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TPD chief says sanctuary initiative threatens major investigations
One of the writers of the initiative says interagency cooperation will not be affected.
Arizona files suit against family behind OxyContin
The suit alleges the family made it more difficult for parties suing it to get money.
Mexico and US dispute the assets of cartel leader 'El Chapo'
The countries are debating what to do with Joaquín Guzmán's $12 billion fortune.
Challenges with stopping the drug trade and treating addiction
A panel discussion with Sonoran Prevention Works and the Pima County Sheriff's Department.
A firsthand look at how the Pima County Sheriff's Department seizes drugs off the streets
Lorraine Rivera rides with the department's Border Interdiction Unit.
UA Study: Some medications from Mexico not what the doctor ordered
A team of doctoral students found that many of the drugs fell below guidelines for weight and content.
Santa Cruz County gets grant to fight opioid crisis
15 Nogales medical providers and social service agencies to develop a plan for fighting opioid addictions and overdoses.
Kratom shop owner explains her advocacy
Advocates tout kratom as an alternative to opioids.
Federal agencies concerned about rise in kratom use
Hearing from the Drug Enforcement Administration in Tucson.
Human Trafficking Part of Larger Cartel Strategy
Former DEA Tucson head Tony Coulson discusses when drug cartels added human smuggling to their business model.
Arizona Man Convicted In Kidnapping-for-Weed Plot Denied New Trial
The 9th Circuit said errors in the trial were not enough to warrant a do-over.
Drug Take Back Day Opportunity to Dispose of Prescription Drugs
Unused medications can be turned in on National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, no questions asked.
First Fentanyl Lab Discovered In Northwest Mexican State of Sinaloa
Authorities say the lab had the capacity to produce hundreds of thousands of pills of the powerful and deadly opiate.
Court Denies Asylum Appeal by Police Officer From Sonora
The Ninth Circuit decision means the former Mexican police officer is almost out of ways to avoid deportation.
Tohono O'odham Police Seize 43K Fentanyl Doses
Tribal police led a task force that resulted in three arrests and the seizure of pills valued at over $700,000.
Feds: Arizona Smuggling Ring Used US Banks to Transfer $1M
Authorities say the operation allegedly moved thousands of migrants from Mexico and Central America to the United States.
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