Law Enforcement

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman
The head of the powerful Sinaloa cartel is housed in a federal prison 15 miles south of the U.S./Mexico border, setting off speculation about his extradition to the U.S.
May 09, 2016
The border city of El Paso, Texas has a policy that allows the city to jail people who can't pay their traffic fines. A lawsuit in federal court is challenging the policy, saying it violates a person's right to equal protection under the law.
May 09, 2016
Border Patrol Vehicle with flags
Dubbed Operation Double Threat, the two week operation last month focused on the border region around Nogales, Arizona and Sonora.
May 05, 2016
Tom Begaye, 27, made his first court appearance Wednesday in connection with the kidnapping and murder of an 11-year-old Navajo girl.
May 04, 2016
The FBI continues to search for the kidnapper of an 11-year-old Navajo girl whose body was found south of Shiprock, N.M., on Tuesday morning. The San Juan Chapter is planning a candlelight vigil to support the family.
May 03, 2016
A civil rights group says the Tucson Police Department is holding people at traffic stops longer than it should in order to check their immigration status. The complaints stem from the city’s enforcing a slice of Arizona’s immigration law, SB 1070.
May 02, 2016
A federal appeals court has ruled to lift a hold on two Arizona identity theft laws that were the legal basis for Sheriff Joe Arpaio's worksite raids.
May 02, 2016
The International Boundary and Water Commission is investigating the dispute.
May 02, 2016
It is the third time a Border Patrol agent has used lethal force in the Tucson Sector this fiscal year.
April 20, 2016
A U.S. Border Patrol agent is on administrative leave after he fired at a man the agency says threw rocks at him, Tuesday. This is the fourth agent-involved shooting in Arizona since October.
April 20, 2016


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