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Cartels, Corruption and Gasoline Theft Make for Deadly May in Mexico

Almost 2,200 were murdered, making it the deadliest month in decades, data show.

Losing Yourself to Opioids, and 'Finding That Person Again'

Part 2: Q&A with a young woman in Tucson being treated for addiction.

When Addiction Starts With a Prescription

Part 1: Q&A with a young woman in Tucson being treated for addiction.

Episode 319: Opioids in Arizona - A State of Emergency

Arizona Week: Investigating extent of opioid addiction, why people get hooked.

Episode 141: Local Governments Say No to Trump's Wall

Metro Week: 2 fire districts propose consolidation; new Catholic bishop coming to Tucson.

Tucson Pedestrian Deaths Up Sharply; Jaywalking Blamed

Officer: 'The person who is most responsible for your safety is you. You need to pay attention.'

Trump Wants to Cut US Aid to Mexican Drug Cartel Fight

Budget proposal calls for cutting funding to Mexican policy, military almost in half.

US and Mexico Promise Plan to Fight Drug Cartels

Officials say both countries are to blame for an opioid epidemic.

US, Mexican Officials Meet in DC to Discuss Security Issues

Secretary of State Tillerson, Mexican foreign minister will look at cartels, other issues.

Mexico Is One Step Away From Legalizing Medical Marijuana

Such a step would be a landmark policy for the country battered by the drug trade.

Feds Give Arizona $24M to Combat Opioid Epidemic

12th biggest grant in the country, based on need and prevalence of opioid addiction.

Poll: 42% in State Know Someone Addicted to Opioids

Survey says one-third of Arizonans weren't warned by doctors of drugs' addictive nature.

Episode 126: TUSD School Board Mulls Leadership Change

Plus, local law enforcement leaders are cutting budgets and asking for funding; high-risk areas for lead poisoning

Under Stress, US-Mexico Intelligence Ties Could Fray

Some say security cooperation could be crucial in Mexico's response to economic threats from the U.S.

Pima Sheriff, Tucson Police Chief on the Local Impact of Opioids

Q&A with local law enforcement officials on how drugs are affecting the community, and their efforts to fight the increase.

Arizona Opioid-Related Deaths Rise Less Than US Average

Heroin is most commonly abused illicit substance contributing to death in Pima County.

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