A Sells man convicted of stabbing a man to death in 2011 was sentenced to 6½ years in prison in federal court Monday.
Examples of the fine weavery of baskets made of desert yucca plants by the Tohono O'odham Indians.
Growing up on the Tohono O'odham Nation, Phillip Enos loved playing baseball with friends and picking fresh corn and watermelons at a nearby farm with his grandmother.
Phillip Enos, 29, center, grew up on the Tohono O'odham Nation but left at age 16, sensing little opportunity. But now, years later and back in Southern Arizona, he's seeing a turnaround for tribal members. Here, he's at a jobs club meeting at the Tucson Indian Center.
"My parents struggled, and I saw how it affected them," says Nadia Jose, 17, front, a recent Baboquivari High graduate who will soon start at the University of Arizona. Here, she's at St. Paul Church in Sells with, from left, boyfriend Nakio Lopez; her mother, Tanya Rios; her father, Manalit…
PHOENIX - The U.S. House is making another bid to block the Tohono O'odham Nation from building a casino on land it owns near the Arizona Cardinals stadium on the edge of Glendale.
Pima County supervisors are willing to look at a fresh proposal to build a 56-mile trade corridor. But two members of the Democratic majority expressed strong skepticism about its future.
As border enforcement increased to the east and to the west of the Tohono O'odham Nation in the mid-to-late 1990s, so did the number of people and drugs coming through the area.
Five sets of skeletal remains found concealed in the desert west of Tucson appear to be homicide victims, authorities said Tuesday.
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The discovery this week of five skeletal remains on the Tohono O'odham Nation has prompted a police investigation.
PHOENIX - A federal judge on Tuesday rejected the latest efforts by the state to block the Tohono O'odham from building a casino on the edge of Glendale.
The Tohono O'odham Nation is taking action to officially oppose a proposed pipeline project in the Altar Valley.
Yesterday we heard that Alvin Valenzuela was released from prison less than a month before he killed 7-year-old Jonathon Federico.
Alvin Valenzuela, 23, appears in court for his sentencing with his attorney, Larry Lingeman. The prosecutor, Deputy Pima County Attorney Kellie Johnson, sought a maximum sentence for Valenzuela - 67 years behind bars - citing past offenses.
Renae Guerrero, Jonathon's mother, is consoled by friend Sophia Modless, right. Rolando Federico Jr., 11, is seated next to Guerrero. Guerrero told the court the killing has caused intense worry for her other kids.
A Tucson man who shot and killed a 7-year-old boy told the boy's parents he's sorry and they will always be in his prayers.
The brief and devoted life of a 17th-century woman is being celebrated this weekend, when she is to be canonized the first Native American saint in the Roman Catholic Church.