SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Authorities released the name Thursday of a 21-year-old Navy man killed this week in a motorcycle crash on Interstate 805 in North Park.
Seaman Jaron Tinsley of Hawkinsville, Ga., was riding to the south when he encountered stationary traffic near Landis Street and lost control of his 2000 Yamaha R6 shortly before 4 p.m. Tuesday, according to military officials and the California Highway Patrol.
He fell onto the roadway, where an oncoming tow truck struck him. He died at the scene of the accident, the county Medical Examiner's Office reported.
Tinsley was a logistics specialist assigned to the San Diego-based guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain, Navy spokesman Rick Chernitzer said.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Tuesday awarded $326,776 in grants to groups that will manage and monitor waste, including sewage spills, along the U.S.-Mexico border.
An 11-year-old girl broke free from a would-be kidnapper Tuesday in Jamul, suffering a minor injury to an arm.
Flames engulfed parts of a two-story home early Wednesday morning in San Diego's Pacific Highlands Ranch neighborhood, prompting evacuations from nearby homes as firefighters battled the blaze, authorities said.
People from both sides of the gun debate spoke out Tuesday afternoon in front of the Del Mar Fairgrounds Board of Directors.
The green light was given Tuesday to a South Bay redevelopment project that has been in the works for years.
A caravan of around 400 men, women and children arrived at a shelter in Tijuana on Tuesday as part of an annual caravan of migrants from Central America.
An Escondido man who killed a friend after challenging the victim to a fight, then posted sounds of the victim crying during the attack on a social media site, was convicted Tuesday of first-degree murder.
In an effort to crackdown on bike thefts throughout the city, San Diego police are expanding their Bait Bike Program.