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  • Eric Holder: A legacy of highs and lows as attorney general

    Eric Holder: A legacy of highs and lows as attorney general
    Eric H. Holder Jr. is stepping down as the nation's 82nd attorney general after more than five tumultuous years. He leaves a legacy that will be praised by liberals and excoriated by conservatives. Here are some of the key points and issues of the...
  • Congress, vacation's over

    Congress, vacation's over
    For many of us, September brings renewed optimism and a return to productivity. What does it mean in Washington? Through a summer of political and global crises, we've looked for congressional action and presidential involvement — and looked and...
  • Border Patrol sued in fatal shooting of man in Mexico

    The family of a Mexican man who was shot and killed by U.S. Border Patrol agents two years ago has filed a civil rights lawsuit alleging that the agency sanctioned an unbridled use of deadly force in response to rock throwing. The suit, filed...
  • Border Patrol agent shoots at armed militia member in Texas

    Border Patrol agent shoots at armed militia member in Texas
    A U.S. Border Patrol agent fired several rounds toward an armed militia member in Texas, reigniting concerns among law enforcement officials about conflicts with untrained and unregulated volunteers who have arrived at the Mexican border in the wake of...
  • Emergency Response Teams Compete At Simsbury 'SWAT Challenge'

    SIMSBURY — Five members of the Meriden SWAT team crawled under electrically-charged wires, climbed onto a teammate's back to get over a 6-foot barrier, then knocked down a wooden door as part of the 10th Annual CT SWAT Challenge. During the...
  • Men found dead in trunk at U.S. border likely smuggled, officials say

    A 41-year-old driver faces possible criminal charges after U.S. Border Patrol agents in San Ysidro discovered two Mexican nationals dead in the trunk of his car, which officials referred to as a "smuggling incident." A U.S. Customs and Border Protection...
  • Texas starts National Guard deployment at border with Mexico

    Texas starts National Guard deployment at border with Mexico
    Texas has started deploying up to 1,000 Texas National Guard troops to the Mexican border, with the aim of combating crime in a region flooded by illegal immigration, law enforcement officials said on Thursday. Border sheriff's have been informed about...
  • Seventh man indicted in slaying of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry

    Seventh man indicted in slaying of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry
    A Mexican man accused of assembling the crew of drug robbers who killed a U.S. Border Patrol agent in a 2010 shootout in Arizona was indicted this week, the seventh person to be charged in the case. Rosario Rafael Burboa-Alvarez, 30, faces federal...
  • SWAT Teams From Around The Country To Compete In Simsbury

    SWAT Teams From Around The Country To Compete In Simsbury
    SIMSBURY — The 10th annual Connecticut SWAT Team Challenge, a three-day training event that will bring 32 police and military SWAT teams from around the country to the Metacon Gun Club in Simsbury, starts Aug. 18. The West Hartford Police...
  • Rwandan man accused of war crimes arrested near U.S.-Canada border

    Rwandan man accused of war crimes arrested near U.S.-Canada border
    A Rwandan man who the Canadian government has accused of war crimes was arrested when he crossed into the United States illegally this week, law enforcement officials said. Jean Leonard Teganya, 42, was arrested Sunday morning in northern Maine after...
  • The Week in Pictures | September 8 – 14, 2014

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week marked the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people at the World Trade Center, Pentagon and on Flight 93....