SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The California Highway Patrol made 28 drunken driving arrests in San Diego County on the second day of the Labor Day weekend, the agency reported Sunday.
Those arrests all took place between 6 a.m. Saturday and 6 a.m. Sunday.
The CHP has made a total of 46 drunken driving arrests around the county since 6 p.m. Friday, according to CHP Officer Mary Bailey. That's slightly below the number at the same time last year, when 51 DUI arrests were made in the area.
There was also one fatality Friday night, when a car overturned on Interstate 8 near McCain Valley Road, Bailey said Saturday. The cause was unknown, but it was initially reported to the CHP as the result of a tire blowout, she said.
In a ceremony at the Veterans Museum in Balboa Park, people paid homage to those who lost their lives in service to our great nation.
A soldier from the San Diego area died as a result of a "non-combat related" incident in Kosovo, the Department of Defense said Friday.
Authorities Friday released the name of a lawman who opened fire on an assault suspect who allegedly charged him with a machete over his head in a busy intersection near Grossmont Center mall.
Law enforcement agencies across San Diego County are planning to crack down on drunken driving over the three-day Memorial Day weekend.
A two vehicle crash left one person critically injured Friday in Emerald Hills, according to authorities.
Some of the smartest high school students in San Diego County will be in Atlanta this weekend competing in the National Quiz Bowl Championship.
Californians Aware, a statewide group that advocates for government transparency, Friday expressed concern over a soon-to-take- effect San Diego Unified School District policy to delete most emails after one year.
Millions of Southern Californians will be taking to the roads and airways Friday as the Memorial Day travel crunch goes into high gear, and the large crowds will likely test the patience of motorists and airline passengers.