A national advocacy group wants the parent company of Fry’s Marketplace to prohibit customers from bringing guns into the Arizona supermarkets. The same group has already persuaded a few other major retailers to ban guns inside their businesses.
The federal government announced this week it will open a new immigrant detention facility in south Texas this November. The center will be the fourth in the nation that houses adults with children who crossed the border illegally.
Authorities in Mexico have issued a warning about possible contamination from a copper mine that may have spilled into an Arizona river. The mine owners blame the spill on flooding tied to last week’s Hurricane Odile.
The Maricopa County Superior Court officially dismissed the Arnold v. Sarn lawsuit Monday. The class action lawsuit accused the state and Maricopa County of not properly funding a mental health system required by a state statute.
An Indiana man has died while hiking in Grand Canyon National Park. Park officials say 46-year-old Michael Sperry of Valparaiso was having trouble breathing and collapsed Friday on a rim-to-rim hike with his two brothers.