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As little as 2 milligrams of fentanyl can be a lethal dose. The drug is so deadly that law-enforcement officials must wear protective clothing to avoid accidental exposure.

Despite significant seizures of fentanyl over the past year, the lethal synthetic opioid keeps pouring into the country across Arizona’s border with Mexico, the DEA and state DPS say. Read more»

Cindy McCain and Gilbert Orrantia, director of the Arizona Department of Homeland Security, co-chairs of the Governor’s Task Force on Human Trafficking, discuss recommendations the group plans to make.

A task force Gov. Jan Brewer assembled to address human trafficking plans to recommend laws toughening penalties for johns in child prostitution cases and raising public awareness of the problem. Read more» 1

Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne listens as DEA acting SAC Doug Coleman speaks at a Thursday press conference.

Federal and state authorities have arrested 25 of 46 members of a drug smuggling organization that moved marijuana across the Tohono O'odham Nation, they announced Thursday, with arrests being made "even as we speak." Read more» 1