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More Time Sought to Find Victims of Arpaio Detentions

Advocates want to find more people detained illegally when Arpaio defied a court order in a racial profiling case.

Border Patrol Agent's New Trial in Teen's Killing to Start

It's the second trial for Lonnie Swartz, who killed 16-year-old Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez through a border fence.

Group Calls for Judge to Toss Border Case

Lawyers for a man working with the No More Deaths humanitarian aid group say the charges are U.S. government retaliation.

City Court Receives Grant to Continue Domestic Violence Program

A federal funds will allow the court to continue connecting victims with services.

Attorney General Wants More Funding to Prosecute Border Cases

Officials say the caseload in Southern Arizona has gone up significantly.

Divided Senate Advances Kavanaugh Nomination Toward Weekend

Sen. Jeff Flake, who had wavered, said he will vote to confirm the nominee unless something changes.

Arizona Company to Pay $150K Fine for Telemarketing Calls

Orangutan Home Services admitted to thousands of illegal calls in 2017, Arizona AG says.

Re-Entering the Workforce After Prison Harder For Non-Whites

Getting hired after serving time can be more difficult for some than for others

Arizona Sues Maker of Oxycontin

Lawsuit claims Purdue Pharma violated a judicial order regarding claims made in advertisements.

Understanding Challenges to the Flores Agreement

The 1997 court settlement dictates how long immigrant children can be detained.

Family Arrivals Surge at US-Mexico Border in August

Families accounted for more than one-third of people who were stopped at the border.

Jury Convicts Former Immigrant Shelter Worker of Sex Crimes

Levian Pacheco was an employee at the Mesa Southwest Key facility, which shelters undocumented youth for the U.S. government.

Judge Dominic Lanza Appointed to Federal Bench in Arizona

Lanza, who has prosecuted some storied cases in Arizona, will serve for life.

US Plans to Sidestep Limits on Detaining Immigrant Children

At issue is the so-called Flores agreement, which lays out requirements regarding detention length and setting.

Arizona Supreme Court Won't Review Pima County-World View Deal

The claim involved incentives as part of the deal the county made for the aerospace company's headquarters.

Mine Spill Victims Seek to Block Grupo Mexico Tailings Pond

The decision on one of Mexico’s most serious environmental disasters in decades could set precedent for other similar cases.

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