4 hrs ago
Last brother from Mexico's Arellano Felix cartel pleads guilty in U.S.
Former Mexican drug lord Eduardo Arellano Felix, the last of four brothers captured or killed in connection with a once-powerful Tijuana-based cartel depicted in the Oscar-winning film "Traffic," pleaded guilty to U.S. drug charges on Friday.
5 hrs ago
Southwest Riverside News Network
Coachella: Man suspected of killing teen two years ago arrested at Mexican border
A Mexican citizen suspected of killing a 19-year-old Indio woman two years ago and leaving her body in a Coachella corn field was behind bars today.
Thu May 23, 2013
CBP Installs New Kiosks, Creates Ready Lane for Faster Border Crossings in Downtown Calexico
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials have installed six new kiosks to read border crossing documents and are now operating a pedestrian Ready Lane at the Calexico downtown port of entry.
Assemblyman V. Manuel P rez Applauds Funding for Trial Courts
Assemblyman V. Manuel Perez is pleased to report that the Assembly Budget Sub-Committee 5 on Public Safety took action today to increase trial court funding by $100 million.
Mon May 13, 2013
Report scrutinizes new Border Patrol punishments
A widely touted Border Patrol initiative to send migrants back to Mexico far from the points they are caught entering the U.S. illegally has one of the worst track records at discouraging people from trying again, according to a new study that offers a detailed assessment of how the agency's new enforcement strategies are working.
Wed May 08, 2013
CBP Officers at Calexico and Andrade Ports Seize more than $250,000 worth of Narcotics over Weekend
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the Andrade and Calexico ports of entry over the weekend made two significant narcotic seizures worth more than $250,000. The first seizure occurred on Saturday, May 4, at about 2:15 p.m. at the Calexico East port of entry when a CBP officer conducting inspections of vehicles and travelers ... (more)
U.S. Border Patrol in Southern California Apprehends Sex Offender
U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro station apprehended a convicted sex offender early this morning in an isolated area in Calexico.
Fri May 03, 2013
Retired CBP Supervisor Lawson Hardrick, Jr. of Calexico sentenced in child pornography case
A 64-year-old former U.S. Customs and Border Protection supervisor has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release for downloading child pornography from the Internet.
Thu May 02, 2013
Five Myths About Mexico
People cross from the US to Mexico at the international border station in Calexico, California, adjacent to the Mexican border town of Mexicali, November 3, 2009 .
Mon Apr 29, 2013
KFMB-TV San Diego
Water main break creates major sinkhole in San Ysidro
A main break created a large sinkhole at a San Ysidro intersection Monday, causing a road closure while crews worked to shut off the water and start repairs.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Former Customs official sentenced in porn case
The defendant, Lawson Hardrick Jr., 64, of Calexico, was the assistant director for the Calexico ports of entry, federal officials said.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
7 charged with smuggling fish bladders to China
Seven people have been charged with smuggling bladders from an endangered fish in what authorities said Wednesday may be a growing international practice in which the bladders are sold for up to $20,000 each to be used in a highly desired soup.