SAN DIEGO (CNS) - California Highway Patrol officers in San Diego County arrested 60 suspected drunken drivers this holiday weekend, as of 6 a.m. Saturday.
This year's tally was slightly higher than the same period last year, in which CHP officers made 59 suspected drunken driving arrests on freeways and in unincorporated areas, according to the CHP.
Statewide drunken driving arrests by the CHPwere down from 975 reported in 2010, to 903 this year, according to CHP data.
Two fatalities were reported in San Diego County between 6 p.m. Wednesday and 6 a.m., the CHP reported.
A 46-year-old Tijuana man sustained fatal injuries when he attempted to cut across two lanes on Interstate 5 just north of the U.S.-Mexico Border about 5:10 Friday, and collided with a truck, according to the San Diego County Medical Examiner's Office and the California Highway Patrol.
An 89-year-old San Diego was killed in a collision with another car, after reportedly running a red light near Lindbergh Field on Thanksgiving, the Medical Examiner's Office reported.
Statewide, 14 fatalities were reported, including one bicyclist and a pedestrian. Nine of the vehicle occupants killed were not wearing seatbelts, the CHP reported.
New details are being revealed about the horrific case in Riverside County, where a couple is accused of keeping their 13 children captive.
One of San Diego's most decorated war heroes has died at the age of 98. In Tuesday's Zevely Zone, Jeff is in Poway to say farewell to a legend.
The amphibious transport dock ship USS Portland will arrive Monday to make Naval Base San Diego its new home port.
A man who fell off Crystal Pier in Pacific Beach and was never seen resurfacing remained missing Monday morning after a nightlong search by U.S. Coast Guard personnel, authorities said.
Hundreds of Helix High School students staged a walk- out Monday morning to protest police brutality after video emerged over the weekend on social media showing a La Mesa police officer on campus slamming a teenage girl to the ground.
Following rain and snow Friday evening and a weekend of cooler weather across San Diego County, a slight warming trend is expected to begin Monday and continue through at least the middle of the week.
A local war hero is about to be laid to rest. Retired Navy Captain James "Duffy" Hutton spent years of his service as a prisoner of war in Vietnam before he settled down here in San Diego.
Sunday marked day two of the government shutdown - and with the work week beginning Monday - thousands of employees may not go back to work.