SAN DIEGO (AP) — The U.S. attorney's office in San Diego says the son of one of Mexico's most wanted drug lords has been arrested on drug trafficking charges while entering the United States.
Spokeswoman Kelly Thornton says Serafin Zambada was arrested Wednesday while crossing the border in Nogales, Ariz., with his wife, who was detained and released.
Zambada is scheduled to appear before a federal judge in Tucson on Monday. Prosecutors plan to ask that he be sent to San Diego to face charges.
Zambada is the son of Ismael "El Mayo" Zambada, who survived decades of turf wars and rose to the top of the underworld through savvy deal-brokering.
Ismael Zambada is considered the strategist of the Sinaloa cartel, more involved in daily operations than his better-known boss, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.
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A Coaster train struck a pedestrian Wednesday near San Diego's Mission Hills neighborhood, possibly a woman in a wheelchair, prompting disruptions in commuter service.
All lanes reopen on Interstate 15 after an SUV was pinned by a box truck, causing the HOV lanes to close in both directions.
The San Diego City Council's Budget and Government Efficiency Committee will discuss during Wednesday's meeting a permit and fee system for dockless vehicle operators.
Throughout the nation Tuesday, the collective protest against the Trump administration’s policy of separating children from their families at the border reached fever pitch.
Above average temperatures return to the county as high pressure strengthens south of our region. Marine layer will become very suppressed under the high pressure, but may not be completely dissipated.
The president of the La Mesa – Spring Valley School District Board on Tuesday faced calls to resign over a post on his personal Facebook page.
On Tuesday night, the voice of the San Diego Padres, Ted Leitner, returned to the radio booth just weeks after a cancer scare.
Despite community backlash, on Tuesday the San Diego Unified School District voted 4 to 1 to approve a new 300,000 square-foot housing project in Scripps Ranch that will replace a charter school and provide affordable housing units, a community garden and retail space.