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An Arizona mother has pleaded guilty to murder and child abuse charges stemming from the death of her 6-year-old son who had been locked in a closet and denied food.
May. 27, 2023
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The family of a Tohono O’odham tribal member Raymond Mattia, who was fatally shot by the Border Patrol on tribal land this month, has released a statement about the May 18 incident.
May. 26, 2023
Alejandro Encinas Rodríguez, Subsecretaría de Derechos Humanos, Población y Migración
The New York Times this week reported that a top Mexican official had been spied on by the country’s military. Mexico’s president confirmed that he knew about the espionage allegations — but he denies the Mexican army is behind it.
May. 25, 2023
Tempe has opened a family advocacy center. The confidential location is designed to serve all victims of crime.
May. 25, 2023
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Two years have passed since the Phoenix City Council created an arm of government to do independent oversight of its police department. Now there's a new evidence-sharing agreement between Phoenix police and the oversight office.
May. 24, 2023
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Tohono O'odham tribal member Raymond Mattia was shot and killed by Border Patrol agents during an incident in the Tohono O'odham Nation late Thursday night.
May. 23, 2023
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Taxpayers in metro Phoenix are approaching a milestone in their financial pain from a 2013 racial profiling verdict over former Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s immigration crackdowns: In roughly a year, those ongoing costs will exceed a quarter of a billion dollars.
May. 23, 2023
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The Tohono O’odham Nation Police Department and the FBI are investigating a fatal shooting of a tribal member by the Border Patrol on tribal land.
May. 22, 2023
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A new report from Syracuse University research group Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, or TRAC, shows a significant rise in a type of lawsuit generally filed by immigrants whose applications for things like visas and work permits on stuck in long backlogs at USCIS.
May. 18, 2023
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Phoenix police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a former Somali refugee with a mental health issue will not face state charges.
May. 17, 2023
Lori Vallow Daybell
A woman who was convicted in Idaho last week in the deaths of her two children and a romantic rival has been indicted for a second time in Arizona, this time on charges that she conspired to kill her niece’s ex-husband.
May. 17, 2023
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Two suspects have been arrested in connection with a shooting at a party in southwestern Arizona last weekend that left two men dead and five other people wounded, Yuma police said Tuesday.
May. 14, 2023
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The Phoenix Police Department lost about 45 years of law enforcement experience this week as two members died in separate unspecified medical events.
May. 12, 2023
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More Phoenix police officers are using new tools to reduce deadly force encounters.
May. 11, 2023
A new report by the Anti-Defamation League shows a big uptick in antisemitic incidents across the U.S. and in the state over the last two years.
May. 9, 2023
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The University of Arizona is facing scrutiny about how it handled safety concerns before last year’s on-campus killing of professor Tom Meixner. During a university safety briefing, President Robert Robbins announced a new mobile crisis team is in development.
May. 8, 2023
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There was another mass shooting on Saturday. Jesenia Pizarro is a pin the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Arizona State University. The Show spoke with her about the problem of illegal guns and how people can get a gun in America.
May. 8, 2023
A judge has ordered the former owners of Teakwoods Tavern and Grill in Gilbert and Chandler to pay back more than $3 million and serve jail and prison time for tax evasion.
May. 5, 2023
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An Arizona organization working to investigate and litigate cases of wrongful conviction in Arizona will receive funding from the Department of Justice to continue that work.
May. 4, 2023
Paul Penzone
Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone has spoken out publicly several times this year as reports of overdoses and deaths in the county jails have racked up and footage of inmates being wheeled out of jails on gurneys has hit the news.
May. 4, 2023


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