SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) - Police confirmed Wednesday there was no child abduction incident in Logan Heights following an investigation prompted by a 911 caller who reported that a man and woman drove off with a 10-year-old girl in the trunk of their car.
The caller said the alleged abduction happened about 8:20 a.m. blocks away from Burbank Elementary School, according to SDPD officer Tony Martinez. SDPD confirmed at around 1:30 p.m. that they had located the black Acura described by the 911 caller and that no child abduction had occurred.
No additional information was immediately available.
A five-county funeral procession is being held Sunday for San Diego firefighter Cory Iverson who died battling the Thomas Fire.
Distraught doesn't begin to describe the family of Jermaine Barnes, a Mountain View man left with life-threatening brain injuries after he was hit by a car Friday night outside of his home.
Gun owners were given the chance to trade in their unwanted firearms for cash or a skateboard at a gun buyback event hosted by local police and faith leaders on Saturday.
More than 140 children received early Christmas gifts Saturday thanks to a local church and the county's bravest men and women.
The replacement event for the long-running but now-defunct Chargers Blood Drive was held Saturday at the Town & Country Resort and Convention Center.
After 10 days of destruction, the Lilac Fire was 100 percent contained Saturday, fire officials announced.
A 32-year-old Cal Fire engineer from northern San Diego County was killed Thursday while fighting the massive Thomas Fire in Ventura County.
San Diego County's inland valleys and mountains remain under a red flag warning Friday morning due to high temperatures, dry air and gusty Santa Ana winds creating dangerous fire conditions.