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Women athletes fight for equality to level playing field in male-dominated sports

PHOENIX – With a long history of suppression, women athletes are rebelling through the domination of rugby, football and combat sports while going against the norm and paving paths for themselves.

UFC hopeful Leslie Hernandez fights out of Phoenix’s MMA Lab under the strawweight division, where she currently holds a record of 1-1. (Photo courtesy of Leslie Hernandez)

Cross-border shooting in Nogales likely to turn on ruling in Texas case

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court will consider if a Mexican family can sue a Border Patrol agent who was standing in Texas when he fatally shot their teenage son who was in Ciudad Juarez - a ruling that will affect a nearly identical case in Nogales, where a Sonoran family is suing over their son's death.


Community leaders at breaking point as thousands of migrant families released in El Paso

EL PASO – Organizers and volunteers at shelters across El Paso struggle to keep pace with the release of migrants into the community, while migrants who faced cold and uncomfortable conditions at detention centers set out on their journeys as they await court hearings.


Border fencing in Yuma County debated as migrant families continue to arrive

YUMA – Residents and workers in Yuma County questions the effectiveness of more border fencing in combating illegal immigration.


Ducey and Mexico’s ambassador stress bilateral ties and NAFTA replacement

PHOENIX – Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey and Mexican Ambassador to the U.S. Martha Bárcena stressed the importance of ratifying the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement at a luncheon Tuesday.


Technology revitalizes Native American boarding school exhibit at the Heard

PHOENIX – Heard Museum highlights the personal stories of students who attended American Indian boarding schools in new exhibit.


Tucson faces potential legal battle with state over sanctuary city petition

TUCSON – Voters will decide if the petition becomes city code, but the courts will decide if it stays.