Health officials say Immigration and Customs Enforcement employees are refusing measles vaccines and workers may be spreading the virus among their own familymembers in Arizona.
Pinal County health officials said 40 percent of detention center staff have refused to show they were vaccinated and refused vaccinations for the measles virus.
Access to abortion services became especially difficult for Texas women who lived along the U.S.-Mexico border after 2013, when many clinics closed as a result of the state's tighter restrictions.
An unincorporated community in New Mexico is struggling to improve dirt roads in a residential neighborhood that was irresponsibly developed decades ago.
A 54-year-old woman died in the mid-afternoon walking in a Tucson neighborhood. Two hikers, including a tourist visiting from Germany died while hiking, Sunday.
Arizona scientists have developed technology that will make it easier to detect MRSA and other antibiotic-resistant infections. Now it’s patented.
A major hospital in Texas is making a name for itself by taking on the ranching industry, an iconic fixture in the history of the Lone Star State.
Arizona Sen. John McCain is calling for a Justice Department criminal investigation of last summer’s Gold King Mine spill. McCain is part of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, which held a field hearing in Phoenix on Friday.
In the tiny community of Birdsprings, Arizona, there’s a Navajo mother who wants to bring her baby girl home. But she can’t. Her daughter is hooked up to a machine in Phoenix. She needs a small intestine transplant. But the doctors say she can’t have one because her family doesn’t have running water.
Nearly a dozen Texas cities, counties, hospital and school districts are facing the possibility of a bond credit downgrade in the coming months. That's because these local institutions rely on energy-related tax revenue, which has fallen precipitously. And the possibility of bond downgrades is a threat facing other energy-producing states in the southwest.