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Mexican peace activist assassinated

A member of the Mexican peace organization, the Movement for Peace with Justice and Dignity, was murdered Thursday. Trinidad de la Cruz Crisostomo, 72, was kidnapped Wednesday in connection with a land dispute.... Read more»

4 charged with human smuggling after drop-house raid

Four Mexican men were arrested on human smuggling charges after police raided a suspected drop house Wednesday where 19 people were being held in Avondale.... Read more»3

Almost half of Americans oppose body scanners

Even if X-ray body scanners would prevent terrorists from smuggling explosives onto planes, nearly half of Americans still oppose using them because they could cause a few people to eventually develop cancer.... Read more»

Man gets 15 years for drug, weapons trafficking

A 30-year-old Mexican man was sentenced to 15 years in prison Tuesday for drug and weapons trafficking.... Read more»

Border Patrol wrapup

Gang members arrested, human skull found

Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents arrested two Mexican men with ties to street gangs and found a human skull in the desert in separate incidents Wednesday.... Read more»

Issa launches Fast and Furious website

U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa has launched a website documenting the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s investigation into Operation Fast and Furious.... Read more»2

BP agent shoots, kills man near Sells

A Border Patrol agent shot and killed a man near Sells on Tuesday night while the man was reportedly assaulting another agent.... Read more»

Suspected drug smugglers sought

Authorities are searching for three men accused of being leaders of the Moreno drug-smuggling organization.... Read more»

Mexican soldiers accused of torturing American

Shohn Huckabee, a 24-year old from El Paso, was released from prison after almost two years when the U.S. Justice Department determined that he had been tortured in Mexican custody.... Read more»

BBB: Mailers offer real estate deeds for inflated fees

The Better Business Bureau is warning property owners of mailers that offer to provide real estate deeds for much more than what the county recorder charges.... Read more»

Gaddafi's son tried to make it to Mexico

Muammar Gaddafi’s son Saadi tried to flee to Mexico with his family in what officials said was an elaborate plan with several safe houses throughout the country, as well as false names supported by forged Mexican documents.... Read more»

Woman's killing triggers fear in Honduras journalists

A radio host and her driver were murdered Tuesday, right outside the journalist’s home in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, becoming the 17th journalist shot in the country since 2009.... Read more»

Border Patrol wrapup

New agents find nearly 800 lbs of pot while training

Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents seized nearly 800 lbs of pot, rescued a man lost in the desert and discovered human remains in separate incidents Tuesday.... Read more»

Man gets 41-month sentence for cash smuggling

A 48-year-old man was sentenced to 41 months in prison Monday for trying to smuggle cash out of the United States into Mexico, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday.... Read more»

More drones patrolling U.S.-Mexico border

Fear is growing that Mexico’s drug war violence will spill over onto American soil and some officials are hoping that an increased reliance on unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, will help stem the tide.... Read more»

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