| 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...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 10:39 AM
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...
| 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 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,...
| 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 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...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 7:19 PM
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...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 3:12 PM
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...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 12:45 PM
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...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 11:15 AM
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).
| Jan 24, 2014
| 6:26 PM
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...