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  • Long-missing man taken from Chicago as toddler reunited with mother

    Long-missing man taken from Chicago as toddler reunited with mother
    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...
  • U.S. Border Patrol agents attacked by unruly crowd from Mexico

    U.S. Border Patrol agents attacked by unruly crowd from Mexico
    More than 100 people pelted U.S. Border Patrol agents with rocks and bottles during a rowdy confrontation Sunday afternoon along the U.S.-Mexico border, federal authorities said.  Nobody was seriously injured and it’s not clear whether the crowd...
  • Three charged in death of 43-year-old man in Carson

    Three charged in death of 43-year-old man in Carson
    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...
  • Ex-insurance agent pleads not guilty to stealing from aunt

    Ex-insurance agent pleads not guilty to stealing from aunt
    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,...
  • Immigrant groups complain of 'icebox' detention cells

    Immigrant groups complain of 'icebox' detention cells
    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...
  • Ex-L.A. federal prosecutor clears hurdle toward Homeland Security post

    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...
  • Border Patrol struggles to measure what it can't see

    Border Patrol struggles to measure what it can't see
    SAN DIEGO — Kathy Gomez estimates that U.S. Border Patrol agents catch 75% of the migrants who try to run through the strawberry fields at her farm near the border with Tijuana. Farther east, Miguel Diaz thinks the number hits 90% at his junkyard...
  • In Arizona, border crossings down, but migrant deaths on rise

    In Arizona, border crossings down, but migrant deaths on rise
    TUCSON — The numbers of people crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally into this country are at historical lows, but a report released Wednesday shows that the death rates among these migrants are at an all-time high in the southern Arizona...
  • Police chief killed with rifle lost in ATF gun-tracking program

    WASHINGTON—A high-powered rifle lost in the ATF’s Fast and Furious controversy was used to kill a Mexican police chief in the state of Jalisco earlier this year, according to internal Department of Justice records, suggesting that weapons from...
  • Democrats are tougher than Republicans on border security

    Democrats are tougher than Republicans on border security
    In an otherwise unexceptional column on immigration reform, commentator Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. just can't restrain himself from reinforcing a totally false canard about Democrats and border security ("Immigration reform in sight," July 7). Mr. Ehrlich...
  • Nearly 700 pounds of cocaine seized at San Clemente checkpoint

    Nearly 700 pounds of cocaine seized at San Clemente checkpoint
    Border Patrol agents have seized 670 pounds of cocaine from a car that was stopped at a checkpoint near San Clemente, authorities said. The agents said they became suspicious after the driver of the car, which was stopped at a checkpoint on Interstate 5...