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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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    A dozen people were displaced when discarded smoking material sparked a fire at a former fraternity house near San Diego State University early Wednesday, causing $250,000 in damage, authorities said. 
    A dozen people were displaced when discarded smoking material sparked a fire at a former fraternity house near San Diego State University early Wednesday, causing $250,000 in damage, authorities said. 
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    An electrical problem in a ground-floor kitchen wall sparked a fire Wednesday that caused an estimated $250,000 worth of damage to a Mission Beach apartment building. 
    An electrical problem in a ground-floor kitchen wall sparked a fire Wednesday that caused an estimated $250,000 worth of damage to a Mission Beach apartment building. 
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    Killer sponges discovered off our coast

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    There is a new kind of predator that has been spotted off the San Diego coast. A species of sponge is living in the deep waters near La Jolla. 
    There is a new kind of predator that has been spotted off the San Diego coast. A species of sponge is living in the deep waters near La Jolla. 
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