Ministry had growing empire before forced-labor charges
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Southern California ministry whose leaders are charged with using deadbolt locks to detain homeless residents and making them turn over panhandling money was no fly-by-night...
Forecasters: Excessive heat coming in Phoenix, Las Vegas
PHOENIX (AP) — Forecasters are posting notices of dangerous heat in southern Nevada, southeastern California and southern and western Arizona for Tuesday and the next day or two.
Southern California mayor pleads not guilty to DUI
EL CENTRO, Calif. (AP) — The mayor of the Southern California city of El Centro has pleaded not guilty to driving under the influence following his arrest last month.
EL CENTRO, Calif. (AP) — A convicted drug trafficker implicated in the 1985 torture and killing of a DEA agent was arrested in Mexico and returned to California to face a charge of probation...
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EL CENTRO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in Southern California have arrested a man they say tried to smuggle more than 2 pounds (1 kilogram) of opium paste by taping it to his buttocks.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials say drug-sniffing dogs zeroed in on the 28-year-old man's SUV last week at a checkpoint along a rural Imperial County freeway north of the Mexican border.
EL CENTRO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a series of earthquakes in the Southern California desert (all times local):
A series of earthquakes with magnitudes above 3.0 rattled the Southern California desert.
The U.S. Geological Survey said the first quake early Saturday evening was magnitude-3.4 and centered about 27 miles (43 kilometers) northwest of El Centro in the desert near the Arizona border.
At least three other quakes struck the area, with the largest being a magnitude-3.5.
EL CENTRO, Calif. (AP) — A magnitude 3.3 earthquake has rattled the Southern California desert.
The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake on Saturday was centered about 27 miles (43 kilometers) northwest of El Centro in the desert near the Arizona border.
It struck in the early evening. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
Deadline for comments on town’s FCC petition extended
Cable customers affected by the NBC blackout have a little extra time to file comments to supplement the town’s petition against Charter Communications.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on four Marines killed when their helicopter crashed in Southern California (all times local):
Military officials have identified the Marines killed when their helicopter crashed on a training mission in the California desert.
4 Marines killed in helicopter crash in California
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Four Marines were killed when their helicopter crashed while they were practicing desert landings in Southern California, the Miramar air station in San Diego said Wednesday.
The Marines took off from a ground-combat center in the city of Twentynine Palms for the routine training mission on Tuesday.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on a deadly Marine helicopter crash in the California desert. (all times local):
Military officials say the four crew members killed when a Marine helicopter crashed during a training mission in Southern California were all Marines.
The Miramar air station in San Diego says the crew had taken off from a ground-combat center in the city of Twentynine Palms on Tuesday to practice helicopter landings in "unimproved zones."
Julia Kress 3/4/1948 - 8/11/2017 Julia F Kress, 69, passed away peacefully in her daughters home surrounded by her family on Friday, August 11, 2017. Julia was born on March 4, 1948 in El Centro, California. She was the first of two children born to James Durwood Foshee and Leona Inez Hope. Julia and her younger sister Rita were raised in Rosepine, Louisiana by her paternal grandparents William Robert and Josie V Foshee. They spent much of their youth in Rosepine with their extended family...
Ketchikan borough hires new manager
KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) — A California city manager has been selected to serve as the new manager for Alaska's Ketchikan Gateway Borough.
The Borough Assembly picked Ruban Duran for the job on Friday. He's leaving his position as manager of the Southern California city of El Centro and will take over for the borough's outgoing manager, Dan Bockhorst, on Dec. 19, The Ketchikan Daily News reported (http://bit.ly/2ftix7L).
DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the recent police-involved shootings around the United States (all times local):
Two community college police officers injured in a deadly shooting during a protest in downtown Dallas say that when they met with President Barack Obama, he expressed his appreciation for their efforts during the sniper attack.
Detective Cpl. Bryan Shaw of the El Centro College police force told The Associated Press Tuesday that Obama was...
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