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 Border Patrol Reports Migrant Rescues Increasing In Arizona
New data from the U.S. Border Patrol's Tucson Sector show that while apprehensions of unauthorized border crossers in Southern Arizona has basically flatlined, the number of migrants who are rescued in the desert is going up.
Oct. 21, 2013
Pinal County Sheriffs Office Investigates
The Pinal County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a prank interrupted grand jury proceedings. A fake, threatening note was left for a jury foreman by his coworkers.
Oct. 21, 2013
Partial Release Of New Mexico Mental Health Audit Raises Questions
This summer, the State of New Mexico froze Medicaid payments to mental health providers because of fraud allegations. That left 30,000 mental health patients struggling to find new medical homes, and 15 New Mexico providers in the hands of five Arizona companies. However the partial release of an audit of those agencies paid for by the state raises more questions about the takeover.
Oct. 21, 2013
Arizona Air Guard Members Indicted on Fraud Charges
Twenty-one members of the Arizona Air National Guard, including a colonel, have been charged with defrauding the government out of more than $1 million.
Oct. 21, 2013
McCain: Cruz Strategy Was Wrong
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, who led the effort to defund the Affordable Care Act which ended with the shutdown of the federal government, says Senate Republicans could have come to the rescue of the House GOP in the fight to end Obamacare.
Oct. 21, 2013
Audit Reveals Many Packages Of Tortillas Are Short Weight, Missing Tortillas
When you buy tortillas at your local grocery, you may not be getting what you pay for.
Oct. 21, 2013
IRC Asks Courts To Dismiss Redistricting Case Between Lawmakers, Independent Panel
The Independent Redistricting Commission wants a federal court to dismiss what its attorney claims is a power grab by Arizona lawmakers.
Oct. 21, 2013
Effort Seeks Cattle Donations For South Dakota
A rancher in Montana is spearheading an effort to help cattle ranchers in South Dakota recover after an early winter storm that devastated many of their herds.
Oct. 21, 2013
Group Pushes To Make Purchasing Guns In Private Sales More Difficult For Criminals
The group "Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America," is pushing for laws that make it harder for criminals to buy firearms from law-abiding gun owners.
Oct. 21, 2013
Valley Developer To Build International Trade Center
In 2011, a Scottsdale-based development group purchased 600 acres of land in Casa Grande with plans to build an international trade center. Now, they're preparing to break ground on the project.
Oct. 21, 2013
MCSO Operation Begins Without Court-Ordered Monitor
On Friday evening the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office began its first large-scale crime suppression operation in two years.
Oct. 19, 2013
Alice Television Show Has Roots In The Valley
The Valley is not legendary for being the setting for prominent films and TV programs. Alfred Hitchcock’s “Psycho” begins in Phoenix, but that is not where Norman Bates lived.
Oct. 18, 2013
Concussion Experts Monitor Play
The Arizona Cardinals got the NFL week started Thursday night, losing at home to the Seattle Seahawks, and among all of the players, coaches, assistants and everyone else on the sidelines was Dr. Javier Cardenas.
Oct. 18, 2013
Great Recession Created Problems
Not too many years ago workers, especially those in jobs where they could collect a pension after decades of service, looked forward to retirement as a time to travel, play golf, get to know the grandkids, but we are living longer on average and that usually means working longer to collect more savings for the nest egg.
Oct. 18, 2013
Early Voting
Depending on where you live, you may have an election coming up, and if you are on the early voting list, you have already gotten your ballot in the mail.
Oct. 18, 2013
Westgate Visitors Weigh In
Congress has thrown back open the doors of government, but after the 16 day shutdown and the 11th hour deal to raise the debt ceiling, there has been a lot of talk about how Washington has been handling its business. A lot of that talk has not been suitable for the airwaves.
Oct. 18, 2013
State Officials Hope For A Refund
The state of Arizona and the other entities that put up money to keep Grand Canyon National Park open during the government shutdown are in line for at least a partial refund. State and local funds kept the park operating for only five days even though they paid for 16 days.
Oct. 18, 2013
Arizona Fall League
The Arizona Fall League is currently running at five stadiums across the Valley, but even the league's director acknowledged most fans have never actually been to a game.
Oct. 18, 2013
Credit Card Skimmer Found
State officials said they have discovered a credit card skimmer attached to a gas pump in Scottsdale.
Oct. 18, 2013
Horne Campaign Violations
Yavapai County Attorney Sheila Polk said she found evidence Horne helped to create a $500,000 TV commercial, paid for by Business Leaders for Arizona, to help defeat Democrat Felicia Rotellini.
Oct. 18, 2013

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