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.
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.
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.
Four Southland residents are behind bars on Thursday in a cross-border car theft ring that shipped luxury vehicles to Iraq.
A police officer, who came under fire in El Cajon Sunday, was pulled to safety by his partner with the help of neighbors.
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.
The mother and brother of a developmentally disabled man, who died of neglect, were sentenced Friday.
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.