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KGTV San Diego
Claim: Rogue detective unlawfully targeted driverSAN DIEGO - A man who alleges he was unlawfully followed, placed in a chokehold
Claim: Rogue detective unlawfully targeted driver
KGTV San Diego / Posted 23 hours ago
SAN DIEGO - A man who alleges he was unlawfully followed, placed in a chokehold and arrested by a San Diego County Sheriff’s detective earlier this year, in an incident that was caught on video, has filed a claim against the department. On Monday,... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Suit: Rogue detective unlawfully targeted driverIn May, the sheriff's department issued a statement with its own recount of the
Suit: Rogue detective unlawfully targeted driver
KGTV San Diego / Posted yesterday
In May, the sheriff's department issued a statement with its own recount of the incident: On Monday, May 4, 2015, at about 5:30 p.m., San Diego County Sheriff's Department Detective Paul Ward was returning to Sheriff's Administrative Offices after... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Man shot and killed by SDPD identifiedSAN DIEGO (CNS) - Authorities released the name of a 54-year-old man who was fa
Man shot and killed by SDPD identified
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted yesterday
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Authorities released the name of a 54-year-old man who was fatally shot by a patrolman in Mission Valley last week while allegedly advancing on the officer, clutching a box cutter. Robert Arthur Hober of San Diego died at the scene... Read more
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KUSI News San Diego
Name released of man shot by officer after making threatening advancesSAN DIEGO (KUSI) - Authorities released the name Monday of a 54-year-old man wh
Name released of man shot by officer after making threatening advances
KUSI News San Diego / Posted yesterday
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) - Authorities released the name Monday of a 54-year-old man who was fatally shot by a patrolman in Mission Valley last week while allegedly advancing toward an officer while clutching a box cutter. Robert Arthur Hober of San Diego... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Authorities ID Man Shot By Officer In Mission ValleyAt the scene of an officer-involved shooting outside a CVS store in Mission Val
Authorities ID Man Shot By Officer In Mission Valley
KPBS San Diego / Posted yesterday
At the scene of an officer-involved shooting outside a CVS store in Mission Valley, Aug. 28, 2015. Authorities released the name Monday of a 54-year-old man who was fatally shot by a patrolman in Mission Valley last week while allegedly advancing on... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Man struck and injured in Colina Del SolSAN DIEGO (CNS) - A 59-year-old man suffered a life-threatening head injury whe
Man struck and injured in Colina Del Sol
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A 59-year-old man suffered a life-threatening head injury when he was hit by a motorist in the Colina Del Sol community of San Diego, a police officer said Sunday. It was not immediately known whether the motorist was cited or... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Man dies while in San Diego police custodySAN DIEGO - The San Diego Police Department reports that a man, in its custody
Man dies while in San Diego police custody
KGTV San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Police Department reports that a man, in its custody at the men's central jail, was taken to a hospital and later died. Police said they responded to a call of a man trying to jump a fence and causing a disturbance in the... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Pedestrian Hit, Badly Injured by CarA 59-year-old man walking near City Heights Saturday was seriously injured when
Pedestrian Hit, Badly Injured by Car
NBC San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
A 59-year-old man walking near City Heights Saturday was seriously injured when a car accidentally hit him, sending him flying into the air, according to one witness. The crash happened just before 10 a.m. on Altadena Avenue and El Cajon... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Closer Look: Deadly DUIs in San DiegoOver the past three months, NBC 7 has reported on four suspected DUI crashes in
Closer Look: Deadly DUIs in San Diego
NBC San Diego / Posted 5 days ago
Over the past three months, NBC 7 has reported on four suspected DUI crashes in San Diego County that resulted in deaths – from a devoted rancher killed in a head-on hit-and-run, to a mother of three killed while walking to Cowles... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Roundtable Looks At How The Police Deal With Parole, Transparency, Mental IllnessTo parole or not to parole? In 1978, Jesus Cecena, a one-time gang member, was
Roundtable Looks At How The Police Deal With Parole, Transparency, Mental Illness
KPBS San Diego / Posted 5 days ago
To parole or not to parole? In 1978, Jesus Cecena, a one-time gang member, was convicted of killing San Diego Police Department Officer Archie Buggs. Cecena was 17. Before the passage of SB260, which makes it easier to parole inmates who committed... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Amtrak Train Strikes Moving VanSan Diego police rushed to Mission Hills Friday morning after an Amtrak Surflin
Amtrak Train Strikes Moving Van
NBC San Diego / Posted 5 days ago
San Diego police rushed to Mission Hills Friday morning after an Amtrak Surfliner Train struck a moving van. The accident was reported just after 9:30 a.m. at Pacific Highway and Washington Street in the uptown San Diego area. No further details on... Read more
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KUSI News San Diego
