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TOPD officer run over by stolen patrol car after confrontation near Why

A Tohono O'odham Police Department officer died Thursday after a man armed with a broken bottle stole his patrol car and ran the officer down, leading to a chase involving two Border Patrol agents.... Read more»

Tohono O'odham police officer killed near S. Az casino

Officer Bryan Brown of the Tohono O'odham Police Department died after he was shot during an altercation Thursday morning near a casino 100 miles west of Tucson, officials said. ... Read more»

BP agents arrest U.S. citizens, seize 'assault rifle' during immigration stop west of Tucson

Border Patrol agents seized an AR-15 rifle and arrested five men Wednesday, including two U.S. citizens, in the desert 100 miles west of Tucson, authorities said. ... Read more»

Photo exhibit reveals tension over who has right to tell migrant stories

An ASU photo exhibit features portraits of objects confiscated from migrants by U.S. law enforcement at the border. ... Read more»

Why checkpoint stop yields 126 lbs. of marijuana

Agents at a border checkpoint near Why, Ariz., seized 126 pounds of marijuana during a stop on Saturday. ... Read more»

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Man gets 57 months for being in U.S. illegally

A 33-year-old Mexican man with a prior human-smuggling conviction was sentenced to 57 months in prison for illegal re-entry into the United States, U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced.... Read more»

Border Patrol wrapup: Sexual offender apprehended

Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended a sexual offender and seized 389 pounds of marijuana in three separate incidents Tuesday.... Read more»

4,700 pounds of pot seized by Border Patrol

Border Patrol agents found more than 4,700 pounds of marijuana, worth $2.3 million, in separate incidents Sunday near Why and Douglas, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.... Read more»2