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BP agent found guilty of stealing gun parts from federal armory

A Border Patrol agent was found guilty of stealing more than $100,000 in gun parts from a federal armory in West Virginia, including a device that modified a Glock pistol into a fully automatic weapon, and mailing them to Arizona. ... Read more»1

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Flock to Arizona’s fall festivals

Take advantage of all fall has to offer in Arizona at one of these popular festivals.... Read more»

$3M in marijuana seized by ICE, BP agents

Agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs and Border Patrol seized more than 3.5 tons of marijuana worth an estimated $3 million in a series of seizures in southeastern Arizona last week, authorities said. ... Read more»

Southern Az's remaining indie hospitals announce alliance

While the number of locally run hospitals is shrinking in Southern Arizona, five independent nonprofit medical facilities announced this week that they have formed the Southern Arizona Hospital Alliance to improve care and reduce costs. The group includes Tucson Medical Center and hospitals in Benson, Bisbee, Safford and Willcox.... Read more»

Carjacked Hummer rolls, suspect tracked fleeing on tractor

Border Patrol agents near Wilcox arrested an alleged carjacker after he attempted to flee a crash near Wilcox on Saturday using a tractor. ... Read more»

Border agents intercept drug load dropped by ultralight aircraft

Border Patrol agents intercepted more than $92,000 worth of marijuana dropped from an ultralight aircraft and arrested two Mexican nationals suspected of being connected with the smuggling attempt early Tuesday morning. ... Read more»

Willcox celebrates hometown hero with 62nd annual Rex Allen Days

Rex Allen, dubbed the "Last of the Singing Cowboys," is celebrated by his hometown of Willcox with an annual festival that brings the town together with numerous events including sports tournaments, a rodeo, a car show, and a parade.... Read more»

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Out of town events to entertain all

This weekends events feature festivals and performance that encourage the family to hop in the car and get out of town for a day to experience something new that's not far outside of Tucson.... Read more»

Border Patrol

$1.6M worth of pot found in abandoned trucks

Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents discovered more than 3,200 pounds of marijuana in two abandoned vehicles in separate incidents Tuesday.... Read more»

Border Patrol

Children with CPS after human smuggling attempts

Four children were in the custody of Child Protective Services after Border Patrol agents found them in vehicles being used to smuggle illegal immigrants in separate incidents over the weekend.... Read more»

Border agents arrest 9, seize cash and drugs

Border agents arrested nine people and seized $50,000 in currency, more than a ton of pot and 5 pounds of heroin in separate incidents since Thursday.... Read more»

Man gets 57 months for illegal entry

A 30-year-old Mexican man was sentenced to 57 months in prison Tuesday for illegal entry into the United States.... Read more»

I-10 reopens at New Mexico line after dust storm

Interstate 10 has reopened after a dust storm closed a 132-mile stretch of the highway from the Arizona state line to Las Cruces, N.M.... Read more»

Border Patrol wrapup

Agents arrest man at checkpoint, seize heroin

Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents arrested five people and seized 2.8 pounds of heroin and 618 pounds of marijuana in separate incidents over the weekend.... Read more»

BP seizes drugs, arrests 4 in separate incidents

Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents seized 1,375 pounds of marijuana, 29 pounds of cocaine, 20 pounds of methamphetamine and arrested four people in connection to the drugs in three incidents Thursday.... Read more»

Travelers warned of snowy conditions on I-10

Motorists traveling on Interstate 10 can expect snowy conditions near Willcox on Friday and part of the interstate is closed east of the state line to Las Cruces while crews in New Mexico work to clear snow from the road.... Read more»

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