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  • How do we make Megan's Law really work?

    How do we make Megan's Law really work?

    Wednesday, March 24 2010 11:44 AM EDT2010-03-24 15:44:24 GMT
    Megan's Law may have been a start, but many parents are upset that it does not go far enough to protect kids from predators. 
    Megan's Law may have been a start, but many parents are upset that it does not go far enough to protect kids from predators. A public forum in Escondido was underway Tuesday to talk about Megan's Law's problems and how to fix them. 
  • News 8 Investigation: Sex predator laws don't work: What will?

    News 8 Investigation: Sex predator laws don't work: What will?

    Friday, March 5 2010 8:51 PM EST2010-03-06 01:51:53 GMT
    Along with anger over Chelsea King's death, the public is filled with ideas on how to improve the system. But why aren't they being used? 
    Several News 8 Investigations have exposed a lack of resources and ineffective laws when it comes to tracking sex offenders. Along with anger over Chelsea King's death, the public is filled with ideas on how to improve the system. But why aren't they being used? 
  • News 8 Investigation: Big flaw in Megan's Law

    News 8 Investigation: Big flaw in Megan's Law

    Friday, March 5 2010 8:28 PM EST2010-03-06 01:28:55 GMT
    With so many lewd and lascivious offenses on the web site, how is a person supposed to distinguish between one sex offender's case and another? News 8 went to the courthouse for that. 
    News 8 investigations this week have exposed a glaring lack of resources when it comes to tracking sex offenders, but what about mothers and fathers trying to gather simple information to protect their families through the Megan's Law web site? 
  • News 8 Investigation: Whatever happened to Jessica's Law?

    News 8 Investigation: Whatever happened to Jessica's Law?

    Friday, March 5 2010 8:27 PM EST2010-03-06 01:27:56 GMT
    A News 8 Investigation revealed major flaws when it comes to tracking sex offenders, and now we dig deeper. As it turns out, the majority of California voters want tougher laws on the books. 
    A News 8 Investigation revealed major flaws when it comes to tracking sex offenders, and now we dig deeper. As it turns out, the majority of California voters want tougher laws on the books. 
  • News 8 Investigation: What good are sex offender laws?

    News 8 Investigation: What good are sex offender laws?

    Friday, March 5 2010 8:27 PM EST2010-03-06 01:27:30 GMT
    The Chelsea King case is raising the questions over the effectiveness of California's sex offender laws. 
    The Chelsea King case is raising the questions over the effectiveness of California's sex offender laws. Law enforcers tell News 8 they want to hold sex offenders more accountable, but they just don't 
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  • Did Issa push city of Vista to quash the protests?

    Did Issa push city of Vista to quash the protests?

    Thursday, July 20 2017 8:46 PM EDT2017-07-21 00:46:49 GMT

    Protesters gathering outside Representative Darrell Issa's office in Vista has become a weekly occurrence. But News 8 has obtained copies of a message left by the local congressman asking the City of Vista to take action against the demonstrators.

     

    Protesters gathering outside Representative Darrell Issa's office in Vista has become a weekly occurrence. But News 8 has obtained copies of a message left by the local congressman asking the City of Vista to take action against the demonstrators.

     
  • Man accused of attacking El Cajon police officer pleads not guilty

    Man accused of attacking El Cajon police officer pleads not guilty

    Thursday, July 20 2017 8:32 PM EDT2017-07-21 00:32:32 GMT

    The man accused of attacking a police officer at a fast-food restaurant in El Cajon, beating him into unconsciousness before being arrested during a combative face- off with other officers in the middle of an adjacent street, pleaded not guilty Thursday.

     

    The man accused of attacking a police officer at a fast-food restaurant in El Cajon, beating him into unconsciousness before being arrested during a combative face- off with other officers in the middle of an adjacent street, pleaded not guilty Thursday.

     
  • Stunt woman, inventor show off Iron Man flight technology

    Stunt woman, inventor show off Iron Man flight technology

    Thursday, July 20 2017 7:42 PM EDT2017-07-20 23:42:35 GMT

    She's a tough stuntwoman and he's a real-life Iron Man. And they're hoping to take your breath away at a fun and free event Thursday night.  

     

    She's a tough stuntwoman and he's a real-life Iron Man. And they're hoping to take your breath away at a fun and free event Thursday night.  

     
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