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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.
NACO — Authorities say a man who fled from southern Arizona police officers is in custody and being treated for a gunshot wound.
NACO, AZ - Authorities say a U.S. Border Patrol agent died after a shooting near Naco, Ariz. early Tuesday morning.
On 9/11 at about 3 a.m., I ended my all-night tour of the Arizona-Mexico border. With a retired border patrol agent, I had spent the previous evening driving from Sierra Vista along the San Pedro River to the Naco Border Patrol Station.
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.
TUCSON – A program linking the efforts of federal agencies with local law enforcement and Mexican officials has increased arrests and drug seizures along the border over the past year and a half, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection commissioner said Tuesday.
Homeowners in a handful of school districts are in for a nasty surprise because of some changes state lawmakers made in education finance laws in the name of “fairness.”
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.
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 U.S. Border Patrol agent won’t be tried for a third time in the shooting death of an illegal immigrant in the southern Arizona desert last year, a top Cochise County prosecutor said Thursday.
A candidate for Arizona Corporation Commission had his privileges of driving a government vehicle rescinded nearly four years ago after a Border Patrol agent said he found marijuana residue in the car.
NACO - U.S. officials found $2.7 million worth of marijuana hidden in wooden entertainment centers at the Arizona-Mexico border.
A sophisticated human smuggling ring that was running as many as 40 illegal immigrants per day from the Mexican border near Naco to safe houses in Phoenix was broken up after a seven-month investigation by a multiagency task force, according to a 232-count indictment announced Thursday.
PHOENIX - Forty-eight people accused of taking part in an immigrant smuggling ring were indicted on criminal charges, Arizona authorities announced Thursday.
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.
WASHINGTON - Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff on Monday invoked his power to bypass certain laws to restart construction of a fence on the Arizona-Mexico border.
Construction of 70 miles of new fence along the southern border is scheduled to be finished by Sunday, completing the first phase of an ambitious plan to line 370 miles of desert with fence by the end of 2008.
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.
BISBEE - A Border Patrol agent who killed an illegal immigrant, contending he acted in self-defense, faces trial for second-degree murder.
ORGAN PIPE CACTUS NATIONAL MONUMENT - Within a few years, vehicles driving loads of illegal immigrants or drugs through the rugged terrain of Arizona’s southwestern deserts could largely be a thing of the past.
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.
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.
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.