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Construction east of Sasabe, Ariz. heading toward Nogales, part of the larger push for border wall construction in southern Arizona.

Cochise County ranchers have sued the Trump administration, claiming contractors "trespassed onto and destroyed private property" while building a new section of the 30-foot-tall border wall, and sent "shrapnel, and car-sized boulders" into the ranch during blasting work. Read more»

With President Donald Trump eager to fulfill his campaign promise to build 450 miles of border wall by the end of 2020, his administration has filed 63 eminent domain lawsuits against South Texas landowners this year. One problem: Such cases can take years to resolve. Read more»

A Border Patrol agent stationed in Ajo has been charged with attempted drug smuggling, including cocaine and heroin, after he and an alleged co-conspirator were arrested after an exchange at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Read more»

Packages of cocaine seized by Yuma-sector agents after they were dropped by a drone over flying over the U.S.-Mexico border.

Yuma-area Border Patrol agents seized more than $300,000 in cocaine and meth dropped by drones flown from Mexico last week, authorities said. Read more»

A Yuma Sector Border Patrol agent stands near a sinkhole that appears to be part of a cross-border tunnel near the San Luis port of entry discovered on Monday by contractors.

Contractors working on the border wall near the San Luis Port of Entry discovered a collapsed and incomplete cross-border tunnel on Monday Read more»

A semi-tractor trailer carrying bell peppers and tomatoes also contained 690 pounds of methamphetamine worth around $690,000. Nogales-area Customs and Border Protection officers said the seizure was the largest in Arizona ports history.

A semi-trailer of bell peppers and tomatoes was also loaded with 690 lbs. of methamphetamine worth around $690,000, said Nogales-area Customs officers — the largest seizure of meth in Arizona ports history. Read more»

A Border Patrol agent's boot at the entrance to a 'rudimentary' tunnel found in Nogales on Tuesday. Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents have found 126 tunnels since 1990, many of them beneath Nogales, Ariz.

Border Patrol agents and Mexico's Federal Police discovered a new tunnel running under the streets of Nogales on Tuesday, the first found in 2020, and one of 126 tunnels located in the Tucson Sector since 1990. Read more»

Army Corps of Engineers contractors pour foundations for new sections of border fence near Otay Mesa, California, in March 2019. The Department of Homeland Security said it will waive contracting and other regulations along the southern brder to speed wall construction.

The Trump administration took another step toward expediting construction of a border wall Tuesday, announcing it is waiving federal contracting regulations to fast track construction in four states, including Arizona. Read more»

The Douglas mafia: How several agents from a small outpost in Arizona, including recently retired chief Carla Provost, climbed to BP's top, then one by one retired, leaving corruption, misconduct and a toxic culture in their wake. Read more»

BP Agent Brian Terry

The last man to face charges for the 2010 gunfight that killed Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry near Nogales, Ariz., was arraigned in federal court on Monday, and faces a first-degree murder trial. Read more»

BP Agent Brian Terry

One of the men involved in the 2010 gunfight that killed Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry near Nogales was sentenced to life in prison by a federal judge Wednesday. Read more»

A tunnel was found when agents with Homeland Security Investigations agents, a part U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, executed a search warrant in a home in Nogales, Arizona.

A cross-border tunnel was discovered late Tuesday night in Nogales, Arizona, and border agents arrested two men and seized more than 200 pounds of narcotics, including methamphetamine. Read more»

The entrance to a new tunnel found in Nogales on Sunday. Officials have found five tunnels in the Nogales area since December 18.

In less than a week, the number of cross-border tunnels discovered in a year rose to five after Border Patrol agents found another tunnel beneath the streets of Nogales. Read more»

Border Patrol agents shine lights into the entrance of a tunnel that extended about 20 feet into the United States, and was discovered Wednesday.

Border Patrol agents and Mexico's Federal Police discovered yet another tunnel running under the streets of Nogales on Wednesday, the fourth found in the area in under a year. Read more»

A still from the video captured by the family that shows one of the Chevy Suburbans still smoldering after an ambush by gunmen killed 9 people, including three adults and six children near Rancho La Mora, about 70 miles southeast of Douglas, Arizona.

Gunmen ambushed members of a Mormon community near a town in northern Mexico on Monday morning, killing three women and six children, and wounding five other children. Read more»

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