24 Hours on the Border - CBS News 8 - San Diego, CA News Station - KFMB Channel 8

A News 8 special series exploring what goes on at the US/Mexico border.
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  • Anti-kidnapping training for people who travel in Mexico

    Anti-kidnapping training for people who travel in Mexico

    Friday, April 27 2012 12:01 PM EDT2012-04-27 16:01:53 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2012 6:35 PM EDT2012-04-27 22:35:46 GMT
    Kidnappings in Mexico are on the rise. One Chula Vista company is helping to keep business owners and executives safe by offering "anti-kidnapping" training. 
    Kidnappings in Mexico are on the rise. One Chula Vista company is helping to keep business owners and executives safe by offering "anti-kidnapping" training. 
  • Behind the scenes with the border bug police

    Behind the scenes with the border bug police

    Friday, April 27 2012 12:56 PM EDT2012-04-27 16:56:53 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2012 6:35 PM EDT2012-04-27 22:35:07 GMT
    Three thousand trucks a day pass through the Otay Mesa border crossing. 
    Three thousand trucks a day pass through the Otay Mesa border crossing. 
  • Two tons of pot found in cargo truck floor boards

    Two tons of pot found in cargo truck floor boards

    Friday, April 27 2012 4:13 PM EDT2012-04-27 20:13:17 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2012 4:25 PM EDT2012-04-27 20:25:40 GMT
    The border fence is not far from the Otay Mesa border crossing. In fact, the fence is doing such a good job, smugglers are finding more creative ways to sneak the illegal drugs into the country.
     
    The border fence is not far from the Otay Mesa border crossing. In fact, the fence is doing such a good job, smugglers are finding more creative ways to sneak the illegal drugs into the country. They're doing it in cargo trucks. 
  • Underground with the San Diego Tunnel Task Force

    Underground with the San Diego Tunnel Task Force

    Thursday, April 26 2012 10:42 PM EDT2012-04-27 02:42:49 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2012 10:55 PM EDT2012-04-27 02:55:25 GMT
    San Diego's international border with Mexico is a hotbed of drug smuggling activity. Drug cartels have moved underground, digging tunnels to bring drugs into the United States. 
    San Diego's international border with Mexico is a hotbed of drug smuggling activity. Drug cartels have moved underground, digging tunnels to bring drugs into the United States. 
  • Canines sniff out drugs & people at Hwy 94 checkpoint

    Canines sniff out drugs & people at Hwy 94 checkpoint

    Thursday, April 26 2012 9:33 PM EDT2012-04-27 01:33:02 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2012 10:12 PM EDT2012-04-27 02:12:47 GMT
    If you've driven on Highway 94 through Jamul in the East County, chances are you've been sniffed out by a Border Patrol canine. 
    If you've driven on Highway 94 through Jamul in the East County, chances are you've been sniffed out by a Border Patrol canine. 
  • Inside the secondary inspection zone at Otay Mesa

    Inside the secondary inspection zone at Otay Mesa

    Thursday, April 26 2012 9:19 PM EDT2012-04-27 01:19:46 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2012 10:12 PM EDT2012-04-27 02:12:25 GMT
    Twelve-thousand passenger vehicles a day pass through the Otay Mesa border crossing, and some of those have drugs hidden inside. 
    Twelve-thousand passenger vehicles a day pass through the Otay Mesa border crossing, and some of those have drugs hidden inside. 
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