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Execution of Navajo man put on hold

Attorneys asked for the stay to investigate potential racial bias by the jury that heard the case.

DC prison official to lead Arizona Department of Corrections

David Shinn will replace Charles Ryan, who retired last month amid ongoing controversies.

Flores Settlement Agreement leads judge to block Trump immigration rule

How the agreement was formed and its impact on immigration policies in the U.S.

Unpunished crime costs Mexico $21 billion, study says

The study looked at unresolved homicides, abductions and forced displacement.

Mexico’s president pushes for controversial amnesty law project

The law is meant to forgive certain offenses, though critics say the government is allowing the imprisonment of innocent people.

In Mexico, thousands commemorate 5th anniversary of disappeared students

Outrage continues over the unsolved crime that led to the disappearance of 43 college students from Guerrero.

Independent counsel to investigate complaint against newest Arizona Supreme Court justice

The ethics complaint was filed a day before Gov. Doug Ducey appointed Bill Montgomery to the state's high court.

UA suspends men accused of assaulting black student

Matthew Frazier and Matthew Rawlings are facing charges of misdemeanor assault in connection with the Sept. 10 incident.

Exploring the science behind medical marijuana

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Criminal justice employees see what life is like after prison, how to pronounce Tohono O'odham, and a look at "Voices of Vail."

Some states say they'll keep fighting Purdue Pharma in court

The fight will be less about the damage done by the company and more over how to divide its assets.

Husband and wife fugitive murder suspects captured in Arizona, authorities say

The Barksdales had escaped by overpowering private security guards during transport.

Ducey appoints Montgomery to Arizona Supreme Court

The appointment of the controversial prosecutor and Ducey ally brought both fervent support and opposition.

Chicago man gets probation for threatening then-Sen. Flake

The man left a voicemail for the former Arizona Senator during the confirmation hearings of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

Mental illness not a factor in mass violence, group says

The mentally ill are far more likely to injure themselves than to harm others, says NAMI of Southern Arizona.

Two men arrested in Tucson on Islamic State charges

The Somali refugees allegedly wanted to join the terror group in Egypt.

Documents detail probe of man charged with aiding migrants

The documents show the timeline for the investigation that led to Scott Warren's arrest.

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