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Residents of Nogales awoke Thursday to a new and soon-to-be permanent presence in the sky above them: a tethered observation blimp meant to give the U.S. Border Patrol round-the-clock, ground-level surveillance capability in the local area. Read more»

The truck driven by Glen Ray Cockrum, Jr. in the Walmart parking lot.

Nogales Police officers and Santa Cruz County Sheriff's deputies face a federal lawsuit after shooting and killing a 39-year-old man as he drove a "lumbering" semi-tractor through a Walmart parking during an incident in May 2021. Read more»

Among more than 400 stories about the border and immigration published by TucsonSentinel.com in 2015, here are six worth reviewing and three more worth a read. Read more»

A U.S. Border Patrol agent has been charged with aggravated assault after allegedly punching a Mexican teenager in the stomach while he was in detainment in Nogales, Ariz., in January. Read more»