VISTA — The four suspects arrested in connection with the Libby Lake Park shooting that killed two teens and injured two others March 13 each entered a not guilty plea to charges April 3.
VISTA — A Fallbrook man pleaded not guilty to murdering his ex-girlfriend the night before her 34th birthday as he faced a judge in a Vista courtroom at his arraignment Nov. 30.
VISTA — A male student at Rancho Buena Vista High School suffered serious seizures in the school bathroom and it was later determined that the “fake drug” Spice had caused the episode, according to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department. “He just started seizing up and went into convulsions,” Vista Detective Earnell Sease said. He [...]
VISTA – Alan Buckley, 19, of Carlsbad pleaded not guilty Oct. 27 to charges that he entered several North County pharmacies, said he was armed with a gun and demanded pills. He also pleaded not guilty to the charge of attempted armed robbery of a man who had just used the ATM at a Chase [...]
VISTA — Dontaye Henderson, 29, was back in court Oct. 25 for a readiness conference after pleading not guilty by reason of insanity at a hearing the previous week. But he changed his plea, again. “Today he withdrew his NGRI (not guilty by reason of insanity) plea and changed it to a regular not guilty [...]
VISTA — A sex offender parolee was ordered to stand trial at a hearing Oct. 19 on charges he raped two young women and kidnapped one of them overnight before dropping her off at the apartment complex where he and both victims lived. San Diego County Superior Court Judge K. Michael Kirkman made a finding [...]
VISTA — The district attorney’s office is retrying a case more than two years after a judge declared a mistrial for the woman accused of a drunken head-on collision that killed two North County couples traveling home from Pala Casino. Jurors previously deadlocked in favor of guilt that Deanna Fridley, 27, had been under the [...]
VISTA — The man arrested in Indiana four days after the March 25 murder of an Oceanside man outside of a Carlsbad bar must stand trial on a murder charges, a judge ruled Oct. 12. During a preliminary hearing at the Vista Courthouse, San Diego County Superior Court Judge Runston Maino found enough evidence for [...]
VISTA — A motorist received a two-year prison sentence on Sept. 12 for leaving the scene of a deadly accident after his truck struck and killed a cyclist who was riding near Leucadia State Beach on April 10. Joseph Ricardo Fernandez, 46, of Fort Bragg, N.C., was convicted in July of a hit and run [...]
VISTA — Sept.15 marks the 61st anniversary of the famous 1950 Inchon Landing masterminded by General Douglas MacArthur and advanced by the United States Marine Corp Division. Yet in contrast to the feat, the climate of the Korean War, only three months prior, showed little to no promise. On June 25, 1950, a powerful North [...]