A Tucson man will get a new chance to seek financial damages from the city for an illegal search of his east side home more than a decade ago.Read More »
The ballots that landed in Tucson mailboxes contain routine political questions such as who’s the best candidate for this race? And, Should elected officials get raises? But there was one philosophical question: Is taking a stand against federal immigration practices worth promised retribution from state lawmakers?Read More »
The number of sexual assaults against University of Arizona women is five times greater than what the university reports to federal authorities as required by law.Read More »
Tucson police purposely hides its use of technology that allows it to track the cell phones of people – innocent or otherwise – the American Civil Liberties Union is charging.Read More »
Letting people know how police can track cell phone users without their knowledge or consent would not be in the “best interests of the state,” a lawyer for the city of Tucson is arguing.Read More »
Rebuffed by a trial judge, the American Civil Liberties Union is asking appellate judges to force the Tucson Police Department to cough up information about devices it owns that allows it to track cell phones – and, by extension, their users.Read More »
The Marine Corps’ website refers to the bayonet as a Marine’s multipurpose fighting knife and the weapon of choice when shots can’t be fired. Since 2012, several law enforcement agencies in Arizona have acquired 447 bayonets in all through a federal program that distributes surplus military equipment.Read More »
While judges have blocked and critics protested the most controversial parts of SB1070, Senate President Russell Pearce finally achieved his elusive dream of stamping out sanctuary cities.
But the victory may be little more than a moral one.
Domestic violence affects women of every country, culture and income level, and victims are often reluctant to seek help for a variety of reasons.
When a woman is in the U.S. illegally, however, she will be even more reluctant to come forward, law enforcement officials and victims’ advocates say. Undocumented immigrants as a group fear dealing with police, and some abusers use that fear as a lever, threatening to turn in their victims and separate them from children through deportation.