SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - A Hillcrest homeowner is breathing a sigh of relief after a military ordnance was safely removed from his backyard on Dove Street.
Crews, from MCAS Miramar, were called to the scene Sunday and once they determined it was a practice rocket warhead, it was safely removed.
Experts said these discoveries are fairly common in San Diego, especially after it rains. Two ordnances were found the first weekend of December. One device was found Saturday, December 3 in a Point Loma neighborhood.
Then, a man discovered a live, World War II-era mortar round and transported it to a Linda Vista fire station Sunday, December 4, a move the San Diego Fire bomb Squad does not recommend.
"The best thing for the public, if you get something like that don’t drive it anywhere, don’t move it," said Commander John Wood with the San Diego Fire Bomb Squad. "Just call us we’ll come out. It's no big deal. We'll take care of it and get it out of there."
A Mexican woman in the U.S. illegally who was dragged away from her daughters by authorities in a widely viewed video was being released on her own recognizance Tuesday by an immigration judge in Southern California.
After a nearly three-hour public hearing, the City Council voted 8-1 Tuesday to approve a facility that would allow homeless people to store their valuables.
Kevin Towers, the former San Diego Padres player, scout and executive, will be posthumously inducted into the Padres Hall of Fame in a pre-game ceremony on May 12, the team announced Tuesday.
A flamingo that mysteriously appeared in the South Bay last month - like most people - seems to not want to leave San Diego.
Authorities Tuesday released the name of the 27-year- old victim who was fatally injured while playing a "punching game" with an acquaintance in a Gaslamp Quarter sports bar.
A woman accused of driving drunk and causing head-on crash that killed her passenger changed her plea on Tuesday.