SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) — Over a dozen off-duty San Diego police officers who went to the Route 91 Music Festival are reportedly safe.
Authorities confirmed Monday none of them were injured in the mass shooting that took place at the concert on Sunday.
Chief Shelley Zimmerman tweeted overnight a message of support for the victims, promising San Diego Police Department is monitoring the situation.
San Diego Fire-Rescue chief Brian Fennessy also released a statement expressing his condolences:
SD Fire-Rescue sends our condolences and prayers to all those affected by this horrific and tragic shooting.
Several of our firefighters (off duty) are in Las Vegas. At this point we believe they are safe but we will continue to gather information as to their status.
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.
Several good Samaritans, including a grandmother, disregarded their own safety today when they helped subdue and disarm a knife- waving man who attacked the driver of a bus full of schoolchildren in a rural neighborhood in southeastern San Diego County.
An animal known as the San Quintin Kangaroo rat and native to Baja California is back from the brink of extinction.
As Memorial Day weekend approaches, San Diego Blood Bank CEO David Wellis today encouraged those who haven't recently donated blood to consider scheduling an appointment.
The San Diego Zoo Safari Park is famous for its expansive habitats featuring African and Asian species. The all-new Walkabout Australia gives park guests a view into a new region of the world with interesting and unique species.