Caltrans: Grapevine Is Open Again to Traffic

Update 11:10 a.m., Friday Caltrans says the Grapevine I-5 is open to traffic accompanied by CHP escorts. Motorists are asked to drive carefully and not tailgate the escort vehicles. The highway remains icy. GRAPEVINE: I-5 is now OPEN with CHP escortin...
Photo of traffic stuck in snow in the Cajon Pass

Caltrans: Grapevine Is Open Again to Traffic

Update 11:10 a.m., Friday Caltrans says the Grapevine I-5 is open to traffic accompanied by CHP escorts. Motorists are asked to drive carefully and not tailgate the escort vehicles. The highway remains ic...
Photo of the inside the Victim Identification Lab, part of Homeland Security's Child Exploitation Investigations Unit, in Fairfax, Va.

A Locker, a Chirp: How Tiny Clues Help Solve Child Sex Cases

FAIRFAX, Va. — It was the odd-looking locker handles that caught their eye. Investigators spent hours poring over graphic images of little boys changing in and out of their swimsuits at what looked like a YMCA. They were hunting for any clue to help them id...
Photo of an ICE raid

ICE Raids Raise Question: What About the Employers?

HOUSTON — The images of children crying after their parents were arrested in a massive immigration raid in Mississippi revived a longstanding complaint: Unauthorized workers are jailed or deported, while the ma...
Delano on a map

Delano Declares Itself a Sanctuary City From ICE

A Valley city known as a birthplace of the farmworker rights movement has declared itself a sanctuary city, even as Delano's leaders conceded the stance against immigration enforcement is largely symbolic. The Delano City Council voted Monday night to appro...

An Immigration Fix That Can Happen Now

I was once interested in buying a historic mansion in Virginia. It was a classic, but it needed a lot of work. It was being sold by a bank and, for a whole afternoon, my wife and I dreamed of owning it. It was on the market because the previous owner, who h...