SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Arrests for suspected drunk driving over the Memorial Day weekend were up from last year in San Diego County, the California Highway Patrol reported Monday at the conclusion of its three-day holiday enforcement period.
CHP officers arrested 72 people for drunk driving violations in the county from 6 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Monday, an officer said.
Officers arrested 53 people throughout the county over the course of the enforcement period last year.
Statewide, the CHP arrested 941 people for suspected DUI violations over the holiday weekend, up from 818 in 2017.
There were 28 traffic fatalities reported by law enforcement agencies across the state during the period -- up from 23 last year.
One of the fatalities reported this year occurred when a woman apparently crashed her car into a pole in San Diego's Oak Park neighborhood around 5 a.m. Sunday.
Crews on Thursday were able to save one of two dogs found unconscious inside a burning home and garage in Carlsbad, according to the Carlsbad Fire Department. A third dog and the homeowner were also able to escape the blaze.
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Firefighters rescued four people from a smoke-filled tunnel in Chula Vista Thursday after they apparently started a fire inside to stay warm.
A convicted sex offender's potential release from a state hospital and subsequent placement in the Jacumba Hot Springs community is the subject of a court hearing Friday.
On Thursday, members of Your Voice Has Power – a group that opposes the release of sexually violent predators in east San Diego County - hosted a community event in opposition to the potential release of Alan Earl James.
A crime scene DNA match has, at long last, allowed homicide detectives to determine who stabbed a La Jolla mother of two to death at her home four decades ago, San Diego police announced Thursday.
The 2019 super bloom in Walker Canyon, which is attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors to the City of Lake Elsinore, is causing significant traffic congestion on Interstate 15 and surrounding roadways.
A few lingering morning showers dissipate by sunrise. Afternoon high temperatures warmer under mostly sunny skies. Saturday will be a little gusty and there is a small chance for some light rain.