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.
The debate over dockless bikes rolled into Pacific Beach as the Town Council held a panel Wednesday night with bike and scooter sharing companies: Bird, LimeBike, ofo and Mobike.
Three San Diego schools have received phony threats this week, and on Wednesday, a Serra High School freshman was arrested on suspicion of scrawling a threat about a school shooting in a restroom at the Tierrasanta campus.
Tieray Jones walked out of jail a free man Wednesday night just hours after a judge decided to not re-try him in the death of his stepson nearly 16-years ago.
DMV officers were out Wednesday, looking for people abusing the system. One woman was in tears as she was caught using a handicap placard issued to her adult son - who wasn't with her on the shopping trip.
A Serra High School freshman was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of scrawling a threat about a school shooting in a restroom at the Tierrasanta campus.
News 8's investigation into high water bills across the city of San Diego continues. Months after we received our first complaint, viewers are still emailing us about the problem.
Escondido police sought public help Wednesday to identify a woman suspected of stealing from two jewelry stores this week while as many as 10 accomplices distracted store employees.