| Sep 9, 2014
Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in California, where the wilderness near Yosemite National Park's iconic Half Dome has been completely evacuated as a wind-driven wildfire continued to spread through the area Tuesday. The Meadow fire, last measured...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Civil rights attorneys are trying to block the federal government from permanently sealing the name of a U.S. Border Patrol agent who opened fire north of the border, killing a Mexican teenager who was on Mexican soil nearly two years ago.
| Sep 8, 2014
| 5:42 PM
We've seen many political figures contort their words and parse their actions. Comes with the territory. So we're not 100 percent shocked by President Barack Obama's decision to delay taking executive action on immigration.
Not shocked, but mystified by...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:13 PM
U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez of Illinois will be among 12 members of Congress to visit a section of the U.S. border Thursday and Friday where tens of thousands of children have crossed into the country, his office announced Wednesday.
Gutierrez, a Democrat,...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 2:09 PM
Masked militias have arrived in South Texas with semiautomatic rifles and tactical gear, causing a stir not only in border communities, but among state officials.
News of the militias has spread at a time when the border has grown more militarized in...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 4:17 PM
A 27-year-old man tried to hang himself from the border fence in Calexico, authorities said Monday.
A U.S. Border Patrol agent near 1st Street saw the man scaling the fence with a rope on the Mexico side about 7 p.m. Sunday, the Press-Enterprise...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 2:30 PM
TUCSON -- A federal judge sentenced a Mexican man to 30 years in prison Monday for the 2010 killing of Border Patrol Agent Brian A. Terry, a slaying that led to the unraveling of the failed federal gun-tracking operation known as Fast and Furious....
| Jul 15, 2014
| 3:59 PM
Bullhorns: written from interviews with Enrique and Rio Grande camp dweller Hernan Bonilla. Words agent shouted through the bullhorn: from Bonilla, confirmed by Enrique.
Lost phone numbers: from Deacon Esteban Ramirez Rodriguez of Parroquia de Guadalupe...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Just when I thought there'd be a solution to illegal immigration, there's a horror story like the one about the U.S. holding thousands of children who crossed the border illegally for deportation ("Feds look to Baltimore to shelter immigrant children,"...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 7:11 PM
TUCSON — A Mexican man was sentenced to 30 years in prison Monday for Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry's slaying, which led to the unraveling of the failed federal gun-tracking operation known as Fast and Furious.
Manuel Osorio-Arellanes, 37, who...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 8:18 PM
The cells at the U.S. Border Patrol station were once again full, the air fetid with body odor. Women clutched babies in diapers, boys crowded the cell windows, and men were splayed shoulder to shoulder across the floors.
That's an improvement...