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Judge Mulls Allowing Expelled Arizona Lawmaker on Ballot

The decision over Don Shooter's candidacy was expected Friday.

Arizona Expands Electronic Search-Warrant System for DUI Cases

The system, which sends warrant requests electronically to judges, will be available to all law enforcement in the state.

DOC: Death of Tucson Prison Inmate Appears to be a Homicide

Corrections officials say criminal investigators have identified a suspect in Martinez's death, but no other details were released.

Taking a Trip to "Bundyville"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Legal battles on the border over the separation of families; and Buddhist scholar Robert Thurman talks about life, death, and having fun in between.

Arizona Court Rules for Phoenix on Same-Sex Wedding Invitations

The city ordinance prohibits businesses from discriminating based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

Minnesota Sues Arizona-Based Opioid Manufacturer

Attorney general says Insys encouraged overprescription of painkiller Subsys.

Ruling: No Right to Not be Called 'Alleged Victim'

An Arizona appeals court says judges have leeway to decide how to refer to crime victims, depending on the case.

Tucson 'Operation Streamline' Prosecutions Highest Since Launch

The controversial system for prosecuting immigrants has seen an almost 70 percent increase over last year.

Court Tosses Case Claiming Bias Against Opposite-Sex Couples

A woman claimed discrimination based on benefits afforded unwed same-sex couples.

CBP Officer Used Government Credit Cards to Buy Gas for his Vehicles

Juan Fernando Barajas admitting to buying gas for personal vehicles with 13 stolen cards.

Following the Journey of One Asylum Seeker From Honduras

The country is known for violence against women and the LGBTQ community.

Immigration Attorney Explains Process for Receiving Asylum

What five categories are acceptable reasons for pursuing asylum.

Former Border Patrol Agent Who Aided Smuggling Sentenced

Alberto Michel previously pleaded guilty to a conspiracy to traffic in marijuana and bribery.

Border Patrol Agent Will be Retried on Manslaughter Charges

Border Patrol Agent Lonnie Swartz was found "not guilty" of 2nd degree murder, prosecutors will try again on manslaughter charges.

Border Patrol Union Chides Agency for Not Defending Agent

National union paid legal costs to defend Border Patrol Agent Lonnie Swartz of murder charges.

Attorney Explains Difference Between Walkout and Strike

Employment Attorney Barney Holtzman also discussed whether districts can be sued for the walkout.

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