By Megan Janetsky | Tuesday, June 27, 2017
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Monday ordered a lower court to reconsider its decision to throw out a lawsuit that a Mexican family filed against the Border Patrol agent who fatally shot their son across the border.
By Tyler Fingert | Thursday, June 1, 2017
PHOENIX – The Arizona Department of Transportation is installing pavement sensors that will allow the transportation agency to more accurately track traffic flow on Valley freeways.
By Andres Guerra Luz | Wednesday, May 3, 2017
WASHINGTON - Former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords joined House and Senate Democrats Wednesday to accuse Republicans of pandering to the gun lobby with bills to do away with gun-free school zones and deregulate silencers, among other measures.
By Andres Guerra Luz | Thursday, April 27, 2017
WASHINGTON - Mortality rates are higher among seniors who are aging in isolation, a "silent killer" that affects millions but goes mostly unnoticed, experts told a Senate committee Thursday.
By Andres Guerra Luz | Wednesday, April 26, 2017
WASHINGTON - A new federal office that will assist victims of crimes committed by immigrants brought "relief and a sense of accomplishment" to parents of Arizona crime victims, on hand Wednesday to witness the opening of the office.
By Andres Guerra Luz | Tuesday, April 25, 2017
WASHINGTON - A Trump administration plan to hire thousands of border and immigration officers has advocates concerned about a possible repeat of the last hiring binge, which they said was followed by an increase in corruption and misconduct cases.
By Andres Guerra Luz | Thursday, April 20, 2017
WASHINGTON - Some Hispanic-owned companies on the list of "interested vendors" for the construction of a U.S.-Mexico border wall say they are facing a backlash from Latino advocates who call the project "shameful" and "wrong."
By Andres Guerra Luz | Wednesday, April 19, 2017
WASHINGTON - Immigration advocates Wednesday called for Congress to play a bigger role in checking executive power, saying the Trump administration is causing an "unprecedented level of anxiety, confusion and fear" in immigrant communities.
By Andres Guerra Luz | Tuesday, April 18, 2017
WASHINGTON - Attorney General Jeff Sessions repeated criticisms of sanctuary cities Tuesday, calling them a threat to U.S. safety that "dangerously undermine" efforts to stop transnational criminal gangs.
By Andres Guerra Luz | Thursday, April 13, 2017
WASHINGTON - Customs and Border Protection officials are considering ways to waive polygraph exams for some job applicants as the agency works to meet President Donald Trump's push to hire thousands more border agents.
By Andres Guerra Luz | Monday, April 10, 2017
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump this weekend hailed the "unyielding and devout allegiance" of American prisoners of war, less than two years after he sparked a firestorm by questioning the heroism of Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, a Vietnam War POW.
By Andres Guerra Luz | Wednesday, April 5, 2017
WASHINGTON - Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly told a Senate committee Wednesday that his department will not build a border wall "from sea to shining sea," but will instead use a variety of techniques to secure the Southwest border.