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Border communities deal with onslaught of fentanyl overdoses

Despite record seizures of fentanyl at U.S. border crossings, a rise in overdoses is forcing law enforcement officials to change tactics, emphasizing information and public engagement, as well as drugs to reverse opioid overdoses.... Read more»

Needed or misguided? Permanent ban on uranium mining near Grand Canyon draws mixed reaction

U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva has introduced legislation that would make permanent a moratorium on uranium mining at the grand canyon. Backers of the mining industry aren't happy about it.... Read more»

McSally: 'I was raped' while in Air Force

U.S. Sen. Martha McSally said Wednesday that she was "preyed upon and raped" by a superior officer while serving in the Air Force.... Read more»

Transgender soldiers say ban will backfire, but Pentagon defends policy

Transgender troops face an uncertain future awaiting a final court ruling on the Trump Administration's ban of transgender troops enlisting or being booted after they are diagnosed. ... Read more»

‘Historical trauma’: Native communities grapple with missing & murdered women

One day they were there and the next they weren’t. Trying to get a handle on the number of missing and murdered Native American women quickly gets mired in conflicting jurisdictions, inconsistent numbers and stories some say are best left untold.... Read more»1

Border detentions jump to 11-year high in February

Driven by Central American families, the number of people detained crossing the U.S.-Mexico border has increased to the highest level in nearly 11 years. This year's shortest month was the busiest since 2007 for border agents.... Read more»

I-10 lanes restricted overnight near Pinal Air Park Rd.

Lanes of Interstate 10 will be restricted overnight through March 15 as crews work on a bridge at Pinal Air Park Road, north of Tucson.... Read more»

Border Patrol's Tucson Sector gets a new chief

Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents have a new chief, after officials announced Monday that Roy Villareal would take the helm. ... Read more»

Rothschild reflects on tenure, state of city: 'Moving Tucson forward'

"My vision for Tucson—the vision I've shared with you, and worked on, these past seven years— includes economic development, responsive government, environmental stewardship, and commitment to our people, especially those who need help." — Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild... Read more»

No More Deaths volunteers fined $250, sentenced to 15 mos. probation

A federal judge sentenced four No More Deaths volunteers to 15 months of probation and fined each $250 on Friday, stemming from their convictions last month of violating federal law when they left water and food for migrants crossing Southern Arizona's deserts.... Read more»

What the Devil won't tell you

Never mind Green New Deal, socialism already here as Arizona deals with climate

Drought politics is socialist politics in every way imaginable and it’s determining our future right here in Arizona.... Read more»3

BP agents rescue people from Yuma canal; provide medical aid after Ajo crash

Border Patrol agents provided medical care to multiple people injured after head-on collision outside of Ajo, Ariz., on Tuesday, and rescued six people, including a one-year-old, from a canal near Yuma on Wednesday.... Read more»

CBP nabs $2.5M in meth & marijuana from semis in Nogales

Nogales-area border officers seized nearly 3,300 pounds of marijuana and methamphetamine worth nearly $2.5 million from two semi-tractor trailers since Tuesday. ... Read more»

No More Deaths volunteers seek new trial, say prosecutors refused to disclose documents

As volunteers with No More Deaths face sentencing Friday, their attorneys are seeking a new trial, arguing that prosecutors "refused to provide relevant, material disclosure," and that the case was part of a "vindictive and selective prosecution." ... Read more»

World View announces CEO shift, grounds co-founder's 'space tourism' dream

Tucson's high-altitude balloon company publicly named a new CEO on Thursday, a move months in the making as World View "retools" toward boosting scientific and communications gear — even as the firm's workforce has fallen short of lofty goals and even its contract with Pima County.... Read more»1

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