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McSally at border in Nogales: 'No opportunity to vote yet' on gov't shutdown

Newly minted Sen. Martha McSally met with border agents in Nogales on Tuesday. "I'm for funding the government, I'm not for shutting down the government," she said. Federal courts handling immigration cases in Arizona are set to run out of money at the end of the week. ... Read more»

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Haitian earthquake

Haiti: Missionaries charged with child kidnapping

When the American Baptist missionaries came into this small village perched above the destroyed capital, Maggie Moise willingly gave away her 9-year-old twins.... Read more»

Gun control

Proposed Az gun laws would ease concealed weapons requirements

Gun owners will have fewer restrictions in Arizona if state legislators have their way.... Read more»1

Dutch crack down on marijuana tourism

After 30 years of high times, Amsterdam continues to attract waves of tourists eager to smoke a reefer or two without having to look out for the cops. However Dutch attitudes are changing. Restrictions on cannabis sales are tighter, while youngsters seem indifferent to the coffee shops' charms.... Read more»

Mexico considers clamping down on 'los Twitteros'

Mexico has racked up its fair share of menacingly named outlaws in a three-year drug war: the Zetas, Aztecas and Panthers. Now, if the government gets its way, another name will also make the wanted list: los Twitteros.... Read more»

Bomb scare

No bomb found after Tucson High evacuation

Tucson police say no bomb was found after Tucson High Magnet School was evacuated Tuesday morning because of a threat. Classes were canceled and students were sent home.... Read more»1

Traffic

Radar van watching for speeders on Tuesday

Tucson's two radar vans are will be taking portraits of speeders at the following times and locations on Tuesday: ... Read more»

Transportation Security Administration

Air marshals dogged by discrimination complaints

Some in the Federal Air Marshal Service say discrimination and retaliation distracts them from their mission of stopping terrorists and protecting passengers. ... Read more»

Terror

Will Europe block a US anti-terrorism program?

The fate of the United States government’s Terrorist Finance Tracking Program (TFTP) may hinge on how Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert’s week turns out. And it’s not looking particularly rosy for the TFTP at the moment. ... Read more»

Traffic

Radar vans offer mobile portrait service to speeders

Tucson's two photo radar vans are will be taking portraits of speeders at the following times and locations on Friday... Read more»1

Press release

Beware storm damage contractor scams

Arizonans should beware scam artists who offer to repair storm damage, warns Attorney General Terry Goddard.... Read more»

James O'Keefe

‘ACORN Pimp’ arrested trying to tap Senator's office phone

'ACORN pimp' James O'Keefe is among those arrested for allegedly plotting to wiretap the office phone of Louisiana senator Mary Landrieu.... Read more»2

Arizona politics

Arpaio's job approval falling

More than 1 in 3 people in the Phoenix metro area think Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is doing a "poor job."... Read more»

Border & immigration

Tohono O’odham feel squeezed by gangs, Border Patrol

The Tohono O’odham Nation is under siege by smugglers and gangs, according to a story in the New York Times. With tougher border security, more smuggling traffic is being forced through the reservation, and residents are paying the price.... Read more»

Immigration

Tucson sector sees jump in number of Chinese border crossers

Stephen Ceasar, a reporter with the New York Times Student Journalism Institute, is changing the image of the typical illegal immigrant crossing into the US.... Read more»

Traffic

Radar van scanning Midtown, East Side on Friday

The city's two police radar vans will be beaming tickets the way of unwary speeders at the following times and locations on Friday, according to the Tucson Police Department... Read more»

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