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U.S. border authorities announced changes to their policy for pursuing smugglers and other crime suspects on Wednesday, following an extensive review and criticism by immigrant advocates who pointed to cases in which passengers died when drivers fled law enforcement.

By Associated Press January 12, 2023
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Politicians, tribal leaders and the head of a local humanitarian group in Arizona's Yuma County called on a politically diverse delegation of senators from around the U.S. to pass immigration reform amid an increase in migrant arrivals that can overwhelm local resources.

By ANITA SNOW, Associated Press January 11, 2023
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A federal judge who previously concluded Arizona was providing inadequate medical and mental health care to prisoners said she will give the state three months to ensure it has enough health care professionals to meet constitutional standards.

By JACQUES BILLEAUD, Associated Press January 10, 2023
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Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs on Monday praised President Joe Biden's weekend trip to the U.S.-Mexico border and his stepped-up efforts to combat illegal immigration.

By JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press January 10, 2023
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A man suspected of shooting and wounding an off-duty Scottsdale police officer has died from his injuries after being shot in Tempe, authorities said Sunday.

By Associated Press January 10, 2023
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Buu Nygren was sworn in Tuesday as the next president of the vast Navajo Nation, a job that will test his ability to make good on promises to deliver water, electricity and broadband to tens of thousands of residents who don't have it.

By Associated Press January 10, 2023
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Newly elected Arizona Attorney General Kris Mayes says she wants to end Saudi Arabian farming operations along the Colorado River within six months.

By Brandon Bowers, For the Miner January 9, 2023
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Attorneys have filed a federal lawsuit in the case of a possible water transfer agreement from a Cibola farming operation and the city of Queen Creek, as Arizona’s river counties fear future water shortages amid an historic drought.

By BRANDON MESSICK, For the Miner January 9, 2023
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A former Arizona Supreme Court judge will lead an independent investigation into how ballot printers at Phoenix-area polling sites became defective, sparking Election Day chaos and accusations of misconduct from Republican candidates.

By Associated Press January 7, 2023
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Former Republican Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey's border barrier of shipping containers has been largely dismantled in time for a new Democratic administration, costing tens of millions of dollars over just a few months as they were set up and taken down again.

By ANITA SNOW, Associated Press January 7, 2023
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A Native American tribe that has one of the largest and most secure rights to Colorado River water now has approval to lease some of it in Arizona, a state that’s been hardest hit by cuts to its water supply and is on a perpetual search for more.

By FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press January 6, 2023
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An Arizona death row inmate has withdrawn his request to be executed.

By Associated Press January 5, 2023
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Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs pledged in her inaugural address Thursday to work with her political rivals as she ushers in a period of divided government and Democratic ascendance in a state long dominated by Republicans.

By JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press January 5, 2023
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Arizona Department of Public Safety Director Col. Heston Silbert has announced that he’s retiring on Friday.

By Associated Press January 5, 2023
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Abe Hamadeh wants the judge who threw out his challenge to the election returns in the race for attorney general to give him another chance to make his case.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner January 5, 2023
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Katie Hobbs took the oath of office Monday to become Arizona’s 24th governor and the first Democrat to hold the office since 2009.

By JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press January 3, 2023
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A suburban Phoenix man who knowingly sold thousands of counterfeit N95 masks during the height of the pandemic will not face jail time.

By Associated Press December 31, 2022
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An Arizona court has ruled that abortion doctors cannot be prosecuted under a pre-statehood law that criminalizes nearly all abortions yet was barred from being enforced for decades.

By JACQUES BILLEAUD, Associated Press December 31, 2022
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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey beamed as an excavator’s heavy claw smashed through the windows of an old state office building and began tearing off the façade.

By JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press December 31, 2022
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Scottsdale police are warning drivers to beware of an emerging parking ticket scam.

By Associated Press December 29, 2022
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A recount of votes has confirmed Democrat Kris Mayes narrowly defeated Republican Abraham Hamadeh in the Arizona attorney general’s race, one of the closest elections in state history.

By JACQUES BILLEAUD, Associated Press December 29, 2022
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A polygamous leader accused of taking more than 20 wives, including underage girls, pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to kidnapping and tampering with evidence charges stemming from a federal investigation into his community on the Utah-Arizona border.

By Associated Press December 29, 2022
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A former U.S. Border Patrol agent in Arizona has been sentenced to more than a dozen years in prison for trafficking drugs and taking bribes on the job.

By Associated Press December 28, 2022
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Federal penalties have increased under a newly signed law intended to protect the cultural patrimony of Native American tribes, immediately making some crimes a felony and doubling the prison time for anyone convicted of multiple offenses.

By Associated Press December 27, 2022
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Mark Finchem, the failed candidate for secretary of state, now wants to appeal a ruling upholding the election of Adrian Fontes, his Democratic foe.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner December 27, 2022

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