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  • Court Throws Out Law Denying Bail to Immigrants

    October 15, 2014 2:43 PM

    PHOENIX -An appeals court has thrown out a voter-approved law in Arizona that denies bail to immigrants who are in the country illegally. It involves immigrants that have been charged with a range of felonies that include shoplifting, aggravated identity theft, sexual assault and murder. An 11-member panel... more »
  • Arizona has closed the book on a major investigation of why thousands of abuse and neglect reports weren't investigated for several years.

    September 25, 2014 9:27 PM

  • Arizona to see more Rain

    September 17, 2014 5:11 PM

  • Immigrant Advocates Sue Federal Government Play Video

    July 12, 2014 9:11 AM

    ARIZONA - Details are coming out about a lawsuit against the federal government. It was filed on behalf of immigrant children. The complaint accuses the Departments of Justice, Homeland Security, Health and Human Services, ICE and the Office of Refugee Resettlement with violating the children's right to due process. Human... more »
  • Border Patrol Agents Try to Dissuade Central Americans from Migrating Play Video

    June 27, 2014 7:31 PM

    WESLACO - Border Patrol agents say drug cartels are taking advantage of the recent surge of unaccompanied minors into the United States. The cartels' reach extends the length of the border between Mexico and the United States. A news crew for an Arizona television station recently toured the... more »
  • Increase in Illegal Immigrant Children Affects Other Border States Play Video

    June 27, 2014 2:42 PM

    RIO GRANDE VALLEY - The effect of unaccompanied children into the U.S. reaches far beyond the Rio Grande Valley. It runs all the way to Arizona, but with one major difference. A news crew with an Arizona television station recently drove into the desert with a spokesman with... more »
  • Homeland Security Secretary Speaks About Illegal Immigrant Children Play Video

    June 13, 2014 3:36 PM

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, issued a warning to the parents of the thousands of immigrant children flooding over the U.S. border from Mexico. "Illegal migration is not safe. Illegal migration through the South Texas border is not safe. A processing center is no place for... more »
  • Arizona routs UNLV in Carey's return, 58-13

    September 8, 2013 1:14 AM

    LAS VEGAS (AP) Ka'Deem Carey rushed for 171 yards and two touchdowns in his much-anticipated return Saturday night for Arizona, leading the Wildcats to a 58-13 win over UNLV. The junior all-American, who was suspended for the team's season-opener as discipline reportedly stemming from a pair of off-field incidents during... more »
  • 14-Year-Old Caught Smuggling Drugs at Arizona Port of Entry

    June 7, 2013 3:24 PM

    NOGALES, Ariz. - A 14-year-old boy was arrested in Arizona at the Port of Nogales for trying to smuggle methamphetamine and cocaine into the U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers said the teen tried to cross through the Morley Pedestrian Gate Tuesday with what looked like grocery items in a... more »
  • Mexico finds smuggling tunnel near US border

    December 29, 2012 7:48 AM

    PHOENIX (AP) - U.S. officials say Mexican authorities have found a sophisticated smuggling tunnel equipped with electricity and ventilation not far from the Nogales port of entry into Arizona. Santa Cruz County Sheriff Tony Estrada in Nogales, Ariz., says the Mexican military discovered the tunnel this week in downtown Nogales,... more »
  • Family of slain Border Patrol agent sues officials

    December 15, 2012 9:54 AM

    PHOENIX (AP) - The family of a slain Border Patrol agent has sued federal officials over the botched "Fast and Furious" gun operation, claiming they should have known it created a risk to law enforcement authorities. Agent Brian Terry was mortally wounded on Dec. 14, 2010, in a firefight north... more »
  • Verbal Commitment: Shea Patterson to Arizona

    December 7, 2012 10:58 PM

    TUCSON, AZ - He has only played one season of varsity high school football. That isn't stopping Hidalgo freshman quarterback Shea Patterson from starting, and perhaps, ending the recruiting process in swift fashion. Patterson visited the University of Arizona on Friday and announced that he had given head football coach... more »
  • Arizona loses 41-34 to rival Arizona State

    November 24, 2012 2:20 AM

    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) Arizona quarterback Matt Scott has taken a beating this season and usually found a way to rally his team. Against Arizona State, the Wildcats' biggest rival, he couldn't bring the Wildcats all the way back. Scott threw for 230 yards and three touchdowns, but also had three... more »
  • Two Arrested in Connection with Agent's Murder

