Since 1974, the elite unit has tracked smugglers across the 2.8 million acres of the Tohono O’odham Nation in southern Arizona and the 76-mile stretch of land bordering Mexico.
Services for a police officer who was killed in Southern Arizona in August will take place on September 12, according to officials with the Tohono O'odham Nation.
A Native American leader from Arizona grew emotional Wednesday as he told a congressional committee about the pain members of his tribe feel about U.S. officials blasting through land they consider sacred to build part of President Donald Trump's wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Environmental advocates, elected officials and Tohono O’odham Nation leaders have raised concerns about the project, including the destruction of saguaros, the use of water from an underground aquifer, the potential impact on migrating animals and the destruction of land consider scared by some Native Americans.
Officials with the Glendale Police Department say a man is under arrest in connection with a bank robbery earlier in the month.
A Casa Grande man has been sentenced to 17 ½ years in federal prison for a 2018 murder on the Gila River Indian Community south of Phoenix.
A federal judge has overturned the U.S. Forest Service's approval of plans for a new copper mine in southeastern Arizona in a decision that comes amid a larger battle across the West over the use of public lands for mining.