SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Jury selection was scheduled to begin Monday in the trial of a trainer accused of opening fire at a Vista boxing club after being barred from the gym, killing another trainer and wounding two others.
Mark Anthony Diaz, 50, is charged with murder, attempted murder, assault with a firearm and making a threat. He faces 75 years to life in prison, if convicted.
Diaz allegedly killed 52-year-old Hector Gil and wounded 21-year-old boxer Ricardo Gutierrez and trainer Peter Moreno at Pacific Coast Boxing the night of April 7, 2010.
During an earlier hearing, trainer Albert Gamez testified that Gil told him that Diaz was upset because Gutierrez - who had just turned professional - had switched from Diaz to Gil as his trainer.
The remains of a U.S. Navy pilot killed when his plane was shot down during the Vietnam War have been brought to San Diego for burial.
In the wake of the Gate Fire, which ignited May 20, the Bureau of Land Management has issued new restrictions for Southern California counties, including San Diego.
Veterans are being honored across San Diego County during Memorial Day weekend and dozens of Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts were among those spending their Saturday placing American flags at burial sites at the Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery.
With thousands of San Diegans expected to celebrate the holiday weekend at the beach, lifeguards are on high alert and a have a few warnings for those headed to the water.
U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, D-California, is scheduled to visit local Navy personnel in San Diego and Coronado next week, her office announced Saturday.
A 30-year-old Vista man was arrested for drunk driving and failure to yield Saturday morning after leading Carlsbad police on a high-speed pursuit that ended with the suspect crashing into a pole, according to authorities.
A man, possibly armed, and holed up inside a home in the Bay Park community for about four hours Saturday surrendered to police without incident.
Vacationing homeowners were hit by thieves in Mira Mesa, but thanks to a smartphone app, the crooks did not get away with it.
Signs warning people to stay out of the water are once again posted in Imperial Beach after a new spill from Mexico dumped hundreds of thousands of gallons of sewage into the Tijuana River - polluting the South Bay.