NOGALES, Ariz. — Hollywood came calling last fall, and this border city answered. Nogales landed a starring role in "The Hangover Part III" - a movie that many predict will be one of the biggest box office draws of 2013.
The Wolf Pack - Justin Bartha, left, as Doug; Zach Galifianakis as Alan; Ed Helms as Stu; and Bradley Cooper as Phil - cruised into Nogales, Ariz., and surrounding communities when filming scenes of "The Hangover Part III." The conclusion of the trilogy - no wedding or bachelor party in this…
A bench outside of La Cinderella on North Morley Avenue is the setting for a scene between Ken Jeong and Zach Galifianakis in "The Hangover Part III." Gregory Kory, whose family has owned the department and accessories store for 66 years, says tight border restrictions in place since 9/11 an…
"This movie should help us a lot in improving our image," says Nogales Mayor Arturo R. Garino. "If I could get a movie to come in once a year, that would be incredible." The mayor and his wife have small roles in the film.
North Morley Avenue in Nogales, Ariz., was the setting for scenes of "The Hangover Part III." Filmmakers spruced up downtown and compensated many of the merchants along Morley Avenue for the inconvenience.
The Nogales Post Office doubled for a Mexican jail in "The Hangover Part III." The filming helped reveal downtown's potential, merchants say.
Gregory Kory, who owns La Cinderella and Kory's, keeps some bridal dresses in a vault. The bridal and formal-wear shop is in a former bank building.
In Nogales port of entry busts:
More than $1 million worth of marijuana hidden in a shipment of charcoal was seized at a Nogales port of entry on Friday, officials said.
A wildfire east of Nogales, Ariz., has consumed about 2,500 acres and is 5 percent contained, officials said Monday morning.
A wildfire burning about 5 miles east of the Nogales, Ariz., airport has charred about 450 acres, officials said Saturday. The Soldier Basin Fire was burning in steep, rocky terrain, mainly grass and brush.
Federal agents seized more than 2,300 pounds of marijuana and arrested three suspects Wednesday during a surveillance operation in Nogales.
Border officers found more than 30 pounds of methamphetamine hidden in the rear bumper of a car been driven across the Nogales border crossing Sunday, officials say.
A Tucson man was arrested Tuesday after he tried to cross into Arizona with heroin wrapped around his waist and a small package of the drug tucked into his bellybutton, border officers said.
Devin Harrison had two of Ironwood Ridge's eight hits in their 13-3 win over Nogales in five innings. The Apaches helped the Nighthawks' cause by giving up five walks and three hit-by-pitches and committing two errors.
GLENDALE - With one swing of that bat, senior Devin Harrison put Ironwood Ridge one win away from a trip to the Division II state championship game.
A Sonora man was arrested Sunday after border officers say they found $951,000 worth of methamphetamine hidden in his car.
A wildfire west of Nogales, Ariz., has burned about 160 acres, according to Coronado National Forest officials.
A new documentary premiering today on PBS is one of the latest efforts to shed light on an issue that has claimed the lives of almost 2,000 migrants in the last decade.
A 29-year-old man was arrested Wednesday for attempting to smuggle 26 pounds of cocaine into the United States through the Mariposa Port of Entry in Nogales, Ariz, officials said.