Thousands of rape kits remain untested in Arizona. Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery said his office is applying for millions of dollars in grants allowing authorities to test kits that have never been looked at.
Twelve people were sentenced in Tucson Monday for protesting Operation Streamline, a federal immigration court program that fast tracks deportation proceedings. The program was started in 2005 as a strategy to deter repeat illegal border crossers.
As the New Horizons spacecraft moves beyond Pluto and scientists begin to sift through the data of the historic flyby last week, a group of citizen scientists is also taking a look at the solar system’s frontier.