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First Lady Jill Biden stops in Arizona to launch Women for Biden-Harris

Mar 2, 2024 Dr. Jill Biden unveils re-election campaign for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, advocates for reproductive healthcare rights.

How Apache Stronghold's fight to protect Oak Flat in central Arizona has played out over the years

Mar 2, 2024 Resolution Copper, a subsidiary of international mining giants Rio Tinto and BHP, wants to develop the large deposit of copper ore deep under Oak Flat into a massive mine.

A US appeals court ruling could allow mine development on Oak Flat, land sacred to Apaches

Mar 1, 2024 Wendsler Nosie, who has led Apache Stronghold’s fight, vowed to appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Diocese of Tucson seeks donations to continue migrant services in wake of funding cliff

Mar 1, 2024 The Roman Catholic Diocese of Tucson and Casa Alitas are asking community members to consider donating to help asylum seekers in Tucson as federal dollars run out and street releases are set to begin on April 1.

Arizona Board of Regents Chair steps down

Mar 1, 2024 ABOR Chair-elect Cecilia Mata will "assume the responsibilities".

The Buzz: What can states do at the US-Mexico border?

Mar 1, 2024 Federal law rules the land when it comes to border enforcement, but local governments can help.

Canadian company conducting exploratory drilling on state-leased land in the Willcox Playa

Mar 1, 2024 Some locals have raised concerns about water and other eviormental impacts.

Arizona's new voting laws that require proof of citizenship are not discriminatory, a US judge rules

Mar 1, 2024 U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton concluded Arizona legislators did not discriminate when they adopted the laws and the state does have an interest in preventing voter fraud and limiting voting to those individuals eligible to vote.

Three former Department of Education employees charged with defrauding Arizona voucher program

Mar 1, 2024 Prosecutors said Thursday that the three employees approved applications for 17 students -– five of which were fictitious -- that admitted them into the voucher program using forged birth certificates and special education evaluations.

Man already serving life sentence convicted in murder of Tucson girl who vanished from parents' home

Feb 29, 2024 Jurors found Christopher Clements guilty of first-degree murder, kidnapping, and burglary in the death of Isabel Celis who was 6 when she vanished from her parents' home in 2012.

Leap day places calendars back in sync

Feb 29, 2024 Scientists say the calendar quirk puts the Earth's rotation and trip around the Sun in the proper order.

Arizona lawmakers pass bill some compare to controversial SB 1070

Feb 28, 2024 On Wednesday, the Arizona legislature passed a bill that would make it a state crime to enter the country unauthorized.

Mayes sues RealPage and 9 major landlords over rising rents

Feb 28, 2024 AG claims RealPage's "revenue management" algorithm is illegal price fixing.

UA leadership says no furloughs but layoffs likely

Feb 27, 2024 University of Arizona President Robbins and interim Chief Financial Officer John Arnold told university staff on Tuesday that there would not be furloughs but there would likely be layoffs — as one measure to deal with its $177 million deficit.

Jurors begin deliberations in retrial of an ex-convict accused of killing a 6-year-old Tucson girl

Feb 27, 2024 Jurors stopped at the end of the day and were to resume deliberations at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Officials and nonprofit partner to offer free immigration advice

Feb 26, 2024 The Consulate of Mexico in Nogales is partnering with Chicanos Por la Causa to offer free immigration advice and advice on pathways to US citizenship for community members.

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