A federal judge earlier this week compelled the U.S. Homeland Security Department to release images of its Border Patrol holding cells in the agency’s Tucson Sector. The holding cells have long been referred to as hieleras, or ice boxes, because of the freezing temperatures inside.
June 30, 2016
Wider locks have opened, allowing the latest megaships to get through the Panama Canal— the link between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. The implications for the U.S. economy will be profound once Asian demand for goods like Arizona cotton and Texas oil and natural gas rebounds.
June 28, 2016
It's the first time the agency has released its findings into internal investigations on agents' weapon use.
Pinal County health officials said 40 percent of detention center staff have refused to show they were vaccinated and refused vaccinations for the measles virus.
Amnesty International has released a scathing report on the physical and psychological torture of women arrested by the Mexican Army and police. This reinforces the United Nations conclusion that torture is common in Mexico.
A civil rights group has released a series of reports alleging violations by agents with the U.S. Homeland Security Department.
Access to abortion services became especially difficult for Texas women who lived along the U.S.-Mexico border after 2013, when many clinics closed as a result of the state's tighter restrictions.
Thousands of used cars waiting to be imported into Mexico are creating chaos at ports of entry in Texas and California as dealers protest increased government regulation.
Under new legislation tribal courts would be able to protect child victims of domestic abuse in Indian Country.
Polygraph examiners for the Border Patrol are criticized for how they manage examinations in the agency's Tucson sector.
An unincorporated community in New Mexico is struggling to improve dirt roads in a residential neighborhood that was irresponsibly developed decades ago.
A 54-year-old woman died in the mid-afternoon walking in a Tucson neighborhood. Two hikers, including a tourist visiting from Germany died while hiking, Sunday.
The Border Patrol has traditionally been led by former agents
Five people trying to cross the border illegally have died in the past three weeks in Yuma.
Arizona scientists have developed technology that will make it easier to detect MRSA and other antibiotic-resistant infections. Now it’s patented.