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Prominent HIV/AIDS researchers were among the 298 victims identified aboard flight MH17. To honor their legacy, the Chattahoochee Valley Better Way Foundation is hosting a candlelight vigil. We spokeMore >>
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Montgomery police say two people were injured when the vehicle they were traveling in hit a tree Thursday night. Sgt. Denise Barnes with the Montgomery Police Department says the single-vehicle crashMore >>
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As new teachers in the Butler County school system introduced themselves to the community Thursday night, the school board also introduced and approved its new strategic plan- its five year plan for improvement.More >>
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NOGALES, AZ (CBS5) -
The holidays were full of surprises for U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers as they took the wraps off ammunition, drugs and even a person stuffed into a suitcase at border checkpoints.
Here is a report of incidents involving drug and human traffickers from the Border Patrol:
CBP officers stopped a 56-year-old man at the Port of Nogales on Dec. 30 and found a 48-year-old woman from Thailand hiding underneath clothing in a suitcase in the back of the man's Honda SUV.
Officers on New Year's Day stopped a 24-year-old Phoenix woman at the Port of Lukeville and seized 6,000 rounds of ammunition as she tried to enter Mexico. The ammunition was in three backpacks in the back seat of her sedan.
A 27-year-old woman from Mexico was arrested at the Port of Nogales on Dec. 22 after nearly 15 pounds of methamphetamine estimated to be worth about $232,000. Officers used the services a drug-sniffing dog.
On Dec. 26, officers at the Port of San Luis stopped a Chevrolet SUV driving by a 40-year-old Avondale man for further inspection and found more than 50 pounds of methamphetamine in the fuel tank. It was estimated to be worth more than $800,000.
And, on Dec. 27, a 32-year-old Glendale woman was apprehended at the Port of Naco for trying to smuggle nearly 136 pounds of marijuana worth about $68,000 in the tires her Nissan truck.
In each incident, the vehicles and contraband were seized, agents said.
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