| Nov 8, 2014
| 3:38 PM
An off-duty Border Patrol agent has been arrested on suspicion of fatally shooting a 27-year-old man in southwestern Riverside County, authorities said.
John Demery, 40, was arrested in connection with the shooting death of Adam Thomas about 12:45 a.m....
| Nov 14, 2014
| 2:41 PM
The number of unaccompanied children apprehended by federal agents last month at the nation’s Southwest border was down by 40% compared with last October, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection. The announcement comes as the nation prepares...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Floating in the Atlantic Ocean in 1982, a dehydrated and hungry Mark Marchand was found clinging to nearly 600 pounds of marijuana.
His rescue at sea came after a botched drug run, a crime for which he received a five-year prison sentence.
| Nov 17, 2014
| 7:30 PM
The parent company and owner of a Santa Monica restaurant pleaded guilty Monday to federal charges stemming from serving meat from the endangered Sei whale to undercover investigators in 2009 and 2010.
Typhoon Restaurant Inc. and owner Brian Vidor...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 4:18 PM
A U.S. Border Patrol agent based in Arizona has been charged with multiple felonies for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a 13-year-old girl in Riverside County, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said Tuesday.
| Nov 19, 2014
| 11:09 AM
A beetle species native to Asia and considered a threat to U.S. forests was discovered in the Baltimore region for the first time last month, during an inspection of a Chinese shipping container at the port of Baltimore.
The "longhorn" beetle species,...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 6:50 PM
For months, some conservative members of Congress and their allies have warned that people from the Middle East could use the Mexican border to gain illegal entry to the U.S. and pose a terrorist threat. Obama administration officials have said such a...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 5:29 AM
Update: The former owner of Hampton Pipe and Tobacco, Jason Mickle, 29, was among the 10 people arrested yesterday in a multi-agency drug raid, according to a press release issued by Dana Boente, the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 3:23 PM
U.S. Border Patrol agents are investigating the death of a 36-year-old man who was in federal custody at a Texas facility on Friday morning.
Roger Maier, a spokesman for U.S. Customs and Border Protection, told the Los Angeles Times that agents...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 10:52 PM
A U.S. Border Patrol agent surrendered Thursday to face felony charges of assaulting a 14-year-old boy at the Nogales Border Patrol station for having a cellphone while in detention.
Aldo Francisco Arteaga of Tucson was fingerprinted and photographed at...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 8:18 PM
Ever since an Ebola case from Liberia arrived at a Dallas hospital last month, political pressure has been building on the Obama administration to restrict travel from the three West African countries where the disease has spread with frightening speed....