| Nov 26, 2013
| 3:42 PM
A former insurance agent accused of illegally withdrawing more than $100,000 from his aunt's annuity pleaded not guilty Tuesday to theft from an elder or dependent adult, the L.A. County district attorney's office said.
Myles Seishin Hanashiro, 47,...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 2:54 PM
Three people were arrested and charged Tuesday in connection with the killing of a 43-year-old man in Carson, authorities said.
A three-week investigation into the death of Jose Frank Johnson ended when Torrance detectives said they tracked down the...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:00 AM
A man who went missing three decades ago when his father took him from Chicago to Mexico has been reunited with his mother in California after a harrowing trek back to the United States.
David Amaya Barrick, now 37, was arrested by U.S. Border Patrol...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 12:29 PM
WASHINGTON — After a contentious debate, a Senate panel on Wednesday approved President Obama’s pick for the No. 2 job at the Department of Homeland Security without a single Republican vote.
The party-line maneuver opens the way for the...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 4:58 PM
TUCSON — For months, even in the 100-degree-plus desert heat, Alejandro Castear always grabbed a heavy sweater when he left his southern Arizona home.
The sweater wasn't to wear, he says, but to fend off chilling memories of his time in a freezing...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 1:34 PM
WASHINGTON — The firearms dealer caught up in the Justice Department’s Fast and Furious scandal has won an early release from prison after a federal judge ruled that prosecutors overcharged him in alleging he sold high-powered weapons to...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 11:16 AM
According to the left-wing organization Americans United for Change, Lehigh Valley Republican Congressman Charlie Dent is in cahoots with terrorists.
"U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent seriously just voted to protect terrorists' access to guns," screeched the...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 2:05 PM
The National Security Agency is a “supercomputing powerhouse,” wrote ProPublica.org in July, with “machines so powerful their speed is measured in thousands of trillions of operations per second” -- but apparently it has no ability...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 2:47 PM
SAN DIEGO — An American citizen died while in custody of the U.S. Border Patrol after being arrested on suspicion of possession of marijuana, authorities said.
The death occurred early on Christmas Day at the Border Patrol's Campo Station in...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Nearly 20 hours before James DiMaggio's house caught fire, the 40-year-old was already on the road with San Diego County teenager Hannah Anderson, as evidenced by a photograph taken at a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint, officials said Tuesday.
| Aug 31, 2013
| 11:20 AM
U.S. Border Patrol agents seized marijuana valued at more than $14 million at a San Clemente checkpoint, authorities said.
The stash was discovered at 12:50 p.m. Thursday after agents stopped a 43-year-old man at the Interstate 5 checkpoint, authorities...