| Oct 9, 2013
| 10:11 AM
Oh, it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Florida resorts -- what with decorations including twinkling lights, towering trees, gingerbread houses, garlands and poinsettias, as well as holiday themed entertainment including an icy attraction,...
| Sep 30, 2013
Check out festivals and events in December across the state.
This list is organized by region.
Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County)
Through Dec. 30: Holidays Around the...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 1:05 AM
WASHINGTON - Farmers' congressional allies are pressuring the Obama administration to ease up on some immigration work-site enforcement, underscoring a conflict at the heart of a broad-based immigration bill.
Last week, spurred by complaints from...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 11:14 AM
The less-is-more principle yet again proved its applicability in concerts of new classical music given around town over the past several days.
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra's MusicNOW series began its season Monday night with a multimedia happening (to...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Jose Maria Islas and Clayton Richard Gordon wouldn't seem to have all that much in common.
One is Hispanic, an undocumented immigrant from Mexico who lives in New Haven and works at a factory in Hamden. The other is black, arrived in this country...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 3:57 AM
If sheer numbers are any indication of a trend’s significance, then the average 400,000 yearly deportations taking place across the nation suggests there is cause for concern. For many, that figure represents a step in the right direction, a much-...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 10:22 AM
Federal immigration officials Friday released Jose Maria Islas, an undocumented immigrant whose arrest and detention case has become a symbol and a rallying cry for Connecticut activists. Officials released him from custody, saying he can return home to...
| Jul 17, 2013
CALEXICO — U.S. Customs and Border Protection found more than $750,000 hidden in a gas tank heading for Mexico at the Calexico downtown Port of Entry on Monday morning and arrested a Porterville woman driving the vehicle Monday morning.
| Jul 17, 2013
A class action lawsuit filed last month against U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement seeks to change how officers issue immigration detainers.
The lawsuit, filed jointly by the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California and immigration...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 8:36 AM
Frosty the Snowman will be the centerpiece of the ICE exhibit at Gaylord Palms for the upcoming holiday season.
The frigid attraction, set to operate at the Kissimmee resort from Nov. 23 to Jan. 5, will feature scenes from the animated TV "Frosty the...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 7:40 AM
A Florida man who sold military-style night-vision goggles without a license to an undercover agent in Baltimore — believing him to be an overseas buyer — was sentenced to 18 months in prison and three years of probation late Wednesday,...