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Border Grants on Pima Supervisors Agenda Yet Again

Board has delayed finalizing acceptance of the federal grants for more than six months.

Tucson Court Aiming to Keep Vets Out of Jail Receives $400,000 Grant

Program diverts veterans with misdemeanors and connects them with services.

"Any Act of Violence Has Many Victims."

Arizona Spotlight examines the impact of gun violence in the Tucson community, and domestic assault shooting victim Heather and her mother Carey share their story of survival and hope.

Border Agent's Lawyers Want Manslaughter Trial Moved From Tucson

Lawyers for Lonnie Swartz, who killed a Mexican teen through the border fence, say the jury pool is "poisoned" by influence makers.

Tunnel Found in San Luis Brought 'Hard Narcotics' to US

The tunnel was located following a routine traffic stop by local police.

US Appeals Court Revives Suit Over Border-Crossing Photos

At issue is whether restrictions on photography at the border are justified by security concerns.

National Guard Troops Aiding in Inspections at Arizona's Borders

CBP is facing a staff shortage throughout the state's six crossings, agency officials said.

Border Agent's Attorney Considering Appeal in Shooting Case

The attorney for Lonnie Swartz said he's considering an appeal following a ruling opening Swartz up to a lawsuit from the family of the teenager he killed.

Maricopa County to Appeal Ruling in Lawsuit Over Arpaio Patrols

The appeal isn't aimed at recouping the millions of dollars covered by taxpayers, but rather to correct court decisions and reduce county legal costs, a prosecutor said.

Pima County Supervisors Again Delay Vote on Federal Grants for Sheriffs

Party line vote continued grant talk until a September 4th meeting.

Appeals Court: No Immunity for Agent In Cross-Border Killing

The central question is whether Elena Rodriguez was protected by the Constitution as a Mexican citizen on Mexican soil.

Federal Law Enforcement Grants Appear on Supervisors' Agenda Again

Operation Stonegarden grant debate began in February and has been put off numerous times.

Audit: Nearly Half of Border Agency Applicants Failed Entrance Exam

The review comes as the border agencies are under pressure to fulfill an executive order mandating the hiring of 5,000 new Border Patrol agents.

Immigration Officials Defend Handling of Family Separations

The officials ran into criticism from Democrats and Republicans appalled by the policy.

Harassment in Arivaca: Issues With Restraining Orders in Rural Areas

Rural residents face more expensive "per mile" fees for delivering court papers.

Committee Approves Border Budget, Adds Protection for Some Asylum Seekers

The funding includes $5 billion to build 200 miles of new border wall.

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