Chula Vista police appointed to California Board of State and Community CorrectionsSAN DIEGO (KUSI) - Chula Vista's police chief was appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown
Chula Vista police appointed to California Board of State and Community Corrections
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 6 days ago
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) - Chula Vista's police chief was appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown Wednesday to the California Board of State and Community Corrections. David Bejarano, 58, has been the chief of the department since 2009 and previously rose to chief of... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Suspect in Deadly DUI Crash Arrested at HospitalA young man accused of driving drunk in a fiery crash that killed his two passe
Suspect in Deadly DUI Crash Arrested at Hospital
NBC Bay Area / Posted 6 days ago
A young man accused of driving drunk in a fiery crash that killed his two passengers was charged and arrested at a San Diego hospital Wednesday, the San Diego Police Department (SDPD) confirmed. The San Diego County District Attorney’s Office named... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Suspect in Deadly DUI Crash To Be ArraignedA young man accused of driving drunk in a fiery crash that killed his two passe
Suspect in Deadly DUI Crash To Be Arraigned
NBC San Diego / Posted 7 days ago
A young man accused of driving drunk in a fiery crash that killed his two passengers will be arraigned at a San Diego hospital Wednesday, the San Diego County District Attorney’s Office confirmed. The DA’s office said 20-year-old Antony N. Schoenle... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Rod-Wielding Man Arrested Near Farmers MarketDozens of police officers were called to San Diego’s busy Little Italy communit
Rod-Wielding Man Arrested Near Farmers Market
NBC San Diego / Posted 11 days ago
Dozens of police officers were called to San Diego’s busy Little Italy community Saturday to investigate reports of a man armed with a metal rod causing a disturbance on the streets. The San Diego Police Department confirmed the rod-wielding man,... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
San Diego Police Department Academy Class Sees Increased DiversityThe next San Diego Police Department Academy class will be 65 percent minoritie
San Diego Police Department Academy Class Sees Increased Diversity
KPBS San Diego / Posted 11 days ago
The next San Diego Police Department Academy class will be 65 percent minorities and women, making it more diverse than the last six academy classes in 2014 and 2015. One of the recommendations a federal audit in March handed down to the police... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Suspect surrenders after SWAT standoff near University CitySAN DIEGO - The San Diego Police Department SWAT team was called to a Universit
Suspect surrenders after SWAT standoff near University City
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 12 days ago
SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Police Department SWAT team was called to a University City apartment complex Thursday night following a domestic violence report and a person armed with a gun, a police lieutenant said. The suspect surrendered to... Read more
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KUSI News San Diego
Personal data from 'Ashley Madison' users leaked, 91K from San DiegoSAN DIEGO (KUSI) - It's a bad day for cheaters across America. The information
Personal data from 'Ashley Madison' users leaked, 91K from San Diego
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 13 days ago
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) - It's a bad day for cheaters across America. The information of millions of accounts from the cheating website, "Ashley Madison" have been leaked and some of those accounts are those of high-ranking positions in San Diego. They... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Media Ask Court To Release Video Of Deadly San Diego Police ShootingSan Diego media outlets, including KPBS and inewsource, are challenging a feder
Media Ask Court To Release Video Of Deadly San Diego Police Shooting
KPBS San Diego / Posted 13 days ago
San Diego media outlets, including KPBS and inewsource, are challenging a federal court order prohibiting the release of security camera footage that shows the April shooting of an unarmed, mentally ill man at the hands of a police officer. An... Read more
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KUSI News San Diego
Explosion are warehouse in Otay Mesa leaves one injuredOTAY MESA (KUSI) - At least one person was injured Wednesday when a tank appare
Explosion are warehouse in Otay Mesa leaves one injured
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 13 days ago
OTAY MESA (KUSI) - At least one person was injured Wednesday when a tank apparently containing some type of pressurized gas exploded at a warehouse just north of the U.S.-Mexico border. According to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department, the blast... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
One person injured in Otay Mesa warehouse explosionSAN DIEGO (CNS) - At least one person was injured Wednesday when a tank apparen
One person injured in Otay Mesa warehouse explosion
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 13 days ago
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - At least one person was injured Wednesday when a tank apparently containing some type of pressurized gas exploded at a warehouse just north of the U.S.-Mexico border. A caller who notified the San Diego Police Department about the... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
One Injured In Otay Mesa ExplosionEmergency crews respond to a warehouse explosion in Otay Mesa, Aug. 19, 2015.
