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  • Santa Cruz County Courthouse in Nogales, Arizona
    Border town history in Nogales
    Most visitors wouldn't think to make a trip out to Nogales, a city so far south in Arizona it shares a wall with Mexico. It has a unique history that glimpses back to the very beginnings of Arizona, and its small town charm still awaits all...
  • Nogales drug tunnel: Monster 481-foot drug tunnel found in Nogales, largest ever
    Nogales drug tunnel: Monster 481-foot drug tunnel found in Nogales, largest ever
    The Nogales drug tunnel is with a length of 481 feet the largest drug tunnel ever found in the city which spans through two countries. The tunnel, which ran from one house in Nogales in Arizona to another house in Nogales in Sonora, Mexico,...
  • Agents find Nogales drug tunnel
    Massive drug tunnel: 481-ft Nogales tunnel largest ever found
    In what is hailed as the largest drug tunnel in the Nogales narcotics trafficking network, a massive Nogales narcotics tunnel was shut down Monday by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI)....
  • Task force shut down longest ‘drug tunnel ever’ in Nogales
    ICE task force shuts down 'longest drug tunnel ever’ in Nogales
    A federal task force – the Nogales Tunnel Task Force - led by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), shut down a 481-foot drug tunnel in Nogales, Monday night – “the longest...
  • Nogales, Sonora, Mexico
    Nogales Mexico border safety: 2013 report
    Is it safe to cross the border at Nogales, Arizona to Nogales, Sonora, Mexico? Well, several years ago it was not and I quit going there for shopping and lunch. But according to a local who works with the doctors and dentists in Nogales, Sonora,...
  • CBP Officers seize over $909,000 in narcotics
    CBP Officers seize over $909,000 in narcotics
    According to a CBP press release dated August 28, 2012, Customs and Border Protection agents in Nogales, Arizona, using a drug sensing canine which alerted to a non-factory floor compartment in a vehicle at the Dennis DeConcini Port Friday, CBP...
  • Deer Valley hosts Apollo in this weeks games
    Arizona high school football--Week 7 rankings
    This past week of Arizona high school football results in some major changes in the rankings for the top two divisions, while Division III looks very similar. Both Chandler Basha (Division I) and Peoria Centennial (Division II) were unbeaten and...
  • Nogales Mexico Shop
    Crossing the Mexican border and safety - Another perspective
    I recently published an article about a Department of State warning about traveling to Mexico... to places that we used to go without fear.The article reported that the popular Rocky Point resort area is now included in the Department of State'...
  • Map of Bull fire near Nogales, AZ
    Bull fire crosses border from Mexico, approaches Nogales, AZ
    The Bull fire that started in Mexico southwest of Nogales, Arizona, has crossed the U.S./Mexico border and according to MODIS fire detection satellite maps is burning 5-7 miles west of Nogales. The fire has been very active over the last 24 hours...
  • Nogales Border Crossing
    Nogales and Rocky Point added to Department of State travel warnings
    Should you cross the border into Mexico? The popular Rocky Point resort area is now included in the Department of State's broadened warning about violence in Mexico. In an updated statement released April 22nd, 2011, the U.S. Department of...
  • Los Zetas drug cartel responsible for much of Mexico's violence
    Drug cartels ambush American photographer south of Nogales
    On January 25, an American photographer narrowly escaped death when he was ambushed by cartel members and led the henchmen on a high-speed chase to the International Border Zone, just south of Nogales, Arizona.Matthew Besinger, a Los Angeles-based...
  • La Roca Cheese
    Lunch at Nogales's La Roca: a delicious disappointment
    With Mexico and its great native cuisine only 70 miles away from Tucson, one would be a fool to not dine across the border every once in a while. Tucson has some of the best Mexican restaurants in the country, but ingredients, emphasis, and menu...
  • Octavio Garcia Von Borstel
    Latino mayor and civil rights activist arrested
    Octavio Garcia Von Borstel, mayor of Nogales, Ariz., was arrested Tuesday morning in connection with two criminal cases, one accusing him of taking bribes and the other of bank fraud. This is particularly disturbing since Garcia-Von Borstel has...