| Oct 5, 2011
| 1:00 PM
There were 23 immigrants picked up in Connecticut during a late September federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) nationwide arrest spree that netted 2,901 alleged criminals authorities say entered this country illegally.
The arrest head...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 5:10 PM
A national program to bring clean water to the developing world has finally reached California — and La Cañada Flintridge is its first outpost in the state. The Wash Away Thirst campaign, started by Georgia-based carwash owner Jim Dudley, has now...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 4:43 PM
A mother of three facing deportation has been granted a reprieve after a protest on her behalf Wednesday morning.
After the Wednesday protest, FOX 17 learned that Victoria Lorenzo-Calmo, an illegal alien living in the Grand Rapids area, has been told she...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 1:05 AM
MITCHELL (AP) - Jenner Almeda was willing to discuss why he moved from Brazil to work on a South Dakota dairy farm - but he had to keep working as he talked.
That meant his right arm was buried deep inside a cow as he checked to see if it was pregnant....
| Jan 7, 2012
| 6:43 PM
While most of us don't think twice about our ability to see the world around us, many lack even the basic access to eyeglasses.
FOR THE RECORD:
An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated Dr. Ahsan Khan was the president of...
| May 21, 2011
Nathaniel Davis, a longtime diplomat who was the American ambassador to Chile when President Salvador Allende was deposed in a bloody coup, died of cancer Monday in Claremont. He was 86.
His death was announced by Claremont's Harvey Mudd College, where...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 1:33 PM
Clean water was something Hunter Smith used to take for granted.
"Being here in the United States, I've got clean water in the sink," said Smith. "Basically anywhere, I can get water anytime."
Smith's attitude changed last summer, following a...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 7:24 AM
GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala (CNN) -- The first step out of bed could have been a big one. A woman in Guatemala City reports that a sinkhole, 40 feet deep and almost 3 feet across, opened under her bed Monday.
"When we heard the loud boom we thought a gas...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 3:31 PM
WASHINGTON, DC — Más de 5 mil hijos de inmigrantes languidecen en hogares sustitutos estatales del país porque sus padres vivían ilegalmente en los Estados Unidos, o fueron detenidos o deportados por las autoridades federales de inmigración....
| Jun 4, 2009
Twice before, the anti-drug agents had gotten a tip about a load of cocaine at the hulking industrial park on this dreary stretch of highway half an hour outside Guatemala City. Twice before, a U.S. official said, they had found nothing.
On their third...
| Apr 26, 2009
The reading list for my college core course at UC Santa Cruz in the early 1970s included a book by a young Uruguayan author, Eduardo Galeano, called "Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent." The book, which excoriated...
| Mar 28, 2007
WHEN THEY SAW the recent pictures of a giant sinkhole in Guatemala, some folks in Los Angeles may have thought: "It could never happen here."
The Guatemala City sinkhole that killed three people and swallowed dozens of homes was...