2009
| 2:52 PM
SAN DIEGO -- A man accused of working with baby sitters who brought him children so he could molest them has been captured in Brazil.
The U.S. State Department says that Jared Yaffe was caught Monday by Brazilian federal police and brought back to the...
| Jul 21, 2010
| 8:30 PM
A stretch of Fanita Drive near Grossmont College remained closed through the day Wednesday as crews worked to fill in a 20-foot-deep sinkhole caused by a ruptured storm drain.
The pit developed in the middle of the north-south street in northwestern El...
| Jun 2, 2010
| 2:05 PM
A rural fire district meeting turned ugly Tuesday night when angry supporters of a former Marine called on the board to back down on its threat to have the man's property seized because of a $27,552 unpaid bill for brush clearance.
The mood at the...
| Jun 3, 2010
Light-rail service into and out of Santee will likely resume Friday following completion of repairs to equipment damage caused when a light plane clipped trolley power lines and crashed onto a road at the edge of Gillespie Field.
Trolley service has been...
| Jun 5, 2010
| 3:16 PM
Temperatures climbed significantly in San Diego County's inland areas Saturday, sending thousands to the beaches while firefighters kept busy fighting small brush fires.
Highs shot into the 80s in El Cajon and Escondido and touched 90 degrees in more...
| Jun 21, 2010
| 1:40 PM
Authorities announced Monday the takedown of a major counterfeit currency and credit card ring in San Diego County, in which $1 bills were reprinted as $100 bills and then passed at retail establishments.
"These counterfeiters ripped off local businesses...