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Ingram-Lopez family seeks grand jury, criminal charges for TPD in-custody death

This week Pima County prosecutors opted against charging officers involved in Carlos Adrian Ingram-Lopez's April death.

Laura Conover on reforming the Pima County Attorney’s Office

The Democratic nominee runs unopposed on November's ballot.

'We are not animals': Letter details how Tucson prison became COVID-19 hot spot

In a 22-page letter, a military veteran incarcerated at ASPC-Tucson describes a chaotic pandemic behind bars.

Pima County attorney on 24 years in office, transitioning leadership

Barbara LaWall was the first woman to be elected to the role in 1996.

Navajo Nation president asks for leniency for federal death row inmate

Lezmond Mitchell is the sole Native American under a federal death sentence in the United States.

Prisoners worry as COVID-19 spreads behind bars

More than 500 prisoners at one Tucson unit have tested positive.

Tucson man dies in police custody

The man was unresponsive when police found him and did not respond to efforts to resuscitate him.

Where the Constitution and COVID-19 intersect

A group of law professors at the UA explore constitutional law in the pandemic.

COVID-19 closures hit already-backlogged immigration courts

More than a million people are awaiting immigration court hearings nationwide, according to estimates.

What Americans need to talk about.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Meet 1A's new host Jenn White; voices from the Tucson March for Justice; and Doug 'Cosmo' Clifford rediscovers a "Magic Window".

Tucson advocates say there's still time to push for police defunding in city budget

Black Lives Matter Tucson is urging community members to speak up at this week's City Council meeting.

Black Lives Matter event draws thousands to UA; group says police presence broke agreement

The organization says it will no longer host events in collaboration with the university.

Arizona DACA recipients in limbo as Supreme Court decision draws near

The court could decide the future of the Obama-era policy at any time this month.

Students lead demonstration on UA campus against police brutality

Black community members spoke about experiencing racism and the need to enact long-term change .

Adiba Nelson asks “What will it take for America to understand the pain of Black women?”

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Preserving the hidden history of one of Tucson's oldest Black communities; SpaceX launches a new era in space travel; and - was Speedway Boulevard ever really the ugliest street in America?

Immigration advocates: Exposure to COVID-19 higher than reported in ICE detention

Tucson legal aid group says a third of their clients tested positive for the virus once released.

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