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Extreme Hillcrest tree pruning wasn't approved by the City

Part of what makes Hillcrest such a comforting place is the landscaped trees that line the streets throughout the district.

But one tree along University Avenue may have been trimmed more than it should, and the City isn’t sure who did it.

Dogs biting children on rise in San Diego

San Diego County is seeing a rise of dog bites on children according to Rady’s Children’s Hospital and the San Diego Humane Society.

More footage of great white shark off CA coast

Great white shark captured on amateur video off the shores of Southern California.

A new video from a Southern California surfboard maker shows that sharks are still congregating off nearby shores.

William Steele launched his drone over Doheny Beach in Dana Point and captured the image on Thursday reports Fox 5 News.

Mission Hills IBEW building razed, new library to replace it

The old International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers will be replaced by a new Mission Hills library branch.

This week demolition began on the old International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) building on Washington Street in the Hillcrest/Mission Hills area to make way for a new regional library branch .

The site had become an eyesore to some people who had complained about its outdated style and its use by transients camping out and leaving garbage and debris in the entryway.

Mormons to withdraw up to 180,000 teens from Boy Scouts

The church covers the cost of troops for congregations, or wards, and kids are highly encouraged to participate.

The Mormon church will withdraw older teenagers from the Boy Scouts of American starting next year, according to a report from the Associated Press.

The religious organization said in a statement on Thursday that the extractions from the program are because they are developing their own youth program.

Reporter arrested in West Virginia for 'doing his job'

Heyman says he was using his phone as a recorder, trying to document Price’s answer to his query, but according to reports, got his phone too close and was arrested for “willful disruption of government process.”

A Public News Service reporter was arrested in West Virginia on Tuesday, after he pursued answers to a question he poised to  Health and Services Secretary Tom Price. 

Two charged in Baltimore dating app robberies

Matthew Austin Bauer, 21, and Paul William James Keve, 18, of Dundalk in Balitmore were charged on May 5.

The Baltimore police department is requesting further assistance from victims who succumbed to robberies and assault after responding to suspects using dating apps as bait.

Matthew Austin Bauer, 21, and Paul William James Keve, 18, of Dundalk in Baltimore were charged on May 5, but other suspects are still at large in connection with the thefts.

Lambda Legal responds to discriminatory Texas foster care bill

House Bill 3859 (HB 3859) passed the Texas House of Representatives today. HB 3859 allows the state foster care system to invoke the religious beliefs of the state’s child placement agencies, including those funded by federal government, when placing children in foster or adoptive care.