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PHOENIX – Following a deadly gun fight in the Mexican resort town of Puerto Peñasco on Wednesday, officials from the state of Sonora are trying to reassure Arizonans the town – also known as Rocky Point – is still safe for tourists. The identities of the five people who died have not been released, but authorities say they were all criminals who fired at federal police.
December 19, 2013
The number of immigrants deported by the Obama administration decreased last year because the job of kicking people out of the country is taking longer, according to Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
December 19, 2013
Tens of millions of dollars are coming to Arizona borrowers as part of a settlement with Ocwen Financial Corporation.
December 19, 2013
Arizonans are again being asked to be as generous as possible, to provide food for the less fortunate, during the holidays.
December 19, 2013
The occupants of a small plane were able to walk away Wednesday after an emergency landing near the airport in Tucson.
December 19, 2013
Arizona Senator John McCain said there are problems with the budget agreement approved on Wednesday in the U.S. Senate, but that it had to be passed.
December 19, 2013
Arizona’s unemployment rate dropped four-tenths of a percent last month, as the state added almost 26,000 jobs.
December 19, 2013
Marriage between same-sex couples is now legal in New Mexico. The state Supreme Court issued the ruling on Thursday.
December 19, 2013
The Arizona State Forestry Division is challenging a $500,000 fine related to the deaths of 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots in June.
December 19, 2013
There’s cubical culture, and then there’s coworking culture. Coworking happens when completely different businesses share a communal workspace.
December 19, 2013
The city of Phoenix said it has ended homelessness among veterans. Mayor Greg Stanton made the announcement Thursday morning on national TV.
December 19, 2013
An El Paso-based human rights organization reports the relationship between local communities and the United States Border Patrol is vastly improving. But across state lines, in New Mexico, there are reports of sheriff's deputies improperly asking about immigration status.
December 19, 2013
The American Civil Liberties Union of Texas and the ACLU of New Mexico are suing the United States Customs and Border Protection over cavity searches to a U.S. citizen.
December 19, 2013
Arizona's alarm bells are ringing about children falling through the cracks of a system that is supposed to safeguard them. This time, it is the failure of the state's Children Protective Services to investigate over 6,000 reports of child abuse.
December 19, 2013
Cottonwood has become the latest Arizona city to allow civil unions.
December 18, 2013
A couple of stretches of canal banks will be closed for part of the winter, from 56th Street to 32nd Street and from 43rd to 51st Avenues.
December 18, 2013
Based on almost everything we have heard, brick and mortar bookstores are on their way out, but are independent bookstores different and in better shape than their corporate cousins?
December 18, 2013
The Arizona Board of Regents has announced a new policy to grant in-state tuition to students who are enrolled members of one of Arizona’s federally-recognized Native American tribes.
December 18, 2013
The Arizona Supreme Court has decided to vacate an order by the Court of Appeals which kept increased campaign contribution limits from taking effect.
December 18, 2013
Almost two years ago to the week, the movie “Drive” came to theatres. It starred Ryan Gosling and Albert Brooks among others, and it generated a lot of buzz.
December 18, 2013

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