| Jun 20, 2013
| 9:10 AM
WASHINGTON — Some Republican senators said Thursday that they could support a new compromise border security plan but civil rights groups were outraged at a proposal they said would “militarize” the border with Mexico as a trade-off...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 12:20 PM
In its current form, the so-called Gang of Eight immigration bill increases funding for border security by up to $6.5 billion. When it comes to technology and equipment, the Senate bill doesn't go into much detail on how the government should spend its...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 2:46 PM
WASHINGTON – Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director John Morton announced his resignation Monday after more than four years at the head of the agency.
A senior Department of Homeland Security official familiar with the matter said that...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 4:58 PM
Last June, the Obama administration unveiled a special program that grants some young undocumented immigrants protection from deportation. A year later, that program remains in place and so does the controversey surrounding it.
Under the program,...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 9:18 PM
With tornadoes, advance warning comes down to minutes. In Moore, Okla., on May 20, it was 16 minutes.
In Newcastle, to the southwest, near the spot where the deadly mile-wide tornado that killed 24 people first formed, it was five minutes.
| Dec 7, 2012
| 10:22 AM
They may have had better luck on Santa’s sleigh, but more than 35,000 holiday-themed rubber ducks from China were detained by U.S. Customs officials....
| Apr 16, 2013
| 5:35 PM
After the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the most frequently heard forecast was: “This changes everything.”
Americans would live in constant fear of the next attack, many pundits predicted. The desire for safety would spawn a security...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 1:53 PM
Authorities arrested 11 people and seized 3,000 pounds of marijuana aboard a panga that landed Wednesday morning up the coast from Santa Barbara....
| Feb 5, 2013
| 11:33 PM
A 41-year-old man deported to Mexico in 1995 after being convicted of homicide in Los Angeles County was arrested after entering the United States illegally, federal authorities said....
| Feb 21, 2013
| 8:02 PM
A Mexican citizen was arrested on suspicion of trying to sneak in nearly 37 pounds of cocaine at a border checkpoint in Calexico, federal authorities said Thursday....
| Jan 8, 2013
| 11:23 PM
Border Patrol agents in southeastern San Diego County foiled two separate smuggling efforts, seizing weapons and thousands of dollars worth of marijuana, federal authorities said Tuesday....