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Arizona Spotlight Special: Arizona Addicted

Tearing down the stigma that surrounds opioid addiction with stories from Arizonans who have lived the experience, and found the road to recovery.

Federal judge throws out No More Deaths convictions

The volunteers had been convicted of misdemeanors after leaving food and water in the Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge.

Former inmate-turned-advocate on the challenges of transitioning from prison

Maggie Maloney served eight years in the Arizona prison system.

Man gets life in prison for 2010 killing of US border agent Brian Terry

Heraclio Osorio Arellanes was a member of a "rip crew" that fired on Terry's unit in 2010, killing the Border Patrol agent.

Navajo man appeals death penalty conviction, claiming jury bias

Lezmond Mitchell's case exemplifies the complexities of capitol punishment on tribal lands.

Border humanitarian aid work on trial

A look at how federal immigration policy and religious freedom played out in the trials of a No More Deaths volunteer.

Senate bill could roll back tribal authority in domestic violence cases

It's one of two U.S. Senate bills that would renew the Violence Against Women Act.

UA Indigenous law program receives thousands for Native American law students

The Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program hopes to fund $15,000 in scholarships.

Navajo Nation creates law scholarships for tribal members at UA

Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez met with students and also discussed nation building and critiqued the U.S. government's priorities.

Second trial to begin for Scott Warren, activist accused of harboring immigrants

Warren says he was a performing a humanitarian mission to help migrants in need.

Trump to nominate Pima County judge for federal judgeship

John Hinderaker currently presides over family court and criminal dockets on the Pima County court.

Defense attorney discusses border corruption cases

Sean Chapman has represented multiple agents accused of wrongdoing.

Execution of Navajo man put on hold

Attorneys asked for the stay to investigate potential racial bias by the jury that heard the case.

DC prison official to lead Arizona Department of Corrections

David Shinn will replace Charles Ryan, who retired last month amid ongoing controversies.

Flores Settlement Agreement leads judge to block Trump immigration rule

How the agreement was formed and its impact on immigration policies in the U.S.

Unpunished crime costs Mexico $21 billion, study says

The study looked at unresolved homicides, abductions and forced displacement.

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