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Nearly 3 tons of pot seized west of Tucson

Nearly 3 tons of pot seized west of Tucson

The drugs found last week in three incidents worth about $2.8 million.

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Report: Border detainees subject to food, sleep deprivation

Report: Border detainees subject to food, sleep deprivation

Findings based on 33 interviews with immigrants granted expedited release this summer.

October 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Man killed in Border Patrol shooting was Mexican

Man killed in Border Patrol shooting was Mexican

Edgar Amaro López was shot in the head.

October 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Man killed by Border Patrol agent near Tucson ID'd

Man killed by Border Patrol agent near Tucson ID'd

Edgar Amaro López was shot in the head.

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Customs helicopter makes hard landing, pilot uninjured

Customs helicopter makes hard landing, pilot uninjured

Aircraft came down east of Bisbee.

October 27, 2014 5:26 pm

Border officers in Nogales seize $2.3M in pot

Border officers in Nogales seize $2.3M in pot

Found drugs in tractor-trailer rig.

October 27, 2014 3:57 pm Photos

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Border agent shoots, kills man southwest of Tucson

Border agent shoots, kills man southwest of Tucson

Man shot was armed with gun, said attorney for agent. 

October 25, 2014 10:30 am

Brewer to court: Uphold license denials to 'dreamers'

Brewer to court: Uphold license denials to 'dreamers'

She says 1996 Arizona law takes precedence over Obama administration's federal policy.

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New look sought on bail law for undocumented

New look sought on bail law for undocumented

Maricopa County attorney seeks to salvage law; foes cry "do-over."

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Weapons and ammunition seized at Douglas port of entry

Weapons and ammunition seized at Douglas port of entry

More than 2,000 rounds of ammunition, seven weapons and seven magazines seized.

October 22, 2014 11:39 am Photos

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Federal officers seize drugs at ports of entry

Federal officers seize drugs at ports of entry

Total of drugs seized were worth more than $400,000. 

October 20, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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Group finds racial profiling at Amado border checkpoint

Group finds racial profiling at Amado border checkpoint

Latinos more likely to face long stops and ID checks, report says.

October 19, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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More kids caught at border unaccompanied by adult

More kids caught at border unaccompanied by adult

In stark contrast, most kids five years ago traveled with a parent.

October 18, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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Expanded Nogales port set to expand border trade

Expanded Nogales port set to expand border trade

Mariposa positioned to challenge nation’s busiest truck crossings. Tucson could benefit. 

October 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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9 migrants found in moving truck near Tucson

9 migrants found in moving truck near Tucson

The driver faces people-trafficking charges.

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Mexican authorities pinpoint cause of mine spill

Mexican authorities pinpoint cause of mine spill

Official with Mexican environmental agency explains why authorities couldn't stop spill and how they'll hold the company accountable.

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Teen driving Jaguar busted at border with $240K

Teen driving Jaguar busted at border with $240K

A teen driving a Jaguar was busted trying to smuggle nearly $240,000 into Mexico Monday.

October 10, 2014 1:12 pm Photos

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Tucson man detained; drugs seized at border

Tucson man detained; drugs seized at border

An estimated $275,000 worth of cocaine found in car.

October 09, 2014 9:15 pm

March planned on anniversary of Nogales teen's shooting

March planned on anniversary of Nogales teen's shooting

It’s been nearly two years since José Antonio Elena Rodríguez was shot by a Border Patrol agent.

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3 men arrested on weapons, drug charges, official says

3 men arrested on weapons, drug charges, official says

Three men were arrested Saturday on weapons and drug charges after a traffic stop in Pinal County.

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Baby resuscitated by border officers at San Luis port

Baby resuscitated by border officers at San Luis port

Border protection officers resuscitated a baby who was not breathing Sunday night when her mother pulled into the San Luis port of entry.

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Border journalism focus of UA exhibit

Border journalism focus of UA exhibit

The exhibit includes material from the UA library’s Borderlands collections.

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Officers make 3 meth busts at 2 ports in 1 day

Officers make 3 meth busts at 2 ports in 1 day

Officers confiscated more than $100,000 worth of meth.

October 07, 2014 10:21 am Photos

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Livelihoods washed away by toxic spill in Sonora

Livelihoods washed away by toxic spill in Sonora

Crops, cattle, jobs all at risk after mining accident in northern Mexico.

October 04, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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Agent on video punching teen went unpunished (w/video)

Agent on video punching teen went unpunished (w/video)

Agent Aldo Arteaga faces an assault charge in Santa Cruz County.

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