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Audit: Nearly Half of Border Agency Applicants Failed Entrance Exam

The review comes as the border agencies are under pressure to fulfill an executive order mandating the hiring of 5,000 new Border Patrol agents.

Immigration Officials Defend Handling of Family Separations

The officials ran into criticism from Democrats and Republicans appalled by the policy.

Harassment in Arivaca: Issues With Restraining Orders in Rural Areas

Rural residents face more expensive "per mile" fees for delivering court papers.

Committee Approves Border Budget, Adds Protection for Some Asylum Seekers

The funding includes $5 billion to build 200 miles of new border wall.

Ducey: Troopers Must Cite Lawmakers Who Break Traffic Laws

The move comes after a state lawmaker was filmed telling a sheriff's deputy he had been driving 120 mph.

Santa Cruz County Sheriff Receives Highest Civilian Award in Mexico

Santa Cruz County Sheriff Tony Estrada has worked in border law enforcement for more than 50 years

Marijuana Smugglers Now Facing Border-Crossing Charge in Arizona

The policy shift impacts the hundreds in Southern Arizona arrested each year who smuggle pot instead of of paying to be smuggled themselves.

School Resource Officers Train Public for Active Shooter

The Pima County Sheriff's Department has trained more than 600 people in two years.

Suit Paves Way for Arizonans to Text 911

A settlement set up funding for the service, which is expected to benefit the hearing-impaired, among others.

Migrant Mother Plans Cross-Country Journey to See Her Sons

The mother and sons were apprehended crossing the border illegally and then separated by immigration authorities.

Sheriff Napier: Illegal Immigration and Border Security Are Separate Issues

The Pima County sheriff also said Operation Stonegarden and other federal grants are held up for political reasons.

Border Patrol Arrests Drop Sharply in June

The preliminary numbers show a decline that ends four consecutive months of increases.

Cochise County Files Suit Against Opioid Makers, Distributors

Lawsuit alleges actions by opioid companies led to increase in medical and legal costs for the county.

Arizona Court: Hashish Not Included in Medical Marijuana Law

The law establishing medical marijuana in Arizona does not mention the marijuana extract's legal status.

Pima County Courts Warns About Missing Jury Duty

Last month nearly 1,800 people failed to appear in Pima County court for jury duty.

New judge to preside in case over inmate care in Arizona

Judge David Duncan presided over the case for years, but retired from the bench last week.

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