Read a penetrating chapter from former Phoenix New Times investigative reporter Terry Greene Sterling's book: ILLEGAL: Life and Death in Arizona's Immigration War Zone
The story of a young Muslim woman who was "honor-killed" by her father because he believed she'd become too Americanized.
They interrupt your conversation, serenade your girlfriend, then ask for a tip. They're an S.F. institution. And they don't play "mariachi" music.
For 20 years, South American thieves have been stealing millions of dollars in gems and jewelry from traveling salespeople in San Francisco. And no one -- not the cops, jewelers, or insurance companies -- has the slightest idea how to stop them.