CORCORAN, Calif. (AP) - Officials say they are treating the death of a California state prison inmate as a homicide. They said Tuesday that 33-year-old Jack Davis was found unresponsive in his cell early Monday at California State Prison, Corcoran. Investigators have not identified a suspect.
NEW YORK (AP) - A new scientific study shows that gun deaths have fallen in California over a 16-year period ending in 2015. Researcher says the drop can be largely attributed to a decline in gang violence and falling homicide rates among black men. Researchers at the University of California, Davis published their findings in the May issue of the science journal Annals of Epidemiology. The university provided the study results on Monday.
VENTURA, Calif. (AP) - A California police chief says his department will review its procedures after a restaurant patron with his young daughter on his lap was fatally stabbed inside a crowded steakhouse by a homeless man. Ventura Chief Ken Corney told the Los Angeles Times that officers should have responded in person to initial reports about the suspect rather than simply monitoring his actions via security cameras.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Authorities say a 50-year-old woman was fatally shot after a house fire in Los Angeles and her son was taken into custody at the scene. Fire Capt. Erik Scott says firefighters saw smoke billowing out of the windows of a two-story home in the Harbor Gateway neighborhood before dawn Tuesday morning. He said they extinguished the flames and gunshots rang out about 15 minutes later. Police say the suspect appeared to have suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound and was in critical condition.
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San Diego is on the shortlist of locations for a U.S. Army command center focused on cutting-edge technology and military modernization, the San Diego Regional EDC announced Tuesday.
Authorities on Tuesday released the name of a man who died at a hospital three days after being arrested during a disturbance at a Paradise Hills home.
The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to move forward with laying off 38 full-time Animal Services employees as part of a plan to shrink the department.
Hundreds of rape kits are undergoing testing, but a backlog of hundreds more remains. The San Diego County Interim District Attorney addressed this issue during a Tuesday morning news conference.
Authorities reached out to the public Tuesday for help in identifying a burglar who assaulted an 82-year-old San Ysidro woman and stole her car after she caught him looting her home.
Moviemaking has come a long way since its inception. Filmmakers now are creating captivating movies using smart phones and that's what the International Mobile Film Fest is celebrating this weekend.
The new Legoland Castle Hotel opens this Friday, but News 8’s Ashley Jacobs snuck past the castle knights to give you a tour before it opens.
In case you're looking for an excuse to go out for dinner, lunch, or drinks, (who isn't?) here's a great one for you.
Some of San Marcos' smallest students bugged out for Earth Day this year. They released thousands of lady bugs in hopes of helping nearby plants thrive. News 8 was there as the lady bugs flew free.