The widower of an American soldier who was killed in Afghanistan in 2010 was able to return to the U.S. after immigration authorities deported him last week. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers arrested Jose Gonzalez Carranza, 30, while he was en route to his welding job on April 8, according to the Arizona Republic. They then deported him to Nogales in Mexico while leaving his 12-year-daughter, Evelyn, with her grandparents in Phoenix, Ariz., Gonzalez Carranza and his lawyer, Ezequiel Hernandez, told the paper. "I feel so bad," Gonzalez Carranza said at the time. "I might never see [my daughter] again." Gonzalez Carranza added that he had stayed in a shelter for deported migrants in a city that he was unfamiliar with before ICE officials abruptly reversed their decision on Monday.Upon receiving the news, Gonzalez Carranza re-entered the U.S. through a port in Nogales, Ariz., which borders the Mexican city of the same name. Authorities picked … [Read more...] about U.S. deports widower of fallen soldier, then brings him back
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Antonia Noori Farzan, The Washington Post Published 5:20 am PDT, Friday, March 29, 2019 The scene looks like something from a middle-of-the-night drug raid. Guns drawn, police officers in tactical vests surround a beige ranch house in an anonymous subdivision. With a single decisive kick, one busts down the door. "Come out with your hands up!" an officer yells, as a flashlight's blinding beams begin sweeping the room. But police in Chandler, Ariz., weren't seeking out a trove of illegal narcotics when they showed up at the modest home in the Phoenix suburbs on Feb. 25. Instead, they were searching for a 2-year-old who had come down with a dangerously high fever. The boy's mother, Sarah Beck, had allegedly ignored doctors' orders and refused to take him to the emergency room, fearing that she would get in trouble because he wasn't vaccinated. When officials showed up to do a welfare check hours later, the child's father refused to let them in, saying that everything was … [Read more...] about A mom refused to take her unvaccinated toddler to the hospital for a fever. Armed police officers tore down the door.
Jonathan J. Cooper, Amy Taxin and Rebecca Boone Associated Press Published 7:19 AM EST Nov 9, 2018 Thousand Oaks, Calif. – One was a veteran police officer who didn’t hesitate to run toward danger. Another was an art student who worked with children at her church. Others were a Navy veteran, an a cappella singer who worked as a caregiver, and a security guard with a “big personality” who was known for making sure everyone got home safely. They were among a dozen people killed in a shooting at a country music bar in Southern California. Authorities believe the gunman, Ian David Long, ultimately killed himself. The victims’ stories began to emerge Thursday. It was going to be a “very difficult day for many people,” said Andrew Fox, mayor of Thousand Oaks, California, where the attack happened Wednesday night. ––– RON HELUS: ‘COP’S COP’ Ventura County sheriff’s Sgt. Ron Helus was talking to his wife … [Read more...] about Eagle Scout, aspiring lawyer, father killed in bar attack
Jonathan J. Cooper, Amy Taxin and Rebecca Boone, Associated Press Updated 9:32 pm CST, Thursday, November 8, 2018 Cody Coffman Cody Coffman Photo: Courtesy Jason Coffman This 2017 photo from the California Department of Motor Vehicles shows Ian David Long. Authorities said the Marine combat veteran opened fire Wednesday evening, Nov. 7, 2018, at a country music bar in Southern California, killing multiple people before apparently taking his own life. (California Department of Motor Vehicles via AP) less This 2017 photo from the California Department of Motor Vehicles shows Ian David Long. Authorities said the Marine combat veteran opened fire Wednesday evening, Nov. 7, 2018, at a country music bar in Southern ... more Photo: AP Mourners embrace outside of the Thousand Oaks Teen Center on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, where relatives and friends … [Read more...] about Navy veteran, art student, bouncer killed in bar attack
close Video John McCain's life, legacy remembered in Arizona Flags lowered to honor Republican Senator John McCain, who died at age 81 after battling brain cancer for more than a year; Alicia Acuna reports from Phoenix, Arizona. A hearse carrying the body of U.S. Sen. John McCain, who died Saturday after a year-long battle with brain cancer, arrived in uptown Phoenix on Saturday evening. Many paying respects as Senator John McCain’s motorcade and hearse arrives at the A.L. Moore Grimshaw Mortuary at Bethany Home & 7th Ave . #fox10phoenix pic.twitter.com/72R1pmXN4r— Robert Hernandez (@rhernandezfox10) August 26, 2018 At least two-dozen people stood near the freeway exit as the motorcade that carried the senator’s body from his Cornville home arrived at the mortuary after 8:30 p.m. local time, the Arizona Republic reported. By late evening, about 200 people were gathered outside the A.L. Moore Grimshaw Mortuary. Some could be heard shouting, “I … [Read more...] about McCain’s body arrives in Phoenix, crowd gathers to pay respects