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Top San Diego news: 7 killed by flesh-eating bacteria linked to heroin; ex-tuna CEO convicted; more

Top San Diego news: 7 killed by flesh-eating bacteria linked to heroin; ex-tuna CEO convicted; more
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By Hoodline - Published on December 05, 2019.

Here's what you need to know about what's happening in San Diego.

7 killed by flesh-eating bacteria linked to black tar heroin in San Diego County

Seven people in San Diego have died in the last two months from a flesh-eating bacteria associated with black tar heroin use, according to health officials.

Read the full story on KTLA 5 News.

Ex-Bumble Bee CEO convicted in tuna price-fixing conspiracy

The former CEO of San Diego-based Bumble Bee Foods was convicted Tuesday for his part in a canned tuna price-fixing conspiracy involving the industry's top three companies, federal prosecutors said.

Read the full story on KPBS.

6th death reported during San Diego's current flu season

A 59-year-old woman is the sixth person to die from the flu in San Diego County this flu season.

Read the full story on 10News – ABC San Diego KGTV.

Rock 'falling from sky' crushes Uber driver's windshield near Mission Bay

A San Diego Uber driver said his recent overnight shift ended when his windshield was shattered by a rock the size of a loaf of bread, which he believes was tossed from an overpass near Mission Bay.

Read the full story on NBC 7 San Diego.

San Diego homicide suspect on the run, spotted near Ventura College campus

Forrest Robert Brantley, 38, was identified by San Diego police as the suspect in a homicide that occurred last Thursday.

Read the full story on KEYT NewsChannel 3.


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