A new U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint opened near Tubac yesterday.
The $1.5 million interim checkpoint along Interstate 19 is supposed to help catch illegal immigrants and drug runners, but residents in the Santa Cruz Valley say it will hurt businesses and endanger neighborhoods...A former Rhodes Junior High School student was arrested by Mesa police after threatening another student with two toy handguns outside the school Monday.
The 14-year-old boy was arrested around 9:40 a.m. off school grounds, and could face charges related to threats and assault...In something like a scene from Cheech & Chong's Nice Dreams
, a Lake Havasu City woman has been arrested for allegedly selling marijuana from her ice cream truck.
Lorna Gaudette, 51, was nabbed last Thursday after officers saw her sell some pot from the truck. When they searched the vehicle, they found more marijuana. Gaudette faces several drug charges and is being held in Mohave County...