Some members of Congress are skeptical of a new border surveillance system being rolled out in Arizona, citing a lack of specific measurements for its success and the $1 billion already spent on the failed program it replaces.
Each year, more crime victims apply for immigration visas under a program designed to boost cooperation with law enforcement.
Border Patrol Chief Michael Fisher’s directive clarifying existing guidelines on use of force is yet another step in the agency’s slow march in the right direction. Unfortunately, this deliberate approach to policy change falls far short of the needed action to halt unnecessary killings by agents.
PHOENIX — State lawmakers agreed to create special exemptions from animal cruelty laws for farmers and ranchers despite complaints that it would ease penalties on those who abuse and beat farm animals to death.
A lengthy Star investigation published last week revealed the highly disparate approach Arizona law enforcement agencies take to enforcing state immigration law SB 1070.
Residents of Pima County have reported that a person is contacting them and demanding $2,000 to avoid arrest for failing to show up for jury duty.
A former University of Arizona Police Department corporal has been permanently barred from working as a police officer in Arizona.
A man tried and convicted in absentia in September was sentenced to more than 30 years in prison this week for his role in a home invasion.
A state agency revoked the peace officer certification of a former Pima County Sheriff’s Department deputy who pursued a relationship with the victim of a crime he investigated.
Bells will ring out at 10:10 this morning to mark the moment three years ago when a young man with a well-known history of mental illness, who nonetheless was able to purchase a gun and accessories to make it more lethally efficient, opened fire. In a matter of seconds he murdered six people…
Tucson’s homicide rate declined slightly in 2013, although it remains above the national average, new data show.
An armed robbery suspect was killed and another was injured in a shooting involving a Pinal County Sheriff's deputy Monday morning.
Every student has the right to learn in a school that is safe and equitable. Conflicts arise daily in schools, and historically schools have used a zero-tolerance approach to discipline students.
The governor’s selection of the Child Advocate Response Examination Team is the right step. Particularly gratifying is the selection of Charles Flanagan to chair the team. Flanagan, director of the Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections, is the most articulate and skilled child advocate…
A Florence prison inmate suspected of killing his cellmate did so to stay in prison, not because of a fight as initially suspected, authorities say.
A former Tucson police officer fired earlier this year after a woman he arrested alleged he forced her to perform a sex act, has been arrested in a new, unrelated investigation.
The Tohono O’odham Nation has a growing problem with drugs at schools, and it plans to address the problem by adding more on-site police officers.
Marana police are selling their inventory of confiscated guns in an effort to clear evidence storage space and raise money for the department.
Two men were killed and a third was wounded Friday night during a brawl outside a house party on Tucson's southeast side, police said.
The ACLU of Arizona was to file a complaint today to the Department of Homeland Security requesting an investigation of what it calls unlawful roving patrol stops by Border Patrol agents in Southern Arizona.