A motorist accused of crossing into oncoming traffic on state Route 67 in Ramona and causing a crash that killed a 25-year-old woman pleaded not guilty today to vehicular manslaughter.
Melvin Pearles, 48, faces up to six years in prison if convicted, said Deputy District Attorney Martin Doyle.
El Cajon Judge Charles Ervin allowed Pearles to remain free on his own recognizance, but he had to give up his driver's license.
According to the California Highway Patrol, Pearles was driving a Jaguar south of Archie Moore Road at more than 80 mph on March 29 when the car sideswiped another vehicle and then slammed into a Volvo driven by Alexandria Drake, who was killed.
Tyson Ross lost his bid to pitch the first no-hitter in San Diego Padres' history when center fielder Franchy Cordero appeared to misplay a ball with two outs in the eighth inning Friday night of a 4-1 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks.
A fifth-grade teacher at Rosa Parks Elementary School in the San Diego Unified School District has been arrested for allegedly distributing pornographic images of young girls, including a toddler, authorities announced Friday.
A tragic car crash left a Mount Carmel High School student paralyzed from the chest down, and now, the community is rallying to support him.
New surveillance video shows what happened moments before a car plunged into a sinkhole in East County Monday night.
The San Diego County unemployment rate dropped three- tenths of a percent to 3.2 percent in March as the region continued to add jobs following the holiday season, according to data released Friday by the state Employment Development Department.
San Diego County is generally safer than the U.S. as a whole, though elder abuse and several types of violent crime are on the rise locally, according to a report released Friday,
Described as “Etsy comes to life,” the popular urban-style handmade market is feminine and fun, hosting vendors who make their products by hand. This will be the 24th Queen Bee Market since its creation in 2010.
Described as “Etsy comes to life,” the popular urban-style handmade market is feminine and fun, hosting vendors who make their products by hand. This will be the 24th Queen Bee Market since its creation in 2010. News 8's Ashley Jacobs takes you inside Bing Crosby Hall for a sneak peek at what artisans are showcasing.