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December breaks record for migrant apprehensions

New data shows that December was a record for the number of times Border Patrol apprehended migrants entering the US unauthorized, with the highest number being in the Tucson Sector at more than 80,000 apprehensions.

Law enforcement unions disagree on Sheriff Nanos’ leadership

Following a vote of no confidence, a different union has expressed support for the Sheriff.

Tucson man who started Molino II Fire ordered to pay restitution to United States Forest Service

Michael J. Sobcynski enters a plea agreement for using incendiary ammunition.

New jail could cost county up to $858 million

Pima County is facing two expensive options for addressing issues with its Adult Detention Center.

New report finds Pima County Sheriff’s Department has history of not responding to calls from lost migrants

Advocacy group No More Deaths found that the sheriff’s department handled distress calls based on perceived immigration status. Sheriff Nanos disputes the findings, says whether calls are transferred to Border Patrol is based purely on proximity.

Reviving Montezuma Pass: Sky Island Alliance's bold initiative to rewild decommissioned roads

From roads to rivers: volunteers unite to transform old paths into thriving wildlife corridors

Sheriff Nanos will be criminally investigated by AZ Attorney General

The investigation will look into the Sheriff’s handling of the sexual assault of a female deputy last year.

The Buzz speaks with Tucson City Council candidates

Candidates see streets, crimes and homelessness as the city's top issues.

Dozens of additional law enforcement officers head to Cochise County to deal with border-related crimes

The Cochise County Sheriff's Office will use state funding to partner with law enforcement agencies throughout the state to increase patrols in the county to manage human smuggling incidents and other border-related crimes.

The Buzz: El Tour de Mayor of Tucson

AZPM takes a drive around Tucson with three candidates running in the mayor's race.

Arizona tribe is protesting the decision not to prosecute Border Patrol agents for fatal shooting

The Tohono O'odham Nation in southern Arizona on Friday blasted the decision by the U.S. Attorney's Office not to prosecute Border Patrol agents who shot and killed a member of the tribe after they were summoned by tribal police.

The Buzz: Examining two questionable police incidents in Southern Arizona

Two recent events have led to criticism of separate law enforcement agencies.

Pima County Board of Supervisors Votes to Investigate Sheriff Nanos

The board will now decide how an investigation into the Sheriff will proceed.

Pima Supervisor Bronson calls for formal investigation into sexual assault case in the Sheriff's Department

Sheriff Nanos is facing scrutiny for suspending an internal investigation of the incident

UA Addresses Campus Safety in Back-to-School Briefing

University officials said safety relies on awareness.

MMIP task forces are given years to solve a problem centuries in the making

Gov. Katie Hobbs’ Task Force on Missing and Murdered Indigenous People face a “big ask” – to “reduce and end violence against Indigenous people” in the state.

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