Federal prosecutors in Tucson entered a plea deal on Monday with one of the men charged in the 2010 murder of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry. Terry was part of an elite task force when he was killed north of Nogales, Arizona.
The U.S. Department of Justice, after settling most of its own civil rights lawsuit against the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office, will be able to intervene in a separate lawsuit that found the sheriff’s office had engaged in racial profiling against Latino drivers.
Thousands of fire crews are fighting wildfires across the country. Hot, dry conditions in places like California and parts of the Pacific Northwest mean fires are much more severe. But with so many fires burning, how do state and federal agencies make sure they have the personnel they need?
Water contamination from an abandoned Gold King Mine in Colorado in is flowing toward Lake Powell and the Colorado River. While the Phoenix area uses Colorado River water, officials believe there is little to worry about.
Less than 40 percent of private-sector workers in Arizona participate in a retirement plan through their work, and they have an average retirement savings balance of just $23,826, according to a recent report.