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Cochise County: No charges vs. Border Patrol agent who shot & killed migrant

The Cochise County Attorney's Office will not pursue charges against the Border Patrol agent who shot and killed a Mexican man during a violent incident in rugged terrain near the Arizona-New Mexico border in February. ... Read more»

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Mexican woman dies while 'ensnared' for hours in attempt to climb border wall

A 32-year-old Mexican woman died after becoming ensnared on the border wall near Douglas on Monday night, ending up trapped for hours, authorities said. ... Read more»

Family of man killed by BP agent near Douglas demands probe, may pursue lawsuit

The family of a Mexican migrant shot and killed by a Border Patrol agent in rugged terrain near Douglas wants an independent investigation of the violent February incident and will likely pursue a lawsuit against the agency. ... Read more»

Grijalva pushes watchdog to investigate fatal incidents involving Border Patrol agents

Following two deadly incidents in Southern Arizona involving U.S. Border Patrol agents — including a fatal shooting, and a pursuit that ended in a crash that killed two — U.S. Rep. Raúl Grijalva called for "comprehensive" investigations from a federal watchdog. ... Read more»

Autopsy: BP agent shot migrant 4 times during deadly incident in rugged Az mountains

A Mexican migrant was shot four times by a Border Patrol agent—twice in the face and twice more in the chest—during a fatal incident nearly two weeks ago in remote part of Southeastern Arizona, according to a just-released autopsy report. ... Read more»

BP agent says he shot Mexican man 'unknown number of times' during fatal struggle

A Border Patrol agent fired his weapon an "unknown number of times" when he shot and killed a 32-year-old man last Saturday in a remote part of Southeastern Arizona. The migrant threatened the agent with a rock, officials said. ... Read more»

Migrant killed by Border Patrol agent died from 'multiple gunshot wounds'

A Mexican man killed by a Border Patrol agent in a remote part of Cochise County during an incident Saturday night was shot multiple times, said the Pima County Medical Examiner's Office. ... Read more»

Mexican man dead after incident involving Border Patrol in rugged terrain near Douglas

A Mexican man was killed during an incident involving a Border Patrol agent on Saturday night in rugged terrain about 30 miles northeast of Douglas, Ariz., authorities said.... Read more»

Despite COVID-19 crime wave predictions, cops report mostly quiet in Southern Az

Despite recent protests across the nation and state over "stay at home" orders, law enforcement officials in Southern Arizona say they have found little need to enforce COVID-19 pandemic-related restrictions.... Read more»

DUI suspect dies after night in Bisbee jail

A 78-year-old man was found unresponsive Monday after a night in the Cochise County Jail, officials said. John H. O'Connor, who'd been arrested on DUI charges, was declared dead at a nearby hospital.... Read more»

Border Patrol agent struck by vehicle on highway after ATV crash

A Tucson Sector Border Patrol agent is in stable condition after he crashed his ATV and was thrown onto a highway where he was hit by a passing vehicle near Douglas. ... Read more»

Feds grant FEMA assistance for Lizard Fire

The federal government will help fund the effort to halt the Lizard Fire, which has burned about 15,000 acres southeast of Tucson. The wildfire showed only moderate activity on Monday, despite a red flag warning issued because of high winds and dry weather, officials said. ... Read more»

Feds ID man wounded in Tombstone shootout with Border Patrol

The man shot and wounded by Border Patrol agents at checkpoint just north of Tombstone on Wednesday afternoon has been identified as 76-year-old Gary Smith. ... Read more»

Man wounded after shooting at agents at BP checkpoint

Border Patrol agents shot and wounded a 76-year-old man after he fired on them at the checkpoint north of Tombstone on Highway 80 on Wednesday afternoon, authorities said. ... Read more»

Body found in Az coal plant ID'd as missing Texas solider

Human remains found inside a coal chute at a power plant near Cochise, east of Tucson, in June have been identified as 21-year-old Devon Lee Ward from California, a U.S. Army private AWOL from Fort Bliss, Texas. ... Read more»

Human remains found at Cochise County power plant

Human remains were discovered inside part of a coal delivery system at the power plant near Cochise, Ariz. on Monday morning, authorities said. ... Read more»

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