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Phoenix, Arizona - Governor Jan Brewer: "Arizonans awoke to tragedy this morning with the news that two of our State’s brave first responders, a Phoenix firefighter and police officer, died overnight following separate incidents in the line of duty. Both men were killed while in service to the community they loved; both leave behind a family that grieves; both are to be honored and remembered for the boundless sacrifice they have made.
Washington, DC - Two Pakistani nationals have been extradited to the United States to face charges alleging that they operated Internet sites that illegally shipped pharmaceuticals from Pakistan and the United Kingdom to customers in the United States.
Yuma, Arizona - Jon Phillip Carstens, 47, of Phoenix, Arizona, was sentenced by visiting U.S. District Judge Linda R. Reade to 235 months in federal prison for robbing a Wells Fargo Bank in Yuma, Arizona. Carstens pleaded guilty on February 8, 2013 to armed bank robbery.
San Luis, Arizona - A 28-year-old male U.S. citizen residing in San Luis, Rio Colorado, Sonora, Mexico, was arrested Wednesday for attempting to smuggle more than 25 pounds of methamphetamine into the United States.
San Luis, Arizona - A Somerton, Arizona man was arrested yesterday for attempting to smuggle 34 pounds of cocaine into the United States.
Lukeville, Arizona - U.S. Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialists at the Port of Lukeville discovered nearly 223 pounds of undeclared, unpasteurized cheese in a passenger vehicle.
Huntsville, Alabama - The Aerospace Club of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn., took first prize in the 2013 annual NASA Student Launch Projects challenge, in which student teams design, build and fly small rockets with science payloads to an altitude of 1 mile and return them safely to Earth.
Yuma, Arizona - Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a smuggler attempting to transport an estimated $1,142,000 worth of methamphetamine and cocaine through a checkpoint Friday.