| May 9, 2014
| 5:15 AM
A report this week from the American Immigration Council’s Immigration Policy Center accuses federal officials of failing to act in a timely manner on abuse complaints against Border Patrol agents — in some cases coming to no resolution more...
| May 8, 2014
| 2:40 PM
A San Gabriel Valley businessman was sentenced Thursday to 31 months in federal prison for his scheme to import more than $2.3 million worth of popular and luxury counterfeit goods, prosecutors said.
Kevin "Peter" Wang, 54, of Rosemead pleaded guilty...
| May 8, 2014
| 5:29 PM
A Glendale man was sentenced on April 28 to one year in prison for importing and selling counterfeit AMG tire rims out of his store, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
Hamlet Ayvazyan, 37, pleaded guilty following his February 2012 arrest...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 7:07 PM
Ken Dobson, a retired police officer, said he received quite a welcome when he landed his single-engine Cessna in Detroit two days after leaving his home in Palm Desert.
Five sheriff's cars surrounded the plane and deputies got out with guns drawn. Then...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 8:02 AM
Under cover of night, speed boats sneak into Florida coves and inlets, hauling bundles of marijuana and cocaine.
Drugs wash up on shore. Radar aircraft hover, searching for smugglers. And beachgoers stumble onto abandoned bundles of contraband.
| May 9, 2014
| 5:41 PM
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials are reviewing their practice of tracking private planes after receiving complaints from law-abiding pilots who say they were detained and their aircraft searched without adequate justification.
| 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...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 12:32 PM
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency may be extraordinarily busy these days, but apparently it found time to dabble in the art of making records.
The Central American radio hit “La Bestia” (or “The Beast,” in English) is...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 11:21 AM
An abandoned 30-foot panga boat was found on a beach near Crystal Cove State Park just south of Newport Beach by a passerby Thursday morning, according to a U.S. Coast Guard news release.
The Coast Guard's Los Angeles-Long Beach office received the call...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Lady Liberty's lamp has been lowered. Its light flickering. The huddled masses are no longer wanted — be they tired or poor, be they homeless or hungry, be they adults or children threatened and yearning to breathe free.
The welcome light has...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 8:24 PM
Gov. Rick Perry told U.S. House committee members meeting in this border town Thursday that the most humanitarian response to tens of thousands of children from Central America surging across the border was to send them back as quickly as possible....