A private landowner in Mexico erected his own gate in March, effectively shuttering the San Miguel crossing. O’odham tribal leaders say this new gate prevents members from crossing the border on their own land.
May 2, 2016
A federal appeals court has ruled to reinstate two Arizona identity theft laws that make it a felony to use a fake identity to seek work, and provided the legal basis for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s worksite raids against unauthorized immigrants.
May 2, 2016

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Arizona Supreme Court building
The Arizona Senate has approved a plan to add two justices to the state Supreme Court that has drawn criticism from both the court and Democrats.
May 3, 2016
The police chief for the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community has stepped down, but still remains one of nine candidates for the Phoenix police chief position.
May 3, 2016
Peoria Elementary School
Before he was principal of Peoria Elementary School, C.J. Smith spent more than two decades as an educator in Washington State.
May 3, 2016
Solar Impulse 2 in PHX, plane
On a journey to become the world’s first solar powered airplane to traverse the planet, Solar Impulse 2 landed outside Phoenix late last night. Although it still has a long way to travel, the craft and its pilots arrived to a lot of fanfare at its second U.S. stop.
May 3, 2016
A civil rights group says the Tucson Police Department is holding people at traffic stops longer than it should in order to check their immigration status. The complaints stem from the city’s enforcing a slice of Arizona’s immigration law, SB 1070.
May 2, 2016

NPR News

Lin-Manuel Miranda, the creator and force behind Hamilton, is nominated for three individual awards, including best performance by an actor in a leading role in a musical.
May 3, 2016
Sent to Iraq on an "advise and assist" mission, the service member died after ISIS fighters broke through Kurdish defensive lines, a Defense official tells NPR's Tom Bowman.
May 3, 2016
The 745-mile trip took nearly 16 hours — less time than expected, largely due to powerful tailwinds.
May 3, 2016
Taking a year off before college can be a great idea or a disaster. Follow these tips.
May 3, 2016
They've fried hard shell tacos, made a gooey pot of queso, even whipped up a batch of rainbow sprinkle-covered donuts. All in a dollhouse kitchen roughly 1/12 the normal size.
May 3, 2016