SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Authorities raided a Linda Vista duplex Wednesday as part of an investigation into a regional dog-fighting ring, seizing nine pit bulls that showed signs of injuries suffered in illegal canine combat.
Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies and animal-control personnel served a search warrant at the adjoining homes in the 1900 block of Westinghouse Street about 11 a.m. as part of a case that began in their jurisdiction in 2014, according to San Diego police.
Two suspects have been identified in connection with the alleged local dog-fighting activity but remain at large, SDPD Sgt. Lisa McKean said. Their names were withheld.
Though the confiscated dogs bore scars, none was in any kind of medical distress, the sergeant said.
While assisting their Los Angeles counterparts during the search, San Diego police made an unrelated narcotics arrest, McKean said.
A pedestrian was found dead on Interstate 5 around 2 a.m. Saturday morning. California Highway Patrol say a car struck and killed the man, leaving him to die in the freeway.
The San Diego Fire Department was called to terminal 1 at the San Diego International Airport, Saturday afternoon for reports of a fire.
A sailor has died after he was struck by a helicopter blade at the Camp Pendleton Marine Corps base.
Slightly warmer and drier today after temperature records were broken overnight. Daytime temperatures expected to be 5- 10 degrees below seasonal norms.
The head of the federal agency that grants citizenship and immigration benefits said Friday that he had a message for anyone who considers his new mission statement anti-immigrant: "A thousand times no."