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Attorney General Loretta Lynch praises Phoenix police training

During a visit to Phoenix as part of a national tour on community policing, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch Tuesday praised Phoenix police training to reduce use of force, saying it is a model for departments across the country.... Read more»

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Video: Oro Valley cops demonstrate active shooter training

The Oro Valley Police Department will begin two weeks of active shooter training Monday. Each officer must complete the qualification process every two years.... Read more»

Texas troopers fire rounds, launch tear gas across border

Texas Department of Public Safety officers on Thursday came under gunfire from the Mexican side of the Rio Grande in one incident on the South Texas border, and launched tear gas south into Mexico in another.... Read more»

Napolitano bowing out from Homeland Security

U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano is leaving the Obama administration and will be nominated to head the University of California, she announced on Friday. In a brief statement, Napolitano, a former Democratic governor of Arizona, called her tenure at the helm of the massive agency the highlight of her career.... Read more»3

House leaders reject Senate immigration bill

Advocates for immigration reform who balked at a U.S. Senate proposal that adopted a strict border enforcement amendment might soon realize it was the best chance they were going to get. On Wednesday a group of key House Republicans said in a brief statement that they will not support the Senate's measure, opting instead for a series of fixes to what the group calls the country's broken system.... Read more»

Dems push as GOP weighs next steps on immigration reform

House Republican leaders reaffirmed their stance Wednesday against a comprehensive immigration reform bill like the one passed last month by the Senate, insisting that they will focus on smaller, separate measures instead.... Read more»1

John C. Scott

J.C. Scott: City Council meeting recap

Washington commentator Jimmy Zuma, Ward 2 Councilman Paul Cunningham, TUSD Boardmember Mark Stegeman, financial advisor Shelly Fishman, and Ward 6 Councilman Steve Kozachik.... Read more»

McCain: Granite Mtn Hotshots 'died having taught us all how to live'

Honoring the members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots killed last week battling the Yarnell Hill Fire, Sen. John McCain introduced a resolution honoring the firefighters in the Senate on Wednesday.... Read more»

Illinois ends long-time ban on concealed weapons

Lawmakers override governor's veto to permit Illinois citizens to carry concealed weapons, making it the last state in the nation to permit the practice.... Read more»

Concerns raised on immigration bill and asylum seekers

Christian Chaidez, 30, fled to the U.S. from Mexico in 2011. He and his mother are two of the last of their family members standing. Ten of their relatives, small-business owners including Chaidez's father and grandmother, were murdered for refusing to pay extortion to gangs during the height of Juarez's brutal drug war.... Read more»

11 disturbing things Snowden has taught us (so far)

What is the extent of the information Edward Snowden has leaked? We break it down. ... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: Why Arizona struggles with child well-being

An interview with the vice president of the Children's Action Alliance in Arizona, Amy Kobeta. Then, financial planner Shelly Fishman had the Tuesday Money Maker Report. Also, Rod Pace, CEO of Rosemont Copper, and Tucson Weekly Arts Editor Margaret Regan. ... Read more»

Video: Busted in Texas

As Congress looks to significantly boost funding for the U.S. Border Patrol as part of a new immigration bill, we investigated the impact of the police buildup at a West Texas checkpoint. The Sierra Blanca checkpoint along Interstate 10 was set up to catch major traffickers and immigrants who entered the country illegally. But the checkpoint now busts thousands of unsuspecting Americans a year for low-level drug possession – including some famous musicians.... Read more»

'Our Fallen Brothers' - Memorial program for Granite Mtn Hotshots

The program for Tuesday's memorial service for the 19 members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots killed fighting the Yarnell Hill Fire a week ago. Speakers included Vice President Joe Biden and Gov. Jan Brewer.... Read more»

Pakistani cop pulled bin Laden over for speeding

Osama bin Laden might have been detected eight years before the Navy SEAL raid that ended his life, had a Pakistani traffic policeman spotted the world's most-wanted man in a car he stopped for speeding.... Read more»

Fund aims to raise $5M for families of Granite Mtn Hotshots

The Prescott Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial Education Fund will help provide for the 13 children and three unborn children who lost one of their parents in the Yarnell Hill Fire south of Prescott.... Read more»

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