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City taking comments on magistrate appointments

Tucson is taking public comments on the applications for reappointment of two city magistrates, Thomas Berning and Susan Shetter.... Read more»

Nogales marks two-year anniversary of teen's fatal shooting

On Friday, around 150 people marched in Nogales, Sonora, to mark the second anniversary of the death of Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez, killed when he was shot by Border Patrol agents firing through the border fence on Oct. 10, 2012.... Read more»

Appeals court upholds Renzi racketeering conviction

The federal circuit court rejected claims by Renzi and associate James Sandlin that the evidence against them was insufficient. Renzi was convicted in 2013 of shifting money from his insurance firm to his campaign and trying to engineer a land deal in exchange for supporting legislation.... Read more»1

Sheriff seeks 3 men who assaulted bicyclist

Pima County Sheriff’s Department detectives are asking the public’s help finding three men who assaulted a bicyclist Oct. 1... Read more»2

Tucson man arrested for smuggling $275K in cocaine

A Tucson man was arrested on Tuesday for trying to smuggle 26 pounds of cocaine worth an estimated $275,000 through the Nogales port of entry.... Read more»

Update: Storms affect Pima County roads

Monsoon storms have flooded some Pima County roads, closing 7 and leading authorities to advise caution when driving on others. Here’s the list from the county Department of Transportation:... Read more»

6 sex offenders arrested by Border Patrol

Six men convicted of sex crimes were removed from the United States since the end of September after they were apprehended by Border Patrol, authorities said.... Read more»

Appeals court upholds conviction in Flagstaff police officer’s murder

The court rejected Eric Michael Clark’s argument that lawyers did not push his claims of mental incompetence aggressively enough. Clark, who thought aliens had invaded Flagstaff at the time of the 2000 shooting, needed years of treatment before he was able to stand trial.... Read more»

Tours aim to redefine Juárez, revitalize tourism

Hopes are riding on a new effort in which tour buses will come to Ciudad Juárez regularly from El Paso. Officials want the tours to help shed Juárez’s image as a danger zone and showcase the city as a destination for area tourists.... Read more»

Storms affect Pima County roads

Monsoon storms have flooded some Pima County roads, closing 8 and leading authorities to advise caution when driving on others. Here’s the list from the county Department of Transportation:... Read more»

A life-and-death struggle for asylum in America

Teens’ tortured road to asylum in America. Lawyers and feds are scrambling to unravel the truth from kids fleeing Central America.... Read more»

TPD: 3 arrested in Monday home invasion turned homicide

Tucson Police officers have arrested three men in connection with a home invasion that left one man dead and another injured Monday night... Read more»

CBP officers seize $285K in narcotics in Nogales

A U.S. citizen and a Mexican national were arrested and more than 44 pounds of methamphetamine and cocaine combined were seized Friday in two separate incidents at the Nogales port of entry, officials said.... Read more»

3 men face gun-running charges after Casa Grande bust

Three men were arrested on weapons trafficking charges after a Pinal County Sheriff’s deputy found almost a dozen AK-47s and more than 1,000 rounds of ammunition during a traffic stop outside Casa Grande on Saturday, authorities said.... Read more»2

Ecuador is freeing thousands of convicted drug mules

President Rafael Correa has said his country’s harsh old drug laws were ‘imposed by the gringos.’ Now officials see small time smugglers as victims of cartels rather than as hardened criminals.... Read more»

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