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Records: 32 gun-smuggling cases in Arizona in 2018

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – Federal court records document numerous cases in which people are charged in Arizona with smuggling guns into Mexico, where such firearms often figure in drug cartel violence and other criminal activity. The Arizona [...]

Arizona congressman’s tweets raise Epstein conspiracy theory

PHOENIX (AP) – Arizona Congressman Paul Gosar appears to be signaling support for a conspiracy theory that Jeffrey Epstein did not kill himself while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges. The Republican congressman sent 23 tweets [...]

Joe Arpaio’s Surprising Legacy in Arizona

Fernanda Santos is a journalist and professor of practice at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University. */ ]]> PHOENIX — In the City Council chambers here, a squat, round room that [...]

450 miles of border wall by next year? In Arizona, it starts

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) – On a dirt road past rows of date trees, just feet from a dry section of Colorado River, a small construction crew is putting up a towering border wall that the government hopes will reduce – for good – the [...]

Arizona scraps 2020 GOP primary

PHOENIX — Arizona Republicans are scrapping their 2020 primary, joining GOP leaders in three other states that are forgoing a presidential nominating contest as President Donald Trump seeks re-election. State GOP Chairman Kelli Ward told [...]

Sylvia Allen, Arizona lawmaker, sorry for ‘We’re going to look like South American countries’ remark

PHOENIX — A veteran Arizona legislator is apologizing while defending herself from criticism for comments she made on immigration and birth rates. The Phoenix New Times posted audio of a July 15 speech during which state Sen. Sylvia Allen [...]

Military service member found dead in southern Arizona

AJO, Ariz. (AP) – Authorities say another military service member assigned to help secure the U.S.-Mexico border has died in southern Arizona. Officials at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colorado, said in a statement that [...]

Indian man dies in immigration custody in Arizona

PARKER, Ariz. (AP) – U.S. immigration officials say a man from India died in the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Arizona. ICE officials say 21-year-old Simratpal Singh was found unresponsive and not breathing at the [...]

Arizona high school student released from immigration lockup

PHOENIX (AP) – A high school football player who was detained for possible deportation just weeks before he was to graduate from a Tucson high school was released from immigration lockup, a family friend said Wednesday. Lorena Rodriguez [...]

Arizona officials expand temporary housing for migrants

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – Officials in Arizona are expanding temporary housing options for the latest of thousands of migrants arriving here this year with their families. The Arizona Daily Star reports Wednesday that Pima County has opened [...]