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An exoneration of the president? Az Dems, legal experts say it’s too soon to tell

Arizona Republicans say Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 exonerates President Trump, but a UA legal expert cautioned that it’s premature for the president to declare victory. ... Read more»

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Campaign aims to prevent child abuse

Dozens of child-sized plastic chairs sat empty Tuesday outside the State Capitol, each representing an Arizona child who has died from abuse. In 2008, the last year for which statewide statistics are available, 51 Arizona kids died from abuse.... Read more»

Video of journalists’ killings both answers, raises questions

In recent weeks – and in the wake of a recently uncovered video – military officials have made some serious admissions about shooting civilians. ... Read more»1

Border violence

Ways of dying in northern Mexico

Five thousand people have been murdered in the dying border city of Ciudad Juarez since 2008.... Read more»

Border

Two hours in Juárez

A trip into a border city scarred by the narco-war. The biggest risk is getting mugged, not getting shot. Small comfort.... Read more»

Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Maricopa inmates pedal to power TVs

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has a plan to save electricity and get inmates in shape - "pedal vision."... Read more»

Magnets can affect our morality

Stay away from magnets if you get picked for jury duty. It could affect how you view the defendant.... Read more»1

Amnesty International

Amnesty interview: Death penalty decreasing worldwide

Amnesty International released its annual survey on the use of the death penalty. The report found 18 countries executed people in 2009. China is estimated to have executed the most people, but refused to release an official figure. In the 17 other countries 714 people were executed.... Read more»

In Southern Arizona, 'terror' is more than Al Qaeda

You know we’re in trouble when a New York Times headline says, “Obama Team Split on Tactics Against Terror,” and you think that means the health care aftermath.... Read more»2

Sheriff Joe Arpaio

ACLU official: Arpaio using immigration for political gain, dividing Arizona

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is using immigration to drive a political agenda and in the process is turning Arizonans against each other and threatening the civil rights of legal residents, the executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union said Friday.... Read more»1

Giffords calls for National Guard on border

U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords called for the deployment of National Guard troops along the border with Mexico on Tuesday.... Read more»

Crime

Husband, wife killed in Southwest Side home invasion

A husband and wife were killed and their 3-year-old daughter critically injured in a home invasion Monday night, according to a Sheriff's Department spokesman.... Read more»

U.S. subways still vulnerable to terrorism

Terrorists have repeatedly made transit systems a target of attacks. But the fortification of U.S. subways remains an open question. Despite more than $1 billion spent, U.S. subway systems are only now starting to address threats that have been known for years.... Read more»

Moscovites familiar with terror

Two female suicide bombers blew themselves up inside the Moscow metro at the start of rush hour Monday morning, killing at least 39 people and injuring dozens more. ... Read more»

Arizona in line for big share of funds against mortgage fraud

Arizona is in line to receive $1.7 million of nearly $8 million the federal government is allocating to fight mortgage fraud nationwide, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said last week.... Read more»

GOP's Cantor says his office was shot at, says Dems are 'fanning the flames'

The Congressional clash over threats and vandalism against lawmakers in the aftermath of the health care vote took a new turn Thursday as the No. 2 House Republican accused Democrats of recklessly exploiting the incidents for political gain.... Read more»1

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