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No More Deaths volunteer moves dismissal of human smuggling charges

Lawyers for Scott Daniel Warren, the ASU professor charged with human smuggling for helping two Mexican men near Ajo, have moved to dismiss the case, arguing that his prosecution was retaliation for a report critical of the Border Patrol published the same day. ... Read more»

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Opinion

Arizona alienates world as 'hate state'

It is eerie and ugly, coming home to a state of the union that now incites cops to roust fourth-generation Americans on the simple evidence of a suntan. That smacks of what evil empires do. Arizona is not yet Azerbaijan but neither is it, any longer, the big-hearted Mexican-accented place I loved to say I was from.... Read more»

Comic: SB 1070: Constitutionality

See you in Court!

Gov. Brewer, can you spell U-N-C-O-N-S-T-I-T-U-T-I-O-N-A-L? Don't spend too much taxpayer money on this fight, please.... Read more»

Rodney, meet Randy

Dem's Senate race has new candidate: Randy Parraz

Civil rights advocate and union organizer Randy Parraz has decided to offer Rodney Glassman some competition in the race for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate.... Read more»1

Big Bend cross-border park faces twisting path

Border security issues are hampering plans to create an international park by combining Big Bend National Park in Texas with protected areas in Mexico.... Read more»

Border

Bills aims to snip cash-card money smuggling

With advances in technology, drug cartels no longer need to smuggle truckloads of cash across the border. Thousands of dollars can be carried across on "stored value cards," prepaid cards or smartphones that can act like credit cards.... Read more»

Immigration SB1070

Poll: 60% of U.S. voters like new Az immigration law

A new poll finds that 60 percent of voters nationwide support Arizona's tough new immigration law.... Read more»

Comic: The White Star State

Reflecting public sentiment, Arizona changes state flag

Why mess around? If you're going to change the law, change the state bird (perhaps to the dodo?), change the state colors (to white, of course), and change the flag.... Read more»

Border & immigration: SB1070

Brewer signs controversial Az immigration measure

Gov. Jan Brewer, doing what she called "best for Arizona," signed SB1070 into law, strengthening the state's immigration laws. Pima County Supervisor Richard Elias said the law would "create a new Jim Crow" in Arizona.... Read more»2

Border & immigration

Gov. Brewer's statement on signing SB 1070

Text of Gov. Brewer's statement on signing the stringent immigration measure SB 1070.... Read more»

Grijalva closing Tucson, Yuma offices after death threats

U.S. Rep. Raúl Grijalva is closing his Tucson and Yuma offices at noon Friday because of multiple death threats. ... Read more»1

A river runs through it

Tombstone school grant pairs technology with San Pedro

Teachers in Tombstone will soon bring the San Pedro River to their classrooms in a unique effort to boost the math skills of students.... Read more»

Coroner's inquest from OK Corral gunfight uncovered

Michelle Garcia and Bonnie Cook were reorganizing files in an old jail storage space at Bisbee’s courthouse when they found a box marked “Juvenile 1988.” Whoever wrote that meant to say 1888.... Read more»2

Election 2010

Goddard losing ground in governor's race

Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard has lost ground in his race for governor.... Read more»

Immigration

70% of Arizona voters like tough immigration law

A new survey finds that 70 percent of likely voters in Arizona approve of a tougher immigration law awaiting Gov. Jan Brewer's signature while 23 percent oppose it. ... Read more»1

Comic: Xenophobia

Obscure professional athletes for $200

How will the police be able to tell 'real' Americans from suspected illegal immigrants? They'll ask 'em stuff only 'real' Americans would know.... Read more»

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