EL CAJON (CNS) - A young man accused of fatally stabbing his mother while she slept, then stabbing and seriously wounding his younger brother, pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of murder and premeditated attempted murder.
Mohammed Raad Agab, 20, was ordered held on $2 million bail.
Deputy District Attorney Andy Aguilar told Judge Evan Kirvin that Agab stabbed his 39-year-old mother, Majida, at least 13 times with a kitchen knife in an unprovoked attack. The defendant subsequently stabbed his 14-year-old brother, the prosecutor alleged.
Officers responding to a report of a family dispute about 1 a.m. Friday in the 500 block of Ballantyne Street found the mortally wounded woman on a staircase. The teenage victim was found in a parking lot at the complex, also suffering from serious stab wounds.
Police disclosed no suspected motive for the stabbings.
A readiness conference was scheduled for June 12 and a preliminary hearing for June 17.
Far too often the Coronado bridge is used by people to end their own life, but a new plan could help save lives.
Scattered showers are expected throughout San Diego County Wednesday as one storm makes way for a more powerful system expected to sweep into the region, potentially bringing moderate to heavy rainfall through Thursday night.
Thirty years after first introducing the tagline "The Best A Man Can Get," Gillette is taking a fresh look at what it means for men to be at their "best."
More organizations around San Diego County offered help Wednesday to federal employees affected by the ongoing government shutdown.
The nation's first law eliminating bail for suspects awaiting trial is on hold until California voters decide whether to overturn it, officials said Wednesday.
California endorsed a rule Wednesday that will allow home marijuana deliveries statewide, even into communities that have banned commercial pot sales.
People who live in Point Loma are fed up over a ramp that was designed to solve accessibility problems, saying it actually created another issue.
If you happen to be downtown over the next several days, you will notice a lot of pink because makeup empire Mary Kay is holding its annual leadership conference at the convention center.
A young military couple transferring from overseas was scammed out of $3,000 when they tried to find a new home.