SAN DIEGO (CNS) - California Highway Patrol officers in San Diego County arrested 28 suspected drunken drivers from Friday evening to 6 a.m. Sunday, 15 fewer than the tally for the same pre-Christmas period last year.
No vehicle occupants were killed during the reporting period that started at 6:01 p.m. Friday, law enforcement agencies throughout San Diego County reported. Two fatalities were reported during the first day-and-a half of the reporting period last year.
CHP officers throughout the state arrested 700 suspected drunken drivers on freeways and on roads in unincorporated areas during the reporting period, 10 less than the same time period last year, according to the CHP.
Statewide, 15 traffic fatalities occurred during this year's reporting period. Law enforcement agencies reported five fatalities during the same period last year.
A vegetation fire near Warner Springs that spread quickly Saturday has slowed considerably Sunday and is 20 percent contained, though some residents in the area are under an evacuation warning, authorities said.
A tribute to the late "Star Wars" actress Carrie Fisher will highlight the final day of Comic-Con International at the San Diego Convention Center.
A vehicle that rolled off the right shoulder of southbound Interstate 5 south of the Border Patrol checkpoint near San Onofre State Beach has sparked a fire and prompted the closure of two southbound lanes, according to a California Highway Patrol incident log.
Comic-Con has drawn massive crowds once again this year but the pop culture event wasn't always what it is today.
A woman reported missing was found shot to death Saturday at an office in San Diego and her daughter apparently committed suicide after learning about the woman's death, authorities said.
Signs warning of shark in the area of Silver Strand State Beach have been posted following a report of a shark sighting Saturday morning.
A ticket with five numbers in Friday's drawing of the multi-state Mega Millions lottery, but missing the Mega number, was sold at a CVS pharmacy in Chula Vista and is worth $1,502,885.
Pop Culture Hero Coalition created the first-ever outreach against bullying at a Comic-Con in 2013, and has since participated in over 30 conventions. The group is hosting an anti-bullying panel at Comic-Con Day 3 from 2 to 3 p.m. in Room 28DE.
A young father detained by immigration officials and facing deportation was freed Friday, and a protest planned for Fallbrook Saturday will instead be turned into a celebration, community leaders said.