| Mar 18, 2014
| 1:22 PM
WASHINGTON -- Fourteen men have been charged with operating a child pornography website with 27,000 members and more than 2,000 videos, federal law enforcement officials announced Tuesday.
The investigation, one of the largest online child...
| Mar 25, 2014
Time and again Alicia Guerrero had sought protection from the man accused of shooting her in the neck and fatally wounding her 15-year-old daughter last month in the driveway of their Romeoville home.
A Tribune review of court records captures the...
| Mar 7, 2014
Luciano Sandoval, a 41-year-old farmworker living in the United States without legal status, went to the Kern County Courthouse in Bakersfield last month to pay a traffic ticket. A few days later, Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents detained him as...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 6:57 PM
About 330 detainees were on a hunger strike for better conditions at an immigration detention center in Tacoma, Wash., as of Sunday afternoon, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
The hunger strike at the Northwest Detention Center...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 5:45 PM
Federal agents executed search warrants Thursday at state Rep. Keith Farnham's home and district office in Elgin, and Department of Homeland Security officials asked state authorities to help secure the lawmaker's office in a building next to the Capitol,...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 3:00 AM
His wife calls him an egotist, NASA calls him a genius, and his friends call him a sore loser and insufferable winner.
Bob Farquhar says they're all right.
"I not only want to get things done, I want to be in your face at the end," the 82-year-old...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 9:10 PM
Orange County will halt its practice of holding inmates who have been marked for possible deportation beyond the length of their jail terms, falling in line with Los Angeles and other counties.
The county made the decision earlier this month in response...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Hundreds of families caught illegally crossing the border in Texas will be flown to Border Patrol stations in Southern California in the coming days, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said.
Adults with children being held in overcrowded Border Patrol...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 1:49 PM
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) said she isn't hopeful that immigration reform will pass after she visited a Border Patrol facility in Brownsville, Texas, on Saturday.
Pelosi and three other Democratic members of the House -- Filemon...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 8:04 AM
Citing "safety and security considerations," federal officials are declining to discuss what's next for about 140 immigrant detainees turned away Tuesday by hundreds of protesters who blocked their buses from entering a Border Patrol processing station in...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Nine months ago, in the Wall Street Journal, a former Bush administration official described the sorry plight of children now streaming northward across the U.S.-Mexico border.
Hundreds of children, mostly from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador, are...