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Tucson chief moves a step closer to CBP job, on narrow committee vote

WASHINGTON - Tucson Police Chief Chris Magnus moved one step closer to becoming the next commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Wednesday after a Senate committee narrowly approved his nomination, voting largely on party lines.


Republicans press Tucson police chief on border in nomination hearing

WASHINGTON - Tucson Police Chief Chris Magnus walked a fine line in a hearing Tuesday on his nomination to lead Customs and Border Protection, easily fielding questions from Democrats while telling GOP senators some of what they wanted to hear.


Robocalls dip as FCC rules kick in; advocates say more should be done

WASHINGTON - Robocalls to Arizonans dropped by more than 3 million in July, to about 84.4 million for the month, as a new federal mandate took effect that requires phone companies to implement anti-robocall measures. But advocates say phone carriers could do more.


McCain, Flake face light questioning in chummy confirmation hearing

WASHINGTON - It was supposed to be a confirmation hearing for the ambassadorial nominations of Cindy McCain and former Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake, but their appearance Tuesday before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee sounded more like a family reunion at times.


Tiger Woods in ‘serious but stable condition’ after rollover accident in LA

LOS ANGELES – Residents of Rancho Palos Verdes, California, called 911 after seeing a vehicle flipped over on the side of a winding residential road early Tuesday.


Digitized health records, safety apps could be game-changer for athletes at every level

PHOENIX – PRIVIT, a leader in the protected health-information field, feeds off a year of uncertainty and aims to impact the way organizations prioritize health care history.


Movement to defund police gains urgency in Arizona

Community members, activists and police experts discuss the movement of defunding the police departments as cities across the nation begin to reform their law enforcement.


Here comes the boom: Arizona girls high school wrestling participation nearly doubles

PRESCOTT VALLEY – Arizona High School girls wrestling just finished a second season as a sanctioned sport, and it is already experiencing rapid growth.


March for Our Lives Arizona honors gun-violence victims, plans next steps on reforms

PHOENIX – Congressional candidates and members of the Arizona Legislature spoke at a town hall about gun reform organized by 17-year-old Genesis Rivas, director of special projects for March for Our Lives Arizona.


March for Our Lives Arizona steps into gun violence fray in communities of color

PHOENIX – Congressional candidates and members of the Arizona Legislature spoke at a town hall about gun reform organized by 17-year-old Genesis Rivas, director of special projects for March for Our Lives Arizona.


‘Everyone’s got a story’: Portraits at André House show humanity, stories of people who are homeless

PHOENIX – Amateur photographer Samuel MacDonald shoots formal portraits at André House to show people that being homeless does not diminish their value. “You are someone who is beautiful,” MacDonald said.


Valley Jewish groups stand in solidarity with Dreamers

Valley Jewish groups and DACA recipients held a rally at Cesar Chavez Plaza to draw attention to the need for a clean dream act.