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San Ysidro Border Rush Had Been Planned For Week
Deported migrants attempted a once-common tactic of rushing the border en masse on Sunday. But Border Patrol agents met them with tear gas and rubber bullets and forced them to turn back.
Nov. 27, 2013
Border Bishops Collaborate To Create Immigration Reform Letter
SAN ANTONIO — Catholic bishops on both sides of the Texas-Mexico border are releasing a letter to their parishes and elected officials to address what they call the human tragedies of the current immigration system. The clergy hope the letter will change misconceptions about undocumented immigrants
Nov. 27, 2013
Judge Extends Deadline For Choosing MCSO Monitor
Lawyers on both sides of the racial profiling complaint against the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office have been given an extension on choosing a monitor.
Nov. 26, 2013
Expect More Highway Patrol
Highway patrol agencies across the country will be adding more man power along Interstate 40 on Wednesday. Arizona is one of seven states participating in the effort to decrease collisions.
Nov. 26, 2013
Court Ruling Paves Way
The senior living community of Sun City is a step closer to getting its first medical marijuana dispensary. A judge ruled that Maricopa County cannot prevent the pot stores from opening in unincorporated areas.
Nov. 26, 2013
Tucson Woman Charged Twice This Month With Human Smuggling
A Tucson woman has, for the second time this month, been busted on human smuggling charges. The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office says she has admitted receiving $800 for transporting the four undocumented immigrants who were in her Phoenix-bound vehicle.
Nov. 26, 2013
Retailers Anticipate Slight Increase In Spending
Arizona’s retailers said they are cautiously optimistic about spending during the holiday season.
Nov. 26, 2013
James Arthur Ray Speaks Out
A self-help author convicted of negligent homicide in the deaths of three people following a 2009 sweat lodge ceremony in Sedona has spoken out for the first time since being released from prison.
Nov. 26, 2013
New Report: Several Toys Pose Health Hazards To Children
You still need to be careful when you shop for toys, according to a report being released on Tuesday by the Arizona PIRG Education Fund.
Nov. 26, 2013
Arizona Home Sales Down 13 Percent
The latest home sales report released Tuesday morning by RealtyTrac, shows a 2 percent increase in annualized sales from October and a 13 percent hike in sales from October of last year, but Arizona bucked the national trend.
Nov. 26, 2013
Navajos Target Jobs
The Navajo Nation is getting help from the federal government to reduce unemployment and clean up hundreds of radioactive sites.
Nov. 26, 2013
Sky Harbor Anticipates Holiday Vehicle Traffic
Nearly half a million people will pass through Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport over the next several days for the Thanksgiving holiday.
Nov. 26, 2013
Child Welfare Officials Release Plan For 6,000 Ignored Abuse Complaints
Department of Economic Security Director Clarence Carter has announced how Child Protective Services plans to clear a backlog of thousands of uninvestigated charges of child abuse.
Nov. 25, 2013
Border Fence Construction Begins Near Historic Site
The construction of new stretch of fencing along the U.S./Mexico border in El Paso is causing concerns among some locals. They say it could interfere with a historically significant site.
Nov. 25, 2013
Smoking Rates During Pregnancy Highest Among Native Americans
Native Americans have the highest rates of smoking before, during and after pregnancy than any other ethnic group in the nation. That’s according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control.
Nov. 25, 2013
Cartel Leader
The son of a powerful Mexican drug cartel kingpin was arrested as he tried to enter the United States through Arizona on Wednesday.
Nov. 25, 2013
Tucson Bicycle Race Participant Dies
A 59-year-old man riding in a Tucson bicycle race is dead after a collision with a vehicle.
Nov. 25, 2013
Adopt A Valley Family
Valley charities are mounting an effort to provide for the needy this holiday season, and they say one way you can help is by adopting a family.
Nov. 25, 2013
Phoenix Man Pleads Not Guilty
A Phoenix man charged in a wrong-way freeway crash that killed a woman is pleading not guilty.
Nov. 25, 2013
Valley Charities Need Donations
Valley charities are looking for donations to feed the hungry during the holidays.
Nov. 25, 2013

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