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Missing and murdered Indigenous women study committee releases recommendations

The committee identified a list of legislative, data and law enforcement recommendations.

25 judges to vote on? Start here.

Voters in Arizona decide on whether a judge should keep their job, but it's a job that can be hard to vet.

Indigenous Peoples' Day border demonstration ends with tear gas, arrests

11 demonstrators taken into DPS custody during a Border Patrol checkpoint blockade in Pima County.

UA School of Journalism starting diversity scholarship

A fundraiser forum discussed how minority journalists covered 2020 social justice movements.

Different perspectives at the Tucson Desert Art Museum.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: An essay about mortality in the time of COVID-19; and a dash of audio madness from the youth of the Scamp Radio (1/2) Hour.

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.

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