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Man Pleads Guilty to Murder in Pregnant Woman's 2018 Stabbing

Man Pleads Guilty to Murder in Pregnant Woman's 2018 Stabbing

Napolean Joel Lange, 28, is set to be sentenced next month for the stabbing of 29-year-old Lavaughn Rawshanda Nicole Williams.
Nationwide jeweler Reaches $34.2M settlement for deceiving military service members

Nationwide jeweler Reaches $34.2M settlement for deceiving military service members

Harris Jewelers will be required to write off $21.3 million in consumer debt nationwide, including more than $800,000 in debt owed by Californians, and provide nearly $12.9 million in consumer refunds, including more than $700,000 to service members in California.
San Diego Humane Society seeks information on dog cruelty case

San Diego Humane Society seeks information on dog cruelty case

Anyone with information can report from an anonymous tip line at 888-580-8477
National Night Out returns to Chula Vista

National Night Out returns to Chula Vista

The free family-friendly community event will take place on Aug. 1 at the Chula Vista Police Department, located at 315 4th Avenue,  from 4 to 8 p.m.
FCC proposed $116 M fine for toll-free traffic-pumping robocall scheme

FCC proposed $116 M fine for toll-free traffic-pumping robocall scheme

Nearly 10 Million robocalls made to generate toll-free dialing fees
Las Colinas Women's jail inmate dies in hospital

Las Colinas Women's jail inmate dies in hospital

Department officials said the cause and manner of death are still under investigation
SDPD search for at-risk 19 year-old woman

SDPD search for at-risk 19 year-old woman

Samantha Barba was last seen on July 6, and is known to frequent Chula Vista and the South San Diego Bay area.
Chula Vista resident killed in crash on I-805 in North Park

Chula Vista resident killed in crash on I-805 in North Park

Authorities are withholding the name of the 24-year-old name pending family notification
Calexico CBP officers seize 174 pounds of methamphetamine hidden in a rail car

Calexico CBP officers seize 174 pounds of methamphetamine hidden in a rail car

CBP officers found 30 packages of methamphetamine concealed in the cross beams of a rail car coming from Mexico on July 4.
Man with loaded ghost gun arrested at Chula Vista Block Party

Man with loaded ghost gun arrested at Chula Vista Block Party

Officers with the Chula Vista Police Department located a man who possessed a loaded ghost gun with an extended magazine and a threaded barrel.