San Diego, California - Veteran U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officer Lorne “Hammer” Jones was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Marilyn Huff to seven and a half years in custody for his role in a decade-long crime spree in which he sold his badge to alien-smuggling groups and ultimately to marijuana transportation cells working for Mexican drug cartels. In court, the defendant acknowledged he has waived his right to appeal.

San Diego, California - On SDSU is hosting a presentation that explores the challenges and opportunities that arise from using drones in news gathering and reporting. The presentation will include a drone demonstration.

San Ysidro, California - Sailors from the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) helped teach a "Zero-Hour" physical education (P.E.) class at Willow Elementary School in San Ysidro, California, Tuesday.

San Diego, California - An aircrew from U.S. Coast Guard Sector San Diego conducted a medevac for an injured diver near San Clemente Island Saturday morning.

San Marcos, California - San  Diego  County  Crime  Stoppers  and  investigators  from  the  San  Diego  County  Sheriff’s Department  are  asking  for  assistance  from  the  public  to  help  identify  and  locate  the  unknown suspect wanted in connection with the theft of an English bulldog in San Marcos. It happened at Dogtopia in the  900  block  of West   San Marcos  Boulevard on March 19th around 7:30 p.m. 

San Diego, California - Spring is here, and though our winter was nothing to hide from, the season and longer days do turn our thoughts outdoors. Two events coming up encourage San Diegans to get out and spend more time on their bikes.

San Diego, California - Emilio Samyn Gonzales-Arenazas was sentenced today to 40 years in prison for his participation in the July 2009 robbery and murder of United States Border Patrol Agent Robert Rosas, Jr.