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Lansing girl, 17, gets prison for sex-trafficking ring

LANSING, Mich. — A 17-year-old Lansing girl has been sentenced to spend four to 20 years in prison for what authorities say was her role in a sex-trafficking ring mostly involving girls between 14 and 18 years old.

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Indictments first as part of feds' effort in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS — Federal prosecutors in St. Louis announced the indictments of five men Wednesday for two separate killings, the first charges brought since the police chief reached out to the U.S. Attorney's office to help stem violence in the city.

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Sells woman faces 20 years in New Mexico drug case

Serina Josephina Rivera pleaded guilty to federal narcotics trafficking charges.

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Heitkamp, McCain focusing on ND's trafficking challenges

WATFORD CITY, N.D. — Longtime anti-human trafficking advocate Cindy McCain and U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp are touring western North Dakota to look at the state's human trafficking challenges.

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Border Patrol: Go-cart carried 180 pounds of pot

Border Patrol: Go-cart carried 180 pounds of pot

The incident occurred Thursday night near Yuma.

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For border crossers, cellphones replacing live guides

For border crossers, cellphones replacing live guides

Help from a hillside lookout is safer, stealthier, migrants are assured.

April 11, 2015 7:10 pm Photos

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Immigrants found locked in rental truck near Tucson

Immigrants found locked in rental truck near Tucson

The group was found at the Interstate 19 checkpoint near Amado.

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People smugglers' money trail

People smugglers' money trail

Feds address rise in Central American immigrants by targeting smuggling organizations.

July 22, 2014 3:46 pm Photos

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Following the money key to stemming Central American surge

Federal government addressing surge of Central Americans by targeting smuggling organizations.

July 22, 2014 1:30 pm Photos

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Pinal Sheriff: Mexican drug cartel scouts arrested in months-long investigation

Pinal Sheriff: Mexican drug cartel scouts arrested in months-long investigation

Several men working as lookouts for a Mexican drug cartel in a known smuggling area have been arrested after a months-long investigation in Pinal County. 

June 16, 2014 1:30 pm
2 Arizona men face charges in drug smuggling attempts

2 Arizona men face charges in drug smuggling attempts

Two Arizona men were arrested in separate drug smuggling incidents Monday on the border, federal officials said.

May 06, 2014 5:02 pm Photos

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Nogales man to serve more than three years for pulling gun on Border Patrol officers

A Nogales man who fled from U.S. Customs and Border Protections officers, then threatened them with a gun was sentenced to more than three years in prison.

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Border officers find drug tunnel in Nogales

Border officers find drug tunnel in Nogales

A completed drug tunnel was found Tuesday night in the backyard shed of a Nogales house, border officials say.

December 20, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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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…

November 19, 2013 8:25 am Photos

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Ten arrested on human smuggling charges in Pinal County

Ten arrested on human smuggling charges in Pinal County

Three women and ten men were arrested in Pinal County on suspicion of human smuggling. 

November 13, 2013 9:07 am

2 Border Patrol agents get prison for violating smugglers' rights

Two suspended Border Patrol agents have each been sentenced to 24 months in prison as a result of their convictions for civil rights offenses.

November 12, 2013 1:22 pm
6th homicide suspect arrested in Arizona smuggling ring

6th homicide suspect arrested in Arizona smuggling ring

A sixth suspect has been arrested in connection with a human-smuggling ring that left one illegal border crosser dead.

August 31, 2013 12:00 am
6th homicide suspect arrested in Arizona immigrant-smuggling ring

6th homicide suspect arrested in Arizona immigrant-smuggling ring

A sixth suspect has been arrested in connection with a human-smuggling ring that left one illegal border crosser dead.

August 30, 2013 10:55 am

2 arrested at Nogales port in smuggling attempts

Two people were arrested in separate incidents at the Nogales Port of Entry last week in connection with trying to smuggle drugs across the border.

August 26, 2013 4:00 pm
Three arrested in Douglas for attempted pot smuggling

Three arrested in Douglas for attempted pot smuggling

Three people were arresed in two separate incidents Wednesday for attempting to smuggle marijuana through the Douglas port of entry.

August 16, 2013 5:59 pm

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