SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - Next to the drug trade, human trafficking ranks second as the largest form of organized crime in the world and Thursday city leaders from Chula Vista and Baja, California will meet to discuss ways to fight it.
The conference will bring together organizations from both sides of the border to tackle the $32 billion a year industry.
Annually, nearly 18,000 people, primarily women and children, are trafficked into the United States.
Automated alerts from the fledgling West Coast earthquake early warning system are ready to be used broadly by businesses, utilities, schools and other entities but not for mass public notification, officials said Wednesday.
With San Diego State University’s homecoming game coming up this Saturday, we dove into the News 8 archives to find footage of local homecoming revelry from decades past. And we gathered some pictures of our own KFMB Stations reporters, anchors and DJs from their homecomings.
A local fitness facility is holding a fundraiser this Saturday to help a longtime client and friend.
Construction has started on the Santa Ysabel Nature Center, the first attraction of its type in San Diego County to showcase the region’s beautiful backcountry.
A man who beat his mother to death with a claw hammer in their Escondido apartment last year was sentenced Wednesday to 26 years to life in state prison.
An environmental report linked to a proposed terminal expansion at Lindbergh Field is getting pushback. A group of San Diegans is raising questions about the report's findings.
The Yes on Prop 6 Gas Tax Repeal Campaign hit the road Wednesday for two weeks of "Rush Hour Rallies."
A pilot suffered apparent non-life-threatening injuries Wednesday during a hard landing at the Ocotillo Wells Airport in Borrego Springs, authorities said.