Border Patrol: SUVs Loaded With Migrants Came Through Hole In Border Fence, Believed To Be Part Of Smuggling OperationSurveillance video showed a Ford Expedition and Chevrolet Suburban drive through the opening early Tuesday, Gregory Bovino, the Border Patrol’s El Centro sector chief, told The Associated Press.
13 Killed After Big Rig, SUV Collide In Imperial County; Human Smuggling Investigation Underway Authorities say a human smuggling investigation is underway after 13 people were killed Tuesday when an SUV carrying 25 people and a big rig collided on a Southern California highway near the U.S.-Mexico border.
Palm Springs Man, 19, Arrested In Murder Of 78-Year-Old Riverside GrandmotherSixto Jesus Garcia Pena, who was already in custody at the Imperial County jail for an attempted car theft, was arrested Wednesday by Riverside police detectives on suspicion of murder, home invasion robbery, and burglary.
Dozens Of Homes Destroyed As Fire Rips Through Imperial County Town Of NilandAn estimated 40 homes have been destroyed in the Niland Fire.
Newsom Asks Imperial County To Reinstate Stay-At-Home Orders As COVID Hospitalizations JumpState officials are asking Imperial County to reinstate stay-at-home orders after warning that a surge of coronavirus cases threatens the hospital system.
4 Dead After Military Helicopter Crashes Near US-Mexico BorderThe CH-53E crashed about 6 miles from Plaster City in Imperial County at about 4 p.m. Tuesday.
Swarm Of Small Quakes Shake Salton Sea AreaA swarm of small earthquakes have kept the northern Imperial County area trembling throughout the morning on Monday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Swarm Of Earthquakes Shake Imperial County's CalipatriaTwo small earthquakes have struck a sparsely populated area of the Southern California desert, but there have been no reports of any damages or injuries.
Irrigation Official Resigns Over Child Abuse AllegationsImperial County Irrigation District Director Anthony Sanchez has stepped down after being arrested on suspicion of felony child abuse.
Calif. County Clerk Seeks To Uphold Proposition 8Chuck Storey ran for county clerk-recorder in a remote, desert corner of southeast California on a pledge to run a lean operation in churning out government documents like property deeds, birth certificates and marriage licenses.