Arizona

Officials predict peak flows as high as 120,000 cubic feet per second in Cataract Canyon near Moab, three times higher than last year’s peak flows.
June 01, 2011
Multiple illegal border crossings land a Mexican man in prison for seven years.
May 04, 2011
For the first time, the warning pinpointed Rocky Point. Fear and a bad economy drove away American tourists in past years. This travel warning hasn't helped. Few visitors can be found on the streets.
April 29, 2011
There are accusations of breach of contract and transgressions on both sides. But both sides can agree that the Skywalk is drawing tourists.
April 22, 2011
For the fifth straight year, the U.S. State Department has issued a travel warning for Americans going to Mexico. But this warning is more strongly worded and suggests that in some parts of Mexico, Americans are being targeted.
April 22, 2011
Federal agents arrested the father-son owners of a popular string of restaurants in Arizona and California, Wednesday morning. They are accused of hiring illegal immigrants and paying them under the table.
April 21, 2011
After three weeks of patrolling county lines by aircraft, Sheriff Joe Arpaio says he plans to scrap Operation Desert Sky in which volunteers have boarded their own airplanes to look for drugs and smugglers crossing the Maricopa County Border.
April 21, 2011
The Mexican government began battling the drug cartels in that country five years ago. According to recently released Wikileaks cables, the Mexican government was denying access to U.S. law enforcement agencies to the weapons seized in Mexico.
April 21, 2011
After Arizona signed its controversial immigration bill last summer, the Mexican border state Sonora saw a surge of enrollment in their schools. Kids born or raised in the U.S. were coming back to Mexico and many did not read, write, or even speak Spanish. Now Sonoran schools are faced with a problem all too familiar to many American school districts -- the task of educating students who don't speak the language and don't know the culture.
April 18, 2011
The census takes a separate count for Native Americans. The 2010 report, released earlier this year, shows a steady growth of this population across the southwest over the past 10 years.
April 13, 2011

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