A private landowner in Mexico erected his own gate in March, effectively shuttering the San Miguel crossing. O’odham tribal leaders say this new gate prevents members from crossing the border on their own land.
May 2, 2016
A federal appeals court has ruled to reinstate two Arizona identity theft laws that make it a felony to use a fake identity to seek work, and provided the legal basis for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s worksite raids against unauthorized immigrants.
May 2, 2016

KJZZ News

Wild horses
The Bureau of Land Management's Nevada director wants to round up 4,000 wild horses in Elko County this summer in response to the continued deterioration of drought-stricken rangeland.
May 2, 2016
Tempe officials introduced roughly 1.2 million goldfish and minnows as natural insect control.
May 2, 2016
Arizona DOT
The state Department of Transportation is applying for a total of $110 million in federal grants.
May 2, 2016
The Swiss-made Solar Impulse 2 left Mountain View south of San Francisco shortly after 5 a.m. for an expected 16-hour trip to Phoenix.
May 2, 2016
greyhound dog
Governor Ducey is expected to sign a bill ending dog racing in Arizona this week.
May 2, 2016

NPR News

Some of the suspects are said to have ties to DESA, the company building an electric dam protested by the environmental activist.
May 2, 2016
New research into the lives of past Biggest Loser contestants found many regain much of the weight they lost in the show --sometimes 100 pounds or more — because their biology works against them.
May 2, 2016
The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom says the refugee crisis, political strife and economic dislocation all contributed to a worldwide deterioration of religious freedom last year.
May 2, 2016
Environmentalists opposed to a US-EU trade deal say documents they leaked prove corporations have too much say. But EU officials say that's "flatly wrong."
May 2, 2016
In what's being hailed as a "miracle," Leicester City, a small club from central England that started the season at 5000-1 odds of winning the prestigious title, have clinched the trophy.
May 2, 2016