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Trump in Phoenix: Prelude to policy statements?

As the city of Phoenix prepares for President Donald Trump's political rally on Tuesday evening, and protestors lay the ground-work for furious recriminations of the president, there are still questions about why he is coming to the city and what policies he may announce during the event. ... Read more»

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Update: Weather Service issues flood warning

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning south-central Pima County Monday evening, as well as flash flood watch for western Pima County, including the Tucson Metro area.... Read more»

Man injured in home invasion on Northeast Side

A 20-year-old man suffered a head injury when his home was invaded on the Northeast Side early Monday morning, authorities said.... Read more»

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Gun deaths: Twice as many suicides as homicides

Americans are twice as likely to die from turning guns on themselves as they are to be murdered with one. ... Read more»

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GOP gov candidates: Bored by the border

It's time for the Republican Party primary, which means it's time for candidates to talk about the issues that matter to voters.... Read more»1

Civil rights groups sue to stop 'deportation mill' in New Mexico

Calling a federal facility in New Mexico a "deportation mill," civil rights groups are suing the federal government, arguing that procedures in the makeshift center harm the asylum claims of those held there. ... Read more»

Gun Wars

Across the nation, guns can be carried into more public places

More Americans can carry guns in more places than ever before. In the majority of states, law-abiding gun owners can walk into bars, restaurants and churches with their guns without fear of legal ramifications, a News 21 review of all 50 states found. ... Read more»1

Background checks fail on dangerous mentally ill

While the National Instant Criminal Background Check System remains the only square inch of compromise between the nation’s divided gun camps, the costly federal program is failing to keep guns away from the dangerously mentally ill. ... Read more»

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In Az and Conn., disparate responses to mass shootings

The similarities in the attacks were striking: Both were carried out by heavily armed young men with histories of mental illness. But in the aftermath of the tragedies, the states took radically different approaches on gun violence.... Read more»

Foley execution boosts European support for intervention in Iraq

A video of the American journalist’s beheading by Islamist militants appears to be having the opposite of its intended effect.... Read more»

Britain searching for James Foley's killer

Identifying the American journalist’s executioner will be difficult, but even the tiniest clues may prove helpful.... Read more»

Obama: 'World is appalled by the brutal murder' of James Foley

Speaking of the beheading of American journalist James Foley, kidnapped two years ago in Syria, President Obama said Wednesday said that "ISIL has no place in the 21st century." "People like this ultimately fail. They fail, because the future is won by those who build and not destroy and the world is shaped by people like Jim Foley."... Read more»

Nine suspected illegal immigrants found locked in U-Haul

Border Patrol agents at the Interstate 19 checkpoint using an x-ray scanner discovered nine people, suspected of being in the country illegally, locked in the cargo area of a rental truck.... Read more»

U.S. prosecutors investigating 2012 cross-border shooting in Nogales

A team of U.S. investigators worked Tuesday to reconstruct the scene of an Oct. 2012 cross-border shooting that killed a Mexican teenager. A pair of assistant U.S. attorneys and Homeland Security personnel met with Mexican police in Nogales, Son., to examine the scene of the fatal shooting of 16-year-old Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez.... Read more»

Do these displaced Hondurans deserve asylum in America?

In Honduras, criminal violence has made more than 17,000 people flee their homes in recent years, according to the Internal Displacement Monitoring Center, a Switzerland-based group that documents refugees around the globe.... Read more»

Firefighters rescue woman trapped in car by flood waters

Tucson firefighters rescued a woman from her vehicle Tuesday, after it became stuck in a flowing neighborhood wash in the 8400 block of East Appomattox Street, near Broadway and Camino Seco, authorities said.... Read more»

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