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Santa Cruz County

Agent on video punching teen went unpunished (w/video)

Agent on video punching teen went unpunished (w/video)

Agent Aldo Arteaga faces an assault charge in Santa Cruz County.

October 03, 2014 12:00 pm Video Related Loading…
Republicans say Democrats lack clout in Legislature

Republicans say Democrats lack clout in Legislature

GOP candidates in LD2 argue they can pass more bills than incumbent Democrats.

September 19, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Army Corps stlil not satisfied with Rosemont mitigation plans

Army Corps stlil not satisfied with Rosemont mitigation plans

After two years of review, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers still has concerns about Rosemont Copper’s plans to buy land and water rights to compensate for the Rosemont Mine’s impacts on nearly 70 acres of washes and streams, a recent corps letter shows.

March 22, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Bill to move portion of Pima into Santa Cruz County shelved, for now

PHOENIX — A Southern Arizona lawmaker has quashed her proposal to split away a portion of Pima County.

February 14, 2014 8:30 pmLoading…

Lawmaker wants to move Green Valley, Sahuarita, Rosemont Mine to Santa Cruz County

Saying it’s what the residents want, a Southern Arizona lawmaker wants to let voters in Green Valley, Sahuarita and surrounding areas split from Pima County and move into Santa Cruz County.

February 06, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…

Snow expected Friday for Catalina, Rincon mountains

The Catalina and Rincon mountains surrounding Tucson could get up to six inches of snow Friday as a storm moves into the area.

December 19, 2013 1:41 pmLoading…

Frost advisory issued for parts of Southern Arizona

The National Weather Service has issued a frost advisory for parts of Arizona above 2,800 feet in effect from midnight to 8 a.m. Monday. 

November 24, 2013 3:14 pm Related

Rosemont, Game and Fish reach wildlife conservation agreement

The Arizona Game and Fish Department will get about $10 million over a decade from Rosemont Copper for land, water rights and wildlife projects to compensate for impacts of the proposed Rosemont Mine, the department announced Tuesday.

October 30, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Streams near Rosemont Mine site home to rare cuckoos

Streams near Rosemont Mine site home to rare cuckoos

A rare bird that could gain federal protected status lives and in some cases breeds along three streams and creeks near the proposed Rosemont Mine site, federal reports show.

October 19, 2013 12:00 am Photos



DPS officer, wife convicted in $175K embezzlement

An Arizona Department of Public Safety officer and his wife were convicted of numerous charges related to a long-running embezzlement scheme.

July 31, 2013 12:00 am

More from India cross AZ border, officers say

Border officials in Arizona are seeing an increasing number of immigrants from India being smuggled into the United States.

June 22, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Pot, guns found in Rio Rico stash house

Pot, guns found in Rio Rico stash house

Two Mexican nationals were arrested Wednesday after law enforcement officers raided a drug stash house in Rio Rico, federal officials said.

June 21, 2013 12:47 pm Photos



Pima College to drop suit vs. Santa Cruz County

An era of "bad blood" between Pima Community College and Santa Cruz County appears to be coming to a close.

May 27, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Military finds smuggling tunnel in Nogales, Son.

Mexican authorities have found a sophisticated smuggling tunnel equipped with electricity and ventilation not far from the Nogales port of entry, U.S. officials said.

December 29, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Around the State

Enviros plan to sue over gray-wolf policy

December 27, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Ex-Santa Cruz County officer sentenced to 5 years

NOGALES, Ariz. — A former Santa Cruz County law enforcement officer has been sentenced to five years in prison after pleading guilty to a criminal charge for his role in a marijuana smuggling conspiracy.

December 26, 2012 12:00 pm

Nogales outpost of DD's Discounts opens today

Store deeply discounts brand name clothing and home fashions.

September 22, 2012 7:00 amLoading…

Arizona LD2 candidates criticize state's education cuts

State budget cuts to education got little love from three people who want to represent Legislative District 2 - and have a chance to vote on the budget - in the House of Representatives.

August 18, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Arizona border agents find real pot in fake county truck

Arizona border agents find real pot in fake county truck

More than 1,750 pounds of marijuana was seized Monday night from a truck made to look like an official Santa Cruz County vehicle with fake decals.

August 15, 2012 12:02 pmLoading…

Santa Cruz County settles with church group

Santa Cruz County will pay more than $40,000 for a failed effort to stop a religious group from building a church in Tumacacori.

July 29, 2012 1:21 pmLoading…

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