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Report: More than 60,000 people missing in Mexico

Sonora, the Mexican state to Arizona's south, accounted for nearly 2,200 missing people in that number.

Phoenix police shootings plunge amid scrutiny, new policies

Fifteen shootings in 2019 is the lowest number the department has seen in a decade.

Accusations against former Amazon CEO in Mexico ignite feminist debates

The recent murder of the wife of the former CEO have fueled the push for changes to laws.

Poachers swarm vaquita refuge ‘like never before’

A conservationist said the number of poachers in the endangered porpoise's habitat — casting nets for a fish called the totoaba — is unprecedented.

Mexican President: La Mora massacre investigation receiving ‘special attention’

López Obrador didn't give further details about the investigation into the murder of nine dual citizens in rural Sonora.

FBI arrives in Sonora to assist in La Mora murder investigation

Mexico's foreign affairs secretary said the agents were invited because the investigation involves U.S. citizens.

Pima GOP chair alleges postal workers discarded Tucson ballots

A Postal Service spokesperson rejected the claim, saying every piece of mail is tracked.

Mexico will work with US after Sonora Mormon murders

The country's foreign secretary said the collaboration will mirror response to a shooting in El Paso in August.

After brutal attack in Sonora, US ambassador promises binational fight against crime

Ambassador to Mexico Christopher Landau spoke at the Arizona-Mexico Commission.

Rocky Point searchers threatened by armed group

The group was told to leave while searching for more bodies following the recent discovery of dozens of bodies.

Family of 9 slain call on US, Mexico to address cartel violence

Suspected cartel members attacked the group Monday driving from Sonora to Tucson.

Mayor: Despite grisly finding, Rocky Point is safe to visit

The mayor of the Mexican beach destination says the dozens of bodies found recently may be tied to a violent period from years ago.

Group explores community impact of violence against Indigenous women

MMWIG committee members hear "heart-wrenching" stories from family members.

Defense attorney discusses border corruption cases

Sean Chapman has represented multiple agents accused of wrongdoing.

How the FBI investigates corruption at the border

A discussion with special agent Adam Radtke.

Wider repercussions stemming from spike in cartel violence

One expert described the recent the attacks as "unprecedented.'

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