Lester Shannon was born to William D. and Annie (Holland) Shannon on Sept. 24, 1891, in Eastland, Texas. His father worked as a mechanic at the local brickyard, and his mother tended to the home.
Border Patrol agents seized a truck designed to look like a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service vehicle along with a flatbed trailer containing more than 3,200 pounds of marijuana near Douglas on Monday.
The Tucson International Airport is the latest addition to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection enrollment centers for low-risk international travelers.
A fire that broke out near Douglas scorched four acres, a power pole and a wall surrounding a pump house.
A walk around the back lot of the Old Pueblo Trolley’s bus division restoration shop is like a time-traveling tour through Arizona’s mass-transit history.
Border Patrol agents in the Tucson Sector seized more than $605,000 worth of marijuana and arrested eight drug smugglers during the past two weeks, federal authorities said.
The new secretary of homeland security stressed alertness along the U.S.-Mexico border, but during his first official visit to Southern Arizona he did not address recent cartel-related violence in Sonora.
A man was shot to death Thursday night during a struggle with a U.S. Border Patrol agent near the Arizona-Mexico border, officials said Friday.
Each day through Jan. 4, we will publish stories from the Arizona Daily Star and Tucson Citizen news archives. This article is from Dec. 23, 1954.
This year’s monsoon has been less than a wet-and-wild wonder, and forecasters say it might be on the verge of fizzling out altogether.
Editor’s note: This is the first in a two-part series about Dr. James Douglas, namesake of the Cochise County border city.
The Cochise County Attorney’s Office will not file charges against a Border Patrol agent who shot and killed a Douglas teenager more than two years ago, officials said.
Three people were arresed in two separate incidents Wednesday for attempting to smuggle marijuana through the Douglas port of entry.
A former Customs and Border Protection officer convicted on charges that he let marijuana be smuggled from Mexico into southeastern Arizona should be sentenced to 19 years in prison, prosecutors say.
PHOENIX — No criminal charges will be pursued against U.S. Border Patrol agents involved in separate 2011 fatal shootings in southern Arizona, federal authorities say.
A special lane for low-risk travelers that can reduce waiting times at the border is now open in Douglas.
Try though he did to stay dry, this cyclist couldn't protect himself from Friday's rain on North Stone Avenue at Speedway. Still, it was little compared with Douglas, which had its wettest month in history with 10.23 inches.
It was a productive July for monsoon rains in Southern Arizona, particularly atop our mountains and along our southern border.