During the summer months, southern New Mexico hosts one of the largest bat populations in North America. The Jornada Bat Caves, just west of White Sands Missile Range, are now becoming more accessible to the public.
While plaintiffs’ lawyers presented evidence suggesting the sheriff's confidential informant was investigating the judge in the case, Arpaio insisted the informant was primarily investigating alleged bank fraud in which the judge was one of 150,000 victims in Maricopa County.
The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning for parts of northeastern Arizona Friday. Meteorologist Cory Mottice says sustained winds of 20-to-30 miles per hour with higher wind gusts have put that area at risk for wildfires.