County Attorney Edward Rheinheimer, who’s practiced here for 20 years, has seen more than half a dozen cases involving border patrol agents fatally shooting people. He’s taken only one of them to trial. Twice it ended in a hung jury.
Castro claims the agent, Abel Canales, beat him, hurled insults at him and then shot him in the side before riding away. He says he waited in the desert for an hour and a half, bleeding through his clothes, thinking about his children and preparing himself for death.
inewsource pulls back the curtain on Bob Filner’s legislation and influence to enable voters to assess Filner’s priorities against their own.
It made sense that we were in the community this week trumpeting the essential role journalists play in challenging government power.