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Local law enforcement condemn police actions in death of George Floyd

Pima County and Tucson officials spoke out against the actions of officers in Minneapolis. Phoenix protesters took to the streets.

Listening session scheduled about missing and murdered Indigenous people

The presidential task force's teleconference will listen to the stories of tribal leaders and others.

Watchdogs scramble to keep up with COVID-19 scams, fraud

Groups say scammers are getting creative about spreading false information, like fake, miracle COVID-19 cures.

Audit looks at ICE unit that targets money laundering

The audit says trade-based money laundering runs on increasingly complex schemes that are are national security threats.

Advocates plead with Arizona to release vulnerable inmates amid COVID-19

A new predictive model shows nearly all of the almost 42,000 incarcerated people in Arizona will contract the virus.

Domestic abuse center, 'more important than ever,' remains open in Tucson

The CEO of Emerge! says they've adapted to the pandemic to maintain services for people who may be experiencing domestic violence.

Conservationists attacked again in Sea of Cortez despite presence of Mexican authorities

The group working to protect the nearly extinct vaquita marina porpoise was confronted for the third time this year.

Commission head hopes to bring peace to families of missing people in Sonora

The commission aims to aid groups searching for missing loved ones and to ensure identification of remains.

Presidential task force on missing Native Americans charts path

The group is tasked with finding ways to respond to what has been an epidemic in Indian Country.

LeBarón family leads rally for peace in Mexico City

The relatives of women and children murdered in November in Sonora joined other marchers to demand justice for victims of organized crime.

Former inmate-turned-advocate on the challenges of transitioning from prison

Maggie Maloney served eight years in the Arizona prison system.

Last year was Mexico’s most violent; Sonora saw biggest jump in murder

The northern Mexican state stood out with the largest year-to-year increase in registered murder victims.

Finding perspective on race and privilege: "Master Harold"... and the Boys

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A conversation with James D. Diamond about his book "After the Blood Bath", and Part 2 of Youth Crossing Gender Borders, "Changing Expectations".

Mayor Romero creates task force on gun violence

The newly elected mayor also joined a national group of city leaders working to end gun violence.

Man gets life in prison for 2010 killing of US border agent Brian Terry

Heraclio Osorio Arellanes was a member of a "rip crew" that fired on Terry's unit in 2010, killing the Border Patrol agent.

Scottsdale man admits to misrepresenting jewelry as Native American-made

A group sold the fraudulent jewelry, made in the Philippines, all over the West.

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