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  • 'Pick up' vans found at Rancho Palos Verdes beach where panga was headed

     
    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......
  • Democrats are tougher than Republicans on border security

    Democrats are tougher than Republicans on border security
    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). Mr. Ehrlich...
  • News of the Weird: Government in Action

    News of the Weird: Government in Action
    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...
  • Hannah Anderson, DiMaggio seen on highway 20 hours before house fire

    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. San Diego...
  • Border Patrol seizes 9 tons of pot at San Clemente checkpoint

    Border Patrol seizes 9 tons of pot at San Clemente checkpoint
    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...
  • Racial profiling provision of immigration bill scrutinized

    Racial profiling provision of immigration bill scrutinized
    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. The 867-page,...
  • Two Bahamians who claimed to be adrift for 12 hours accused of human smuggling

    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...
  • Stirring the pot

    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...
  • Vista company's emergency kits save lives

    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...
  • Conspirator sentenced in USD game fixing case

    Conspirator sentenced in USD game fixing case
    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...
  • 1st 'Fast and Furious' defendant sentenced

    1st 'Fast and Furious' defendant sentenced
    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...