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  • Arsonist sought in series of church fires

    Arsonist sought in series of church fires
    SAN DIEGO -- An arsonist made a failed attempt early Tuesday to spark a blaze at a University Heights church that was damaged twice last month by maliciously set fires, prompting a reward of up $10,000 to be offered. A caller reported seeing a...
  • Firefighters discover body in University Heights fire

    Firefighters discover body in University Heights fire
    SAN DIEGO - An apparently suicidal man cut his own throat in a vacant University Heights apartment Monday and set fire to the residence, authorities reported. Witnesses reported seeing smoke wafting out of windows of the apartment in the 4600 block of...
  • Truck crash cuts power to thousands

    Truck crash cuts power to thousands
    SAN DIEGO -- Several thousand residents were without electricity Friday after a trash truck knocked over a power pole in Normal Heights, utility officials said. The accident happened shortly after noon near the intersection of Madison Avenue and 38th...
  • 2 arrested after high-speed chase

    2 arrested after high-speed chase
    SAN DIEGO -- One of two suspects wanted for a series of ATM and safe robberies across San Diego was arrested Friday. Michael Scott Conder, 40, led members of a fugitive task force on a nearly hour-long pursuit from East County to Kearny Mesa, authorities...
  • DUI suspected in coffee house crash

    DUI suspected in coffee house crash
    SAN DIEGO - A suspected drunken driver crashed into a lamp post, sending it crashing down near people seated outside a coffee house in University Heights early Wednesday morning,  witnesses said. "I watched this car go across the street and slam into...
  • 4-Year-Old Shot In Face During Botched Robbery In The Bronx

    4-Year-Old Shot In Face During Botched Robbery In The Bronx
    A 4-year-old boy is fighting for his life Wednesday after being shot in the face during an apparent robbery, police said. The suspect in the shooting was also critically wounded. According to authorities, the child, identified as Cincer Balthazar, was...
  • Ocean Beach Pursuit Ends with 2 In Custody

    OCEAN BEACH, Calif.- A pursuit that began in University Heights ended in Ocean Beach at 8:15 p.m. with two suspects taken into custody at gunpoint. An officer attempted to pull over the car, a red PT cruiser, at 7:55 p.m. for an expired registration...
  • White House: Counting Latinos critical

     
    by Clement Tan The director of the White House Office of Urban Affairs today exhorted Latino Americans to participate fully in the 2010 Census data collection, as Census forms begin to trickle into American homes this week. At an event......
  • Advisories issued as temperatures soar and lightning sparks brush fires [Updated]

     
    Thunderstorms on Thursday afternoon rumbled across San Diego and Riverside counties, sparking a series of brush fires as officials issued warnings due to soaring triple-digit temperatures and high humidity. The National Weather Service issued a...
  • Feelin' hot, hot, hot! Another scorcher is forecast; thunderstorms, lightning, hail, brush fires are possible [Updated]

     
    Another broiling day is forecast for Southern California on Friday, bringing with it chances of more thunderstorms, lightning and brush fires. More photos. The National Weather Service has extended its extreme heat advisory though at least Saturday night....
  • Firefighters battle house fire

    Firefighters battle house fire
    San Diego firefighters made quick work putting out a University Heights house fire today. The fire on the 4300 bloxk of Alabama street broke out a little before 6pm Wednesday evening.
  • Girl, 8, allegedly molested by personal trainer

    Girl, 8, allegedly molested by personal trainer
    A bodybuilder and personal trainer, who runs a University Heights gym, was behind bars Monday on suspicion of molesting a child under the age of 10, authorities reported. "She's 8 years old," said Detective Gary Hassen of the San Diego Police Department....