Arizona

The Tucson Unified School District is expected to not renew the contract of the Mexican American Studies program director. The latest twist came just after The Daily Show aired its satirical look at the school board.
April 05, 2012
The legal fight between the Department of Justice and Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio has returned. The dispute stems from alleged civil rights violations by the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office.
April 04, 2012
The fires and floods didn’t just damage Tombstone’s waterlines -- they also opened up for discussion a favorite debate in the American West about whose water this really is.
March 30, 2012
Groups interested in the outcome of Arizona's immigration Supreme Court case have outlined their arguments.
March 27, 2012
The city & the Indian reservation will sign an agreement to improve race relations at a time when tensions between the neighbors are high. Among the issues is the use of reclaimed wastewater on a mountain sacred to the tribe.
March 27, 2012
Republican Congressman questions data from the Border Patrol showing there are less illegal migrants crossing into the U.S., claiming they are undercounting how many people are sneaking into the country. Officials deny the accusation.
March 22, 2012
Just months after he lost his seat in a recall election, Russell Pearce announces he will run again for state senate. He said he will run in a newly drawn, yet still conservative, district in Mesa.
March 20, 2012
Anything involving terrorism or illegal immigration that may have been a safety concern could have triggered a warning. The state representative dropped the bill after meeting stiff opposition from community leaders along the border.
March 13, 2012
State officials will monitor threats of terrorism or illegal immigration, ranging from six miles south of the U.S.-Mexico border to roughly south of Tucson. If the threat seems real, the agency would warn the public.
March 09, 2012
The Theodore Roosevelt School in Ft. Apache, Arizona was a U.S. Army fort converted into a boarding school that sought to assimilate American Indians. A historian says many Native Americans would rather forget the school.
March 07, 2012

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