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Nogales police, Santa Cruz deputies sued in shooting death of truck driver

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»

The Tucson agenda

Pima Supes take up alcohol policy, revisit COVID boost for employees

Pima County supervisors will tweak their drinking-on-the-job policy and review COVID payouts, while the first signs of a housing boomlet may be sprouting. ... Read more»

CBP seeks to maintain razor wire along border in Nogales

Despite calls for the removal of concertina wire since it was strung in Nogales and other areas by National Guard troops in 2018, officials are seeking a new contract to maintain and extend "tactical infrastructure" along the border. ... Read more»

Border Patrol agent stabbed 'multiple times' during fight; suspect shot and killed

A Border Patrol agent shot and killed a man Monday night, after he was stabbed "multiple times" during a struggle in the hills east of Nogales, Ariz.... Read more»

Cross-border tunnel found in Nogales

Border Patrol agents discovered a cross-border tunnel in Nogales on Tuesday during a bi-national sweep, the first smuggling tunnel found there this year.... Read more»

Long borders, long odds on winning drug wars

In 2012, U.S. Customs and Border Protection seized 1.1 million pounds of narcotics in the state of Arizona. According to a CBP Fact Sheet, Arizona seizures account for half of all drugs seized in the United States. The same goes for apprehensions of people attempting to illegally immigrate.... Read more»