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Continuing shakeup at DHS sends ICE leader to CBP, deputy floats back to top

The Trump administration continues to reshuffle leaders at Homeland Security, sending current ICE director Mark Morgan over to Customs and Border Protection, and bringing the agency's deputy director back on deck. ... Read more»

Chemical retardant used to fight wildfires could pose harm, group says

Fire-retardent slurry has been a key tool in fighting forest fires, including the Woodbury Fire east of Mesa, but some former U.S. Forest Service employees call it unsafe and counter productive. ... Read more»

U.S. House passes $4.5B border aid bill amid mounting concern for detained migrant children

As reports of migrant children being held in squalid conditions at federal facilities near the border continue to draw outrage, Democrats successfully pushed a $4.5 billion humanitarian aid package through the U.S. House late Tuesday evening with a vote of 230 to 195.... Read more»

Migrant kids returned to West Texas facility despite reports of squalid conditions

The Border Patrol facility in Clint has been under intense scrutiny after reports surfaced last week alleging children were held without adequate water, food and proper sanitation.... Read more»

9 candidates vie for Arizona Supreme Court post; comments wanted

Public input sought as Gov. Ducey, commission mull candidates for Arizona Supreme Court. Ducey has already appointed more state justices than any governor in Arizona history.... Read more»

White House again reshuffles leadership at border agencies as CBP head resigns

While Border Patrol agents deal with an influx of asylum seekers, mostly families from Central America and Mexico, the White House is again rearranging the leadership of the Department of Homeland Security. ... Read more»

Army IDs 2nd soldier on border deployment found dead in Arizona

Another military service member deployed to assist with border enforcement has been found dead in Southern Arizona. Pfc. Kevin J. Christian, 21, was found Sunday near Ajo, west of Tucson.... Read more»

Arizona acupuncture board takes on opioid crisis

Arizona's Acupuncture Board of Examiners has entered the fight against opioid abuse, approving chemical dependency programs for a form of acupuncture that involves the outer ear. ... Read more»

Texas: Migrant children moved from Border Patrol facility after reports of unsafe conditions

Hundreds of children have been moved from the facility in Clint to another Border Patrol facility in El Paso.... Read more»

Man killed crossing against Speedway light is 16th pedestrian death this year

A 37-year-old man who was hit by an SUV and died Sunday night was crossing the intersection of Speedway and Main against the traffic light, authorities said.... Read more»

Giffords back on Capitol Hill to push for vote on gun background checks

Former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords joined Democratic congressional leaders Thursday to demand that the Senate allow a vote on a bill that toughens background checks for gun purchasers.... Read more»

Arizona National Guard chief defends role of troops at border

The head of the Arizona National Guard defended the use of military troops on the border this week, saying their support puts more Border Patrol officers on the front lines – what one official called “badges back to the border.”... Read more»

Rabid bat found on NW Side, dogs may have been exposed

A pair of "small, scruffy brown dogs" may have been exposed to a rabid bat near Oracle and Magee roads this week, and county officials are trying to track them down.... Read more»

Sheriff: Dumpster fire suspect sought

Pima sheriff's deputies are asking for the public's help in IDing a man they believe set a dumpster on fire at Oracle and River roads early Thursday morning.... Read more»

Tribal advocates urge passage of anti-violence bills

Native American advocates told lawmakers on a Senate panel Wednesday that tribal police should have jurisdiction over violent cases committed by non-Natives on tribal land and the federal government should improve databases tracking such crimes.... Read more»

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