Under a cloud of marker smoke, a Border Patrol Search, Trauma and Rescue agent edges his way over a cliff to rescue a "victim" 60 feet below. It was a demonstration by the U.S. Border Patrol in Peña Blanca Canyon on Tuesday.
The remains of more than 2,000 border crossers have been found in the Border Patrol's Tucson Sector in the last decade.
Hydronalix CEO Tony Mulligan, left, and John Sullivan cart an unmanned EMILY Hurricane Tracker boat back to their work area during testing at Christopher Columbus Park.
John Sullivan, left, and Hydronalix CEO Tony Mulligan rope one EMILY Hurricane Tracker that had a propulsion failure during recent testing at Christopher Columbus Park.
From a little lagoon in Tucson to raging seas, a tiny unmanned watercraft developed by a Sahuarita company is on course to provide new hurricane-tracking data.
Single-vehicle crash in midtown kills man
WASHINGTON — A Navy SEAL killed during a weekend rescue mission in Afghanistan was identified by the Pentagon on Monday as Petty Officer 1st Class Nicolas D. Checque of Monroeville, Pa.
Border agents used a helicopter to rescue a injured illegal immigrant who fell in the Baboquivari Mountains southwest of Tucson.
The woman’s husband called for help Friday after he said his wife was unable to get up after a fall.
The couple from Guatemala had crossed the border illegally an…
A man in a hang glider who crashed in rugged terrain on the west side of the Catalina Mountains Sunday afternoon has recreationists as well as first responders to thank for his rescue.
The interior of the latest addition to the Pima County sheriff’s Air Unit — an American Eurocopter.
Pilots gave a mini-demonstration Monday morning of the newest addition to the Pima County sheriff's Air Unit - an American Eurocopter.
A U.S. Marine stands guard as rescue workers search the rubble of the U.S. Embassy in Beirut for bodies. Rescue workers search the collapsed front of the building after the terrorist bombing on April 18, 1983. (AP Photo/Bill Foley)
Father admits guilt in abuse of infant son
An illegal immigrant was rescued by a Customs and Border Protection helicopter from the Cerro Colorado Mountains near Arivaca on Tuesday after he was stuck on a near-vertical cliff, authorities said.
The next time someone is trapped in a rain-swollen wash on the northwest side, EMILY might come roaring to the rescue.
Hydronalix CEO Tony Mulligan stands by as Ken Moritz, the firm's tech support man, puts an EMILY unmanned watercraft in Silverbell Lake for a test drive. Hydronalix hand-assembles the units in Sahuarita.
The next time someone is trapped in a rain-swollen wash on the northwest side, EMILY might come to the rescue.
The Santa Rita Mountains gave up a secret last Saturday, a secret that stretches back more than 50 years to one of the saddest stories in Arizona history.