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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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FDA guidelines for antibiotic use in livestock is a success story

The following editorial appeared Friday in the Los Angeles Times:

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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.

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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.

March 21, 2014 8:00 am Related

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

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…

November 19, 2013 8:25 am Photos

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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…

October 17, 2013 12:48 pm Related
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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Drug-related murder draws 4-year sentence

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Arizona couple busted at border with meth bodywraps

Arizona couple busted at border with meth bodywraps

A man and woman were apprehended at an Arizona border crossing this week with about 10 pounds of methamphetamine taped to their bodies, officials say.

July 24, 2013 4:39 pm Related
Players rip Braun; A-Rod next?

Players rip Braun; A-Rod next?

Injured Dodgers OF Matt Kemp said he deserves the 2011 NL MVP, with Ryan Braun suspended, "but that's not up to me."

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Players rip Braun; A-Rod next?

Players rip Braun; A-Rod next?

NEW YORK - Protective no more, baseball players are downright disgusted these days with doping.

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Man caught on video ditching pickup truck, and other local news

Man caught on video ditching pickup truck, and other local news

Man seen ditching stolen pickup truck

July 11, 2013 12:00 am

Nearly $2.6M of pot seized in Naco

Nearly 5,200 pounds of marijuana and three vehicles were seized by border officers in southern Arizona.

July 08, 2013 3:14 pm Related

Man gets probation, jail for his role in family drug outfit

A man accused of running a marijuana-smuggling ring was sentenced in Pima County Superior Court on Tuesday to five years' intensive probation and 105 days in Pima County Jail, with credit for time already served.

June 26, 2013 12:00 am

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