FALLBROOK, Calif. (AP) - Authorities are investigating a woman's report that she found needles in two apples purchased at a Southern California grocery store.
The San Diego County Sheriff's Department says the customer discovered a needle after slicing into a Honeycrisp apple she purchased at the Albertsons store in Fallbrook on March 15. She says she sliced into a second apple the next day and found another needle.
The customer took the second apple to the store and reported her find.
The grocery store removed all Honeycrisp apples from its shelves and reviewed surveillance video. Officials did not find any suspicious activity.
In a statement, a spokesman for Albertsons says the company has notified the vendor and is cooperating with the investigation.
Copyright 2015 The Associated Press.
A downtown bar in San Diego is facing backlash after it promoted a party to celebrate Comic-Con attendees leaving San Diego after the convention ends.
Residents across the San Diego region are reporting an increase of coyote sightings around their homes.
At some point in life, many people stop worrying about what other people think - and only do what makes them happy.
News 8 Sports Director, Kyle Kraska, spent a few hours with Padres all-time great Trevor Hoffman who is headed to Cooperstown to be inducted into Major League Baseball's Hall of Fame.
So-called "porch pirates" aren't new in San Diego, but one is turning online shopping, for some, into a nasty trick. A man was recently caught on camera swapping delivered packages with empty ones.
A person who spent time at the USA Hostel in downtown San Diego has been diagnosed with meningococcal disease, the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency reported Tuesday.
Palomar College and San Diego City College are among nine colleges nationwide that will participate in a program providing free to low-cost digital textbooks and other course resources to students, it was announced Tuesday.
The San Diego-based National University System Tuesday announced it will acquire Northcentral University, which serves roughly 10,000 online students.
The San Diego City Council Tuesday approved a $5.5 million loan for construction of an affordable-housing complex for homeless seniors in San Ysidro.
A portion of Jamacha Boulevard in Spring Valley was closed Tuesday due to that natural gas leak, according to sheriff's officials.