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Indian woman, 8-year-old daughter located after 7-year-old migrant found dead in Arizona desert

Border Patrol agents found a migrant mother and her 8-year-old daughter late Thursday night in a remote stretch of desert following a day-long search launched after agents found the remains of her 7-year-old daughter.... Read more»

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Immigration SB1070

Poll: 60% of U.S. voters like new Az immigration law

A new poll finds that 60 percent of voters nationwide support Arizona's tough new immigration law.... Read more»

Comic: The White Star State

Reflecting public sentiment, Arizona changes state flag

Why mess around? If you're going to change the law, change the state bird (perhaps to the dodo?), change the state colors (to white, of course), and change the flag.... Read more»

Border & immigration: SB1070

Brewer signs controversial Az immigration measure

Gov. Jan Brewer, doing what she called "best for Arizona," signed SB1070 into law, strengthening the state's immigration laws. Pima County Supervisor Richard Elias said the law would "create a new Jim Crow" in Arizona.... Read more»2

Border & immigration

Gov. Brewer's statement on signing SB 1070

Text of Gov. Brewer's statement on signing the stringent immigration measure SB 1070.... Read more»

Grijalva closing Tucson, Yuma offices after death threats

U.S. Rep. Raúl Grijalva is closing his Tucson and Yuma offices at noon Friday because of multiple death threats. ... Read more»1

A river runs through it

Tombstone school grant pairs technology with San Pedro

Teachers in Tombstone will soon bring the San Pedro River to their classrooms in a unique effort to boost the math skills of students.... Read more»

Coroner's inquest from OK Corral gunfight uncovered

Michelle Garcia and Bonnie Cook were reorganizing files in an old jail storage space at Bisbee’s courthouse when they found a box marked “Juvenile 1988.” Whoever wrote that meant to say 1888.... Read more»2

Missing Foothills man found

A 28-year-old autistic man who had been missing from near his Foothills home since Tuesday was found Wednesday afternoon.... Read more»

Tucson City Council

14 apply for vacant City Council seat

The resumes of fourteen Tucsonans who want to sit on the City Council were posted online by the City Clerk on Tuesday night. Those applying to fill the seat vacated by Rodney Glassman, who stepped down to run for the U.S. Senate, submitted resumes and cover letters expressing their interest.... Read more»

Election 2010

Goddard losing ground in governor's race

Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard has lost ground in his race for governor.... Read more»

Immigration

70% of Arizona voters like tough immigration law

A new survey finds that 70 percent of likely voters in Arizona approve of a tougher immigration law awaiting Gov. Jan Brewer's signature while 23 percent oppose it. ... Read more»1

Comic: Xenophobia

Obscure professional athletes for $200

How will the police be able to tell 'real' Americans from suspected illegal immigrants? They'll ask 'em stuff only 'real' Americans would know.... Read more»

Pot activists take to Tucson streets to advocate legalization

Marijuana advocates marched through the streets of Tucson on Tuesday in an effort to raise public awareness and encourage legalization of the drug.... Read more»1

Border & immigration

Grijalva calls for boycott of Az over immigration measure

U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva says the rest of the country should boycott his home state of Arizona if a tough immigration law is signed by Gov. Jan Brewer. ... Read more»

Border & immigration

Texas border cameras costing $153,800 per arrest

Twenty-nine cameras have been installed on the 1,200-mile Texas-Mexico border, or one camera for every 41 miles. Internet viewers have helped police make a total of 26 arrests — that's about $153,800 per arrest. And some agencies are not even using the cameras.... Read more»

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