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Photos: Thanksgiving in sanctuary

Members of the congregation of Southside Presbyterian Church held Thanksgiving with Rosa Robles Loreta and her family, breaking bread Thursday with a woman who has been in sanctuary for more than 100 days while facing a deportation order.... Read more»

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Is your drive home less than smooth? Use our mapping tool from SeeClickFix to report everything from potholes and graffiti to broken streetlights and overgrown weeds and keep watch over your neighborhood... Read more»

Judge nixes Barber request to count more CD2 ballots

A federal judge ruled Thursday that an additional 133 ballots won’t be added to the count in the congressional race between Rep. Ron Barber and Martha McSally. Barber, trailing 161 votes in the final tally, will now pin his hopes for re-election on a mandatory recount set to begin next week.... Read more»1

Blaze destroys Bisbee home on Thanksgiving

A Thursday morning fire in Bisbee has left a married couple homeless, with one receiving minor burns. A dog is missing and thought to have died in the blaze.... Read more»

U.S. citizen with multiple convictions arrested after running BP checkpoint

A U.S. citizen an arrest warrant and multiple convictions was one of seven men arrested by Border Patrol agents in the last two weeks, including three men wanted for sex crimes, and three gang members.... Read more»1

What's open, what's closed for Thanksgiving

As the nation celebrates Thanksgiving Thursday, many government services and private businesses will be closed. Here’s what you need to know:... Read more»

Enviros: Federal plan to expand Mexican gray wolf territory not enough

Under the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s plan, the endangered Mexican gray wolf would have a lot more room to roam in Arizona and New Mexico. That is, as long as it doesn’t cross Interstate 40. Representatives of two conservation groups said the plan doesn’t go far enough.... Read more»1

Arizona has fifth highest rate of homeless children

The number of homeless children in Arizona fell slightly last year to 62,616, according to a new report, but that still ranked the state among the worst in the nation for homeless kids. The state ranked 45th among states on an overall score card of youth homelessness factors.... Read more»

Border agents arrest three U.S. citizens for human smuggling

Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents arrested three U.S. citizens in connection with human smuggling in two separate incidents this week, as well as six Mexican nationals suspected of being in the country illegally. Agents also arrested two Mexican nationals for drug smuggling, while seizing nearly $400,000 in marijuana and four vehicles.... Read more»

Education secretary encourages teachers’ colleges to follow Az model

Education Secretary Arne Duncan cited Arizona State University as a school that is ‘raising the bar’ on teacher education, as he unveiled a plan to strengthen teacher training, The new rules will undergo a 60-day comment and could take effect by the middle of 2015.... Read more»

VA fires Phoenix hospital chief

he Department of Veterans Affairs formally removed Sharon Helman from her position as Phoenix VA healthcare director on Monday for “lack of oversight and misconduct” in the troubled operations at the facility.... Read more»

New immigration order may not cover Tucson sanctuary cases

Immigration officials have refused to grant Francisco Perez Cordova a stay of deportation despite his being the father of five U.S. citizens. He remains in sanctuary at a Tucson church.... Read more»

Photos: Tucsonans protest no indictment in Ferguson shooting

About 100 Tucsonans marched through Downtown on Tuesday night, protesting that a Missouri grand jury did not issue an indictment in the Aug. 9 shooting death of teen Michael Brown by Officer Darren Wilson. After walking through the streets and briefly blocking Speedway near Euclid, the group returned to lie in the street at 6th and Congress before breaking up.... Read more»2

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