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ATF offers reward for suspected gang member

ATF offers reward for suspected gang member

Suspect is a wanted fugitive in multi-agency criminal investigation.

October 27, 2014 4:40 pm
Judge tosses suit filed by slain agent's family over Fast and Furious

Judge tosses suit filed by slain agent's family over Fast and Furious

A federal judge threw out a lawsuit filed against federal officials connected with the botched Fast and Furious program by the parents of slain Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry.

November 16, 2013 8:13 pmLoading…
Fugitive in border agent killing unlikely to be turned over to U.S. soon

Fugitive in border agent killing unlikely to be turned over to U.S. soon

Mexican police, aided by American investigators, recently arrested one of the fugitives wanted in the slaying of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry, but it may be years before he’s brought to the United States.

September 24, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Police seek guns stolen from Sierra Vista shop

Twenty two guns were stolen from Saguaro Firearms in Sierra Vista last week.

August 02, 2013 5:38 pmLoading…

Fitz Blog: Online fun

Online comment section serves public safety

March 06, 2013 11:15 amLoading…

ATF dog mauled by pitbull during search of Tucson property

A service dog belonging to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives was attacked by a pitbull Thursday morning while agents served a state warrant on one of two Tucson area properties.

January 24, 2013 1:04 pm
Man in Casa Grande Social Security explosion due in court

Man in Casa Grande Social Security explosion due in court

PHOENIX — A man charged with detonating a homemade explosive device outside an Arizona Social Security Administration office is set to appear in federal court in Phoenix.

December 05, 2012 10:50 am

Man gets nearly 4 years in Fast and Furious case

PHOENIX — An admitted straw buyer was sentenced to nearly four years in prison for his part in a gun smuggling ring that was targeted in the botched investigation known as Operation Fast and Furious.

December 05, 2012 9:07 amLoading…
No injuries in blast at Casa Grande Social Security office

No injuries in blast at Casa Grande Social Security office

CASA GRANDE  — Authorities say they’re investigating a small explosion that happened at the back entrance of Casa Grande’s Social Security Administration office.

November 30, 2012 12:00 pm

Judge to sentence 2 men in Fast and Furious case

PHOENIX — Two men are set for sentencing Monday in Phoenix for their acknowledged roles as “straw buyers” for a gun smuggling ring that was monitored in the government’s botched investigation known as Operation Fast and Furious.

November 26, 2012 9:24 amLoading…

Arizona woman to be sentenced in Fast and Furious case

PHOENIX — A federal judge is scheduled to sentence a woman today who admitted to aiding at a gun smuggling ring that was monitored in the government’s botched investigation known as Operation Fast and Furious.

October 22, 2012 9:54 amLoading…

Justice Dept. seeks dismissal of Fast & Furious lawsuit

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department on Monday night sought dismissal of a lawsuit by a Republican-led House committee demanding that Attorney General Eric Holder produce records about the botched law enforcement probe of gun-trafficking called Operation Fast and Furious.

October 16, 2012 8:43 amLoading…
'Fast and Furious' report excuses Holder, slams others in Justice Dept.

'Fast and Furious' report excuses Holder, slams others in Justice Dept.

Inspector General Michael Horowitz referred over a dozen people for possible disciplinary action for their roles in Operation Fast and Furious. A report on the operation released today did not criticize Attorney General Eric Holder.

September 19, 2012 11:27 am Related Loading…

Justice won’t prosecute Holder for contempt

WASHINGTON  — The Justice Department declared Friday that Attorney General Eric Holder’s decision to withhold information about a bungled gun-tracking operation from Congress does not constitute a crime and he won’t be prosecuted for contempt of Congress.

June 29, 2012 1:37 pmLoading…

Flashlight bombs puzzle Phoenix authorities

PHOENIX — Flick the switch on these flashlights and they don’t light up. They blow up.

June 08, 2012 4:31 pmLoading…
Report: Mexico seized 68,000 guns from US since 2006

Report: Mexico seized 68,000 guns from US since 2006

WASHINGTON  — The government says that 68,000 guns recovered by Mexican authorities in the past five years have been traced back to the United States.

April 26, 2012 11:39 amLoading…

2 in Arizona’s Fast and Furious case to change plea

PHOENIX — Two men charged with participating in a gun smuggling ring are expected to change their pleas in the federal government’s botched investigation known as Operation Fast and Furious.

April 23, 2012 10:03 amLoading…
Slain border agent's family seeks $25 million

Slain border agent's family seeks $25 million

The parents of slain U.S. Border Patrol agent Brian Terry are blaming the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives for Terry’s death in a legal claim filed today.

February 01, 2012 4:17 pm

Man sentenced in Tucson cocaine case

A man has been sentenced to 17.5 years in prison for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine in Arizona.

November 30, 2011 4:02 pm

Senate blocks gun-smuggling probes like ‘Fast and Furious’

WASHINGTON — The Senate voted Tuesday to effectively block the Justice Department from undertaking gun-smuggling probes like the flawed “Operation Fast and Furious” aimed at breaking up networks running guns to Mexican drug cartels but that lost track of hundreds of the weapons, some of whic…

October 18, 2011 5:03 pmLoading…

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