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NACO, AZ - Authorities say a U.S. Border Patrol agent died after a shooting near Naco, Ariz. early Tuesday morning.
BISBEE - An unidentified Mexican man has been shot and killed by a Border Patrol agent in the United States near Naco, authorities said.
April 19, 2005
When the Minuteman Project launched April 1 in southeast Arizona, headlines around the world touted a band of civilian volunteers who promised to patrol a 23-mile stretch of the Mexican border for one month as a direct challenge to federal immigration policy.
TUCSON - Crews building a seven-mile fence along the U.S.-Mexico border near Sasabe are nearing completion of the project, but critics say a land swap between federal agencies that paved the way for one section sets a bad precedent.
A Fountain Hills resident took out a $120,000 loan on his house to help build one mile of fence along the southern U.S.-Mexico border.
WASHINGTON • Arizona has more than 90 illegal tunnels under its border with Mexico, the most discovered in any state in the Southwest, law enforcement officials told senators this week.
NACO — Authorities say a man who fled from southern Arizona police officers is in custody and being treated for a gunshot wound.
NACO - U.S. officials found $2.7 million worth of marijuana hidden in wooden entertainment centers at the Arizona-Mexico border.
Family members of Border Patrol Agent Nicholas Ivie participate in Thursday Oct. 4, 2012 candlelight ceremony in Naco, Arizona. Nearly 100 people gathered in Naco for a candlelight vigil for a fallen Border Patrol agent. Ivie and two other border agents were fired upon Tuesday in a rugged hilly area about five miles (eight kilometers) north of the border near Bisbee, Ariz., as they responded to an alarm that was triggered on one of the sensors that the government has installed along the border. (AP Photo/Beatrice Richardson, Sierra Vista Herald)
NACO - Investigators were scouring the Naco, Arizona area Wednesday following the death of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Nicholas Ivie.
PHOENIX - Forty-eight people accused of taking part in an immigrant smuggling ring were indicted on criminal charges, Arizona authorities announced Thursday.
SIERRA VISTA - A resource center in Naco, Mexico that helps illegal immigrants who are deported from Arizona has now opened a shelter where migrants can rest for the night.
Arizona will receive another 643 federal agents in the next 10 months to guard the U.S.-Mexico border, the largest share of new increases approved by Congress earlier this year, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff announced Tuesday.
April 5, 2005
BISBEE - Documents released Monday fail to support the account a U.S. Border Patrol agent gave about his fatal shooting of a Mexican illegal immigrant in January.
NACO - Volunteers recruited over the Internet to monitor illegal immigrant activity along a stretch of Arizona’s border will end their monthlong campaign this weekend as they began — peering through binoculars along a dusty border road.
April 5, 2005
The Minuteman Civil Defense Corps and a spinoff group of disaffected Minuteman members plan separate month-long deployments along the border, beginning Friday and Saturday, respectively.
The Arizona Rangers will never get the publicity enjoyed by their comrades in arms from Texas. But these men, each bearing a star on his chest and a gun at his side, were just as good at law enforcement, historians say.
NACO, Ariz. - Civilian border patrols used to be viewed around the U.S. as crackpot publicity stunts by the extreme fringe of the immigration control movement.
April 4, 2005
Rising drug violence in Mexico's border region has prompted Southern Arizona's largest military installation to issue new restrictions on troop travel and a warning to military families and civilian staff members to stay away.
TUCSON - A probe into last month's fatal shooting of a Mexican man by a Border Patrol agent near Douglas has been mishandled, according to the agency's union.