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House panel told deaths of children in CBP custody could have been prevented

PHOENIX - Medical experts told members of Congress Wednesday that the deaths of two children in Customs and Border Protection custody could have been prevented, but called the deaths "symptoms of a more extensive system that requires much improvement."


Pro-refugee resolution passes Arizona Senate after push from local activists

PHOENIX – A state resolution praising refugee contributions in Arizona was passed in the Senate after a full day of lobbying from local activists. A similar resolution awaits a vote in the House.


High suicide rates in Arizona lead to prevention awareness efforts

PHOENIX – The local chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention sponsors walks around Arizona to bring awareness to the problem, especially among ages 15-34.


Throwing a lifeline to poor patients ‘dumped’ by health care providers

PHOENIX - The Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act of 1986 bars hospitals from refusing healthcare for those in need and makes it illegal to dump patients on the streets, but the practice persists. That's where groups like Circle the City come in.


Cross-border shooting in Nogales likely to turn on ruling in Texas case

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court will consider if a Mexican family can sue a Border Patrol agent who was standing in Texas when he fatally shot their teenage son who was in Ciudad Juarez - a ruling that will affect a nearly identical case in Nogales, where a Sonoran family is suing over their son's death.


For most Arizona lawmakers, Mueller report is not the end of the issue

WASHINGTON - Arizona lawmakers' reactions to the report on the Mueller investigation were much like the summary itself - open to interpretation depending on which side of the aisle was talking and far from the last word on the topic.


Ducey’s budget would add $56 million to day care subsidies for low-income families

PHOENIX – Gov. Doug Ducey’s proposed budget would increase the day care subsidy by $100 per child and add another 5,000 children to the program.


No More Deaths duels with Border Patrol over water and food drops for migrants

No More Deaths volunteers have been working for a decade to provide gallons of water and food drops to migrants illegally crossing from the Mexican border.


Transgender sex workers vulnerable to violence, but when is it a hate crime?

Society shuns transgender people from corporate jobs because of their gender identity, forcing them into sex work and other means of underground economy.


Phoenix Council to proceed with light-rail extension to South Phoenix, but requests design evaluation

The Phoenix City Council on Wednesday voted to proceed with the development of the South Central light-rail extension after a contentious meeting with residents earlier this week.


Court proceedings continue after arrests of No More Deaths volunteers

Since the arrest of nine No More Deaths volunteers, the tension between the advocacy group, Border Patrol, and the desert land management along the U.S.-Mexico border has turned No More Deaths' 15-year winning streak in court now on its head.


Endangered fish have re-emerged in the Santa Cruz River, but will they last?

Experts warn that raw sewage still threatens to contaminate the river's water and its wildlife.