Since 1875, the town of Superior has relied on mining to drive its economy. That reliance has come at a cost though as many residents there have lived through several boom and bust cycles when nearby mines open and close. But town officials are now hoping to put an end to that cycle.
An international sewer line in Nogales has been cleared of packages of drugs that caused a backup of waste. On Wednesday evening, authorities said the investigation was ongoing and no arrests had been made.
The Arizona Attorney General's Office said a real estate investor accused of misleading nearly 40 clients has been sentenced to six years in prison and ordered to pay nearly $3.6 million in restitution.