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Apr 16, 2019

Arizona House spent $47,000 in first month of Stringer inquiry

The Arizona House paid a law firm more than $47,000 for the first month of its investigation of former Rep. David Stringer, records show.

Rep. Rusty Bowers, R-Mesa. (Photo by Paulina Pineda/Special for Arizona Capitol Times.
Dec 26, 2018

New GOP leaders of Arizona Legislature lay out priorities

The new Republican leaders of the Arizona Legislature hope to use part of a $1.1 billion state budget surplus to boost pay for corrections officers and state troopers.

Arizona Newspaper Association Awards 2017
Oct 9, 2017

Arizona Capitol Times wins 16 awards, including AP’s ‘Member of the Year’

All told, the Arizona Capitol Times won 16 awards, including recognition as the Associated Press Member of the Year and non-daily story of the year.

Nov 6, 2013

Border Patrol rejects curbs on force

SAN DIEGO (AP) ai??i?? Border Patrol agents will be allowed to continue using deadly force against rock-throwers, the chief of the agency said, despite the recommendation of a government-commissioned review to end the practice.

Immigration activists demonstrate on the U.S. side of the border fence as they wait for "dreamers" to arrive to the U.S. port of entry where they planned to request humanitarian parole, seen from Nogales, Mexico, Monday, July 22, 2013. Customs and Border Protection officials on Monday detained the activists who filed applications for humanitarian parole at the Nogales border crossing to try to return to the United States. (AP Photo/Samantha Sais)
Jul 23, 2013

Immigration activists detained while trying to enter US

U.S. authorities have detained eight activists who asked to be allowed to re-enter the United States from Mexico on humanitarian grounds in a protest against American immigration policies.

In a photo provided by the Rio Grande National Forest, firefighting personnel at the West Fork Complex Incident Command in Del Norte, Colo., observe a moment of silence early Monday morning, July 1, 2013, for fellow firefighters killed Sunday fighting a wildfire in Yarnell, Ariz. The out-of-control blaze killed 19 firefighters, nearly all of them members of an elite crew of "hotshots," authorities said Monday. It was the nation's biggest loss of firefighters in a wildfire in 80 years. (AP Photo/Rio Grande National Forest, West Fork Complex, Andy Lyon)
Jul 1, 2013

Portable shelters couldn’t save 19 Arizona firefighters

Trapped by a wildfire that exploded tenfold in a matter of hours, a crack team of firefighting "Hotshots" broke out their portable emergency shelters and rushed to climb into the foil-lined, heat-resistant bags before the flames swept over them.

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer speaks to the assembled media on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at Tucson International Airport after an aerial tour of the Arizona border. The governor spoke on the latest status of border security efforts in Arizona, including the Tucson Sector - which remains the most heavily-traveled section of the U.S. border for illegal crossings. (AP Photo/Arizona Daily Star, Mike Christy)
Feb 12, 2013

Arizona governor: Border residents don’t feel safe

The border with Mexico won't be secure until the people living near there feel safe from drug and human trafficking, said Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer Tuesday after touring the region just hours before President Barack Obama championed his immigration plan in the State of the Union address.

Figure in Fast and Furious ring to be sentenced
Jan 18, 2013

No link between man in Texas and Brian Terry death

A man held in an Edinburg, Texas, jail on charges he threatened a South Texas sheriff had nothing to do with the 2010 killing of a U.S. Border Patrol agent in Arizona, according to the sheriff and the FBI.

In this Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012 photo, members of Brian Terry's family, from left to right, Michelle Balogh, left, Josephine Terry, Kelly Willis and Robert Heyer, far right, pose at the Marriott-Starr Pass Resort in Tucson, Ariz. Family members of Terry, an Arizona U.S. Border Agent killed in connection with a botched gun-smuggling operation, say they won't have closure until someone is held accountable for his death. (AP Photo/John Miller)
Sep 19, 2012

Slain agent’s family responds to report on Fast and Furious

Family members of a Border Patrol agent killed in a firefight with bandits near the Mexico border say they're pleased that Justice Department's internal watchdog documented the failures of the agency in its botched smuggling investigation known as Operation Fast and Furious.

Sep 14, 2012

Civil rights groups make another bid to block part of SB1070

Civil rights groups have asked a federal appeals court to prevent the most contentious part of Arizona's immigration law from taking effect.

Sep 13, 2012

Arpaio appeals decision barring suspected illegal immigrant detention in traffic stops

A federal appeals court is considering a request by the self-proclaimed "toughest sheriff in America" to reverse a lower-court decision barring his deputies from detaining people based solely on the suspicion that they're illegal immigrants.

Sep 5, 2012

National political conventions highlight Hispanic split

The Hispanics with the highest profiles in this year's political conventions, Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida and Mayor Julian Castro of San Antonio, stand as opposites in a cultural and political split that has divided millions of U.S. Latinos for decades.