The ACLU has filed complaints from 10 people who say they were wrongfully detained by BP agents and held in frigid, dirty and overcrowded cells before being released without charges. They also say that the agency routinely seized vehicles and belongings, and required them to sign "hold harmless" agreements to get their property back.
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Arizona pro-choice advocates hailed Monday’s ruling by the Supreme Court that said Texas’ restrictions on abortion clinics are unconstitutional, calling the decision a “significant victory for women in Arizona.”... Read more»
The family of slain Border Patrol agent Brian Terry may not sue the federal government over claims that officials acted irresponsibly in the botched "Fast and Furious" investigation, which lost track of hundreds of firearms when they were trafficked into Mexico, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday.
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Human remains were discovered inside part of a coal delivery system at the power plant near Cochise, Ariz. on Monday morning, authorities said. ... Read more»
Officials used the cellphone of a missing hiker to find a family of four, who went missing on Sunday night while hiking a Mt. Lemmon trail, authorities said. ... Read more»
At the annual conference of the Arizona-Mexico Commission, Claudia Ruiz Massieu, the Mexico Secretary of Foreign Affairs discussed how she feels about Gov. Doug Ducey, the impact of a proposed wall along the Mexico border and whether the Brexit vote in England to leave the European Union affects Mexico’s economic fortunes.... Read more»
Days after the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, House members and the White House made seemingly contradictory claims concerning the Federal Drug Administration’s blood donation policy for gay and bisexual men. Both have scientific evidence to back up their claims. ... Read more»
Ruling that Texas' 2013 abortion restrictions place an undue burden on a woman's constitutional right to an abortion, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed Texas abortion providers a major victory by overturning the regulations.... Read more»
With a 4-1 vote last Tuesday morning, the Board of Supervisors passed a $1.24 billion budget that included a 10-cent property tax reduction. That the proposal passed is not that astounding, but that Supervisor Ally Miller supported it is truly astonishing, considering that all of her efforts to that point had been to justify the unfair decision by the state Legislature, which had precipitated previous tax hikes.... Read more»
Arizona has run out of execution drugs, including a sedative implicated in botched lethal injections, according to a filing on Friday in a court case challenging the U.S. state's execution methods. ... Read more»
In his speech, Trump described Clinton, the Democratic presumptive nominee, as “the most corrupt person ever to seek the presidency,” and laid out his case against her. But his rhetoric was not always supported by the facts.... Read more»
A 4-4 tie by the U.S. Supreme Court justices leaves two programs created to protect thousands of immigrants from deportation remain on hold. ... Read more»
After Miller walked out of a Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday, it's clear this story is rapidly gyrating out of her control. She's playing a losing game of "why are you hitting yourself?" Miller needs to stop, take a breath and fully comply with public records requests and be open and transparent. The Herald saga is a ridiculous reason to toss away a political career.
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Pima Community College is seeking public commentary on a draft of the latest report to it's accreditor, the Higher Learning Commission.... Read more»
A 15-year-old boy, who went missing during a hike in the Mule Mountains near Bisbee Wednesday morning, was found by officials later that afternoon near Highway 80. ... Read more»