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Pima County Supe Talks Education Funding Amid Protests Over Teacher Pay

Superintendent of Schools Dustin Williams explains why more funding is necessary.

PCC Looking to Cut $15M From Operational Budget

Chancellor Lee Lambert says falling enrollment triggered state regulations on expenditure limits.

Pima County Sheriff's Deputies Contact Border Patrol 101 Times in March

The department is tracking interactions following approval of Operation Stonegarden funding.

Educators Protest; Border Deployment; Migrant Caravan

Also, Pima Community College Chancellor Lee Lambert addresses upcoming budget cuts.

UA Prof: Migrant Caravan Posed No Threat to US Border

Says travelers were on an annual journey to raise awareness of Central American violence.

Banner Health Settles Lawsuit Over Medicare Claims for $18M

Suit accused health provider of submitting unnecessary and falsified claims.

Man Found Guilty in 2016 Death of Former Supervisor Ann Day

Jurors convicted Jarrad Barnes of negligent homicide.

Trump Administration Pauses Legal Orientation for Immigrants

Immigrant advocates outraged over suspension of what they consider a lifeline for asylum seekers.

Marana Unified School District Will Keep Thornydale Elementary Open

A tied vote leaves the school open despite years of declining enrollment.

Gov. Ducey Plan for Teacher Raises: 20 Percent Over 4 Years

Includes 1 percent this year, 9 percent the next, then 19; would need legislative approval.

Tohono O'odham, Pascua Yaqui, Hopi Sue to Stop Rosemont Mine

The tribes say the area for the proposed mine is sacred.

Brother of Mexican Teen Shot by Border Patrol Talks of Forgiveness

The trial of Border Patrol Agent Lonnie Swartz is coming to a close.

Pima Community College, Employees to Meet Over Layoffs

State spending limits mean more than 60 positions need to be cut, spokesperson says.

Tucson Budget $8M in the Red; $6M Set Aside For Staff Raises Next Year

Reworking of budget would allow for financial incentives aimed at employee retention.

Yuma, Cochise County Sheriffs Say Border Could Use Help of National Guard

Cochise sheriff says his county is short almost 900 border agents.

Navajo Nation Latest to Sue Over Opioid Epidemic in US

The tribe says American Indians have suffered disproportionately from opioid dependency or abuse.

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