El Cajon


Husband Ordered To Trial In Iraqi-American’s Death

A judge on Friday ordered an Iraqi immigrant to stand trial in California in the killing of his wife, whose fatal beating prompted international condemnation because it had appeared to be a hate crime.


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El Cajon Police Mull Hate Crime Charges In Death Of Iraqi Immigrant

The body of a 32-year-old mother and Iraqi immigrant will be flown back to Iraq for burial after she died over the weekend from a fatal assault in her Southland home.

CBS Los Angeles–03/26/2012

Threatening Note Found At Scene Where Woman, 32, Was Beaten

A 32-year-old woman from Iraq is not expected to survive after being severely beaten in her Southern California home, and police say a threatening note was found at the scene.


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4 Busted In El Cajon For Allegedly Funneling Stolen Luxury Cars To Iraq

Four Southland residents are behind bars on Thursday in a cross-border car theft ring that shipped luxury vehicles to Iraq.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–09/01/2011

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Heroic Rescue Of Officer Caught On Camera

A police officer, who came under fire in El Cajon Sunday, was pulled to safety by his partner with the help of neighbors.



IEDs, Guns, Meth Seized In SoCal Bust On Iraqi-Mexican Drug Cartel

A drug and gun trafficking ring involving the Southland Iraqi community and a major Mexican drug cartel is no longer in business after a raid by federal law enforcement officials.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–08/19/2011

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Mother, Brother Of Dependent Adult Sentenced In Neglect Case

The mother and brother of a developmentally disabled man, who died of neglect, were sentenced Friday.


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Authorities Find Dead Newborn In Plastic Bag

San Diego County sheriff’s deputies say the body of a newborn was found in a plastic bag in the backyard shed of a home in El Cajon.