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  • Man, 21, girlfriend, 14, arrested in slaying of Rosemead grandparents

     
    A 21-year-old man and his 14-year-old girlfriend were arrested Thursday on suspicion of fatally stabbing the girl's grandparents in their Rosemead home, authorities said. Sheriff's deputies found Jack Dell Benzer, 70, and his wife, Susan Diane Benzer, 64,...
  • Lakers sign draft pick Derrick Caracter

     
    The Lakers announced Friday that they signed second-round draft pick Derrick Caracter. Caracter, a 6-foot-8 power forward, signed a two-year contract worth about $1.1 million in which just the first year at $473,604 is guaranteed. Caracter played one...
  • U.S. border officer gets 20 years for corruption, smuggling drugs

     
    A former U.S. Customs employee is headed to federal prison for 20 years after being convicted of corruption and smuggling charges in El Paso, Texas. Martha Alicia Garnica, 43, a former Customs and Border Protection officer, conspired to smuggle...
  • A voice for the dead

    A voice for the dead
    If the walls of the student resource center at Corona del Mar High School could talk, it would sound horrific — on Tuesday, it was draped with photographs of missing or dead Mexican women. During lunch, dozens of students gathered inside the...
  • FBI: Mexican Soldiers Point Rifles at Border Agents After Teen Shooting

    FBI: Mexican Soldiers Point Rifles at Border Agents After Teen Shooting
    CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico -- Pointing their rifles, Mexican security forces chased away U.S. authorities investigating the shooting of a 15-year-old Mexican by a U.S. Border Patrol agent on the banks of the Rio Grande, the FBI and witnesses told The...
  • Video appears to capture fatal Taser incident

    Video appears to capture fatal Taser incident
    A cell phone video appears to have captured the confrontation that led to the stun-gun death of an illegal immigrant by U.S. border agents. Anastacio Hernandez Roja, 42, was buried Wednesday after a mass in Lemon Grove. The father of five died nearly two...
  • Texas drivers could face higher fuel taxes

    Texas drivers could face higher fuel taxes
    EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Some legislators concerned about how to pay for new highways in Texas suggested looking at increasing the 20 cents a gallon state fuel tax. Members of the Texas Senate Transportation Committee, who convened in El Paso, said money is...
  • Drug cartels are recruiting in Texas schools.

    Drug cartels are recruiting in Texas schools.
    Law enforcement officials believe Mexican drug cartels are responsible for some of the biggest drug deals in the world. Their killings so brutal it's difficult to even describe them. On Tuesday, the Texas Department of Public safety issued a warning to...
  • Atlantis Begins Piggy Back Ride Home

    Atlantis Begins Piggy Back Ride Home
    EDWARDS AFB -- The Space Shuttle Atlantis is hitching a ride home to Florida on the back of a jumbo jet. A NASA 747 airliner with the shuttle mounted on its back left Edwards Air Force base Monday at 8:07 a.m., according to NASA spokeswoman Leslie...
  • Gas Prices Fall As Holiday Weekend Approaches

    Gas Prices Fall As Holiday Weekend Approaches
    IRVING, Texas (AP) - Retail gasoline prices continue to drop across Texas going into the Memorial Day weekend and the start of the summer vacation season. The weekly AAA Texas survey released Thursday shows the average price of a gallon of regular...
  • Sister act

    There will be a day, Sister Nancy Murray knows, when she will have to return to her order, when being a globe-trotting superstar nun who performs a one-woman show dozens of times a year will no longer be practical, and her congregation, based in...
  • Man Charged in Shooting of 4-year-old Boy

    Man Charged in Shooting of 4-year-old Boy
    LONG BEACH -- A man accused in the shooting that wounded a 4-year-old boy has been charged with five counts of attempted murder. 46-year old James Leland Landrum was arrested this morning in El Paso, Texas. Prosecutors are working to have Landrum...