Headlines
Ukraine cites provocation and terror concerns as reason for restricting entry of Russian men into country

Ukraine cites provocation and terror concerns as reason for restricting entry of Russian men into country

KIEV, Ukraine, April 17 (UPI) -- Citing concerns of terrorism, Ukraine's state border service has implemented restrictions regarding the entry of Russian men into Ukraine.
JC Finley
State Department: Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis a 'foreign terrorist organization'

State Department: Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis a 'foreign terrorist organization'

WASHINGTON, April 9 (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of State announced on Wednesday that Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis has been officially designated a foreign terrorist organization.
JC Finley

Dead Border Patrol agent suspected in rape of 3 undocumented females

MISSION, Texas, March 13 (UPI) -- A U.S. Border Patrol agent found dead in his Texas home is suspected of abducting and assaulting three undocumented female immigrants, officials said Thursday.

U.S. orders Elbit border protection system

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 10 (UPI) -- A tower-mounted sensor system from Elbit Systems of America LLC is to be installed along the U.S.-Mexico border by U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

Report recommends limiting Border Patrol's use of deadly force

WASHINGTON, Del., Feb. 27 (UPI) -- The U.S. Border Patrol needs stricter standards on the use of deadly force by its agents, an independent review commissioned by the agency said.

Cuban migrant windsurfs to Florida Keys; two companions missing

MARATHON, Fla., Feb. 21 (UPI) -- A Cuban migrant successfully windsurfed from Cuba to Key West, Fla., but two companions apparently were lost at sea, police and maritime officials said.

Border Patrol: Man shot, killed after throwing rocks at agent

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- A U.S. Border Patrol agent shot and killed a man who was allegedly throwing rocks at him about 4 miles from a border crossing in California, officials said.

Defendant gets 30 years in prison for killing U.S. border guard

TUCSON, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- The only man convicted so far in the slaying of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry was sentenced Monday to 30 years in federal prison.

Details offered in Border Patrol agent's Fast and Furious death

TUCSON, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Federal court documents reveal details about the death of U.S. Border Patrol Brian Terry, who was shot by a weapon from Operation Fast and Furious.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, Jan. 31, 2014.
By United Press International

Drone makes emergency landing in Pacific Ocean off San Diego

SIERRA VISTA, Ariz., Jan. 28 (UPI) -- A drone patrolling the California coast made an emergency splash landing in the Pacific Ocean after an undetermined mechanical failure, officials said.

Woman found contorted into suitcase at border

NOGALES, Ariz., Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Customs agents in Arizona said they found the unusual sight of a woman contorted into a suitcase in an attempt to sneak over the border.

Hospital to review policy on working with border agents on searches

EL PASO, Texas, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- A hospital in El Paso has decided to review its policy on cooperating with law enforcement in body cavity searches.

Musician says customs agents destroyed 11 flutes

NEW YORK, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- A musician says U.S. customs agents destroyed 11 of his flutes but a customs official says agents destroyed only "fresh green bamboo canes."

Border Patrol agent guilty of taking bribes from smugglers

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- A Customs and Border Patrol agent has been convicted of financing his expensive habits by helping smugglers enter California from Mexico.

Police: Mom of boy discovered in desert on Mexican border found

SUNLAND PARK, N.M., Dec. 10 (UPI) -- The mother of a toddler discovered on the border between Mexico and the United States has been found, police in Sunland Park, N.M., said Tuesday.

U.S. border guards in melee with crowd at Tijuana

TIJUANA, Mexico, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Border guards used tear gas on a crowd of people at the U.S.-Mexico border in Tijuana and some in the crowd threw rocks and bottles, video of the melee shows.

SUV with 15 aboard crashes, five die; murder charges possible

FALFURRIAS, Texas, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- The driver of a vehicle with 14 passengers aboard could face murder charges after an accident left five dead, the Falfurrias, Texas, police chief said.

Judge bars Fast and Furious lawsuit

PHOENIX, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit by the parents of slain U.S. Border Patrol agent Brian Terry, who was killed by a weapon from Operation Fast and Furious.

Man tossed from personal watercraft trying to enter U.S. illegally

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- San Diego police said they picked up a Mexican man tossed off a personal watercraft driven by a man trying to smuggle him into the country Monday morning.
Articles of impeachment against AG Eric Holder to be filed

Articles of impeachment against AG Eric Holder to be filed

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Eleven U.S. House Republicans have drafted articles of impeachment against Attorney General Eric Holder, an action one lawmaker said wasn't done lightly.
Seth MacFarlane developing 'Bordertown,' an animated series about immigration

Seth MacFarlane developing 'Bordertown,' an animated series about immigration

(UPI) --Fox has picked up Seth MacFarlane's latest project, a cartoon about immigration.
Kate Stanton
Seth MacFarlane's 'Bordertown' picked up by Fox

Seth MacFarlane's 'Bordertown' picked up by Fox

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Seth MacFarlane's latest animated television offering, "Bordertown," was picked up by Fox, the network said.
Former border agent sentenced for taking bribes

Former border agent sentenced for taking bribes

PHOENIX, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- A U.S. judge in Phoenix Wednesday sentenced former Border Patrol agent Ivhan Herrera-Chiang to 15 years in prison for taking bribes to help drug smugglers.
Report: Homeland Security wasting $8.7M annually in unearned overtime

Report: Homeland Security wasting $8.7M annually in unearned overtime

WASHINGTON, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Homeland Security workers routinely take home overtime pay even if they haven't earned it, a report from the federal Office of Special Counsel indicates.
Prev
Page 1 of 6
x
Feedback