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2 killed in rollover crash during Border Patrol chase south of Tucson

Two people were killed and four were seriously injured when a pickup pursued by Border Patrol agents crashed and rolled over on the frontage road parallel to I-19 south of Tucson on Monday night.... Read more»

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ADOT releases plan for new route connecting I-10, I-19 south of Tucson

The state and feds have finished an environmental study that lays out a preferred route to connect Interstates 10 and 19. Just don't start planning trips around it quite yet.... Read more»1

33 people found in unrefrigerated trailer at I-19 checkpoint

Border Patrol agents arrested the driver of a semi-tractor trailer after they found 33 people hidden in his trailer Thursday night at the checkpoint on Interstate 19.... Read more»

Victim, suspect argued on phone seconds before fatal I-19 shooting

A California man accused of shooting a Tucson woman to death in Green Valley on Saturday night was arguing on the phone with her seconds before the incident, authorities said.... Read more»

Tucson woman dies following I-19 shooting Saturday in Green Valley

A 29-year-old man and his 3-year-old daughter survived Saturday's shooting on Interstate 19 in Green Valley, but a 25-year-old woman from Tucson was pronounced dead at Banner University Medical Center.... Read more»

I-19 lanes closed for next 2 weeks in Green Valley; no highway construction for Memorial Day weekend

Motorists on Interstate 19 near Green Valley should expect intermittent daily lane closures over the next two weeks, but ADOT officials said highways will be clear of construction all weekend.... Read more»

Lanes closed on I-19 between Rio Rico & Nogales this week

Drivers should plan ahead for lane restrictions on Interstate 19 between Rio Rico and Nogales this week, officials said. I-19 will be narrowed to one lane in both directions for pavement preservation work.... Read more»

I-19 ramp closed, lanes restricted Thursday night

The northbound Interstate 19 on-ramp at Irvington Road will be closed and northbound I-19 near Ajo Way will be reduced to a single lane overnight Thursday, Feb. 7.... Read more»

Repairs narrow I-19 between Ajo & Irvington

Northbound Interstate 19 will be narrowed to a single lane through Wednesday for "urgently needed repairs," officials said.... Read more»

Northbound I-19 on-ramp at Irvington set to close Jan. 2–14

Drivers should plan ahead for the closure of the northbound Interstate 19 on-ramp at Irvington Road and be prepared to use an alternate route for about two weeks. ... Read more»

CBP: I-19 checkpoint nabs nearly $800K in marijuana

Border Patrol agents working at the Interstate 19 checkpoint seized more than 1,500 pounds of marijuana, worth around $770,000, hidden in the roof of a trailer, authorities said. ... Read more»

DPS seizes nearly $1M in marijuana near Nogales

An Arizona Department of Public Safety trooper inadvertently seized more than 2,600 pounds of marijuana Tuesday after he stopped a van on Interstate 19 north of Nogales. ... Read more»

$40M project will rebuild 51-year-old Ajo/I-19 interchange

Work will begin later this spring to rebuild the interchange of Interstate 19 and Ajo Way (SR 86) on the South Side. ... Read more»

Renovations improve Nogales crossing, critics say officials must do more

About 300,000 commercial vehicles pass through the Mariposa Port of Entry every year on their way into the United States, and it’s one of the busiest ports on the border. The government spent nearly $200 million to add booths and inspection spaces to help reduce wait times. So far, it appears to be working, but there is some debate about how effective the renovation has been. ... Read more»

Border residents demand end to Arivaca checkpoint

Citing rights violations and economic fallout from an I-19 checkpoint operated by the Border Patrol, residents of Arivaca marched to Tucson Sector HQ to announce a community program to watch border agents. ... Read more»1

Border Patrol activity: Woman caught with 1.9 lbs of meth at checkpoint

A weekend vehicle inspection led to the arrest of a young U.S. citizen who was charged with narcotics smuggling for methamphetamine possession on Monday, while other agents seized meth, marijuana and firearms in additional operations.... Read more»

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