| Mar 4, 2014
| 6:14 PM
GUADALUPE, Calif. — As a nearby tractor purred to life, Miguel Villagomez picked up his knife and stepped into a furrow of dirt amid thousands of plump heads of cauliflower ready for cutting.
"This," the 19-year-old from Michoacán, Mexico, said...
| Mar 7, 2014
Luciano Sandoval, a 41-year-old farmworker living in the United States without legal status, went to the Kern County Courthouse in Bakersfield last month to pay a traffic ticket. A few days later, Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents detained him as...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 6:57 PM
About 330 detainees were on a hunger strike for better conditions at an immigration detention center in Tacoma, Wash., as of Sunday afternoon, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
The hunger strike at the Northwest Detention Center...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 1:22 PM
WASHINGTON -- Fourteen men have been charged with operating a child pornography website with 27,000 members and more than 2,000 videos, federal law enforcement officials announced Tuesday.
The investigation, one of the largest online child...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 8:21 PM
Three men are in custody on suspicion of attempting to smuggle drugs into the country after authorities found their panga-style boat washed ashore Monday in Malibu and loaded with as much as a ton of marijuana, authorities said.
The men, whose...
| 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,...
| Nov 28, 2013
I'm happy to see Frosty the Snowman. The sight of him makes me feel warm inside, even though I'm freezing outside at ICE!
Frosty is the central character of ICE!, the elaborate ice-carving attraction that's back for the holidays at the Gaylord Palms...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 5:31 AM
Authorities investigating the massive holiday-season hack into Target Corp.'s systems arrested two Mexicans trying to enter the U.S. in McAllen, Texas, with scores of fraudulent credit cards.
The arrests of Daniel Dominguez Guardiola and Mary Carmen...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 3:20 PM
Orange County probation officials say they will launch a review of their juvenile detention policies after the release this week of a report that faults the county for referring hundreds of immigrant youths to federal immigration authorities.
| Dec 5, 2013
| 1:24 PM
Orlando Polar Bear Plunge -- the annual dash through Gaylord Palms' ICE! attraction -- returns Sunday, Dec. 8.
The one-day event features swimsuit-clad participants working their way through ice sculptures. It's chilly in there, to say the least: 9...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 2:43 PM
Now that almost everyone is back into work mode, our holiday memories are fading. But the assorted ice sculptures are Gaylord Palms’ ICE! exhibit are melting away in the Kissimmee resort’s parking lot. Here are five things to know about the...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 6:33 AM
A handful of multiday events kick off this weekend at Central Florida attractions, and one of them isn't even holiday-related.
+ Green Meadows Farm, an animal-centric attraction in Kissimmee, launches its first Festival of Cultures today, and it will go...