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Man gets life in prison for 2010 killing of US border agent Brian Terry

Heraclio Osorio Arellanes was a member of a "rip crew" that fired on Terry's unit in 2010, killing the Border Patrol agent.

Scottsdale man admits to misrepresenting jewelry as Native American-made

A group sold the fraudulent jewelry, made in the Philippines, all over the West.

DOJ, immigration judges head to hearing on future of labor union

A labor union for immigration judges is headed for a showdown with the Department of Justice.

US government loses two border fence funding lawsuits

Together, they block nearly $4 billion in military funds to build a new border fence.

Senate bill could roll back tribal authority in domestic violence cases

It's one of two U.S. Senate bills that would renew the Violence Against Women Act.

Arizona border activist acquitted of harboring immigrants

The jury deliberated for just hours in the second trial for Scott Warren, which followed a mistrial in June.

Pima County considering new court for American Indian child welfare cases

The proposed court would encourage a legal team to specialize in the requirements of the Indian Child Welfare Act, an official says.

Second trial to begin for Scott Warren, activist accused of harboring immigrants

Warren says he was a performing a humanitarian mission to help migrants in need.

Trump to nominate Pima County judge for federal judgeship

John Hinderaker currently presides over family court and criminal dockets on the Pima County court.

Defense attorney discusses border corruption cases

Sean Chapman has represented multiple agents accused of wrongdoing.

Execution of Navajo man put on hold

Attorneys asked for the stay to investigate potential racial bias by the jury that heard the case.

Immigration lawyers sue government over public charge rollout

The rule disqualifies people from getting a green card, if they rely too much on government benefits.

Arizona now has misgivings about Purdue opioid settlement

The attorney general says the maker of OxyContin has worked to undermine terms of the settlement.

Independent counsel to investigate complaint against newest Arizona Supreme Court justice

The ethics complaint was filed a day before Gov. Doug Ducey appointed Bill Montgomery to the state's high court.

Court halts timber activity in Southwest over threatened owl

A U.S. district judge said government agencies have shirked their responsibility to count the Mexican spotted owl.

Court: Phoenix business doesn't have to make same-sex wedding invitations

In the majority opinion the Arizona Supreme Court justices said the decision is not a blanket exemption.

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