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Tucson man convicted of 1st-degree murder

Tucson man convicted of 1st-degree murder

Jury finds man guilty of murder in deadly drug ripoff case.

August 04, 2014 2:45 pmLoading…
Murder followed drug ripoff, jurors told

Murder followed drug ripoff, jurors told

Prosecutor says man shot in back, defense argues self defense

July 29, 2014 5:30 pmLoading…
Arizona has new restrictions on buying cough medicine

Arizona has new restrictions on buying cough medicine

Minors must now have a prescription to purchase most OTC remedies.

July 27, 2014 9:00 pmLoading…
Drugmaking suspect convicted on lesser charges

Drugmaking suspect convicted on lesser charges

Verdict mixed in case against man accused of making hallucinogenic drugs.

July 18, 2014 4:45 pmLoading…

Jury convicts man in 2011 drug-related killing

Despite an effort to portray two key prosecution witnesses as habitual liars, a jury on Thursday found Bryan Lamar Lee guilty of murder.

May 23, 2014 12:00 am

Witness says boyfriend admitted drug-debt killing

A defendant’s former girlfriend testified he confessed a murder to her.

May 15, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…

Ex-Border Patrol agent faces second drug-related money laundering charge

A former U.S. Border Patrol agent has again been indicted on federal charges including money laundering.

May 14, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
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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Alleged killer’s girlfriend testifies he confessed to her

The ex-girlfriend of a man accused in a 2011 murder said he confessed the killing to her.

April 03, 2014 6:15 pmLoading…
Heroin-stuffed undies get woman busted at Nogales border

Heroin-stuffed undies get woman busted at Nogales border

Border officers in Nogales say a woman was arrested this week when five pounds of heroin was found stuffed in her underwear.

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Overuse of common medicine often contributes to drug poisonings

Drug poisoning now exceeds car accidents as the No. 1 cause of unintentional death in Arizona.

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Tucson man guilty of murder in drug-related slaying of teen

A jury on Wednesday convicted Keanu Deano Castaneda of first-degree murder, armed robbery and aggravated assault in the shooting of a high school student during a drug deal.

March 05, 2014 4:30 pm

Man given 31.5-year term in Tucson home invasion

A man tried and convicted in absentia in September was sentenced to more than 30 years in prison this week for his role in a home invasion.

January 17, 2014 4:00 pm
Narco Cultura

Narco Cultura

The band Buknas de Culiacan has made its mark with narcocorridos, ballads glorifying drug kingpins.

December 02, 2013 3:56 pm
Border officers in Nogales find tractor-trailer hauling 10 tons of marijuana

Border officers in Nogales find tractor-trailer hauling 10 tons of marijuana

A tractor-trailer carrying a load of squash from Hermosillo, Sonora was also carrying the largest load of marijuana seized on Arizona's border with Mexico, officials said Tuesday. The pot – 881 bundles weighing 20,375 pounds – was seized by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working…

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Texas grandma busted in Arizona drug plot

Texas grandma busted in Arizona drug plot

GILBERT — A Texas woman is accused of having her 9-year-old granddaughter plant drugs in her son-in-law's car in Arizona so she could gain full-time custody of the child. Gilbert police say 58-year-old SanJuanita Carbajal was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of child abuse. Authorities say C…

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3 arrested in deadly Phoenix home invasion

3 arrested in deadly Phoenix home invasion

Phoenix police have arrested three men in a fatal shooting that occurred during an Oct. 1 home invasion.

October 15, 2013 10:42 am Related

Drug-related murder draws four-year sentence

A man convicted of participating in a drug-related killing was sentenced to four years in prison.

August 30, 2013 12:00 am

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