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Lukeville crossing unsettlingly close to killing of 7 in Sonora

HERMOSILLO, Mexico — The shooting deaths of seven men near the Mexico-Arizona border dramatize what appears to be an escalating use of the once-calm stretch of border as a drug trafficking corridor.

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Sonora police: 7 killed near Arizona border

March 21, 2014 12:10 am Related
Mexican sugar firm coming to Tucson, with plans to hire 50

Mexican sugar firm coming to Tucson, with plans to hire 50

A Mexican company is moving into Tucson with plans to ramp up production of liquefied sugar cane to compete with widely used high-fructose corn syrup.

February 28, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Mayor: Tucson-Hermosillo flights might return by summer

An independent Mexican airline hopes to restore international service to Tucson as soon as this summer.

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Fugitive in border agent killing unlikely to be turned over to U.S. soon

Fugitive in border agent killing unlikely to be turned over to U.S. soon

Mexican police, aided by American investigators, recently arrested one of the fugitives wanted in the slaying of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry, but it may be years before he’s brought to the United States.

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FDA, distributor fight tainted cuke sales

A Southern Arizona produce distributor is working closely with the Food and Drug Administration to prevent further sale of salmonella-contaminated cucumbers, officials said Friday.

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Border officers seize bundles of cash from 2 women

Border officers seize bundles of cash from 2 women

Two Mexican women were arrested in separate incidents this week when border of officers in Nogales said they tried to smuggle nearly $62,000 combined.

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Chicago’s Public Enemy No. 1: Mexican drug kingpin Guzman

Chicago’s Public Enemy No. 1: Mexican drug kingpin Guzman

CHICAGO — A drug kingpin in Mexico who has never set foot in Chicago has been named the city’s new Public Enemy No. 1 — the same notorious label assigned to Al Capone at the height of the Prohibition-era gang wars.

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Mexican beauty queen killed in shootout

Mexican beauty queen killed in shootout

CULIACAN, Mexico —A 20-year-old state beauty queen has been killed in northern Mexico during a running gun battle between soldiers and the gang of drug traffickers she was traveling with, officials say.

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Tomatoes could ignite US-Mexico trade war

Nogales' economy could be devastated by an escalating trade fight - sparked by Florida growers - between the U.S. and Mexico over tomatoes, two Arizona lawmakers warned Thursday.

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Arizona-based Sinaloa Cartel-linked cell busted

TEMPE — An elaborate drug trafficking cell in Tempe that is linked to the deadly Sinaloa Cartel from Mexico has been busted, officials say.

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Mexico: Zetas gang ordered slaughter of 49 as part of ploy

Mexico: Zetas gang ordered slaughter of 49 as part of ploy

MEXICO CITY - The army charged Monday that the top leaders of the hyper-violent Zetas drug cartel ordered underlings to leave 49 mutilated bodies in a northern Mexico town square, then had banners hung around the country denying responsibility in an effort to have their enemies blamed for th…

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Mexican army: Zetas leaders ordered 49 killed

Mexican army: Zetas leaders ordered 49 killed

MEXICO CITY —The top leaders of the hyper-violent Zetas drug cartel ordered underlings to leave 49 mutilated bodies in a northern Mexico town square, and then hung banners around the country denying responsibility,  the Mexican army said Monday.

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Banda-bandit suspected in CA tuba thefts

Banda-bandit suspected in CA tuba thefts

LOS ANGELES  — They’ve still got their trombones and their trumpets, their cornets and their clarinets.

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15 tons of pure meth seized in Mexico

15 tons of pure meth seized in Mexico

GUADALAJARA, Mexico — Mexican troops have made a historic seizure of 15 tons of pure methamphetamine in the western state of Jalisco, an amount equivalent to half of all meth seizures worldwide in 2009.

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2 plead guilty in Arizona in Fast and Furious gun probe

PHOENIX — Two men have pleaded guilty to buying guns that were destined to be smuggled into Mexico, the first convictions in the federal government’s botched Operation Fast and Furious.

January 24, 2012 2:02 pmLoading…

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US hits back at drug cartel

US hits back at drug cartel

OKLAHOMA CITY — In the largest single strike at Mexican drug operations in the U.S., authorities arrested more than 300 people in a sting that demonstrates an upstart cartel's vast reach north of the border.

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US hits back at drug cartel

US hits back at drug cartel

 

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