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U.S. Border Patrol

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  • Moorpark husband wanted for allegedly setting wife on fire

    Moorpark husband wanted for allegedly setting wife on fire
    Ventura County sheriff’s investigators are searching for a man who allegedly tried to kill his wife by setting her on fire early Monday. Juan Soria Hernandez, 31, is wanted on suspicion of attempted murder for allegedly setting his wife ablaze...
  • Abandoned boat found on beach in Fort Lauderdale

    Abandoned boat found on beach in Fort Lauderdale
    A homemade motorboat was discovered washed ashore Friday morning in Fort Lauderdale, with no trace of passengers or crew and no reports of migrants coming ashore. The boat, discovered north of Sunrise Boulevard, was a carefully built, if rudimentary,...
  • Judge releases name of Border Patrol agent in fatal shooting

    Judge releases name of Border Patrol agent in fatal shooting
    A federal judge ruled Thursday that the name of a Border Patrol agent who shot and killed a Mexican teenager through the border fence will be made public as part of a lawsuit by the boy’s mother. The agent’s lawyers argued that his name be...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Texas investigating claim that Mexican cartel kidnapped Border Patrol agent

    Texas investigating claim that Mexican cartel kidnapped Border Patrol agent
    A threat called into a Texas town claiming that a Mexican drug cartel member has kidnapped an officer has federal officials scrambling to account for more than 3,000 U.S. Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley. La Joya police dispatchers received...
  • Roundup: Botched restoration, Nazca Lines damage, auction house turmoil

    Roundup: Botched restoration, Nazca Lines damage, auction house turmoil
    Environmental activists anger archaeologists and the Peruvian government, a botched restoration draws pilgrims in Spain, the struggle to preserve a woman-built artist-environment in Wisconsin, as well as an iconic brutalist architectural icon in New York....
  • The uncertain future of undocumented children

    On a warm day last spring, 16-year-old Hugo Pascual Tomás and his older brother Francisco left their home in Guatemala and set off on a 2,700-mile quest to find their mother. The boys had been left in the care of their elderly grandparents in 2001,...
  • FBI says Coachella man tried to run over Border Patrol agent

    FBI says Coachella man tried to run over Border Patrol agent
    A Coachella man has been indicted for trying to run over a U.S. Border Patrol agent during a high-speed police pursuit, the FBI announced Monday. Ivan Nieves, 20, was charged Friday with one count of forcibly assaulting the agent with his Ford Mustang...
  • Border agent charged with sexual exploitation of girl, 13

    A U.S. Border Patrol agent based in Arizona has been charged with multiple felonies for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a 13-year-old girl in Riverside County, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said Tuesday. Alejandro Dominguez,...