Naloxone, a generic form of a drug called Narcan, counteracts respiratory failure and other ailments in someone who has taken a life-threatening amount of an opiate, such as heroin.
Sheriff Bill Gore decided to supply Naloxone to all patrol personnel in his department following a six-month East County pilot program, launched last July, during which deputies used the nasal-spray emergency treatment to revive 11 overdose victims, Capt. James Bovet said.
The program, administered under the direction of county Emergency Medical Services, can be effective in saving lives because deputies often are the first public-safety personnel to arrive at the scene of a drug overdose, according to sheriff's officials.
Bike riders, scooter users and pedestrians -- and bad drivers -- in Mission Beach and Pacific Beach will be targeted for safety enforcement by San Diego police Sunday.
Just a few days ago thunderstorms rolled through San Diego bringing measurable rain to the county for the first time in months. But things are about to change as strong Santa Anas are headed our way.
A man led police on a short car chase and barricaded himself in a Mission Bay motel before officers were able to arrest him Sunday.
The weekend's rainy weather was expected to quickly give way to windy conditions ripe for wildfire by late Sunday night, prompting the National Weather Service to issue a Red Flag warning for parts of Southern California, forecasters said.
An overflowing sewage line in Del Mar prompted authorities to warn visitors to stay out of the water at a section of the city's shoreline Sunday.
Authorities were searching for a suspect on Sunday following an attempted sexual assault in Little Italy.
Chase De Leo scored on the final shot of the shootout to give the San Diego Gulls a 6-5 victory over the Ontario Reign Saturday night in Ontario, their first win of the 2018-19 American Hockey League season.
Just two weeks after a shark attacked 13-year-old Keane Webre-Hayes, he received a special gift from Wildlife Officers.
Dozens of fleet footed San Diegans stepped up to fight domestic violence on Saturday as a part of the 11th Annual "Walk A Mile in Her Shoes" event.