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A clip from an ad for Senate candidate Jim Lamon who shows himself shooting at Democratic figures, including Sen. Mark Kelly, whose wife Gabrielle Giffords was shot in the head during an assassination attempt 11 years ago. The ad is slated to run during the Super Bowl, Lamon claimed.

Behind in polls in the Republican Senate primary in Arizona, candidate Jim Lamon is seeking attention with a Western-themed campaign ad in which he is depicted firing a gun at U.S. Sen. Mark Kelly, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Joe Biden. Read more» 2

Lamb in 2018.

Mark Lamb, the sheriff of Pinal County, tested positive for coronavirus during a mandatory test during a White House visit, he said Wednesday. Lamb said he likely contracted the virus during a campaign event over the weekend. Read more»

Cochise County Sheriff Mark Dannels, speaking during a Senate hearing in 2015.

Despite recent protests across the nation and state over "stay at home" orders, law enforcement officials in Southern Arizona say they have found little need to enforce COVID-19 pandemic-related restrictions. Read more»

Gov. Doug Ducey speaks at a news conference regarding the latest updates on the coronavirus May 4, 2020.

At a press briefing on Monday, Ducey announced a second round of eased restrictions for his March 30 stay-at-home order, which shuttered Arizona businesses deemed non-essential, restricted when people could leave their homes and barred large gatherings. Read more»

A Border Patrol agent sits by a fire lit to keep two shivering men warm during their rescue near Ajo on Thursday. The men called 911 and told agents they were lost, and BORSTAR agents treated them for severe dehydration and mild hypothermia.

Border Patrol agents rescued four men from the western section of Pima County during two separate incidents Thursday, including one man who was airlifted to a local hospital by a helicopter crew from the Pinal County Sheriff's Office. Read more»

A group of men wait after they were apprehended by U.S. Border Patrol with help from a helicopter crew with the Pinal County Sheriff's Office.

A helicopter crew with the Pinal County Sheriff's Office helped Border Patrol agents apprehend a group of 18 people from Central America and Mexico on Thursday morning Read more»

An 'Huey' OH1 helicopter with the Pinal County Sheriff's Office waits for men apprehended by BP agents near Ajo.

A helicopter crew with the Pinal County Sheriff's Office, on a mission funded by Operation Stonegarden, carried Border Patrol agents and their dog to an area southeast of Ajo to arrest eight Guatemalan men Wednesday morning. Read more»

Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb that a border wall with Mexico is a first step, but there are 'a lot of other pieces – sensors, cameras, it’s a whole myriad of different things that come together to help protect our borders.'

Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb told a Washington audience Wednesday that sheriffs see the problems that come with illegal immigration firsthand and that, as a result, they “want to be part of the solution.” Read more»

A federal appeals court reinstated a lawsuit against a Pinal County sheriff’s deputy who shot an unarmed man twice in the back after a 2014 car chase through Eloy.

A federal appeals court said a Pinal County sheriff’s deputy must face a lawsuit brought by the family of an unarmed man he shot twice in the back in Eloy in 2014. Read more»

Bundles of marijuana found with six men in January 2015 by Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents in the desert near a Gila River Indian community in Pinal County.

Pedro Ojeda-Ramirez, 24, and Ulises Alaim Saijas-Zamorano, 22, both from Mexico, were sentenced to prison terms of 140 months and 60 months respectively for their roles in a 2016 desert shooting between bandits and cartel scouts in a remote part of the Tohono O'odham Nation. Read more»

A Navajo County Sheriff reserve deputy fills out paperwork after pulling over a car and searching it for drugs on November 22, 2016 in Holbrook, Arizona. Navajo County uses forfeiture money to partially fund the salaries of its drug task force.

Civil asset forfeiture laws let Arizona police seize tens of millions of dollars in cash and property each year, even if suspected criminals aren’t convicted, and with little oversight of how the proceeds are spent. Read more»

Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu led a news conference at which sheriffs called for President Barack Obama to name a special counsel to investigate Operation Fast and Furious.

Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu has warned Memorial Day travelers of possible groups of Mexican drug cartel assassins in Arizona's western desert. Other Southern Arizona sheriffs said that they didn't see any reason to issue specific warnings in their counties. Read more» 1

In under two weeks, deputies with the Pinal County Sheriff's Office arrested 25 men connected with smuggling and seized more than 1,000 pounds of marijuana in a half-dozen separate incidents, authorities said. Read more»

The president of the National Border Patrol Council, Brandon Judd, claimed that the Obama administration is 'manipulating data' during a press conference in Florence on Tuesday.

Members of the Border Patrol's union and Sheriff Paul Babeu accused the Obama administration of "manipulating data," claiming BP supervisors are ordering agents to release immigrants without documents requiring them to appear in court. A staffer for Babeu blocked a Phoenix reporter from the announcement. Read more»

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson says while he doesn’t have experience as an elected official, there are different ways to gain necessary experience.

Ben Carson, Republican candidate for president, said that “a lot” of the people captured crossing the U.S. border and then released are from Iraq, Somalia and Russia. Read more»

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