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Mesa police investigate accusations of excessive force against jaywalker

MESA – Mesa police are investigating claims two officers beat a man who was jaywalking after a video emerged of them striking him as he struggled with them on the ground.


Court upholds Sahuarita drug conviction, rejects Miranda challenge

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court Monday upheld a Sahuarita drug conviction, rejecting the defendant's claim that he confessed only after Drug Enforcement Administration agents continued to question him in violation of his Miranda rights.


Forest Service chief confident on wildfires despite proposed budget cut

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Forest Service faces a $970 million budget cut in 2018, but the chief of the agency told a Senate panel Wednesday he is confident the service will have the resources to battle wildfires next year.


Legislator wants to add computer coding to Arizona’s public and charter schools

PHOENIX – Recognize this language? ¿Cual es su nombre?


Legal gambling in Arizona has undergone dramatic changes

PHOENIX - Arizona is among the most prohibitive states in America toward gambling. Yet, since Congress passed the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act in 1988, casino gambling has proliferated in Arizona. There are now 23 casinos operating on tribal lands within the state.


Millennial migration a boon for AZ cities, loss for rural areas

Taryn Martin, 21, grew up in Vail, a small town in Pima County with approximately 10,000 residents. Her family’s land stretched across the countryside. She rode horses during the day and enjoyed starry skies at night.


What are police-community relations like in Arizona?

The number of fatal shootings by officers have increased in the first six months of this year compared to the same period last year, according to an ongoing two-year study by The Washington Post.


Fight to remain silent: People often waive Miranda rights, experts say

WASHINGTON - When Carlos Andres Maciel told police in Yuma County, before being advised of his Miranda rights, that he had broken into a church, officers were free to use that confession against him, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled late last month.


Miranda rights may be the law of the land, but not on tribal lands

WASHINGTON _ It was 50 years ago this week that the Supreme Court handed down its decision in Miranda v. Arizona that made the now-familiar Miranda warning - "you have the right to remain silent" - the law of the land. But not all the land.


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Miranda rights turn 50: You have the right to remain silent

You may have heard it on TV: "You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law." This short statement is part of the Miranda Warning that law enforcement officers are required to say before you are arrested.


Mexican shoppers surge across the border for lower prices in US

NOGALES, MEXICO — The pedestrian crossing line into the United States winds out of the port of entry building and into the city on an early weekday afternoon. As those waiting mingle in line, others return to Mexico coming the other way, arms heavy with shopping bags.