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.
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.
Movie-making 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.
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.
Hundreds of rape kits are undergoing testing, but a backlog of hundreds more remain. The San Diego County Interim District Attorney addressed this issue during a Tuesday morning news conference.
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.
A gunshot victim who was believed to have been shot in San Diego and was brought to a hospital in Coronado, where he died Monday night.
Federal agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement rounded up 44 undocumented immigrants last week during a five-day seep through San Diego County, and another nine undocumented immigrants in the days before the sweeps began, authorities said.