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Photos: Border Busts

Photos: Border Busts

Smugglers of people, drugs, money, weapons and other contraband continue to find new ways to get across the border. Check out the photos of some less-than-successful smuggling operations.

November 12, 2014 1:30 pm Photos

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Drug dog sniffs out $4 million in pot at Nogales border

Drug dog sniffs out $4 million in pot at Nogales border

A Mexican man was arrested Wednesday at the Port of Nogales for attempting to smuggle more than 8,000 pounds of marijuana into the United States.

April 10, 2014 2:38 pm Photos

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Family of border slaying victim vows to pursue suit vs. US

Family of border slaying victim vows to pursue suit vs. US

The family of a teen killed by a Border Patrol agent said it will keep fighting after the Justice Department decided not to pursue criminal charges.

August 13, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Family of border slaying victim vows to pursue suit vs. US

Family of border slaying victim vows to pursue suit vs. US

Guadalupe Guerrero, left, mother of Carlos LaMadrid and aunt Reyna Guerrero, were at a news conference Monday, denouncing the decision to close the slaying case. The sign reads, "He killed my son (Agent) Lucas Tidwell.

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Family of border slaying victim vows to pursue suit vs. US

Family of border slaying victim vows to pursue suit vs. US

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Suit in deadly Arivaca attack dismissed

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed against the FBI by a former Arivaca woman who lost her youngest daughter and husband during a May 2009 home invasion.

February 05, 2013 12:00 am
'Cocaine alley' focus of hunt in agent's killing

'Cocaine alley' focus of hunt in agent's killing

Investigators searching a stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border for clues into the fatal shooting of a Border Patrol agent face a treacherous territory that is heavily used by drug smugglers, offers many hiding places and is close enough to Mexico for traffickers to make a quick getaway.

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Life behind bars for brothers who killed teenage girl

Two brothers were sentenced to natural life in prison plus an extra 189 years each in the murder of a teenage Tucson girl following an unrelated home invasion.

July 17, 2012 12:00 am

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Kitchen fire damages south-side home

April 27, 2012 12:00 am

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Border dogs sniff out ammunition cache

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