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  • The Associated Press

The fight involved a faction led by a member of the infamous Zetas drug cartel.

Several men who sheriff’s authorities said were working as lookouts for a Mexican drug cartel in a known smuggling area have been arrested aft…

  • By Astrid Galvan The Associated Press

Authorities say they have captured and prosecuted a group of "scouts" paid by Mexican drug cartels to be lookouts for drug and human smuggler…

  • By Felipe Larios The Associated Press

HERMOSILLO, Mexico — The shooting deaths of seven men near the Mexico-Arizona border dramatize what appears to be an escalating use of the onc…

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  • By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services

A federal judge threw out a lawsuit filed against federal officials connected with the botched Fast and Furious program by the parents of slai…

MEXICO CITY — Purported drug cartel operator Sandra Avila Beltran, known as the "Queen of the Pacific," was returned to Mexico from the U.S. o…

A Sept. 10 sentencing date has been set for a Mexican man who pleaded guilty in the 2010 killing of a U.S. Border Patrol agent whose death rev…

Two Guatemalan sisters were rescued Sunday from a residence north Douglas where they were held hostage for more than a week, law enforcement o…

  • Carmen Duarte Arizona Daily Star

Federal agents seized more than 2,300 pounds of marijuana and arrested three suspects Wednesday during a surveillance operation in Nogales.

PHOENIX – A man has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for his murder conviction in a 2010 beheading of a man in Arizona who police say had …

CHICAGO — A drug kingpin in Mexico who has never set foot in Chicago has been named the city’s new Public Enemy No. 1 — the same notorious lab…

Two Mexican nationals were arrested this week in unrelated smuggling incidents at the Douglas border crossing.

PHOENIX — A man who purchased two rifles found at the scene of the fatal shooting of a federal agent north of the U.S.-Mexico border has been…

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 b…

CULIACAN, Mexico —A 20-year-old state beauty queen has been killed in northern Mexico during a running gun battle between soldiers and the gan…

PHOENIX — Two men are set for sentencing Monday in Phoenix for their acknowledged roles as “straw buyers” for a gun smuggling ring that was mo…

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 gove…

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department on Monday night sought dismissal of a lawsuit by a Republican-led House committee demanding that Attorney …

  • By Alicia A. Caldwell The Associated Press

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration declared the ultra-violent street gang MS-13 to be an international criminal group on Thursday, an unpre…

  • Tim Steller, Arizona Daily Star

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.