One Injured In Otay Mesa Explosion
KPBS San Diego / Posted 13 days ago
Emergency crews respond to a warehouse explosion in Otay Mesa, Aug. 19, 2015. At least one person was injured Wednesday when a tank apparently containing some type of pressurized gas exploded at a warehouse just north of the U.S.-Mexico border. A... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Explosion reported at Otay Mesa businessSAN DIEGO - At least one person was injured Wednesday when a tank apparently co
Explosion reported at Otay Mesa business
KGTV San Diego / Posted 13 days ago
SAN DIEGO - At least one person was injured Wednesday when a tank apparently containing some type of pressurized gas exploded at a warehouse just north of the U.S.-Mexico border. The blast in the 9800 block of Marconi Drive in Otay Mesa was reported... Read more
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NBC San Diego
$1K Reward in Morley Field HomicideAccording to the San Diego Police Department (SDPD), detectives are looking for
$1K Reward in Morley Field Homicide
NBC San Diego / Posted 14 days ago
According to the San Diego Police Department (SDPD), detectives are looking for leads in the killing of 44-year-old Victorino Bacuetes, who was found dead just after 7 a.m. Sunday near baseball field No. 3 and the Veldrome at Morley Field. The... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Navy Wife, Mother Still Missing 10 Months LaterMore than 10 months have passed since a Navy wife and mother of two vanished fr
Navy Wife, Mother Still Missing 10 Months Later
NBC San Diego / Posted 14 days ago
More than 10 months have passed since a Navy wife and mother of two vanished from her home in San Diego, and police say she is still missing. The San Diego Police Department re-released a missing person flyer on Wednesday asking the public for any... Read more
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NBC San Diego
CVPD Defines Its Body Camera PolicyThe Chula Vista Police Department (CVPD) is expanding the number of body camera
CVPD Defines Its Body Camera Policy
NBC San Diego / Posted 14 days ago
The Chula Vista Police Department (CVPD) is expanding the number of body cameras available for the force and defining when and where officers use the devices. The Chula Vista City Council approved funds to add a dozen new cameras to the CVPD’s... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Possible Lead in 1978 Cold Case MurderAfter 37 years with few answers, San Diego Police Department (SDPD) detectives
Possible Lead in 1978 Cold Case Murder
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 15 days ago
After 37 years with few answers, San Diego Police Department (SDPD) detectives may finally have a break – and a person of interest – in the brutal cold case of a 15-year-old San Diego girl killed and mutilated on a beach. On Tuesday, SDPD Lt. Manuel... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Possible Lead in 1978 Cold Case MurderAfter 37 years with few answers, San Diego Police Department (SDPD) detectives
Possible Lead in 1978 Cold Case Murder
NBC San Diego / Posted 15 days ago
After 37 years with few answers, San Diego Police Department (SDPD) detectives may finally have a break – and a person of interest – in the brutal cold case of a 15-year-old San Diego girl killed and mutilated on a beach. On Tuesday, SDPD Lt. Manuel... Read more
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San Diego Padres
Padres to honor fourth Hispanic Heritage Comunidad Award winner of 2015In addition to his dedication to STAR/PAL, Officer Garrette is heavily involved
Padres to honor fourth Hispanic Heritage Comunidad Award winner of 2015
San Diego Padres / Posted 15 days ago
In addition to his dedication to STAR/PAL, Officer Garrette is heavily involved with InterACTion, a program in collaboration with the La Jolla Playhouse and Lincoln High School. InterACTion encourages the use of theater arts to discuss sensitive... Read more
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KUSI News San Diego
No charges for suspect accused of killing a man at El Cajon hookah loungeSAN DIEGO (KUSI) - No chargers were filed Monday against one of three men accus
No charges for suspect accused of killing a man at El Cajon hookah lounge
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 15 days ago
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) - No chargers were filed Monday against one of three men accused in the slaying of another man at Rolando smoking club last November. Carl Antuan Martin, 33, was taken into custody last Thursday after a traffic stop in the 9700... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Prosecutors won't file charges in hookah shootingSAN DIEGO (CNS) - No charges were filed today against one of three men accused
Prosecutors won't file charges in hookah shooting
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 15 days ago
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - No charges were filed today against one of three men accused in the slaying of another man at a Rolando smoking club last November. Carl Antuan Martin, 33, was taken into custody last Thursday after a traffic stop in the 9700 block... Read more
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Officer.com
San Diego Training Aims to Connect With GroupsSAN DIEGO, Calif. -- Only a day after graduating from the 103rd police academy,
