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Nonprofit Hosting Party to Write Holiday Cards to Prisoners

Attendees at the annual event will also learn how to draft a letter to state legislators.

Feds Won't Pursue Third Trial Against Border Patrol Agent Who Shot Teen

Agent Lonnie Swartz has been twice acquitted in trials over the killing of 16-year-old Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez.

Brutinel Elected as Next Arizona Supreme Court Chief Justice

Voting by the seven justices has Brutinel replacing Justice Scott Bales.

Challenges Straining the Immigration Court System

How asylum cases are currently handled.

Judge Won't Give More Time to Find Victims of Arpaio Detentions

Advocates for immigrant rights had argued more time was needed to locate the victims.

Trump Promises Migrant Tent Cities; Family Releases Continue in Arizona

The president said he will order massive tent cities to hold migrants, while authorities continue to release families.

Prosecutor: Border Agent Tired of Rock Throwers Killed Teen

Swartz, who has pleaded not guilty, is being retried after the previous jury deadlocked on a manslaughter verdict.

More Time Sought to Find Victims of Arpaio Detentions

Advocates want to find more people detained illegally when Arpaio defied a court order in a racial profiling case.

Border Patrol Agent's New Trial in Teen's Killing to Start

It's the second trial for Lonnie Swartz, who killed 16-year-old Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez through a border fence.

Group Calls for Judge to Toss Border Case

Lawyers for a man working with the No More Deaths humanitarian aid group say the charges are U.S. government retaliation.

City Court Receives Grant to Continue Domestic Violence Program

A federal funds will allow the court to continue connecting victims with services.

Attorney General Wants More Funding to Prosecute Border Cases

Officials say the caseload in Southern Arizona has gone up significantly.

Divided Senate Advances Kavanaugh Nomination Toward Weekend

Sen. Jeff Flake, who had wavered, said he will vote to confirm the nominee unless something changes.

Arizona Company to Pay $150K Fine for Telemarketing Calls

Orangutan Home Services admitted to thousands of illegal calls in 2017, Arizona AG says.

Re-Entering the Workforce After Prison Harder For Non-Whites

Getting hired after serving time can be more difficult for some than for others

Arizona Sues Maker of Oxycontin

Lawsuit claims Purdue Pharma violated a judicial order regarding claims made in advertisements.

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