A former chief of police for the twin towns of Colorado City and Hildale on the Arizona-Utah border told a federal jury on Wednesday that he had previously lied under oath due to pressure from the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
February 04, 2016
The Arizona Interscholastic Association is looking at sensitivity training after an incident this week in Flagstaff, where a referee told a high school girls basketball team of mostly Navajos to take their hair down.
February 05, 2016
Officials from the United States and Mexico inaugurated a new border crossing in far west Texas on Thursday as part of an ongoing effort to improve aging infrastructure between both countries.
In the past week, the government has called several witnesses who have shed light on their experience in the FLDS church and as residents of the community, known as Short Creek.
Factory workers in the Mexican border city of Juárez are testing the strength of their newly created union in contract negotiations with the American telecommunications firm CommScope.
The security force for the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints used burner phones, four wheelers, radio scramblers and a secret network of safe houses to protect its church leader while he was a fugitive.
Most of the time when we talk about homelessness, big cities come to mind. But about 7 percent of homeless people live in rural areas like Flagstaff, where access to help is much harder to come by.
While the leader of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints was on the lam running from child sex abuse charges, the police officers who served his home community of Colorado City, Ariz. and Hildale, Utah wrote letters declaring their love and loyalty for him.
The U.S. Department of Justice is accusing two cities on the Arizona-Utah border of being controlled by the FLDS church and discriminating against church outsiders. But the lawyers defending the cities said the federal government is discriminating against an unpopular religion.
As a federal trial begins in Phoenix that accuses two towns on the Arizona-Utah border of being controlled by the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, sisters who say they were victims of the church’s forced marriages have a number of questions.
The first of three new shelters for unaccompanied migrant children is scheduled to open next week within Holloman Air Force Base in Alamogordo, New Mexico.
A federal civil rights trial beginning this week in Phoenix is expected to examine the power dynamics of a polygamous community on the Arizona-Utah border.
In this web-exclusive report, Fronteras Desk reporter Lorne Matalon speaks with Mexican social science researcher, artist and photographer Julián Cardona in Juárez on the evolution of words that now are code in Mexico for various tangents of what is commonly referred to as the "War on Drugs."
This week, a trial begins in the U.S. Department of Justice's lawsuit accusing two towns on the Utah-Arizona border of religious discrimination. A Tucson lawyer won an earlier lawsuit making some of the same claims.
The federal Office of Inspector General released a report Jan. 12 confirming that National Park Service employees in the Grand Canyon preyed on their female coworkers demanding sex, and punishing women who refused. The report was prompted by a 2014 complaint by 13 employees alleging a long-term pattern of abuse on river trips. Now some of those victims are speaking out.