    October 3, 2012 10:27 PM

    MEXICO - Mexican troops on Wednesday arrested two men in connection with the murder of a Border Patrol agent in Arizona. Mexican media outlets said the men were arrested early Wednesday near Agua Prieta, a few miles from where Agent Nicholas Ivie was killed. Ivie and two other... more »
  • Officials Identify Border Patrol Agent Killed in Arizona

    October 2, 2012 4:17 PM

    BISBEE, Ariz. (AP) - A Border Patrol agent was shot to death Tuesday in Arizona near the U.S.-Mexico line, the first fatal shooting of an agent since a deadly 2010 firefight with Mexican bandits that spawned congressional probes of a botched government gun-smuggling investigation. The agent, Nicholas Ivie, 30, and... more »
  • FBI Investigating Ariz. Border Patrol Agents Shooting

    October 2, 2012 1:10 PM

    NACO, Ariz. - One Border Patrol agent on patrol in Arizona was killed and another was wounded. It happened near a city called Naco, which is located about 18 hours northwest of the Rio Grande Valley. The city is located right along the U.S.-Mexico border. The wounded agent... more »
  • Homeland Security Says Border Patrol Agent in Arizona Killed

    October 2, 2012 8:46 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - A U.S. Border Patrol agent was killed and another wounded in a shooting near the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona, the Department of Homeland Security said Tuesday. The agents were shot while patrolling in Naco, Ariz., at about 2:50 a.m. Tuesday, according to the Border Patrol. The wounded... more »
  • Arizona Officer Speaks about Border Violence

    August 24, 2012 6:50 PM

    SAN ANGELO - An Arizona police lieutenant said the Mexican drug war is crossing the border. Phoenix Police Lt. Lauri Burgett spoke during a recent binational narco-terrorism conference in San Angelo. "Sometimes we worry a lot about that cartel element," Burgett said. "The truth is, there are organizations... more »
  • Arizona couple tries to smuggle drugs with fish

    August 11, 2012 9:32 AM

    LUKEVILL, Ariz. - A Scottsdale, Arizona man and woman were arrested this week for allegedly attempting to smuggle nearly 47 pounds of marijuana into the U.S. through the Lukeville, Arizona port. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested Kent Edward Raley, 60, and his passenger, Robyn Michelle Mayhan, 45. When... more »
  • Local Civil Rights Group Joining Others in Plans to Fight Supreme Court Decision

    June 25, 2012 5:44 PM

    MCALLEN - Civil rights groups around the Rio Grande Valley are appalled at the Supreme Court's decision to allow Arizona police officers to check immigration status of certain people. La Union del Pueblo Entero (L.U.P.E.) is teaming up with civil rights groups across the nation to fight the decision.... more »
  • Sheriff: 4 Die in Fiery Crash Near Phoenix

    June 3, 2012 10:28 AM

    PINAL COUNTY, Ariz. - Authorities say four people are dead following a fiery crash outside of phoenix. The Pinal County Sheriff says the victims were burned beyond recognition. The license plates on the car are unreadable. Investigators found the car and the bodies off Interstate 8. It's a known... more »
  • Expert Says Beheadings in U.S. Look Like Work of Cartels

    January 10, 2012 6:53 PM

    Three beheadings in two different states and they happened here in the United States, not Mexico. Former DEA supervisor Phil Jordan says all three beheadings have cartel written all over them. They happened in Arizona and Oklahoma in the past year. A murder mystery is now unraveling on... more »
  • Killer Bees Survive Late Scare

    December 31, 2011 11:56 PM

    PRESCOTT VALLEY, AZ - The Killer Bees survived a late run by the Arizona Sundogs to end 2011 with a 4-2 victory Saturday night. The Bees held a 3-0 lead after two periods of play thanks to scores by Brandon Campos, Scott Balan, and Aaron Lee. Arizona (9-16-5) cut the... more »
  • Sheriff Speaks About Future of the Border

    December 20, 2011 11:53 PM

    EDINBURG - Sheriff Lupe Trevino says Mexico's war on drugs will intensify in northeastern Mexico over the next 12 months. He says recent efforts to shut down drug and human trafficking on the arizona and california borders will send a new wave of criminal activity through the Valley. "You're going... more »

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