The coast guard is looking for a missing 40-year-old man who fell off an oil tanker.
It happened just before 8 o'clock Wednesday night about 70 miles south of San Diego.
The crew said the man fell in the water after the basket and gear he was on broke during a a ship to ship personnel transfer.
A helicopter searched for the man overnight and a second chopper joined the search Thursday morning.
Sparks from a passing vehicle -- not an arsonist, as previously believed -- ignited a wildfire that spread over about 100 open acres this week near San Diego Zoo Safari Park, authorities reported Wednesday.
Newspapers from Maine to Hawaii pushed back against President Donald Trump's attacks on "fake news" Thursday with a coordinated series of editorials speaking up for a free and vigorous press.
Authorities identified a 12-year-old girl who was found dead in San Vicente Reservoir, five days after she fell from a boat.
San Diego County has agreed to settle a pair of lawsuits filed by twin boys who were molested by their former foster father.
San Diego police said Wednesday that no charges will be filed at this time against a man accused in the fatal shooting of a bar manager following a fight between two groups in the Gaslamp District.
Scattered thunderstorms in the mountains during the afternoon and evening hours Thursday. High pressure will move westward, moisture drying out but slightly warmer through the weekend.
Daryl Weathers remembers trying to pull men from the sea off Alaska's Aleutian Islands after a U.S. Navy destroyer hit a mine left by the Japanese following the only World War II battle fought on North American soil.
A passenger train struck and killed a pedestrian Wednesday on a stretch of tracks in the northern reaches of San Diego County.
A U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of assaulting a traveler at San Ysidro Port of Entry last month.