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Mexican nationals charged with killing off Calif. coast

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Two men have been charged in the killing of a U.S. Coast Guardsman whose crew was chasing a vessel suspected of being laden with drugs off the California coast. Jose Meija Leyva and Manuel Beltran Higuera were charged Monday in Los Angeles with killing a federal officer while the officer was on duty. They are in custody and were expected to appear in court later Monday. The men are charged in the killing of 34-year-old ...

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