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Sheriff Joe Arpaio: ‘I’d like to meet with the pope and I have no concern about going to Mexico’

Pope Francis’ first visit to Mexico is being marked as a symbolic occasion, with Francis visiting some of the areas struck hardest by the country’s drug violence and poverty.


Pope Francis’ visit to Ciudad Juárez a symbol of progress for border residents

CIUDAD JUÁREZ, MEXICO — The stage for Pope Francis’ highly anticipated public mass along the U.S.-Mexico border is just a skeleton of its future incarnation. But in a few days Francis will use it to address tens of thousands of people with a long-awaited message: Ciudad Juárez is back.


Federal appeals court voids death sentence in 1980 Tucson rape-murder

WASHINGTON - A sharply divided court Thursday overturned Robert Douglas Smith's death sentence in a brutal 1980 rape and murder near Tucson, saying lower courts wrongly ignored evidence that Smith was intellectually disabled at the time of the crime.

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Efforts to reduce cellphone use while driving hindered by enforcement concerns

Using a cellphone while driving, especially if the driver is a teen, is known to be unsafe and a distraction. House Bill 2241 is an effort to take phones out of the hands of young drivers, but law enforcement says the proposed legislation would be difficult to enforce.


Cronkite News: Jan. 27, 2016

This edition of Cronkite News focuses on Sheriff Joe Arpaio's support of Donald Trump, the backlog of testing for sexual assault cases and how people are turning to mini-pigs as pets.


Flagstaff runner puts Arizona marathon win in perspective

FLAGSTAFF - Hailed as a humbling test of human endurance, the marathon requires power, precision and, above all, perspective.

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Elusive NFL QB Cunningham enters College Football Hall of Fame as punter

SCOTTSDALE – Randall Cunningham created a lasting legacy for himself as a quarterback in the NFL using his arm and running ability. But he needed his punting leg to get him into the College Football Hall of Fame.


Language immersion classrooms bring students education and culture

When Reva Wood was a child, her Spanish-speaking parents made the decision to only speak to her in English. They wanted to protect Wood.


Experts say civilians should rarely pull out a gun during an active shooting

In an active shooter situation, there are three options: run, hide, or fight. Experts warn that anyone with a concealed weapon should only use it if they’re well-trained.


Protesters march to demand an end to mass deportations

Families and immigrant advocates marched through downtown to demand an end to mass deportations. The group started at the capital and made stops at the Phoenix Police Department and ICE detention center.

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Heroin’s deadly grip claims another young addict as overdoses continue to climb

Just a few days after promising to go back to drug treatment, David Richter went on the last heroin binge of his life. He overdosed and died on his bathroom floor.

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Big horn sheep return to Catalina Mountains

Twenty-nine big horn sheep have a new home in the Catalina Mountains north of Tucson.