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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 14, 1998 | DAVID ROSENZWEIG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A high-ranking member of the violent Tijuana drug cartel has been arrested in the Los Angeles area after a yearlong wiretap investigation that resulted in the indictment of nine people and the seizure of about four tons of cocaine and $15 million in cash, authorities announced Monday.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 19, 2013 | By Ruben Vives, Richard Winton and Kate Mather
An associate pastor suspected of sexually assaulting at least 20 members of his Norwalk church told the women he had "healing hands" and threatened to call immigration officials if they reported him, authorities said. Detectives alleged that Jorge Juan Castro, 54, targeted women at Las Buenas Nuevas Church who were in the country illegally and spoke only Spanish, assaulting them at the church or during home visits. Los Angeles County sheriff's officials say the incidents date to his arrival in Los Angeles from Argentina in 2004.
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SPORTS
November 23, 1989 | JOHN ORTEGA
Cal State Northridge Coach Don Strametz called it the smartest race of his college career. Assistant Bob Augello said it was a vintage clutch performance. Surprisingly, however, Jorge Castro was disappointed after he finished 11th Saturday in the National Collegiate Athletic Assn. Division II championships in Marshalls Creek, Pa. "I'm not satisfied," said Castro, who ran 32 minutes, 30.3 seconds over the 10,000-meter course at Mountain Manor Golf Course.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 14, 1998 | DAVID ROSENZWEIG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A high-ranking member of the violent Tijuana drug cartel has been arrested in the Los Angeles area after a yearlong wiretap investigation that resulted in the indictment of nine people and the seizure of about four tons of cocaine and $15 million in cash, authorities announced Monday.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 14, 2007 | Reed Johnson, Times Staff Writer
When they began shooting "Bordertown," the new Jennifer Lopez film about the hundreds of murdered women of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, director Gregory Nava and executive producer Barbara Martinez Jitner expected that their movie would stir up strong reactions. Already, they allege, those reactions have included death threats against Nava and the cast, stolen equipment and intimidation of a film crew member during shooting in Mexico.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 19, 2013 | By Ruben Vives, Richard Winton and Kate Mather
An associate pastor suspected of sexually assaulting at least 20 members of his Norwalk church told the women he had "healing hands" and threatened to call immigration officials if they reported him, authorities said. Detectives alleged that Jorge Juan Castro, 54, targeted women at Las Buenas Nuevas Church who were in the country illegally and spoke only Spanish, assaulting them at the church or during home visits. Los Angeles County sheriff's officials say the incidents date to his arrival in Los Angeles from Argentina in 2004.
SPORTS
November 12, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Terry Norris will make the fifth defense of his World Boxing Council super-welterweight title against Jorge Castro of Argentina on Dec. 13 at Bercy Stadium in Paris.
WORLD
August 25, 2008 | From Times Wire Reports
Tropical Storm Julio moved over Baja California, prompting more than 2,500 families who live along riverbeds to evacuate. The center of the storm passed Cabo San Lucas, where many families had moved to shelters, and was hugging the Pacific coast. Most vacationers rode out the bad weather inside their hotel rooms, but some ventured out on shopping trips and excursions. "They're very calm," said Jorge Castro, front desk manager at the hillside Hotel Finisterra. The 224 guests were warned to stay away from the ocean, but none made plans to leave early.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 1, 2000
A man accused of running Los Angeles operations for Mexico's notorious Arellano-Felix drug cartel pleaded guilty Monday to federal narcotics drug and money laundering charges. Jorge Castro Gastelum, 34, faces nearly 17 years in prison under a plea agreement negotiated with prosecutors. He did not agree to cooperate with authorities in his plea agreement, however.
NATIONAL
October 3, 2008 | From Times Wire Reports
The FBI arrested a prominent lawmaker accused of providing political favors in exchange for cash and services totaling roughly half a million dollars, U.S. officials said. Sen. Jorge de Castro Font was indicted by a federal grand jury on 31 criminal counts including bribery, wire fraud and money laundering, U.S. Atty. Rosa Emilia Rodriguez Velez said. De Castro was arrested at his lawyer's office in San Juan, the capital, FBI spokesman Harry Rodriguez said.
SPORTS
November 23, 1989 | JOHN ORTEGA
Cal State Northridge Coach Don Strametz called it the smartest race of his college career. Assistant Bob Augello said it was a vintage clutch performance. Surprisingly, however, Jorge Castro was disappointed after he finished 11th Saturday in the National Collegiate Athletic Assn. Division II championships in Marshalls Creek, Pa. "I'm not satisfied," said Castro, who ran 32 minutes, 30.3 seconds over the 10,000-meter course at Mountain Manor Golf Course.
WORLD
June 24, 2002 | From Times Wire Reports
Three mayors in Colombia's coffee-growing region resigned, joining dozens of others who have quit after being threatened by rebels. State control across wide swaths of the nation is starting to slip after threats by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia. In north-central Santander state, provincial police commander Col. Jorge Daniel Castro went on the radio and pleaded with mayors to ignore the threats.
WORLD
May 15, 2007 | From Times Wire Reports
Colombia's police chief, Gen. Jorge Daniel Castro, and the head of police intelligence, Gen. Guillermo Chavez, were forced to retire as the government alleged that police illegally tapped the calls of opposition political figures, journalists and members of the government. "The procedure is totally unacceptable, illegal and contrary to the policy of the government," said a statement from Defense Minister Juan Manuel Santos. Gen. Oscar Naranjo, who has worked closely with U.S.
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