| Dec 10, 2012
| 11:24 AM
Two possible "pick up" vehicles were found waiting in Rancho Palos Verdes early Monday as a panga boat carrying 25 people approached the shoreline in what's being investigated as a possible human smuggling operation. The vehicles were parked near a......
| Jul 10, 2013
| 11:15 AM
In an otherwise unexceptional column on immigration reform, commentator Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. just can't restrain himself from reinforcing a totally false canard about Democrats and border security ("Immigration reform in sight," July 7).
| Aug 13, 2013
| 2:05 PM
The National Security Agency is a “supercomputing powerhouse,” wrote ProPublica.org in July, with “machines so powerful their speed is measured in thousands of trillions of operations per second” -- but apparently it has no ability...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Nearly 20 hours before James DiMaggio's house caught fire, the 40-year-old was already on the road with San Diego County teenager Hannah Anderson, as evidenced by a photograph taken at a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint, officials said Tuesday.
| Aug 31, 2013
| 11:20 AM
U.S. Border Patrol agents seized marijuana valued at more than $14 million at a San Clemente checkpoint, authorities said.
The stash was discovered at 12:50 p.m. Thursday after agents stopped a 43-year-old man at the Interstate 5 checkpoint, authorities...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 6:17 PM
A coalition of civil liberties and immigrant-rights advocates led by Sen. Ben Cardin of Maryland wants to strengthen a provision in the Senate's sweeping immigration bill that would prohibit law enforcement agencies from racial profiling.
| Dec 28, 2012
| 11:58 AM
As soon as they hit the beach the morning of Dec. 20 after 12 hours of being adrift, the Spanish-speaking people started running.
At least that's what Renado Shavar Smith, one of two Bahamian men accused of human smuggling by boat, allegedly told...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Lawmakers in Maryland this year shied away from legalizing the medical use of marijuana by certain very ill patients under carefully controlled clinical conditions. Voters elsewhere, it seems, are not so cautious.
On Tuesday, Colorado and Washington...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 6:59 PM
VISTA, Calf. -- A local company is making a push to equip all law enforcement agencies with specialized trauma response kits.
The Officer Down Kits by Progressive Medical International are carried in every San Diego Sheriff's squad car and the kits...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 1:52 PM
SAN DIEGO -- A key defendant behind a conspiracy involving drug trafficking, the operation of a sports gambling ring and fixing USD men's basketball games was sentenced Friday to 30 months in federal prison.
Steve Goria, 33, pleaded guilty at an...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 8:19 PM
SAN DIEGO - The first of 20 individuals indicted in 2011 on charges of buying high-powered firearms in Arizona to be used by Mexican drug gangs was sentenced Monday in San Diego federal court to 57 months in prison.
Danny Cruz Morones, 24, of Phoenix...