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Man who raped woman & set her on fire commits suicide in prison

A man who raped and attempted to kill a woman he set on fire in 1995 was found dead in his prison cell Monday, an apparent suicide. Cody Williams came from a disturbed family: his father brutally murdered his mother, and his brother is also a convicted rapist.... Read more»3

Ducey, Napier join White House event defending ICE agents

Pima County Sheriff Mark Napier and Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey were among the officials with President Trump at a White House event to honor immigration and border officials in the face of calls by some to abolish Immigration and Customs Enforcement.... Read more»

Guest opinion

Fryer: Time to reject dangerous lie about 'border security'

During three televised gubernatorial debates, I was grilled by the moderators about my position on "border security." I told them that, although my opponents were perfectly happy to answer, I reject this line of questioning. This is why.... Read more»

900-foot smuggling tunnel found in San Luis

Federal officials are investigating a cross-border tunnel in San Luis, Ariz., after it was discovered last week by Customs and Border Protection. ... Read more»

Former DEA agent pleads guilty to selling firearms without license

A former special agent with the Drug Enforcement Agency pleaded guilty in Tucson's federal court on Tuesday to illegally selling firearms without a license. ... Read more»

No More Deaths duels with Border Patrol over water drops for migrants

Volunteers have been making the journey into Southern Arizona's remote deserts, up to five days a week, for more than a decade to drop off water and food supplies in a controversial mission to save the lives of migrants making the trek from Mexico into the U.S.... Read more»

Detention center for immigrant children in Texas remains open

The immigration detention facility for undocumented immigrant minors in Tornillo will remain open another month, officials confirmed.... Read more»

Free speech or hate speech? Americans struggle to decide when that line is crossed

More than 16 million people, many of whom are foreign, passed through the Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles International Airport in 2017. Most days, they only have to deal with immigration and customs inspectors. But one day last June, they dealt with a small, vocal group holding signs denouncing Islam.... Read more»

2 men face trial after ammo smuggling results in car fire

A Phoenix man will face trial in federal court in Tucson for attempting to smuggle thousands of rounds and parts for machine guns into Mexico; a scheme that was uncovered when the ammo, stashed in the engine compartment, began to cook off, igniting his vehicle. ... Read more»

Tucson immigrants charged with hiding connection to Somali terror group

A Tucson couple was arrested Friday after being indicted on charges that they lied to U.S. immigration officials, including false statements about the husband's connection to a militant Somali group linked to Al-Qaeda. ... Read more»

Pima Supervisors wait to reconsider Stonegarden border funds

The continued acceptance of nearly $1.4 million in federal grant money under a program known as Operation Stonegarden remains in limbo after Pima County supervisors voted to delay their decision until September, allowing a citizen commission to review data from police agencies. ... Read more»

Court OKs civil rights suit by mother of Mexican teen killed by BP agent

The mother of a 16-year-old boy shot to death through the border fence in 2012 can sue the U.S. government and the Border Patrol agent who fired at him, the 9th Circuit ruled Tuesday. The case is likely to head to the U.S. Supreme Court.... Read more»

Deputies searching for 89-year-old man missing since Saturday

An elderly man missing on a sweltering day is the focus of a search by Pima County deputies. Robert Crubaugh was last seen driving a black Chevy Trailblazer with a wheelchair rack near Bopp and San Joaquin roads Saturday morning.... Read more»

Deadly vehicle crashes continue to rise in Arizona

Three people died every day on average on Arizona roads in 2017 and 152 people were injured, according to ADOT’s annual report on motor-vehicle crashes. Nearly three-quarters of accidents occurred from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.... Read more»

State flags at half-staff Monday in honor of Gilbert fire chief

Gov. Doug Ducey has ordered that State of Arizona flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise until sunset on Monday in honor of Gilbert Fire and Rescue Battalion Chief James Nelson, who died last week.... Read more»

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