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.
A woman who was hit by a pick-up Friday night as she crossed Encinitas Boulevard to catch a train on Monday remained in critical condition.
The City of Chula Vista is making a push to hire more officers as the city's population continues to steadily grow and the police department said it does not have enough officers to keep pace.
A wildfire in Southern California had surged to more than two square miles Monday night, forcing the evacuation of about 1,000 people from suburban canyon homes and spurring the shutdown of two lanes of a major freeway.
A fire at an East County condominium complex damaged two residential units Monday and left a woman seriously injured, authorities reported.
A Solana Beach surf instructor will compete against 17 other castaways for a one million dollar prize in the upcoming season of CBS' Survivor.
A not guilty by reason of insanity plea was entered Monday on behalf of a 19-year-old man accused of killing a close friend during an alcohol-fueled fight, then dumping the victim's body in Valley Center and bragging about his actions on the Snapchat social media app.
The best of the best in underwater filmmaking will be screened in San Diego next month. The 18th annual San Diego Undersea Film Exhibition will be held Oct. 6 and 7 at the Irwin M Jacobs Qualcomm Hall in Sorrento Valley. Meteorologist Shawn Styles gives a preview of this prestigious film festival.
San Diego was the safest big city in the United States last year in terms of murders, while the San Diego-Carlsbad metro area had fewer violent crimes in 2016 than all but three of the 20 largest metropolitan areas in the country, according to statistics released Monday by the FBI.