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U.S. Customs and Border Protection

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  • U.S. reviewing guidelines for use of force by border agencies

    U.S. reviewing guidelines for use of force by border agencies
    The Department of Homeland Security is reviewing guidelines for use of force by border agencies amid a sharp increase in agent-involved killings along the U.S.-Mexico border. The scrutiny of U.S. Customs and Border Protection enforcement practices...
  • Man in bulletproof vest, with body bags in luggage, arrested at LAX

     
    A man who arrived in Los Angeles on a flight from Japan wearing a bulletproof vest and flame retardant pants underneath his trench coat has been charged with transporting dangerous materials, federal authorities said Tuesday. As if the gear allegedly........
  • Coast Guard searching off San Diego for boat in trouble

     
    The U.S. Coast Guard is searching an area west of San Diego after U.S. Customs and Border Protection reported receiving a call Sunday afternoon about a boat in trouble off Point Loma....
  • U.S. returns more than 4,000 stolen antiquities to Mexico

     
    MEXICO CITY -- U.S. officials Thursday returned more than 4,000 pieces of stolen and looted pre-Columbian art and artifacts to the Mexican government, the result of 11 investigations. The recovery of the items, which include statues, hatchets and pottery,...
  • Drugs come north, money goes south - lots of both at border crossings

     
    Drugs come north, money goes south - lots of both at border crossings...
  • 144 tons of stolen copper seized at Port of L.A., officials say

     
    U.S. Border enforcement officers and the Arizona Department of Public Safety said Tuesday that an investigation into the September theft of copper from a mining facility in Hayden, Ariz. has led to the recovery of 144 tons of stolen copper ingots about to...
  • Pot found amid carrots at border crossing; driver arrested

     
    A 29-year-old man has been arrested at the Otay Mesa border crossing on suspicion of trying to smuggle 310 pounds of marijuana into the U.S. hidden amid a load of carrots. Officials of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection said......
  • Dorner manhunt: Border security bolstered, airports alerted by TSA

     
    Christopher Dorner manhunt: Authorities continued to keep extra eyes on the border and skies Monday as wanted ex-police officer Christopher Dorner evaded authorities....
  • 35,000 rubber ducks in Santa, reindeer outfits seized at L.A. port

     
    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....
  • 16 people found hiding in bushes, van on San Diego freeway

     
    More than a dozen suspected illegal immigrants -- some in wet clothing caked with sand -- were detained along Interstate 5 in Carmel Valley early Monday, police in San Diego said. An officer spotted a van stopped on the side......
  • Young immigrants to risk detention at border to protest deportations

    Three young immigrants who entered the United States illegally as children are in Mexico and will try to cross the border back into the U.S. as part of a campaign to reduce deportations. At the border, the three will ask to be admitted legally, but they...
  • Dorner could face death penalty as criminal charges filed

     
    As a massive manhunt for Christopher Jordan Dorner continued Monday afternoon, prosecutors with the Riverside County district attorney’s office filed murder and attempted murder charges against the ex-cop suspected of killing three people, including...