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Thursday, Feb 15, 2018 at 12:06 AM PST

Berkeley Declares It's a Sanctuary City for Marijuana Users

Berkeley Declares It's a Sanctuary City for Marijuana Users

Berkeley has declared itself a sanctuary city for marijuana users, prohibiting city employees from assisting federal officials in the enforcement of federal marijuana laws.

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018 at 07:26 PM PST

DNA Tech Yields Predictions in 2007 Valentine's Day Slaying

DNA Tech Yields Predictions in 2007 Valentine's Day Slaying

It’s been 11 years since a San Diego-area woman was brutally killed in her home and investigators are using cutting-edge DNA technology to produce a possible portrait of her killer – a man she likely knew.

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018 at 05:47 PM PST

Pot Users Want Judge to Declare Marijuana Safe Under US Law

Pot Users Want Judge to Declare Marijuana Safe Under US Law

Army veteran Jose Belen says the horrors of the Iraq War left him with post-traumatic stress disorder, and the drug that helped him cope best with the symptoms was one his Veterans Affairs doctors could not...

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018 at 06:03 PM PST

Knife Allegedly Used in Mysterious Killing of Navy Wife: DA

Knife Allegedly Used in Mysterious Killing of Navy Wife: DA

A former U.S. Navy service member accused in the mysterious 2014 disappearance and slaying of his wife allegedly used a knife during the killing, prosecutors revealed Wednesday.

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018 at 06:04 PM PST

Deputy District Attorney Warns 'Sweetheart Scams' are on the Rise

Deputy District Attorney Warns 'Sweetheart Scams' are on the Rise

Valentine's Day may be a day of love and romance but officials are warning it can also be a big day for online scammers.

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018 at 07:18 PM PST

Ex-MLB Pitcher Arrested With More Than 20 Kilos of Drugs

Ex-MLB Pitcher Arrested With More Than 20 Kilos of Drugs

Former All-Star pitcher Esteban Loaiza appeared in a U.S. court and pleaded not guilty to drug charges involving 44 pounds of suspected cocaine.

Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018 at 11:13 PM PST

SDUSD Board Hears Complaints Regarding Disturbing Cartoon

SDUSD Board Hears Complaints Regarding Disturbing Cartoon

Some students and parents are demanding the La Jolla High School principal be fired after a cartoon of caricatures with derogatory content on their clothing was published in a school newspaper.

Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018 at 01:32 PM PST

MLB Pitcher Arrested, Padres Taking it 'Very Seriously'

MLB Pitcher Arrested, Padres Taking it 'Very Seriously'

San Diego Padres relief pitcher Jose Torres faces charges of assault with a deadly weapon, criminal damage and making threats or intimidation, NBC 7 confirmed Tuesday.

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018 at 09:27 PM PST

SF Students Sickened After Reportedly Ingesting Cannabis

SF Students Sickened After Reportedly Ingesting Cannabis

At least 10 students at San Francisco's James Lick Middle School were treated by emergency crews after they ingested an unknown substance, which school district officials now suspect was cannabis.

Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018 at 06:49 PM PST

Petaluma Family Trio Arrested in Beating Death of SF Man

Petaluma Family Trio Arrested in Beating Death of SF Man

Three family members from Petaluma were arrested last week in the beating death of a San Francisco man, whose body was found in a wheelchair on a city sidewalk, according to the San Francisco Police Department.

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