Police say man’s body found in car trunk in California
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a man's body was found in the trunk of an abandoned car near an Orange County freeway.
The Anaheim Police Department said Saturday the man has been...
TearLab: 2Q Earnings Snapshot
ESCONDIDO, Calif. (AP) _ TearLab Corp. (TEAR) on Thursday reported a loss of $1.2 million in its second quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Escondido, California-based company said it had a...
Warrants say New Zealand attack inspired synagogue shooting
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Four days after a man killed 51 people at two mosques in New Zealand, court documents show a San Diego college student expressed regret in a text message that he missed watching...
Man accused of killing 10 cats pleads not guilty
VISTA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California man has pleaded not guilty to torturing and killing 10 cats.
Joshua Boyer of Escondido entered pleas Tuesday to 11 animal cruelty counts.
Making an immigration arrest requires hours of surveillance
ESCONDIDO, Calif. (AP) — Two immigration officers had been parked outside a home well before dawn when their target — a Mexican man convicted of driving under the influence in 2015 — appeared to...
ESCONDIDO, Calif. (AP) — San Diego County authorities are searching for a motorist who fled when a deputy attempted a traffic stop and eventually made a U-turn and crashed into the patrol...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on hate crimes charges against the suspect in the California synagogue shooting and a mosque fire (all times local):
ESCONDIDO, Calif. (AP) — A note referencing the recent terrorist attacks in New Zealand was found at the scene of a possible arson fire at a Southern California mosque, police said...
ESCONDIDO, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California company is voluntarily recalling whole avocados over possible listeria contamination.
Henry Avocado, a grower and distributor based near San...
The Latest: Paddleboarder dies in storm-swollen channel
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on storms hitting the West (all times local):
The storm pounding California may have claimed a second life.
Authorities in Escondido, northeast of San Diego, recovered the body Thursday of a man who witnesses say had been paddle-boarding down the surging current in a concrete-lined waterway.
College says Archdiocese of New York hid priest’s past
MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. (AP) — The Archdiocese of New York instituted new review procedures for its letters of recommendation after a California university alleged the diocese lied about past allegations of sexual abuse by an upstate priest, a diocese spokesman said Thursday.
TearLab: 3Q Earnings Snapshot
ESCONDIDO, Calif. (AP) _ TearLab Corp. (TEAR) on Wednesday reported a loss of $195,000 in its third quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Escondido, California-based company said it had a loss of 2 cents.
The ophthalmic device company posted revenue of $6.2 million in the period.
The Latest: Suspect shot at California racetrack is named
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on a man shot by deputies at a California racetrack (all times local):
Officials have identified a man they say was shot by deputies after he fired a gun into a crowd waiting for a sold-out Ice Cube concert at a California racetrack.
The San Diego County Sheriff's Department said Monday that 22-year-old Daniel Elizarraras of Escondido was shot Sunday night during an argument after he was told there were no more tickets available for the concert.
Prosecutor: Man pleads not guilty to 2 killings in Escondido
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A man accused of killing his ex-wife and her sister in Escondido has pleaded not guilty.
Deputy District Attorney Jodi Breton said in a phone interview Tuesday that 33-year-old Juan Carlos Ortega pleaded not guilty in a Vista courtroom to two counts of murder, two counts of felony child abuse and arson of property.
Fingerprints lead to arrest in 1986 California killing
ESCONDIDO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a suspect in the stabbing death of a 75-year-old retiree more than three decades ago in Southern California.
Police in Escondido say technology led to new analysis of fingerprints from the apartment where Richard Finney was stabbed 31 times in 1986.
10 injured in collision between SUVs north of San Diego
ESCONDIDO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say 10 people have been injured, some critically, after two SUVs collided north of San Diego.
Fire officials say the SUV carrying seven teenagers overturned Tuesday morning near Escondido and was hit by a second SUV carrying a woman and two children.
All managed to get out of the vehicles and were taken to hospitals. Their injuries are described as ranging from moderate to critical.
The Latest: 6 killed in I-10 pileup caused by dust
LORDSBURG, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on a multiple-car crash on I-10 near the Arizona and New Mexico border (all times local):
Police say six people are dead, including an infant from Phoenix, after a multiple-car pileup on Interstate 10 in New Mexico near the Arizona state line.
Police say winds and a dust storm abruptly blew in on westbound I-10 near Lordsburg, New Mexico, around 5 p.m. Monday.
Correction: Fact Check-Sessions story
SAN DIEGO (AP) — In a story April 22 about Attorney General Jeff Sessions' comments on sanctuary jurisdictions and crimes committed by immigrants, The Associated Press reported erroneously that a woman was fatally shot walking home from church in Escondido, California. She was fatally shot driving home from church, not walking.
