A U.S. Border Patrol agent seen punching a Mexican immigrant teenager on video could have his felony charge of aggravated assault reduced to a misdemeanor, according to the Santa Cruz County attorney prosecuting the case.
The U.S. Department of Justice is weighing in on Governor Brewer’s denial of driver’s licenses for those in the Administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA program, saying it’s a violation of federal law.
A judge has upheld a ban on uranium mining on federal lands that surround Grand Canyon National Park. The ruling prohibits new mining in the area for 20 years, but work can continue at a few existing claims.
The fire at a Federal Aviation Administration’s Chicago air traffic control center on Friday has caused major problems for airlines. American Airlines and U.S. Airways officials say it had to cancel 1,400 flights system-wide over the weekend.
The Department of Veterans Affairs has reached settlements with three employees who filed whistleblower retaliation complaints in Phoenix. Each of the employees will continue to work within the VA system.
After a 5 year hiring freeze, the Phoenix police Department has announced it will hire 300 new officers over the next three years. Applicants took the first steps toward becoming officers this weekend.