| Jun 27, 2014
| 6:05 PM
He is the Border Patrol division chief responsible for the latest immigration hot spot, and has seen it before. The faces change, he says, and so do the reasons migrants cross into the U.S.
“Historically, these are not high-water-mark numbers...
| Jun 30, 2014
The desire of parents to give their children a safer, better life is leading mothers and fathers in the violence-wracked Central American countries of Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras to take terrible risks. By the thousands, they are turning over...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 7:24 PM
Immigrant youths covered the dirty concrete floors of the Border Patrol holding cells here, sprawled shoulder to shoulder and draped in grubby Red Cross blankets, enveloped in a haze of sweat and body odor.
Groups of girls and boys stared out the...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 7:09 PM
Facing pressure to address a widening crisis on the Southwest border, the Obama administration announced new measures Friday to detain, process and ultimately deport the growing numbers of Central American children and families who already are...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Patric Verrone's three-month campaign for a California State Senate seat has come to an end after gaining meager support among voters in West Los Angeles, West Hollywood and Santa Monica.
With 18% of ballots counted in Tuesday's primary, the TV writer...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 7:33 AM
The former owners of the Boston Blackie’s burger restaurants have pleaded guilty to a check-cashing scheme that bilked about $1.7 million from two banks, according to prosecutors.
Chris Giannis, 41, was sentenced to four years in prison Thursday by...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 6:32 PM
Justin Bieber didn't get to slide right through a U.S. Customs and Border Control checkpoint at LAX upon his return from Japan, according to reports out Thursday.
After his arrival at approximately 1 p.m., the pop star was held up for hours by a...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 4:29 PM
In one of the largest drug busts at the port of Baltimore in years, U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents seized two gym bags stuffed with nearly 128 pounds of cocaine from a Panamanian shipping container.
Customs agents put the estimated street...
| Jan 5, 2014
As President Obama ponders a task force's recommendations for reining in electronic surveillance by the National Security Agency, a federal judge in New York has allowed another government agency to invade the privacy of Americans. Judge Edward R....
| Jan 15, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Perhaps you've heard of the Fourth Amendment.
That's the one that guarantees freedom from unfettered government snooping, the one that says government needs probable cause and a warrant before it can search or seize your things.
That guarantee would...
| Nov 12, 2013
U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a division of the Department of Homeland Security created after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, is the largest law enforcement agency in the nation. With more than 43,000 Border Patrol agents and customs officers, its...