SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - Palomar Health's Forensic Health Services Department is at risk of closing, eliminating a valuable investigative resource for police, as well as a safe and informative place for sexual assault victims.
Through generous private donors, the facility has received enough money to stay open through February, but it desperately needs more so that it can continue to serve the North County community.
The facility mainly serves children and female victims of abuse and assault.
"It's children who have been abused and women who have been sexually, assaulted who go to this center and get professional expertise so that they are not re-victimized again," said District Attorney, Bonnie Dumanis.
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One of San Diego's most decorated war heroes has died at the age of 98. In Tuesday's Zevely Zone, Jeff is in Poway to say farewell to a legend.
The amphibious transport dock ship USS Portland will arrive Monday to make Naval Base San Diego its new home port.
A man who fell off Crystal Pier in Pacific Beach and was never seen resurfacing remained missing Monday morning after a nightlong search by U.S. Coast Guard personnel, authorities said.
Hundreds of Helix High School students staged a walk- out Monday morning to protest police brutality after video emerged over the weekend on social media showing a La Mesa police officer on campus slamming a teenage girl to the ground.
Following rain and snow Friday evening and a weekend of cooler weather across San Diego County, a slight warming trend is expected to begin Monday and continue through at least the middle of the week.
A local war hero is about to be laid to rest. Retired Navy Captain James "Duffy" Hutton spent years of his service as a prisoner of war in Vietnam before he settled down here in San Diego.
Sunday marked day two of the government shutdown - and with the work week beginning Monday - thousands of employees may not go back to work.
A motorcyclist was suspected of drunken driving after causing a late-night car crash in Pacific Beach, police said Sunday, and hours later, a second crash occurred in the intersection while police were still investigating.