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  • Elite Honduran unit works to stop flow of child emigrants to U.S.

    Elite Honduran unit works to stop flow of child emigrants to U.S.
    Empty energy drinks and rusted baby formula cans litter the moss-covered banks of the Lempa River near this country's northern border, marking the trails where, until recently, migrants — some of them children — made their way into Guatemala...
  • 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...
  • 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

    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...
  • 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...
  • Pictures in the News | July 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....
  • 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....
  • Pictures in the News | September 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...
  • Border Patrol's use of deadly force criticized in report

    Border Patrol's use of deadly force criticized in report
    WASHINGTON — Border Patrol agents have deliberately stepped in the path of cars apparently to justify shooting at the drivers and have fired in frustration at people throwing rocks from the Mexican side of the border, according to an independent...