San Diego Training Aims to Connect With Groups
Officer.com / Posted 15 days ago
SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- Only a day after graduating from the 103rd police academy, dozens of officers in barely worn uniforms filed into the Islamic Center of San Diego for a crash course on customs within the Muslim and Arab-American... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Second hookah lounge murder suspect due in courtSAN DIEGO (CNS) - A man arrested in connection with the slaying of another man
Second hookah lounge murder suspect due in court
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 16 days ago
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A man arrested in connection with the slaying of another man at a Rolando smoking club last November is scheduled to be arraigned Monday at the downtown courthouse. Carl Antuan Martin, 33, was taken into custody at 4:20 p.m. last... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Bicyclist struck and injured in Pacific BeachSAN DIEGO (CNS) - A 37-year-old woman riding a bicycle -- and who had been drin
Bicyclist struck and injured in Pacific Beach
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 16 days ago
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A 37-year-old woman riding a bicycle -- and who had been drinking -- suffered serious injuries Sunday when she pedaled into the path of an on-coming tow truck in the Pacific Beach community of San Diego, authorities said. The... Read more
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KUSI News San Diego
Drunk bicyclist struck by tow truck in Pacific BeachSAN DIEGO (KUSI) - A drunk 37-year-old woman suffered serious injuries when she
Drunk bicyclist struck by tow truck in Pacific Beach
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 17 days ago
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) - A drunk 37-year-old woman suffered serious injuries when she pedaled her bicycle into the path of an on-coming tow truck in Pacific Beach Sunday. The woman, who suffered major head and chest trauma, is expected to survive, said... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Airplane on fire in Otay Mesa near Harvest RoadSweetwater Valley All Stars LL World Series boundSweetwater Valley All Stars LL
Airplane on fire in Otay Mesa near Harvest Road
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 17 days ago
Sweetwater Valley All Stars LL World Series boundSweetwater Valley All Stars LL World Series bound The Sweetwater Valley All-Stars surged passed their competition in Saturday's Little League West Regional tournament. They beat the Waipio team of... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Plane on fire in Otay Mesa near Harvest Road The San Diego Police Department reports that an airplane is on fire near Harv
Plane on fire in Otay Mesa near Harvest Road
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 17 days ago
The San Diego Police Department reports that an airplane is on fire near Harvest Road off Highway 905 in Otay Mesa. The San Diego Police Department reports... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Cyclist hospitalized after pedaling into tow truck's pathSAN DIEGO - A 37-year-old woman riding a bicycle - and who had allegedly been d
Cyclist hospitalized after pedaling into tow truck's path
KGTV San Diego / Posted 17 days ago
SAN DIEGO - A 37-year-old woman riding a bicycle - and who had allegedly been drinking - suffered serious injuries Sunday when she pedaled into the path of an on-coming tow truck in the Pacific Beach community of San Diego, authorities said. The... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Police looking for suspect who stabbed a man in the headSAN DIEGO (CNS) - A young man was assaulted and stabbed in the head by an unkno
Police looking for suspect who stabbed a man in the head
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 18 days ago
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A young man was assaulted and stabbed in the head by an unknown suspect in East Village early Saturday. The San Diego Police Department said the attack happened at 3:42 a.m., when the 20-year-old victim was approached by the... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Power outage in RamonaKemp becomes 1st Padres player to hit for the cycleKemp becomes 1st Padres play
Power outage in Ramona
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 18 days ago
Kemp becomes 1st Padres player to hit for the cycleKemp becomes 1st Padres player to hit for the cycle Matt Kemp has become the first San Diego Padres player to hit for the cycle, finishing off the feat Friday night with a triple in the ninth inning... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Stranger Follows Man, Attacks With KnifeSan Diego police are searching for an unknown suspect who followed a 20-year-ol
Stranger Follows Man, Attacks With Knife
NBC San Diego / Posted 18 days ago
San Diego police are searching for an unknown suspect who followed a 20-year-old man down a street in downtown’s East Village and then attacked him with a knife. The San Diego Police Department (SDPD) said the victim was walking in the 1300 block of... Read more
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Op-Ed News
San Diego's Facial Recognition Program Shows Why We Need Records on Police Use of Mobile Biometric TechnologyThe New York Times has a story out on how San Diego police use mobile facial re
