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Episode 319: Opioids in Arizona - A State of Emergency
Arizona Week: Investigating extent of opioid addiction, why people get hooked.
Episode 141: Local Governments Say No to Trump's Wall
Metro Week: 2 fire districts propose consolidation; new Catholic bishop coming to Tucson.
Tucson Pedestrian Deaths Up Sharply; Jaywalking Blamed
Officer: 'The person who is most responsible for your safety is you. You need to pay attention.'
Trump Wants to Cut US Aid to Mexican Drug Cartel Fight
Budget proposal calls for cutting funding to Mexican policy, military almost in half.
US and Mexico Promise Plan to Fight Drug Cartels
Officials say both countries are to blame for an opioid epidemic.
US, Mexican Officials Meet in DC to Discuss Security Issues
Secretary of State Tillerson, Mexican foreign minister will look at cartels, other issues.
Mexico Is One Step Away From Legalizing Medical Marijuana
Such a step would be a landmark policy for the country battered by the drug trade.
Feds Give Arizona $24M to Combat Opioid Epidemic
12th biggest grant in the country, based on need and prevalence of opioid addiction.
Poll: 42% in State Know Someone Addicted to Opioids
Survey says one-third of Arizonans weren't warned by doctors of drugs' addictive nature.
Episode 126: TUSD School Board Mulls Leadership Change
Plus, local law enforcement leaders are cutting budgets and asking for funding; high-risk areas for lead poisoning
Under Stress, US-Mexico Intelligence Ties Could Fray
Some say security cooperation could be crucial in Mexico's response to economic threats from the U.S.
Pima Sheriff, Tucson Police Chief on the Local Impact of Opioids
Q&A with local law enforcement officials on how drugs are affecting the community, and their efforts to fight the increase.
Arizona Opioid-Related Deaths Rise Less Than US Average
Heroin is most commonly abused illicit substance contributing to death in Pima County.
Tucson Police Adopting New Tool to Fight Opioid Overdose
Around 400 officers will carry Narcan in their first-aid kits.
US Targeting Mexico's Cartel Scouts in Arizona Desert
Prosecutors have brought cases against about 80 scouts in the Tucson Sector since 2014.
Pima County Group Aims to Break Cycle of Incarceration
MacArthur Foundation-funded program wants to reduce missed court dates, jailtime for some nonviolent crimes.
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