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.
A local charity is hoping the recent domestic violence arrests in the NFL, including last week’s arrest of Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer, will help them raise money to get to troubled kids early, in hopes of preventing similar crimes.
One of the leading contenders in the Navajo presidential election this November might be kicked out of the race later this week. Why? Because he didn’t tell the complete truth about how well he spoke the Navajo language.
Poverty rates in Arizona decreased by about a tenth of a percent from 2012 to 2013. That’s according to a new survey from the U.S. Census Bureau. While modest, some are considering the small change to be good news.