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Furious protesters ask for Arizona re-vote

Crowd seeks resignation of county recorder and accountability for other elected officials in 3 ½ hour hearing.... Read more»

Ducey's 'Border Strike Force' statistics not adding up

DPS reports, released months after public records were requested, don't back up Gov. Doug Ducey’s claims that his Border Strike Force had the impact detailed in his State of the State address. A plan to spend $31 million on the force has been criticized by sheriffs in counties along the border.... Read more»

Wrong-way trip on I-10 ends with 2 drivers dead

A driver heading west in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 10 died in a Saturday morning head-on collision that also killed the driver of another vehicle. The crash happened around 4 a.m. near the Twin Peaks exit in Marana.... Read more»

24 Sinaloa cartel members arrested in joint U.S.-Mexico cross-border raids

A cross-border operation in Sonoyta, just across from Lukeville, involving several U.S. agencies and Mexican law enforcement led to the arrest of 24 members of the Sinaloa cartel.... Read more»

ICE, federales involved in Lukeville cross-border arrest operation

Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents were involved in a cross-border operation near Lukeville, Ariz., on Friday. The effort, described by officials as "an arrest operation" targeting organized crime in Sonoyta, Sonora, includes Blackhawk helicopters flown by Mexican federal police. ... Read more»

Ducey asks feds to fund state border 'strike force'

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced plans Monday to expand a "strike force" of state police to combat drug trafficking along the Arizona-Mexico border during a field hearing of a U.S. Senate committee in Phoenix. ... Read more»

Accused Phoenix I-10 shooter pleads not guilty

A man charged with carrying out several recent shootings along a major highway in Arizona pleaded not guilty on Thursday to 15 felonies including drive-by shooting and aggravated assault, a court spokesman said.... Read more»

Suspect in Phx I-10 shootings charged with 16 felonies

The suspect in Phoenix's spate of recent highway shootings was formally charged on Wednesday with 16 felonies including drive-by shooting and aggravated assault, prosecutors said.... Read more»

Suspect in Phx I-10 shootings held on $1M bond

The man who was arrested in connection with a spate of shootings along a major highway through Arizona was arraigned on Saturday on felony charges that include drive-by shooting and terrorism. Wearing a gray and white striped prison uniform, Leslie Allen Merritt Jr., 21, said he was not the person responsible for the shootings.... Read more»

Police arrest 'copycats' in Phoenix I-10 shootings

Three teenagers were arrested in Arizona after police say they were launching rocks at cars and pedestrians with a slingshot in an apparent "copycat" attack inspired by a wave of vehicle shootings along a major highway in Phoenix, authorities said Sunday.... Read more»

Person of interest in I-10 shootings in court on pot charge

A 19-year-old Arizona man described by authorities as a person of interest in a spate of recent highway shootings appeared in court on an unrelated marijuana possession charge on Saturday, online jail records showed.... Read more»

DPS detains 'person of interest' in I-10 shooting spree

Police in Arizona detained and were questioning a "person of interest" on Friday in connection with a spate of recent shootings along a major highway that runs through Phoenix, a spokesman for the state's Department of Public Safety said.... Read more»

Police now probing 11 possible shootings along I-10 in Phoenix

Police are investigating 11 possible vehicle shootings in recent days along Interstate 10 in Phoenix after a driver discovered a bullet hole in the side of his commercial truck on Thursday, authorities said.... Read more»

Pedestrian killed when hit on Ajo Way

A 26-year-old pedestrian walking on Ajo Way was killed when hit by a Jeep driven by a 17-year-old girl Monday night, authorities said.... Read more»

Texas gov. signs sweeping border security bill

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday signed the final piece of a massive effort by lawmakers to bolster the ranks of state police, increase technology and establish intelligence operations units on the Texas-Mexico border. ... Read more»

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