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U.S. Customs and Border Protection

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  • Where's Our Electricity Refund? (Regulators Ordered It Last October)

    Where's Our Electricity Refund? (Regulators Ordered It Last October)
    Q: Back in October, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ordered New England utility companies, including Northeast Utilities (now Eversource), to issue refunds to ratepayers because the transmission rates were too high. Possibly $ 30 million could go...
  • TSA's PreCheck enrolls 1 million travelers; here's how you can apply

    TSA's PreCheck enrolls 1 million travelers; here's how you can apply
    Still disgruntled with long wait times at airport security checkpoints? Apparently thousands of you have done something about it. The Transportation Security Administration reports that more than 1 million travelers have enrolled in PreCheck, which...
  • Man pays $500 (as penalty) for less than a gram of pot at BWI

    Man pays $500 (as penalty) for less than a gram of pot at BWI
    A man was charged $500 for less than a gram of pot at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport on Sunday — after a U.S. Customs and Border Protection narcotics dog sniffed it out in his luggage. The charge was actually a penalty assessed by CBP under the...
  • Mexican border now a major entry point for Cuban migrants

    Mexican border now a major entry point for Cuban migrants
    Although a homemade raft overloaded with desperate people is the most enduring image of the decades-long migration to the U.S. from Cuba, that is not the way most Cubans without visas now arrive. Most walk across the Mexican border. "It is surprising....
  • Boat with $3 million worth of marijuana seized in Channel Islands

    Boat with $3 million worth of marijuana seized in Channel Islands
    A panga boat stocked with nearly three tons of marijuana worth about $3 million was spotted in the Channel Islands, and three men on board -- all citizens of Mexico -- were arrested, authorities said Monday. Alfonso Ramirez-Lopez, 40; Marco Montes-...
  • Update on U.S. Customs at Boca Airport

    It's officially a go, as a U.S. customs facility at the Boca Raton Airport moved forward after a joint agreement was approved, an expected first state grant came through and the federal agency appointed a project manager. The Boca Raton Airport...
  • Police show off Homeland Security intelligence center

    Police show off Homeland Security intelligence center
    At a secret location in Miami-Dade County, analysts and investigators tasked with preventing terrorist attacks study tips about possible plots that could be carried out between Key West and Palm Beach. They are part of the Southeast Florida Fusion...
  • LAPD officer accused of trying to smuggle Mexican citizen across border

    LAPD officer accused of trying to smuggle Mexican citizen across border
    A 10-year LAPD officer and a second person were charged by federal prosecutors Monday with trying to smuggle a Mexican citizen into the United States in the trunk of a car at the Otay Mesa border crossing. Officer Carlos Curiel Quezada Jr., 34, and...
  • U.S.-Canadian deal could make border crossing easier

    U.S.-Canadian deal could make border crossing easier
    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and its Canadian counterpart announced an agreement recently that could make crossing the international border easier and more efficient. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and Canadian Minister of Public...
  • CBP is Baltimore port's front line against threats

    CBP is Baltimore port's front line against threats
    Armed with a small flashlight, tweezers and knee pads, Tim Morris climbed into a cargo container at the port of Baltimore and slid along racks of aluminum sheets from China. As an agricultural specialist for U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Morris...
  • Police make second arrest from Panera purse-snatching

     Police make second arrest from Panera purse-snatching
    A purse-snatching at a restaurant in Riverwoods led to state and federal investigations, and two arrests in New York. According to a Riverwoods police report, a woman told officers on Feb. 10 that, while she was eating at the Panera Bread at 2001...