| Jul 2, 2014
| 5:38 PM
Migrants who were turned back from Murrieta have been driven to San Diego, where they were dispersed to at least three U.S. Border Patrol stations, authorities said Wednesday.
The facilities appear to offer a short-term solution to the temporary...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 5:01 PM
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...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 12:20 PM
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...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 2:48 PM
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...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 3:56 PM
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.
| Aug 13, 2014
| 7:13 AM
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...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 6:21 PM
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...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 7:16 PM
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...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 9:29 AM
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...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 1:10 PM
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...
| Jul 16, 2014
Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in McAllen, Texas, where immigrants wait in a holding cell at the U.S. Border Patrol station. Supporters of Jose Antonio Vargas, who was eventually released, held a vigil near the facility for those still inside....