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Puente Arizona speaks out against separation of families at border

Demonstrators in Phoenix decried the Trump administration's new policy of separating more migrant children from their families.... Read more»

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Tempe church giving sanctuary to man fighting deportation

A Tempe church has offered sanctuary to a 24-year-old Guatemalan who said he came to the U.S. in 2007 on a work visa that was later revoked by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. ... Read more»1

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Remembering Sept. 11

Chief Randy Karrer of Golder Ranch Fire District observed a moment of silence at the flag pole outside GRFD Fire Station #370 on Thursday.... Read more»

County attorney: No charges against BP agent in May shooting death

A Border Patrol agent who shot and killed an unarmed suspected drug smuggler near a Green Valley golf course won't face criminal charges. "A jury in a criminal trial would most likely find that Agent (Daniel) Marquez' actions were justified," the Pima County Attorney's Office determined.... Read more»

Police: Youth soccer referee arrested for sharing child porn

The Tucson Police Department arrested a Tucson man on Tuesday for 20 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, authorities said.... Read more»3

Mexican drug cartels are expanding their reach in Peru

Mexican drug cartels are expanding their reach in Peru and they may be boosting their cocaine trade with Europe in the process.... Read more»

Why gun control groups have moved away from an assault weapons ban

A decade after the ban expired, gun control groups say that focusing on other policies will save more American lives. ... Read more»

Update: Storms affect Pima County roads

Monsoon storms have flooded some Pima County roads, closing 12 and leading authorities to advise caution when driving on others. Here's the list from the county Department of Transportation:... Read more»

ACLU sues to reveal name of agent responsible for Nogales shooting

Civil rights lawyers working for the family of a Mexican teenager killed in a 2012 cross-border shooting in Nogales have filed a motion to keep the government from permanently sealing the name of the agent who fired the fatal shots.... Read more»

Two women killed trying to cross flooded washes

Two people died in separate incidents Monday when their vehicles were trapped by floods. A woman was killed in Tucson when her car was swept downstream after being trapped in a wash. Near Oracle Junction, another woman was found dead after she was swept away in a flooded wash.... Read more»

Sheriff: Boy dies of house fire injuries

A 12-year-old disabled boy injured in a house fire Sunday morning has died, authorities said.... Read more»

Gun Wars

Armed teachers aim to defend K-12 schools

In 28 states, adults who legally own guns will be allowed to carry them in public schools this fall, from kindergarten classrooms to high school hallways. But a News21 investigation in those states found that teachers or staff who choose to carry a firearm into their classrooms are not required to tell principals, other teachers or parents.... Read more»1

Weather Service warns of Tucson flooding

The National Weather Service is warning of flooding in the Tucson area and throughout Southern Arizona on Monday. Local law enforcement have reported at least two deaths due to flooded roads, and washes and rivers are running bank to bank.... Read more»

Missing Marana boy found

An 11-year-old Marana boy missing since he walked away from his home Saturday morning has been found unharmed, authorities said. ... Read more»2

Immigrant lost in desert saved by Border Patrol

A Mexican woman, lost in the desert and suffering from dehydration and severe blisters used her cellphone to call for help and was rescued by Border Patrol agents in the desert near Douglas. ... Read more»1

Tucson prison inmate dead of apparent suicide

A man serving a five-year sentence for arson died Friday after being found "unresponsive" by prison officials. ... Read more»

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