Felon involved in woman’s abduction sentenced

MURRIETA – An ex-convict who took a Menifee woman from her home at gunpoint to collect on a debt was sentenced today to two years in state prison. Jesse Martin Aaron, 32, pleaded guilty in October to assault with a firearm in connection with the Aug. 9 abduction. In exchange for his admission, kidnapping to […]

Missing woman possible victim of foul play

  SAN JACINTO – A man whose remains were found on the Soboba Indian Reservation near San Jacinto was the victim of a homicide, and concerns were mounting today (Jan. 27) about the welfare of a woman with whom he was traveling, sheriff’s officials said. The body of Kyle Nathan Cagey, 27, of Pala was discovered Wednesday afternoon, Jan. […]

Camp Pendleton releases personnel early and delays Monday opening

CAMP PENDLETON – Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton released non-essential personnel at 12 p.m. today, Jan. 20, and will open three hours late Monday, Jan. 23 with non-essential personnel asked to not arrive before 10 a.m. Civilian personnel have the option for unscheduled leave or unscheduled telework. All personnel should plan to arrive for work no more than three hours later than […]

Wham! singer-songwriter George Michael dies

LOS ANGELES – George Michael, a teenage music idol of the 1980s, died over the Christmas holiday. He was 53. A co-star of the pop duo Wham! and later a solo artist, Michael was best known for Wham! hits such as “Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go,” “Careless Whisper” and “Everything She Wants.” His popular solo […]