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ACLU Explains Complaint Filed On Behalf Of Immigrant Children
In recent days, more than 750 unaccompanied immigrant children were transported from Texas to Arizona.
June 11, 2014
How A Tuesday Night In Virginia May Affect Immigration Reform
Tuesday night's primary loss by U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor has some observers saying that any opportunity to pass immigration reform in the current Congress is gone.
June 11, 2014
Changes May Come To Phoenix Parking Meters
Next week, the Phoenix City Council will decide whether to raise rates at some of the city’s parking meters and introduce variable pricing.
June 11, 2014
Phoenix Voters Asked To Reform Pensions
This fall, Phoenix residents will have the opportunity to vote on the Phoenix Pension Reform Act.
June 11, 2014
 Mayor: Migrant Children To Be Processed In Nogales All Summer
A Nogales facility that opened last week for unaccompanied Central American children apprehended at the border is expected to be in use most of the summer, said Nogales Mayor Arutro Garino.
June 11, 2014
Flight Diverted To Phoenix For Unruly Passenger
An American Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Miami was forced to land in Phoenix on Tuesday night to remove an unruly passenger.
June 11, 2014
Groups Allege Widespread Abuse Of Immigrant Children In Custody
Several advocacy organizations filed a complaint with the federal government Wednesday, claiming unaccompanied immigrant children are regularly mistreated while in Customs and Border Protection custody.
June 11, 2014
Sen. Don Shooter Questions Opponents Signatures
Republican state Sen. Don Shooter of Yuma on Tuesday filed a lawsuit challenging the legality of signatures his opponent filed to qualify for the August primary, one of several challenges of candidates set to appear on the ballot.
June 11, 2014
Safety Campaign Promotes Arizona Rest Areas
Hoping to reduce distracted driving, Arizona transportation officials are promoting the state's 14 highway rest areas as safe places to make phone calls, send texts and check email while traveling.
June 11, 2014
FEMA Supplies Earmarked For Arizona May Go To Child Immigrants
A Democratic State Representative has gotten a look at the Border Patrol’s youth Detention Center in Nogales.
June 11, 2014
ADEQ Wants Changes To State Rules On Greenhouse Gases
The head of Arizona’s environmental agency is asking state lawmakers to remove rules they imposed on the Department of Environmental Quality in 2010.
June 11, 2014
Judge Rules Against Sierra Vista Development For Water Reasons
A judge has sided with water conservationists who say a large, planned development in Sierra Vista is not sustainable because it lacks an adequate water supply.
June 11, 2014
Veterans Crisis Center Opens In Phoenix
Veterans looking for help navigating the VA health system in Phoenix have a new place to turn this week: the American Legion.
June 10, 2014
Too Many Child Immigrants, Not Enough Volunteer Attorneys
The majority of the children coming into the U.S. alone are fleeing dangerous conditions in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.
June 10, 2014
Albuquerque To Pay $6 Million For Killing Mentally Ill Man
The city of Albuquerque has been ordered to pay more than $6 million for the wrongful death of a man killed by Albuquerque police. This is one of several cases that have been under investigation.
June 10, 2014
EPA Head Talks Climate Change With Western Governors
Governors of western states heard from the head of the federal Environmental Protection Agency, who promoted new proposed rules to clean power plants.
June 10, 2014
Glendale Launches Warrant Wipeout Program
The city of Glendale is encouraging anyone with an outstanding misdemeanor warrant to come forward and pay their fines. Glendale is offering a special program this week where people can deal with their legal issues without worrying about spending time in jail.
June 10, 2014
Groups Seeking Protection For New Mexico Jumping Mouse
Conservation groups are urging government agencies to do as much as possible to protect the New Mexico Jumping Mouse, which also lives in Arizona, and is now officially an endangered species.
June 10, 2014
Wildfire Danger Closing Some Arizona Forest Areas
Forest officials in eastern Arizona are closing some areas of the Sitgreaves National Forest because of the growing wildfire danger.
June 10, 2014
Whistleblower: VA Needs To Partner With Private Sector
The man who blew the whistle on patient scheduling problems at the Phoenix VA hospital, Dr. Sam Foote, says the agency needs to look at a partnership with the private sector to make urgent and emergency care readily available.
June 10, 2014

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