The privately run immigration detention center in Eloy, Ariz., has been the target of scrutiny in recent months after one detainee committed suicide and reports surfaced of other detainees protesting conditions there.
Arizona business leaders are hailing a new era of cooperation with the state’s largest partner, Mexico. Gov. Doug Ducey has traveled to the country 13 times since taking office earlier this year, many of those visits on trade missions.
Hurricane Patricia is expected to make landfall Friday night on the west coast of Mexico. While Valley weather won’t be significantly impacted, organizations like the Red Cross of Arizona are ramping up programs to help residents locate family from the area.
Jack Roosa’s father, Stuart, was the command module pilot for Apollo 14, and among his accomplishments aboard that scientifically focused mission was caring for 500 tree seeds that orbited the Moon in early 1971.
At one of the harshest federal prisons in the country, inmates are left with their wrists and ankles cuffed for hours, days and sometimes weeks at a time. The prison says it's a safety issue. Inmates say it's punishment.