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Carlsbad police officer arrested for burglary, stalking

Jeffry Edwards. Photo via Facebook. A former Carlsbad police officer has been arrested on charges of residential burglary and stalking, according to a statement released by the Oceanside Police Department. On Thursday, Carlsbad police told Oceanside police that a Carlsbad police officer had possibly committed a crime in Oceanside. Detectives from the Oceanside Police Department conducted a follow-up investigation and found…

Fire injures man at Ballast Point Brewing Co. in Miramar

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – A flash fire at the Ballast Point Brewing Company kitchen in Miramar sent one person to a hospital today. Just after 9 a.m., firefighters were alerted to a kitchen fire at the brewpub, in the 9000 block of Carroll Way, San Diego Fire-Rescue Department spokesperson Monica Munoz said. A man in his 40s had to be taken…

Chain-reaction crash in Mira Mesa sends 5 to hospital

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – A chain-reaction crash on Interstate 805 in Mira Mesa injured five people today. The crash was reported at 7:58 a.m. on the northbound 805, approaching Mira Mesa Boulevard. One collision led to a total of six cars striking each other in the middle lanes of the freeway, according to California Highway Patrol officers. San Diego Fire-Rescue…

Rancho Santa Fe couple sentenced for fraud, tax evasion

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – A disbarred Rancho Santa Fe attorney faces nearly three years in federal prison today following his sentencing for bankruptcy fraud and tax evasion. In addition to handing down the 34-month custody term to 73-year-old J. Douglass Jennings Jr., U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel on Thursday ordered the defendant to reimburse his victims a total of $1,453,833…

Two bicyclists injured in Oceanside crash last night

OCEANSIDE (KUSI) – Two bicyclists were struck by a car in a late-night crash in Oceanside, sending one to a local hospital, police said today. Officers believe the cyclists were crossing a road against a red light, Oceanside police Lt. Kedrick Sadler said. Dispatchers first received word of the collision at 11:15 p.m. Friday, Sadler said. It happened along state…

Shots fired at Lemon Grove grocery store, no one hurt

Albertsons at 7090 Broadway in Lemon Grove. Photo courtesy of Albertsons. LEMON GROVE (KUSI) – Authorities who responded to multiple reports of shots fired at a Lemon Grove Albertsons said today that no one was injured and they did not find the shooter. The first call was received at 10:33 p.m. Friday at 7090 Broadway, according to the San Diego…

Retrial set for ex-Navy commander accused of attempted rape

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Jury selection is scheduled to begin today at the retrial of a former Navy helicopter squadron commander accused of trying to rape a junior officer in her San Diego home. In December, jurors voted 11-1 to convict John Michael Neuhart II of assault with intent to commit rape during a burglary and attempted forcible rape, prompting…

One dead in motor home fire outside Oceanside Walmart

OCEANSIDE (KUSI) – One person burned to death this morning inside a motor home that caught fire in the parking lot of an Oceanside Walmart, authorities said. The victim was found inside the gutted motor home after firefighters knocked down flames that engulfed the vehicle a little after 1 a.m., Oceanside Battalion Chief Greg DeAvila said. The victim’s identity —…

Deadly single-vehicle crash in San Marcos this morning

SAN MARCOS (KUSI) – A woman was killed this morning in a single-vehicle crash on a North County highway, and the man driving the car was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, authorities said. The fatal accident was reported a few minutes before 2 a.m. on westbound State Route 78 near the Barham Drive offramp, California Highway Patrol…

SDSU West says title does not violate education code

Kim Kilkenny of the SDSU West Steering Committee explains why they used SDSU’s name in the title of their initiative and whether the initiative requires the building of a stadium. Yesterday, Councilman Scott Sherman said the title of the SDSU West initiative violated the education code because it included the university’s name. What's in a name? Councilman Scott Sherman shares…