Border Patrol, deadly shooting, Tohono O'odham Nation, FBI
May 23, 2023

US Border Patrol says agents who killed man in Arizona were answering report of gunfire

U.S. Border Patrol agents answering reports of gunfire shot and killed a man on a tribal reservation in southern Arizona after he abruptly threw something and raised his arm, the agency said on May 22.

Samuel Bateman, polygamy, polygamous sect, state foster care, charges
Apr 13, 2023

Woman tied to Arizona polygamous leader accused of threats

A woman believed to be one of the 20 wives of a polygamous sect leader jailed in Arizona faces federal charges for allegedly sending threatening emails to child welfare workers in a bid to get her two daughters released from state foster care.

UA, University of Arizona, shooting, first-degree murder, firing, police chief, provost
Mar 27, 2023

Report finds UA campus safety gaps in wake of fatal shooting

There were multiple missed opportunities to investigate and possibly arrest an expelled University of Arizona graduate student who shot and killed a professor last year, according to an independent review.

vote, voters, elections, task force, Hobbs, Purcell
Mar 21, 2023

Senators vote to require new elections when voters claim disenfranchisement

State senators voted Tuesday to require new elections any time a certain number of voters claim they were "disenfranchised.''

FBI, Indigenous, sober living, investigation
Mar 21, 2023

FBI investigates rehab scams targeting Indigenous community

The FBI is investigating scams by fake rehab groups that target the Indigenous community, offering substance-abuse recovery or mental-health services at pop-up facilities to rake in government money, FBI officials say.

Biden, Republicans, GOP, border, MexicoCovid, school boards,
Feb 21, 2023

Border, Bidens, Covid: House GOP casts wide net in probes

The security at the U.S. border with Mexico. The origins of Covid. The treatment of parents who protest "woke" school board policies. These are among the far-reaching and politically charged investigations House Republicans are launching, along with probes of President Joe Biden and his family, an ambitious oversight agenda that taps into the concerns of hard-right conservatives but risks alienati[...]

TikTok, House, Gress
Feb 16, 2023

Panel OKs TiKTok ban on government devices, 8-0

A bill that would ban TikTok on Arizona government devices passed its first committee hearing with unanimous support.  

gavel, money, legal fees, Finchem, Kern, Gosar, Fernandez, Jan. 6, Trump, lawsuit, Gosar, Finchem, Biggs, Kern, Mo Brook, Yuma County Superior Court, lawsuit, Congress, Stop the Steal
Jan 23, 2023

Three current and former GOP lawmakers want to avoid paying legal fees of Democrat

Three current and former Republican lawmakers are hoping to avoid paying the legal fees of a Democrat who a judge said was unfairly sued by them because she and others asked the FBI and Department of Justice to investigate their actions around the Jan. 6 riot.

arrest, charges, Hobbs, threats, voicemail, U.S District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, election, Lake, Secretary of State, governor
Dec 13, 2022

Ohio man arrested after allegedly making death threats with Secretary of State’s Office 

An Ohio man was arrested on Monday on charges that he made three profanity-laced death threats to the Arizona Secretary of State’s Office. 

polygamous, Colorado City, Arizona, FLDS, Warren Jeffs, polygamy, Canada, Mexico, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, FBI, Flagstaff, sexual abuse
Dec 7, 2022

FBI: Polygamous leader had 20 wives, many of them minors

The leader of a small polygamous group near the Arizona-Utah border had taken at least 20 wives, most of them minors, and punished followers who did not treat him as a prophet, newly filed federal court documents allege.

drugs, border, Mexico, Manuel Gortari-Redondo, extradited, marijuana, Nebraska, Arizona, Tucson, interstate drug smuggling organization, money laundering, conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute marijuana, Mexico City
Dec 5, 2022

FBI says fugitive has been extradited from Mexico to Tucson

A fugitive wanted for his involvement in a criminal drug enterprise has been extradited from Mexico and returned to Tucson, but his wife and another co-conspirator remain at large, according to the FBI.

polygamy, Colorado City, Coconino County Jail, FLDS, polygamous, Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Warren Jeffs, U.S. Magistrate, child sex abuse, Keep Sweet: Pray and Obey
Sep 16, 2022

Arizona man charged after girls found in enclosed trailer

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A leader of a small polygamous group on the Arizona-Utah line pleaded not guilty Thursday to federal charges of tampering with evidence, weeks after being stopped on a highway with young girls in an enclosed trailer.