Conservation groups say new sections of fence being built along the Arizona-Sonora border are a threat to wildlife on both sides. And they’re asking the United Nations to declare a Sonoran biosphere reserve "In Danger."
Feb. 22, 2020
The Los Angeles City Council passed a motion Wednesday to take the next steps toward a clean-energy partnership with the Navajo Nation.
Feb. 19, 2020
A federal judge in Tucson this week ruled that the Border Patrol’s holding facilities for detained migrants are unconstitutional and, he granted a permanent injunction ordering the agency to change its practices in the Tucson Sector.
Feb. 21, 2020
Consular IDs Come Up During Visit By High-Ranking Mexican Official
The Mexican undersecretary for North America was in Arizona this week to meet with the governor and state lawmakers. A 2011 law blocked state officials and local governments from accepting consular identification cards, which the Mexican government created to identify its nationals regardless of immigration status.
Feb. 22, 2020
Women Prepare Nationwide Strike In Mexico
After the increase of hate crimes against females and the recent gruesome murders of a woman and a 7-year-old girl, many women in Mexico are preparing an unusual protest — and it’s already becoming controversial.
Feb. 22, 2020
Untold Arizona: The Legend Of La Llorona
Many people in the Southwest claim they have seen La Llorona or the weeping woman. People have spotted her along the Rio de Flag in Flagstaff all the way down to the San Pedro River near Tucson.
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Feb. 20, 2020
Judge OKs Settlement Between Motel 6, Latino Civil Rights Group
A federal judge has given final approval to a multimillion dollar class-action settlement between Motel 6 and a Latino civil rights group. The case sprang from a 2017 story by Phoenix New Times about Motel 6 staff sharing guest information with federal immigration authorities.
Feb. 19, 2020
DREAMer Reflects On His Journey 15 Years After Winning Robotics Contest
Four undocumented teenagers from a Title I West Phoenix high school compete against the best engineers in the country from MIT with an underwater rover named Stinky — and win. It’s a made-for-Hollywood story that did, in fact, make those four "DREAMers" famous years later when it was made into a Hollywood film called “Spare Parts.”
Feb. 19, 2020