CARLSBAD (CNS) - Some 200 San Diego County law enforcement officers took part Saturday in a memorial run to honor colleagues killed in the line of duty.
The event, held in conjunction with California Peace Officers' Memorial Day and National Peace Officers' Week began at 9 a.m. at Cannon Park, she said.
Last year three officers from San Diego County were killed in the line of duty, Everett said, and two California cops were killed this year.
San Diego Police Officer Christopher Wilson was shot and killed Oct. 28, 2010, while assisting probation officers on a compliance check. Sheriff's Deputy Ken Collier was killed in a crash Feb. 28, 2010, while in pursuit on State Route 52. And San Diego County-based California Highway Patrol Officer Daniel Benavides was killed May 7, 2010, in plane crash while on patrol.
Killed this year were a CHP officer from Mendocino County and a Cathedral City police officer.
A 27-year-old man suffered fatal injuries as the result of a "punching game'' inside of a bar Saturday morning in the Gaslamp
neighborhood of San Diego.
SANDAG began removing call boxes along urban highways throughout the San Diego region this month and will continue to do so through June, reflecting a decrease in call volume due to the increase in cell phone ownership.
Authorities today announced that police have arrested a suspect in connection with Friday's sexual assault on the campus of San Diego Mesa College. The name of the suspect was not immediately released.
Showers will be mostly light Saturday morning, decreasing into early Saturday afternoon. Another round of showers expected to push through late afternoon ending late Saturday night.
Police Chief David Nisleit Friday strongly disavowed what he described as an unofficial, "never authorized" departmental program that rewarded officers for making narcotics arrests.
On Friday, San Diego Police announced their search for a suspect involved in a robbery off the San Diego State University campus.
A court-appointed receiver has taken control of a Pacific Beach "hoarder house" that has accumulated trash, created unsafe conditions for children and harbored vermin in recent years, the San Diego City Attorney's Office announced Friday.
The owners of Hauser's Patio reached out to News 8 Friday morning asking to be put in contact with the couple who had their furniture stolen from their patio in Pacific Beach this week.