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Filing: Agent who knocked over migrant called them 'savages'

The court records say texts show a Border Patrol agent's "disdain" prior to allegedly knocking down a Guatemalan man.

Arizona Man Convicted In Kidnapping-for-Weed Plot Denied New Trial

The 9th Circuit said errors in the trial were not enough to warrant a do-over.

Panel to Review Applicants to Replace Arizona Supreme Court Judge

A call is out for applications to replace Chief Justice Scott Bales, who will retire July 31.

Arizona Man Gets Prison in Cacti Smuggling, Theft, Drug Case

Authorities said the man sold the cacti online and illegally shipped them to more than 20 countries.

Prison Guards and Inmates Unite in Plea for Better Security

Calls for action point to problems with door locks that critics say resulted in the death of an inmate and the beating of guards.

Navajo Nation Wins Appeal in Indian Child Welfare Act Case

The Arizona Court of Appeals decided the juvenile court did not meet the requirements of the act.

Tucson Student Apartment Complex Settles Pregnancy Discrimination Case

The lease agreement states that any resident who becomes pregnant must vacate the building before or upon the birth of her child.

Finding Common Ground with "One Small Step"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Free speech debate on campus; "I Dream in Widescreen Returns"; and thoughts on kindness from the Mission Garden.

Court Won't Immediately Stop Wait-in-Mexico Asylum Policy

The federal appeals court temporarily blocked a ruling barring the Trump administration from making asylum seekers wait in Mexico.

Planned Parenthood Sues Over Arizona Abortion Laws

The suit asks the court to bar enforcement of laws the group alleges violate due-process protections.

Arizona to Erase Some Possible Grounds for Death Sentences

The law gets rid of three of 14 so-called aggravating circumstances that may lead to a death sentence.

Rosemont Copper; Criminal Justice Reform in Arizona

Plus, understanding the response to rising temperatures and extreme weather in Arizona.

Criminal Justice Reform in Arizona

With eight new bills in Legislature, a poll shows more than half of Arizonans want some form of criminal justice reform.

Lawyer Worries Video Conference Hearings Could Cost Asylum-Seeking Client

The practice is intended to make a swamped system more efficient, but some question the impact on due process.

Arizona High Court Eyes Legality of Medical Pot Extracts

A prosecutor representing the state argues extracts and edibles were not intended to be included when voters first voted to legalize medical marijuana.

Asylum Seekers Waiting in Mexico Seek to Stay in US

Several asylum seekers have said they are afraid to return to Mexico while they wait for their next hearing.

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