| Sep 21, 2009
| 11:43 AM
Authorities Monday released the name of a 53-year-old radiology technician killed in a weekend crash at the same intersection where a California Highway Patrol officer and three members of his family perished a month ago.
Pamela Sue Marabeas of Santee...
| Sep 28, 2009
| 11:59 AM
Authorities Monday released the name of a woman who perished in a mobile home fire in El Cajon.
The body of Karen Hunter was discovered inside her home in the El Capitan Mobile Home Park at 1425 E. Madison Ave. Sunday evening, according to the San...
| Oct 12, 2009
| 12:35 PM
The pilot of a Department of Homeland Security helicopter made a hard landing at Gillespie Field today while on a training flight, damaging the aircraft but causing no injuries, authorities reported.
The McDonnell Douglas MD 600 came down too fast on a...
| Nov 10, 2009
| 8:14 AM
Not everyone can get the H1N1 vaccine. Because of the supply shortage, it is only being offered to pregnant women, those who care for infants under six months old, anyone six months to 24 years of age, adults with underlying medical conditions between...
| Nov 18, 2009
No show, no freedom -- that was the message Wednesday for hundreds of DUI offenders in the East County.
An East County law enforcement sweep resulted in the arrests of scores of people wanted on outstanding warrants, many for unresolved DUI cases.
| Nov 23, 2009
| 11:33 AM
Authorities Monday released the name of a 35-year-old woman killed by a pickup truck that went off a road and wound up crashing into a parked vehicle, a fence and a house.
Cydil Deann Kohlmeyer was walking on the street when she was fatally struck...
| Dec 11, 2009
| 8:01 AM
A man was hospitalized Thursday with a non-life- threatening wound after being shot by a sheriff's deputy who he attacked in unincorporated El Cajon, authorities said.
The shooting in the 1200 Persimmon Avenue was reported at 6:37 p.m. Thursday,...
| Jun 8, 2009
A man who allegedly hid in a trash bin after holding up an East County market is in custody along with his alleged getaway driver.
Authorities say the gunman robbed Quick Korner Market on Greenfield Drive in unincorporated El Cajon Sunday afternoon, then...
| Jun 10, 2009
It's official: controversial Miss California Carrie Prejean has heard the words "you're fired" from the pageant's grand poobah, Donald Trump.
Trump issued a statement Wednesday saying he sacked Prejean, a San Diego County native, for failing to honor her...
| Jun 23, 2009
A lone holdout juror forced a mistrial in the case of an Alpine man charged with murdering two people during a liquor store robbery in March 2006.
The El Cajon Superior Court jury was unable to reach a verdict, and the judge declared a mistrial Monday....
| Mar 29, 2009
The Defense Department last week identified the following American military personnel killed in Afghanistan and Iraq:
Florence B. Choe, 35, of El Cajon, Calif.; lieutenant, Navy. Choe was one of two military personnel killed Friday when an insurgent...
| Apr 5, 2009
Her colleagues at Naval Medical Center San Diego were not surprised when Lt. Florence B. Choe volunteered for duty in Afghanistan, even though it meant a year away from her husband and their young daughter.
Choe was pure Navy.
Her father is a retired...