A corrected version of the story is below:
AP FACT CHECK: Sessions tags wrong city for immigrant crimes
Stray bullet kills driver in San Diego County
ESCONDIDO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in San Diego County say a motorist struck in the head and killed by a stray bullet in Escondido likely drove through a gang shootout.
Police Lt. Justin Murphy says after the woman was hit Tuesday night, her Toyota Camry veered and smashed into a parked truck.
6 women sickened by milk spiked with amphetamines
ESCONDIDO, Calif. (AP) — Six women at a San Diego County drug rehabilitation center have been sickened after drinking milk spiked with amphetamine.
The San Diego Union-Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/2lDXoeO ) that officials with North County Serenity House in Escondido say the women started to feel ill Friday and all the women drank milk, leading center officials to test the milk for contamination.
Man held in Vegas in slaying of Southern California woman
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Authorities say a 27-year-old Las Vegas man is in custody awaiting his transfer in custody to California to face a murder charge in the death of a woman whose body was found last month off a road near Interstate 15 in Escondido.
Records show that Paul Castro is being held at the Clark County jail in Las Vegas pending a court extradition hearing on Monday.
Southern California fire kills 5-year-old, injures 8 others
ESCONDIDO, Calif. (AP) — A fire at a mobile home in Southern California has killed a 5-year-old girl, left an 11-year-old boy in critical condition and injured seven other family members.
The San Diego Union-Tribune (http://bit.ly/2ivy7hW ) says some people were trapped inside and others got out through the home's windows. The blaze was reported at about 12:30 a.m. Thursday.
Escondido police shooting lawsuit dismissed
ESCONDIDO, Calif. (AP) — A judge has dismissed a civil rights lawsuit filed against the San Diego County city of Escondido by the parents of a man fatally shot by police in 2013.
California police eye more claims against Uber, Lyft driver
ESCONDIDO, Calif. (AP) — Police on Thursday were investigating reports that a former Uber and Lyft driver charged with assaulting women on the job in California also had inappropriate contact with a 14-year-old girl and another ridesharing customer.
Former Uber, Lyft driver charged with assaulting passengers
ESCONDIDO, Calif. (AP) — A former driver for Uber and Lyft was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting several women while on the job, and Southern California investigators said that there are likely more victims.
An 18-year-old college student reported that she was assaulted Friday afternoon after requesting an Uber car in a city near San Diego, said Escondido police Lt. Justin Murphy.
Firefighters doused a blaze at an Escondido recycling facility Saturday, an Escondido police sergeant said.
The fire at the EDCO facility on West Washington Avenue east of the Sprinter tracks was reported shortly before 9:10 p.m., said Sgt. Ryan Banks. Fire crews were able to douse the blaze.
No injuries were reported. No further information was immediately available.
Border Patrol seizes $3M in cash destined for Mexico
ESCONDIDO, Calif. (AP) — The Border Patrol says it's arrested two men they believe tried to smuggle $3 million in cash into Mexico from California.
The agency says its agents tracked and stopped a Kia Forte in Escondido on Tuesday and found nearly $34,000 stashed in the car's center console.
Hospital-bound ambulance collides with motorcyclist
An ambulance bound for a hospital in Escondido collided with a motorcyclist Sunday afternoon, police said.
The emergency vehicle was taking a patient to Palomar Medical Center when it collided with a motorcyclist near Auto Parkway and Mission Road about 12:15 p.m., Escondido police Sgt. Craig Miller. The ambulance had its lights and siren on.
Upset that the once lush golf course behind their homes is going brown and becoming overgrown, some residents who live near the Fallbrook Golf Club have started hooking hoses together from their backyards and irrigating a handful of deteriorating greens.
Technically what they’re doing is trespassing, but they contend it’s being done for the good of all.
The Fallbrook Golf Club was shut down July 26 for a third time in the past several months when a pending sale...
Two men were shot outside an apartment complex in Escondido on Wednesday night, police said.
The victims’ wounds did not appear to be life-threatening, Escondido police Lt. Kevin Toth said.
Someone near the shooting called police to report hearing gunshots about 10:40 p.m. Officers found the two men of unknown age with gunshot wounds outside the apartment complex on East Mission Avenue near Rose Street, Toth said.
Golf won’t return to the Escondido Country Club, but a mixture of open space, recreational amenities and new homes could replace it, according to the potential developers of the 110-acre site who met with residents over the weekend to talk about the future of the blighted land.
During a two-day open house attended by hundreds of people, officials with New Urban West Inc. presented their vision for the vacant golf course property, which would include a new clubhouse,...
At Orange Glen High School this week, students were busy building miniature cars out of mousetraps, and packing eggs to withstand a three-story drop.
Those activities were part of Escondido Union High School District’s math academy, designed to help students think about math in more creative, constructive ways. The academy is open to all incoming freshmen in the district, including those who can’t get enough of math, and others who need extra help.