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The leaders of two southern Arizona tribes have been appointed to join the Tribal Homeland Security Advisory Council.
Dec. 7, 2022
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A video went viral in Mexico this week of children cowering under their desks in a Sonoran school while a teacher sings to keep them calm.
Dec. 7, 2022
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The leader of a small polygamous group near the Arizona-Utah border had taken at least 20 wives, most of them minors, and punished followers who did not treat him as a prophet, newly filed federal court documents allege.
Dec. 7, 2022
Verified: Full Disclosure podcast
The newest season of the Verified podcast looks at police misconduct in Arizona. Verified: Full Disclosure tells the story of a Phoenix police officer who accuses a fellow officer of sexual assault, but then later on realizes others had accused that same officer and that the department had not told her the truth about what had happened to her.
Dec. 6, 2022
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A trial began this week for a former Border Patrol agent accused of killing multiple women in Texas. In coincides with another high-profile case involving a CBP agent in Arizona.
Dec. 5, 2022
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Former Tucson police Officer Ryan Remington, who was indicted on a manslaughter charge in the shooting of a shoplifting suspect, will have his case heard again by a grand jury.
Dec. 4, 2022
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The Drug Enforcement Agency made a shocking discovery while conducting a drug bust at a south Phoenix home Thursday morning. Officials say they found about 120 roosters suspected to be a part of an illegal cockfighting ring.
Dec. 3, 2022
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A new report shows that a stunning number of murders in Mexico remain unsolved. Impunity has been a long-standing issue in the country.
Dec. 2, 2022
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Two Scottsdale schools were put on lockdown Friday morning after a student reported seeing someone with a gun.
Dec. 2, 2022
Hundreds of people have set up tents or built-makeshift shelters out of crates and tarps in a Phoenix neighborhood commonly called “the zone.”
The ACLU of Arizona says it is suing the city of Phoenix in order to block resumed sweeps of a huge homeless encampment downtown that they say has displaced people and destroyed identification documents, prescription medications and other belongings.
Dec. 2, 2022
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A teenager was arrested early Thursday after allegedly firing shots on the Tempe campus of Arizona State University, authorities said. Campus police said the 17-year-old boy was taken into custody and no injuries were reported.
Dec. 1, 2022
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A constitutional reform allowing the Mexican military to remain on the country’s streets for an additional four years will move forward after Mexico’s Supreme Court ruled against an appeal to the change.
Nov. 30, 2022
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The Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments beginning Tuesday on a case brought by Texas that challenges the Biden administration’s immigration enforcement priorities. Experts say it could have broader implications than immigration policy.
Nov. 28, 2022
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The city of Mesa has reached an $8 million settlement with the widow of a Texas man shot dead by police in 2016.
Nov. 25, 2022
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Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are asking the Biden administration how it will handle the border after Title 42. The pandemic-era restriction on asylum at the border is slated to end next month following a federal court order out of Washington, D.C., this month.
Nov. 23, 2022
Environmental groups are watching closely to see how Arizona’s next governor, Katie Hobbs, will handle a makeshift wall of shipping containers the state is putting up along the border.
Nov. 23, 2022
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The survey's findings come as Congress mulls a bill to provide permanent protection for DACA recipients.
Nov. 21, 2022
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A suspect has been arrested for allegedly shooting at several cars on a west Phoenix freeway that resulted in the death of one driver.
Nov. 21, 2022
Mesa Police fentanyl drug bust
Earlier this month, the Mesa Police Department made one of the largest fentanyl pill drug busts in the department’s history. The discovery of these pills occurred as officials from the Street Crime Units seized several illegal drugs from two unrelated drug bust cases.
Nov. 19, 2022
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Police say the killer or killers who stabbed four University of Idaho students to death remains at large, and the violence has prompted many students to leave town.
Nov. 16, 2022

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