Do more guns mean less crime? Or do they mean more violence? That philosophical divide was on display at Tuesday's gun buy-back event in Tucson.
Those who support greater restrictions on guns and their components are growing more active since recent mass shootings, but pro-gun-rights activists remain a more passionate, mobilized force.
The federal judge who sentenced Jared Loughner to seven life terms last month is urging a ban on buying or possessing "assault weapons" or high-capacity magazines.
U.S. Rep.-elect Ann Kirkpatrick says she's open to all possible solutions to America's massacre wave, but she's not ready to take a stand on proposed weapons bans.
Artists have faithfully repainted the "La Serpiente" mural accidentally painted over by Nogales, Sonora municipal workers.
The owner of the airplane that crashed Sunday, killing singer Jenni Rivera, had a plane seized in Tucson earlier this year. It was one of two seized at the request of DEA this year.
The Department of Homeland Security has an office to handle complaints of abuse by Border Patrol agents. But mostly it's just given those complaints back to the Border Patrol to investigate.
The FBI arrested yet another U.S. Border Patrol agent this week after watching him go to the border fence near Wellton, Ariz. and pick up bales of marijuana.
Mexican news organizations are marking the end of Felipe Calderón's presidency with sober, damning evaluations of his biggest legacy: Years of shocking violence.
In its effort to respond quickly to citizen complaints about graffiti, city workers in Nogales, Sonora recently painted over a 16-year-old mural just south of the border.
A new survey shows that most Americans view Mexico in an unfavorable light, due largely to the drug-trafficking related violence that broke out in the country in recent years.
Tempe police have accused Deputy Richard "Hank" Mueller of disorderly conduct after he punched someone outside a Tempe bar. It's the latest of several personnel problems facing Babeu, and the third involving members of his inner circle.
Mexico's new labor law will make it easier for employers to hire and fire workers, potentially accelerating employment in the country.
Researchers have revealed the troubling extent of Mexico's drug-war disappearances and killing in a series of recent reports. Among the shocking facts: Mexico's human rights commission has 6,000 open reports on people disappeared at the hands…
Jesús Alfredo Salazar Ramírez was considered a key lieutenant of Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán and is implicated in the recent outburst of violence in the Puerto Peñasco-Sonoyta corridor.
A poll of Mexicans found most care about and are paying attention to the American election, and the vast majority would vote for Barack Obama if given the chance.
Not just liability coverage, but also workers' compensation concerns could stand in the way of the Sheriff Paul Babeu's new Anti-Smuggling Posse.
A new report - part of a series on people "enslaved" by organized crime in Mexico - argues that narcos have been kidnapping professionals and forcing them to work for the groups.
In a rare tour given by Mexican soldiers, five Sonoran reporters got a look at a regional drug boss' ranch near Sonoyta and surprised a group of "burreros" — marijuana backpackers — at a border-area home.
A pair of Harvard University researchers tried to map the activities of Mexico's drug trafficking organizations using a query algorithm in Google. The results: The cartels appear less widespread than you might think.
For a reporter, a trip to Nogales, Sonora is never wasted. There's always something to see or some story to explore in that gritty border city.
The funeral procession for a 16-year-old boy, killed in cross-border gunfire by US agents, turned into an angry protest at the border fence Sunday afternoon.
Mark Napier, Republican candidate for Pima County sheriff, would not rule out the idea of forming a volunteer anti-smuggling posse, and Sheriff Clarence Dupnik declined to comment.
Former State Sen. Sylvia Allen was on hand Wednesday afternoon to see Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu announce the formation of an armed, volunteer anti-smuggling unit. It's been Allen's dream and that of other legislators for years.
Two recent surveys point out a key contradiction in present-day Mexico. Violent horrors coexist in the country with happiness and optimism.