At least five people were killed in a shootout involving federal police and military officials this morning near Rocky Point's Sandy Beach area, the Sonora state attorney general confirmed.
Heavily armed police have been patrolling the Sonoran border town of Sonoyta this week after an armed convoy of criminals took control of the town for hours Sunday night.
It’s time for the annual Rocky Point Film Festival and this year’s films are outstanding. Here is this week’s lineup:
As hundreds of small quakes hit in the Imperial Valley of California Sunday and Monday, another series of earthquakes occurred in the floor of the Gulf of California, south of Puerto Peñasco, Sonora.
Three earthquakes struck Sunday night in the northern Gulf of California, south of Puerto Peñasco.
Mar de Cores International Airport in Puerto Peñasco, Sonora, Mexico.
A venture between U.S. and Mexican aircraft companies promises to create up to 400 jobs over the next three years in the beachfront town of Puerto Peñasco, Sonora.
The July 19 shootout in Puerto Peñasco made headlines because of its death toll, but it was just the culmination of a series of attacks in the beach town, including a July 17 home invasion targeting U.S. tourists.
A shocking home invasion targeting a group of American tourists in Puerto Peñasco preceded the July 19 shootout there, prompting the U.S. consulate to issue a new advisory to travelers.
Gunbattles that broke out in Puerto Peñasco on Thursday evening left at least six people dead, including at least one police officer.
The Institutional Revolutionary Party's presidential election win in Mexico has also reverberated in local elections in two cities along Arizona's southern border, along with a beach town just south of the line.
As spring break approaches, Arizonans are urged to avoid
Nogales, Sonora, and the beach areas of Puerto Peñasco, also known
as Rocky Point.