San Diego's Facial Recognition Program Shows Why We Need Records on Police Use of Mobile Biometric Technology
Op-Ed News / Posted 18 days ago
The New York Times has a story out on how San Diego police use mobile facial recognition devices in the field, including potentially on non-consenting residents who aren't suspected of a crime. One account from a retired firefighter is especially... Read more
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KUSI News San Diego
Police searching for the 'Whispering Bandit' who robbed a Union BankSAN DIEGO (KUSI) - The San Diego Police Department and the FBI released photos
Police searching for the 'Whispering Bandit' who robbed a Union Bank
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 18 days ago
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) - The San Diego Police Department and the FBI released photos Friday of a bank robbery suspect they're calling the, "Whispering Bandit." Just before 2 p.m. Thursday, the man walked into a Union Bank at 1201 Fifth Ave and robbed one... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Woman hit, killed by suspected drunken driverSAN DIEGO - A 38-year-old woman died from her injuries after being struck by a
Woman hit, killed by suspected drunken driver
KGTV San Diego / Posted 18 days ago
SAN DIEGO - A 38-year-old woman died from her injuries after being struck by a vehicle as she crossed a street in the Lake Murray neighborhood, police said Friday. The 38-year-old driver of a pickup truck, Joshua Taylor, ran a red light and struck... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
SDPD'S facial recognition technology in national spotlightSAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - The San Diego Police Department is fighting back after a st
SDPD'S facial recognition technology in national spotlight
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 18 days ago
SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - The San Diego Police Department is fighting back after a story in the New York Times put the department in the national spotlight for its use of facial recognition technology. The spokesperson for the San Diego Police Department... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Man arrested in connection to murder at Rolando Hookah LoungeSAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - A second suspect is behind bars in the downtown jail Friday
Man arrested in connection to murder at Rolando Hookah Lounge
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 19 days ago
SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - A second suspect is behind bars in the downtown jail Friday charged with first degree murder and no bail as he waits for his day in court. CBS News 8 was there when police arrested 33-year-old Carl Martin. Martin, 33, was taken... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Police: Woman killed by suspected DUI driverSAN DIEGO (CNS) - A 38 year-old woman died from her injuries after being struck
Police: Woman killed by suspected DUI driver
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 19 days ago
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A 38 year-old woman died from her injuries after being struck by a vehicle as she crossed a street in the Lake Murray neighborhood, police said Friday. The 38-year-old driver of a pickup truck ran a red light and struck the victim... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Man arrested for murder at Rolando Hookah LoungeSAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - A second suspect is behind bars in the downtown jail Friday
Man arrested for murder at Rolando Hookah Lounge
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 19 days ago
SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - A second suspect is behind bars in the downtown jail Friday morning charged with first degree murder and no bail as he waits for his day in court. Our cameras were rolling as he was handcuffed. CBS News 8 was there exclusively... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
San Diego Police Dispute Allegations It Misused Facial Recognition TechnologyThe New York Times has now corrected an article calling into question the San D
San Diego Police Dispute Allegations It Misused Facial Recognition Technology
KPBS San Diego / Posted 19 days ago
The New York Times has now corrected an article calling into question the San Diego Police Department's use of facial recognition technology. San Diego police have 89 electronic tablets with facial recognition software. The story suggested officers... Read more
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KUSI News San Diego
San Diego Police say facial recognition technology allegations from NY Times are falseSAN DIEGO (KUSI) - The San Diego Police Department is facing some backlash over
San Diego Police say facial recognition technology allegations from NY Times are false
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 19 days ago
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) - The San Diego Police Department is facing some backlash over an article written in the New York Times Thursday about its facial recognition software. But police say the article has several errors. The New York Times article said... Read more
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