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A member of the National Guard during inspections at the the Mariposa Port of Entry in Nogales in 2018.

Victor Acosta, 47, was sentenced to 24 months in prison after pleading guilty to smuggling 22 boxes of rifle ammunition, including rounds for AR-15s and AK-47-patterned rifles Read more»

The Dennis DeConcini Port of Entry in Nogales, Sonora in November 2021.

Two Mexican men were sentenced to prison Wednesday for attempting to smuggle weapons and thousands of rounds of ammunition into Mexico through Nogales, Ariz., in two separate cases from last summer. Read more»

A 38-year-old man who fired on Homeland Security agents during a traffic stop in 2019, setting off a firefight that killed a woman and wounded a federal officer, was sentenced to more than 36 years in prison Wednesday by a federal judge in Tucson. Read more»

David Van Auker, the owner of the Manzanita Ridge gallery, along with Olivia Miller, interim director and exhibitions curator at the University Museum of Art, and Ulrich Birkmaier, senior paintings conservator at the Getty Museum speak about 'Woman Ochre' mounted to their right.

A renowned abstract expressionist painting, stolen from a University of Arizona museum in 1985, was restored and finally returned this week after being located in New Mexico in 2017. Read more»

Federal agents arrested three men during a pair of raids in Phoenix last week, charging them with conspiracy to transport and harbor at least 86 people in country illegally, officials announced Wednesday. Read more»

Law enforcement officers work at the scene in San Antonio where dozens of people were found dead inside a tractor-trailer on Monday.

A tractor-trailer found near Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio contained the bodies of 50 dead people, along with 16 others who have been taken to hospitals, according to local officials in San Antonio and Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador. Read more»

Vice President Mike Pence stands with Cochise County Sheriff Mark Dannels and rancher John Ladd near Montezuma Pass in the Coronado National Forest on Monday

With all the hallmarks of an early campaign event, former Vice President Mike Pence held a press conference near Montezuma Pass just north from a section of Southern Arizona border wall left unfinished by the Biden administration. Read more»

The Browning .30-caliber machine gun found by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers on Saturday in Nogales.

A Browning .30-caliber machine gun, along with more than 20,000 rounds of ammunition, was seized at a Nogales border crossing Saturday, officials said. Read more» 1

A CBP officer in Nogales, Arizona in 2019.

A Las Vegas man who engaged in an armed standoff with U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Lukeville, Arizona in 2019 was found guilty of impeding and threatening federal officers, and smuggling firearms and ammunition into Mexico. John Milton Lee, 62, planned to drive weapons to Guatemala, but was turned back by Mexican authorities. Read more»

ICE has a "dragnet surveillance system," allowing the agency to pull up dossiers on most people in the U.S., according to a report by privacy advocates. Read more»

Three people were killed and five seriously injured when the driver of a SUV crashed into a semi-tractor trailer after refusing to stop for an Arizona Department of Public Safety trooper north of Tucson on Thursday morning, authorities said. Read more»

A case of ammunition for AK-47-patterned rifles found inside the engine compartment of a Nissan pickup truck.

A U.S. citizen was arrested last week after Nogales-area U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers found 13,000 rounds of ammunition meant for assault rifles, along with 16 magazines, stashed in his pickup. Read more»

HSI agents during an investigation in Nogales in 2018.

The chairman of the Senate Finance Committee is calling for an investigation into what he called "an indiscriminate and bulk surveillance program" that collected data on millions of money transfers managed by federal officials in Phoenix. Read more»

HSI agents during a raid at in Nogales, Ariz. in 2018.

A Mexican woman was sentenced to 21 months in prison after she pleaded guilty in federal court to conspiring to transport and harbor at least 100 people in the country without authorization, authorities said. Read more»

A boy runs from Border Patrol agents in Nogales, Arizona in January 2017.

A 24-year-old man pleaded guilty in a Tucson federal court Friday for his role in coordinating smuggling efforts in Nogales, part of a years-long investigation launched by federal officials to clamp down on the movement of people across the Arizona-Mexico border. Read more»

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