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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
Cartridge-matching leads St. Louis police to prolific shooters

Cartridge-matching leads St. Louis police to prolific shooters

New tactic with existing hardware makes connections among guns, shell casings, crimes, victims and attackers.   

January 12, 2013 11:05 pmLoading…

We are not helpless against violence

As a nation, we are all saddened and disheartened by the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. This was how we felt after the mass shootings at Columbine, Virginia Tech, Aurora and Tucson. Each time we hoped those events would finally be a catalyst for real change — yet h…

December 24, 2012 11:00 pm Related Loading…
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…

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