| Mar 31, 2011
| 2:16 PM
CALEXICO (KTLA) -- A magnitude 4.3 earthquake struck the California-Mexico border region Thursday.
This was the latest in a series of small temblors to hit the area.
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake hit the area at around 12:22 p.m....
| Dec 22, 2010
| 5:03 PM
CALEXICO ( KTLA) - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the Calexico cargo port of entry discovered 783 pounds of marijuana in a false front wall compartment of a refrigerated trailer pulled by a 2000 Freightliner tractor.
The driver, a...
| May 22, 2010
| 11:38 AM
CALEXICO, Calif. -- Two moderate earthquakes shook the California-Mexico border area Saturday morning.
The first quake, a 4.9 in magnitude, hit near Calexico at 10:30 a.m.
It was followed at 10:33 a.m. by a 4.8 quake centered near Ocotillo, Calif., some...
| Apr 9, 2010
| 4:56 PM
LOS ANGELES -- A moderate aftershock rattled northern Baja California Friday, days after the area was struck by a deadly magnitude-7.2 earthquake on Easter Sunday.
The magnitude-5.1 aftershock struck 36 miles south of Mexicali at 4:05 p.m. Friday. No...
| Apr 27, 2009
The Imperial Valley is accustomed to the spectral look of failure: Houses around the Salton Sea have been abandoned for decades; the Planters Hotel in Brawley stood empty for years before it was destroyed by fire; Main Street in El Centro, the Imperial...
| Sep 16, 2009
In Tijuana, schoolchildren get lessons on how to duck during gangland shootouts. Ciudad Juarez cops patrol with military escorts, and the morgue there is spilling over with gunshot victims.
But here in Mexicali, people fear the desert sun more than...
| May 19, 2009
| 4:18 AM
SAN BERNARDINO -- Investigators have announced the names of two men suspected of kidnapping 3-year-old Briant Rodriguez two weeks ago.
Liberto Vega, 30, and Israel Moreno, 28, are believed to be the men who burst into Briant's San Bernardino home May 3...
| Mar 25, 2008
Mexico's government is preparing to open bidding on the largest infrastructure project in the nation's history, a $4-billion seaport that could transform this farming village into a cargo hub to rival the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
| May 27, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Two modest earthquake struck the California border Thursday afternoon. A 4.3 quake occurred at 2:28 p.m. about 33 miles southeast of Calexico in Imperial County. A 4.5 quake was reported a few minutes later. It was one of hundreds of......
| Jun 10, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Twenty-seven persons have been indicted in alleged drug smuggling rings in Imperial County tied to Mexican drug cartels, federal prosecutors announced today. The indictments are the result of two undercover investigations: Operation Burrito Grande and...
| Jun 15, 2010
| 4:35 AM
More than two dozen earthquakes struck Monday night near the U.S.-Mexican border in San Diego County, rocking a large swath of Southern California and prompting a momentary shutdown of the San Diego Padres game but causing no apparent major damage,......