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United States flag and a U.S. Department of Homeland Security flag
Temporary Protected Status is given to nationals from countries deemed too dangerous to return to — due to national disaster, conflict or civil unrest.
Sep. 25, 2023
Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office
The goal of the conference is to refine law enforcement skills, as the Yavapai county Sheriff designated two agents to solely work on sex trafficking cases.
Sep. 25, 2023
Miss Arizona 2023 and Tempe police officer Candace Kanavel
A Tempe police officer will compete in the upcoming Miss USA pageant. Candace Kanavel will represent the Grand Canyon state after winning Miss Arizona USA.
Sep. 23, 2023
Arizona Governor Katie Hobbs speaks to the press at an event in August 2023.
Governor Katie Hobbs announced Thursday the Nogales Police Department would receive a $10 million grant to obtain communications technology for border security.
Sep. 22, 2023
Two people arm in arm
It’s been almost a year since the Biden administration began rolling out a program to allow Cubans and others to apply to come to the U.S. Serguei Josevich Rodriguez remembers that moment well. Moments later, his phone was buzzing with calls from friends and family back home in Cuba.
Sep. 22, 2023
Protesters hold a banner
The arrest of a transgender woman last month in Flagstaff sparked protests in the community and outrage at the handling of trans cases in the criminal justice system — both during her arrest and her time in the men’s side of the jail.
Sep. 21, 2023
Handgun and ammo
The ordinance was set to donate up to 600 unclaimed firearms to the National Police of Ukraine. However, a report from the AG's office found that move goes against state law.
Sep. 20, 2023
Protesters with flags and signs
Epps, of Mesa, Arizona, claimed in a lawsuit filed this year that Fox News Channel made him a scapegoat for the Capitol riot. He is charged with disorderly or disruptive conduct on restricted grounds, court records show.
Sep. 19, 2023
El Pinacate
UNESCO, the UN body responsible for world heritage sites, is asking for more protection of the nature reserve just across the Arizona border in Mexico.
Sep. 18, 2023
United States flag and a U.S. Department of Homeland Security flag
The Government Accountability Office has for three weeks in a row published reports about shortcomings by federal law enforcement on privacy and civil liberties. The departments of Homeland Security and Justice replied that they agree with all recommendations for improvement.
Sep. 15, 2023
housing construction
The U.S. Departments of Justice, and Housing and Urban Development announced this week that they’re sending about $5.4 million combined to Arizona. Roughly $3.6 million is a grant from the Justice Department’s Office on Violence Against Women.
Sep. 15, 2023
Border wall Douglas Arizona
Migrants are sometimes released into smaller communities if the number of people taken into custody gets too high. A Border Patrol official said there were nearly 2,000 apprehensions a day last week.
Sep. 15, 2023
Attorneys say a former executive and two operations managers for the classified site on trial in Phoenix worked vigorously to keep the platform free of ads for prostitution even as strategies on how to do so constantly shifted.
Sep. 13, 2023
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Mohave County Sheriff’s officials said remains of a man between 30 and 40 years old were discovered near Kingman in January 1996.
Sep. 13, 2023
Phoenix police officers on bicycles
Phoenix has 69 school resource officers, five more than last year. Full-time SROs spent most of their workweek on campus. Phoenix recently trained more cops to serve as school safety officers, doing the same work as SROS, but on their days off from the force.
Sep. 7, 2023
Members of the Arizona Department of Education's school safety task force meet in Phoenix on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2023.
A task force created by the Arizona Department of Education is looking for creative ways to recruit school resource officers.
Sep. 6, 2023
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Last week, the Phoenix City Council approved more than $3 million in spending for the Phoenix Police Department to be able to work through its backlog of sexual assault testing kits.
Sep. 6, 2023
yellow traffic light
The Show spoke with Andy Schaudt, chief of staff at the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, about how longer yellow lights help to prevent red-light runners.
Sep. 6, 2023
Arizona State University Police Department vehicle
ASU police say the student was walking near Rural Road and Apache Boulevard around 3 a.m. Sunday morning “when they were attacked from behind by unknown subjects and struck in the head with a blunt object.”
Sep. 4, 2023
Arizona Department of Public Safety patch
A man has been arrested after allowing his 10-year-old son to drive a pickup truck on a Phoenix-area freeway, authorities said Sunday.
Sep. 4, 2023


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