Over 165 pounds of suspected meth was seized after smugglers tried to float it across the border from Nogales, Mexico, by roping together dozens of packages and sending them through an underground drainage tunnel into Arizona, federal officials said.
An undocumented immigrant, once convicted of manslaughter was caught trying to cross the border near Nogales. He previously spent five years in prison and since then, Border Patrol agents say he has attempted to cross the border multiple times.
Authorities are expanding a program known as Remain in Mexico that requires tens of thousands of asylum seekers to wait out their immigration court hearings in Mexico. Until this week, the government was driving some asylum seekers from Nogales, Arizona, to El Paso, Texas, so they could be returned to Juarez.
Officials with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement say they have found a drug tunnel along the U.S.-Mexico border in Nogales.
The U.S. Border Patrol says it busted another cross-border tunnel after arresting a group of four migrants.
Border Patrol agents and Mexican police discovered an incomplete cross-border tunnel running underneath streets in Nogales.
The migrants’ efforts are causing traffic delays at Arizona crossings because U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials had to barricade lanes used by cars legally entering the U.S. from Mexico, officials said.
A convicted sex offender who was previously deported has been arrested in Southern Arizona.
Six people were arrested for separate alleged attempts to smuggle 321 pounds of methamphetamine and marijuana through Arizona Ports of Entry over the weekend, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and one of the cases involved a cache of loaded weapons and ammunition.
A branch manager at a Rio Rico bank has been indicted for alleged bank fraud and money laundering.
Officials with U.S. Customs and Border Protection say a woman is accused of smuggling heroin into the country by hiding it in her private area.
U.S. Customs and Border Patrol found dozens of people locked in a trailer trying to cross the border at Nogales, and it was a K-9 that first tipped off agents.
A U.S. Border Patrol agent has died after being found unresponsive while on patrol near the Arizona border, but authorities say there's no evidence of foul play.
Officials with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection say a 35-year-old Tucson man is arrested, after he was found smuggling meth into the country by taping them to his lower body.
An Arizona man has pleaded guilty to killing a police officer in a city on the Mexico border as part of a plea deal in which prosecutors agreed to drop their push for a death sentence.
Arizona seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged at 4.9 percent in June as the labor force increased by nearly 10,400 from the previous month while the state's economy lost 44,600 nonfarm jobs.
NOGALES, Ariz. (FOX 10) - Border Patrol officials and Mexican police have discovered an incomplete cross-border tunnel underneath a Nogales parking lot. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the tunnel was found by Border Patrol International Liaison units and Mexico's federal police while they were conducting a tunnel sweep on May 29.