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