Thousands of immigrant children were detained along the United States-Mexico border last month. Hundreds of them were transferred to a detention facility in Nogales. As a result, the Guatemalan government will soon open a consulate office in Tucson.
Will Humble, the director of Arizona’s Department of Health Services, faces a deadline to decide whether post-traumatic stress disorder will be added to the list of ailments that can be treated with medical marijuana.
The Arizona State University professor who is accusing a campus police officer of racial profiling and excessive use of force in her recent arrest has changed her plea. Ersula Ore is now pleading guilty to a misdemeanor count of resisting arrest.
The Coconino County Board of Supervisors and now Flagstaff’s City Council support a buffer around Walnut Canyon National Monument that protects that land from potential exchanges and development. But the council has some conditions.
A bill moving through the United States Senate would ban federal officials from regulating lead bullets. That ammunition can often lead to the death of an endangered bird with a small population in the southwest.
Over the last few days rain has fallen on the Slide Fire burn area in Oak Creek Canyon and caused mudslides. So far no one has been hurt and no buildings destroyed, but many who live in the canyon are on edge.