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EXCLUSIVE: War between drug cartels forcing residents of Mexican border town to flee into Arizona
SASABE, SONORA, MEX (3TV/CBS 5) - Dust blows across the streets. A dog occasionally walks from one side of the road to the other. Two things stand out in Sasabe, Sonora: the emptiness and the silence. Last month, rival smuggling gangs began fighting over this stretch of the Sonoran desert....
A look at the Nogales port of entry as Lukeville closes
Businesses are keeping a close eye on the flow of goods at the Arizona border as a slowdown or disruption would be costly. The Mariposa port of entry in Nogales processes 600,000 commercial vehicles annually, which equates to $30 billion in imports into the U.S. and $11 billion in exports into Mexico.
Border rancher video records thousands crossing his land
TUCSON, Ariz. (13 News) - Arizona border ranchers are raising concerns about what’s entering this country unchecked. As Border Patrol has shifted resources to migrant apprehensions, one rancher near Arivaca said he has thousands of videos showing people crossing his land. Even on a rainy a day in early...
The gas price fluctuate between $3.19 and $3.29 in Green Valley as of 2023-12-04. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.242, a week ago the price is $3.250 , according to AAA.
This port leads the U.S. in Mexican tomato imports
U.S. imports of Mexican tomatoes through all ports in 2022 totaled $2.48 billion, up 4% from $2.387 billion in 2021. Of that total, the port district of Laredo, Texas, accounted for 57% of all Mexican tomato value, followed by Nogales, Ariz., with 27% and San Diego with 13%, according to USDA trade numbers.
Closure of Morley Crossing at Nogales Port of Entry Impacts Local Businesses
Discover how the closure of the Morley Crossing at the Nogales Port of Entry is impacting local businesses. With foot traffic rerouted due to infrastructure improvements, businesses are feeling the pinch. Find out more about the situation and the expected completion date of the construction.
Sasabe, Sonora, residents fleeing north as cartel violence grips town
The Show took a look just South of the border to Sasabe, Sonora, a small town on the border just East of Nogales that has become the site of a wave of cartel violence this Fall. Families are fleeing, homes have been burned down and only a fraction of the...
Nogales, Arizona: The Crucible of Cross-Border Drug Trafficking
Nestled on the Arizona-Mexico border, Nogales, Arizona, has been designated a High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) by the U.S. Department of Justice. As of 2023, this city is recognized as a focal point in the battle against drug trafficking in the United States. In 2019, Nogales authorities faced 1,632 drug seizures, an arrest rate of 11.6 per 1,000 residents, and a prosecution rate of 5.3 per 1,000 residents, highlighting the intensity of the drug trafficking problem in the area.
Arizona High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Santa Cruz County Today - December 4
High school basketball is on the schedule today in Santa Cruz County, Arizona, and info on these matchups is available here, if you're looking for how to stream them. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!
New Paws, New Love: Adopt Dogs Today in nogales, AZ
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of nogales..
Report: No EIS for GMXT Nogales Bypass
The governor of Mexico’s northern state of Sonora acknowledged Nov. 21 that a new rail bypass for Grupo Mexico-owned Ferromex (GMXT) around the border city of Nogales was a Mexican army undertaking that has not yet submitted an environmental impact statement, months after construction had already started, according to an Associated Press report by Daniel Shailer.
Gadsden Coffee Co.: A Haven for Coffee Lovers in Arivaca, Arizona
Since 1993, Gadsden Coffee Co. has been a sanctuary for coffee enthusiasts, tucked away in the quaint town of Arivaca, Arizona. Founded by a passionate group of college coffee lovers and now led by Brad Knaub, Gadsden Coffee Co. has developed into a local landmark. This hidden gem offers coffee aficionados a diverse palette of global flavors, with each batch roasted to perfection. Its signature Kenya AB coffee, a customer favorite, exemplifies the company's dedication to quality and personalization.
How border surge affects holiday shopping
Businesses in Nogales look forward to holiday shoppers coming over from Mexico. But it can discourage those shoppers when Federal resources shift somewhere else to process asylum seekers.
Families flee Sasabe as ongoing cartel violence grips border town
Families are continuing to flee Sasabe, Sonora, as an ongoing wave of violence from warring criminal factions continues to grip the border town over a month after the conflict started. The conflict first broke out Oct. 21 when rival criminal gangs began fighting in town. Members of the criminal organizations have started burning...
Humanitarian aid groups work to provide support in Sasabe through migrant surge
With a surge in migrants at the Arizona border, humanitarian aid groups are trying to keep up. Tucson Samaritans are sending as many groups to the border as possible.
Savor the Flavor: Four Unmissable Cafes in Green Valley
Welcome to this article where we explore four charming cafes nestled in Green Valley. Have you had the pleasure of visiting any of these delightful spots? If yes, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
Arizona man gets more than 3 years in prison for transporting migrants for profit
PHOENIX — An Arizona man received a prison sentence of more than three years after transporting migrants for profit, authorities said. Jesus Moises Ruiz Jr., 34, of Rio Rico, pleaded guilty to the crime in August and was sentenced to 40 months on Nov. 9, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Arizona.
Giving Tuesday offers southern Arizonans opportunities to help several organizations
TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Giving Tuesday is a day that aims to encourage people to do good in our community. According to the Giving Tuesday website, it’s a global generosity movement that uses generosity in all forms to support communities and causes worldwide. This is your chance...
Santa Cruz County raises reimbursement rate for housing federal inmates
Santa Cruz County is slated to get a higher reimbursement rate for housing federal detainees in its county jail. The jail has long held federal detainees like those arrested by the FBI or Customs and Border Protection. Sheriff David Hathaway says most of those detainees are not housed there, because they’re transferred to Tucson immediately for court. But, the county gets paid about $60 per person for those that are.
EarthBlend offers promotable West Mexico produce volume
In mid-November, Nogales, Ariz.-based EarthBlend was receiving a steady supply of Sonoran soft squash and cucumbers, and Sinaloa volume was about to kick in, says Steve Spence, director of sales. Spence said EarthBlend will have promotable opportunities on green beans, soft squash (Italian, yellow and grey), hard-shell (butternut, spaghetti, acorn...