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Migrant shelter in Tucson may move to former juvenile detention facility

TUCSON – Leaders of a short-term shelter for migrants seeking asylum are asking Pima County to lease three units of an old juvenile detention facility. The dormitory-style space for about 300 migrants would include a commercial kitchen and laundry.


Arizona quakes are mostly minor, but hundreds happen every year

PHOENIX – The aftershock of the Southern California earthquakes was the first quake Arizonans have felt since 2015, but the Grand Canyon State has hundreds of minor quakes each year.


Protesters gather across Arizona to demand officials close immigrant detention centers

EL PASO, Texas – A group including Arizona Congressman Greg Stanton, D-Phoenix, recently visited immigration detention facilities in Texas. Stanton said the facilities don’t meet American values.


Town shows its gratitude for the sacrifices of the Yarnell Hill 19

YARNELL – The sixth anniversary of the Yarnell Hill Fire was remembered in a ceremony on Sunday. The town continues to heal, grow and show gratitude in the wake of the tragedy.


K-12 teachers learn ways to bring Native American history and traditions to the classroom

PHOENIX – Native American history, culture and art were the focus of the Heard Museum’s second annual Teacher Institute.


Law firm releases details on 109 Catholic clergy accused of sexual abuse in Phoenix

PHOENIX – A report including details and photos of 109 Catholic clergy members was released by a Minnesota-based law firm on Wednesday. The report includes information that predates the founding of the Diocese of Phoenix in 1969.


Chemical retardant used to fight wildfires could pose harm, group says

PHOENIX – Fire retardant is one of several tactics being used to battle the Woodbury Fire east of Mesa. But this mixture of water and chemicals has raised questions with some people who believe it can be dangerous to people and the environment.


Phoenix budget approved after 3 hours of anger, pain and demands for police reform

PHOENIX – A 3-hour session of public ire and angst over community-police relation ended with Phoenix City Council voting 7-2 to approve a city budget. The council also pledged to set up reforms that could include a citizens review board.


Salt River Project prepares businesses for monsoon season

TEMPE – Power outages at home are upsetting, but they can cause severe economic damage to businesses. The Salt River Project is helping decision-makers prepare their companies before monsoon storms start.


Timely tips for staying safe during Arizona’s monsoon season

PHOENIX – Arizona’s monsoon season will likely arrive later than usual this summer, which means more time to prepare for the sometimes violent storms.


The winners and losers in Arizona’s $11.8 billion budget

PHOENIX – Teachers, victims of child sex abuse and low-income kids were among the winners in the budget the Legislature passed late Monday.


Secretary of State: Katie Hobbs intends to improve election security in Arizona

Katie Hobbs discusses the importance of election security and voter outreach to the Secretary of State’s office.