Two of three men accused of gang raping a Palomar College student they met via the MySpace Web site pleaded not guilty today.
Robert Melgoza, 20, and Brian Shippee, 21 -- along with a third man, 21-year-old Vincent Barnett Jr. -- are accused of aggravated kidnapping, forcible rape, sodomy and oral copulation in connection with the sexual assault of an 18-year-old woman last May 13 and 14 in San Marcos and Vista, prosecutors said.
Judge Marshall Hockett ordered that they be held without bail, pending a Feb. 24 preliminary hearing at the Vista Courthouse.
Barnett remains in Arizona where he was arrested, said Deputy District Attorney Daniel Rodriguez.
The woman told authorities she was raped by several men after meeting one of them through his MySpace page the day before.
A California kindergartener can keep bringing a cannabis-based drug used for emergency treatment of a rare form of epilepsy to her public school, a judge ruled Friday.
A clear and warm weekend as temperatures begin to warm. Humidity levels in the desert will gradually lower through the weekend as a weak ridge briefly builds Saturday.
A Navy SEAL is being held in a military brig while authorities investigate the stabbing death of an Islamic State combatant while he was subdued in Iraq last year.
San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer signed two resolutions with Tijuana Mayor Juan Manuel Gastelum supporting international trade and border infrastructure programs.
City Attorney Mara Elliott announced that her office, in coordination with other state and city agencies, reached a $1.6 million settlement with Whole Foods Market California Inc. and two related entities resolving allegations of unlawful handling and disposal of hazardous waste and materials.
Police arrested a 32-year-old Escondido man on suspicion of murder in connection with the shooting death of an unidentified male at a bar on West Grand Avenue.
A woman was killed when she stepped out of her boyfriend's car onto a Chula Vista street and was struck by a passing vehicle, authorities said Saturday.
Residents in La Mesa’s Eastridge area are trying to solve a mystery surrounding a dinosaur. The Tyrannosaurus Rex statue appeared on an empty plot of land sometimes over the past few days with no explanation.
Three major freeway closures across San Diego County will put the brakes on several routes from east to west this weekend. The first closure is the eastbound SR-94 connector to southbound SR-125 on Saturday, September 22.
National City police and sheriff's deputies will not face criminal charges in connection with the death of a drug-impaired mentally ill man following his combative arrest in the South Bay city last spring, District Attorney Summer Stephan announced Friday.