USDA Provides Additional Food Options to SNAP Participants Impacted by Hurricane Florence

Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Agriculture yesterday approved a waiver that will allow participants in the USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in North Carolina to buy hot foods with their benefits through October 31, 2018.

FBI Seeking Assistance to Identify El Cajon Bank Robber

San Diego, California - The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the San Diego Violent Crimes Task Force are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the individual responsible for a bank robbery in San Diego, California.

Mariana Islands Bird Species Recovery Center Hard Hit by Typhoon

San Diego, California - San Diego Zoo Global’s Mariana Islands Bird Species Recovery Center aviaries were severely damaged by Typhoon Mangkhut, which moved through the region Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. Animal care staff sheltered in the center, located on Rota, bringing in all of the critically endangered aga birds that are housed at the facility.

Cocaine Laced with Fentanyl Leads to Deaths, Overdoses

San Diego, California - Local law enforcement and health officials are warning the public about a spate of deaths in beach communities connected to cocaine laced with the highly-potent and often deadly drug fentanyl.

Suicides Up in San Diego County

San Diego, California - After three years of holding steady, the number and rate of people who killed themselves in San Diego County went up in 2017.

Navy Family PCS Travel Flexibility Expanded

Washington, DC - Navy has expanded the eligible categories for advanced dependent travel (ADT) and delayed dependent travel (DDT), personnel officials announced September 13.