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  • Father, son face charges in sales of counterfeit electronics in Fountain Valley

    A Westminster man and his son are scheduled to be arraigned Friday on charges of selling counterfeit electronic devices valued at about $3 million from a business in Fountain Valley. Rateb Said Najjar, 60, and Eyad Rateb Najjar, 36, are charged with...
  • Off-duty Border Patrol agent arrested after east Hemet fatal shooting

    Off-duty Border Patrol agent arrested after east Hemet fatal shooting
    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....
  • Seniors on the Go: Cutting foreign travel hassles in 2015

    Seniors on the Go: Cutting foreign travel hassles in 2015
    International travelers this year can expect to see some reductions in the usual red tape and general hassles. Some important gains are already in place, and others are coming. Preclearance. U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced last year that...
  • Border drones are ineffective, badly managed, too expensive, official says

    Drones patrolling the U.S. border are poorly managed and ineffective at stopping illegal immigration, and the government should abandon a $400-million plan to expand their use, according to an internal watchdog report released Tuesday. The 8-year-old...
  • FBI identifies former VA clinic clerk as gunman who killed psychologist

    FBI identifies former VA clinic clerk as gunman who killed psychologist
    FBI officials on Wednesday identified a former clerk at a West Texas veterans’ clinic as the gunman who fatally shot a psychologist before turning the weapon on himself. The suspect, Jerry Serrato, 48, was a former soldier in the Army. His...
  • Man dies during struggle with border agents at San Ysidro crossing

    Man dies during struggle with border agents at San Ysidro crossing
    San Diego police are investigating the Christmas Eve death of a 40-year-old man during a struggle with border agents at the San Ysidro crossing. The man, whose name was not disclosed, entered the United States from Mexico through the pedestrian...
  • ID sought for man from Haiti during smuggling operation

    ID sought for man from Haiti during smuggling operation
    Investigators are trying to learn the identity of a man from Haiti who drowned while coming ashore with a group of other people in what federal authorities called a smuggling operation. Fort Lauderdale police on Thursday released a sketch of the man...
  • Grant could move up customs at Boca Airport

    A pending grant for the next fiscal year could expedite a U.S. Customs facility at the Boca Raton Airport by as much as six months. Executive director Clara Bennett was notified of the pending $815,120 grant for 2015, not 2016 as expected from the...
  • Tired of waiting at border crossings? Now, there's an app for that

    Tired of waiting at border crossings? Now, there's an app for that
    U.S. Customs and Border Protection has a new mobile app that will tell travelers how long they'll have to wait in line at land border crossings to Mexico and Canada. The app, announced Tuesday, won't necessarily make trips faster, but it can give you...
  • 17 states sue to stop Obama's immigration plan

    17 states sue to stop Obama's immigration plan
    Texas and 16 other states sued the federal government and immigration agencies in U.S. District Court on Wednesday to try to derail President Obama's executive action deferring deportation for up to 5 million people, arguing it was unconstitutional and...
  • Arizona joins other states in federal immigration lawsuit

    Arizona joins other states in federal immigration lawsuit
    Arizona joined 17 other states suing the federal government and immigration agencies in U.S. District Court this week to derail President Obama's executive action deferring deportation for up to 5 million people. Republican Gov. Jan Brewer released a...