SAN DIEGO (CBS8) - A new type of lie detector that scans your eyes reportedly boasts an 88% accuracy rate.
It's among the latest in crime-fighting technology on display this week at the Police Chief's Convention in downtown San Diego. The detector, called Eye Detect, is now being used for job screening by a number of law enforcement agencies.
In the future, the device may be used to screen refugees entering the country and monitor sex offenders and parolees.
More evacuation orders were lifted in the Malibu area as residents expressed frustration on Friday with the slow pace of repopulating evacuated areas because of road closures, and the 9-day-old Woolsey Fire is 62 percent contained, with full containment expected Monday.
Authorities reached out to the public on Friday for help in identifying a man who threatened an employee with a pistol while robbing a Walmart in Poway last weekend.
On Friday, Nov. 16, the News 8 morning crew will make a trip out to La Mesa and its surrounding areas to showcase those communities of San Diego. While we wait for TGI8, we dove into the News 8 archives and unearthed some snippets from the past in East County neighborhoods. Join us for this walk down memory lane and tune in Friday to see how things have changed!
He broke the color barrier in the National Hockey League and was just inducted into the NHL Hall of Fame this week.
Several people dressed in pink gathered in Del Mar Friday to begin the "Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure'' walk against breast cancer.
The roving teams of forensic anthropologists have come from across the region to find the dead. They wear boots and masks, and use gloved hands and trowels to carefully pick through the ash of the quick-moving inferno.
A 52-year-old professional photographer was arrested this week on suspicion of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl during a modeling session in Carlsbad, authorities reported Thursday.
A 92-year-old man accused of fatally shooting his 51-year-old son in their Old Town home is scheduled to be arraigned Friday at the courthouse in downtown San Diego.
Weak onshore flow returns late Friday morning. Inland areas will remain dry but with light winds. Morning fog possible Saturday morning as marine layer returns.