$3M cattle fraud puts 2 Arizona families on financial brink

Court documents say that behind the scenes at one of the busiest stockyards in Arizona, $3 million worth of cattle was stolen from a family by a man they once considered a friend
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1 dead, 3 injured after car crashes into bus stop in Tucson

One man is dead and three other people are injured after a car crashed into a bus stop in midtown Tucson.
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1,500 line up in Arizona heat to pay respects to John McCain

1,500 line up in Arizona heat to pay respects to John McCain
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14 from Tucson area fined for not showing up for jury duty

Fourteen people from the Tucson area were each fined $300 by a judge for failing to show up for jury duty in federal court
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2 people wounded in a drive-by shooting near a Tucson park

Authorities say two people have been wounded in a drive-by shooting near Mansfield Park in Tucson's midtown area
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2 women arrested for trying to bring meth across border

Officials at the Arizona-Mexico border say two women from the U.S. were caught trying to smuggle pounds of meth
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3 Republicans vie for competitive Arizona US House seat

A trio of Arizona Republicans who tout priorities in line with President Donald Trump want to unseat the Democratic incumbent in one of the country's largest congressional districts
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APNewsBreak: University accepted $458K from eugenics fund

Records show the University of Arizona has accepted years of funding from a foundation infamous for promoting research linking race and intelligence
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Arizona Attorney General moves against Purdue Pharma

The Arizona Attorney General's office has taken legal action against Purdue Pharma, the manufacturer of the prescription opioid painkiller OxyContin. The filing Monday alleges Purdue engaged in deceptive and misleading marketing to push opioids
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Arizona candidate denies decade-old rape allegations

A decade-old allegation of sexual assault has rocked a crowded Democratic primary for a Tucson-based congressional district.
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Arizona clergy call activists to support migrants on border

Arizona clergy are calling activists to gather this weekend at the state's border with Mexico and leave large bottles of water on remote trails for Central American migrants who continue to cross the desert during the dangerously hot summer
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Arizona immigration lawyer faces fraud, forgery charges

A 40-year-old southern Arizona lawyer faces federal charges of mail fraud and forgery of judicial signatures
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Arizona officials say a man has been indicted in the kidnapping and killing of 2 girls who went missing in 2012 and 2014

Arizona officials say a man has been indicted in the kidnapping and killing of 2 girls who went missing in 2012 and 2014
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Arizona sees swell in number of African-American candidates

At least 30 African-Americans are running for local, state and federal office in Arizona this year, a milestone, some political observers say
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Arizona state Senate candidate killed his mother in 1963

A Republican Arizona state Senate candidate is shocking gun control advocates by sharing details about shooting and killing his mother in apparent self-defense more than 50 years ago
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Arizona state senate candidate killed mother in 1963

A Republican Arizona state Senate candidate is shocking gun control advocates by sharing details about shooting and killing his mother in apparent self-defense more than 50 years ago
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Arizona Supreme Court lets stand ruling in Pima County case

The Arizona Supreme Court is letting stand a lower court ruling that found Pima County did nothing wrong when it leased county-owned property to a balloon spaceflight company as part of an economic development incentive package
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Arizona swing district features vacant seat, crowded primary

Seven Democrats and four Republicans seek to succeed Republican Arizona Rep. Martha McSally
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Arizona volunteers headed to California to give wildfire aid

The Southern Arizona Chapter of the American Red Cross will be deploying four volunteers to Northern California shelters on Monday to help residents displaced by the ongoing wildfire
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Arizona wildlife crossing bridge to be named after Ann Day

A wildlife crossing bridge near Oro Valley will be named for former Pima County Supervisor Ann Day
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Arizona woman to serve 23 years in prison for fatal shooting

An Arizona woman who says she shot her partner in self-defense has been sentenced to 23 years in prison
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Armed man fatally shot in a Pima County casino parking lot

Authorities say an armed man has been fatally shot in casino parking lot in Pima County.
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Authorities search for inmates who escaped Tucson prison

Authorities are searching for two inmates who escaped Sunday from a federal prison camp in Tucson
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Authorities: Shoe prints led to missing man in the desert

Authorities say shoe prints in the desert north of Tucson helped them find an elderly man whose family reported him missing
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Bisbee's decision to remove fluoride from water criticized

Public health officials are warning Bisbee residents that they may be more susceptible to cavities after city officials removed fluoride from the southern Arizona city's water supply
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Bishop: Tucson Diocese has fired 10 over sexual misconduct

Roman Catholic Tucson Bishop Edward Weisenburger says the Diocese of Tucson has fired 10 employees in the last decade because of sexual misconduct allegations
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Booming housing market prompts Arizona to auction trust land

The state of Arizona is auctioning broad areas of trust land for future housing developments in response to a booming housing market in the Tucson area
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Border agents arrest 7 Arizona residents for drug-smuggling

Border Patrol agents say seven Arizona residents were arrested in a 24-hour period in separate drug-smuggling incidents
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Border agents carry injured migrant found near Arivaca

An injured Mexican man was rescued after Border Patrol agents carried him hundreds of yards using only a blanket
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Border officers in Arizona seize drugs, pistols over weekend

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers say they have arrested three U.S. citizens and a Mexican man in a pair of smuggling attempts, one resulting in the seizure of more than 14 pounds of methamphetamine and the other in the capture of two handguns
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Border officials arrest 2 for suspected drug smuggling

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers say they have arrested two men who tried to smuggle nearly 74 pounds of methamphetamine and nearly 4 ounces of suspected fentanyl pills into the United States
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Border Patrol detains group of 95 migrants near Arizona line

The U.S. Border Patrol says it detained a group of 95 Central Americans found gathered in the desert near Arizona's border with Mexico, including at least one infant gathered in a desert area near Arizona's border with Mexico
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Border Patrol finds active WWII ordnance by boundary fence

The U.S. Border Patrol says its agents discovered an active round of ammunition apparently from a circa World War II piece of artillery
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Border Patrol seizes 174 pounds of marijuana in Arizona

The U.S. Border Patrol says its agents in Nogales, Arizona have seized nearly 174 pounds of marijuana from the trunk of a car
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Border Patrol: 128 immigrants found abandoned in Arizona

Border Patrol authorities say 128 immigrants believed abandoned by smugglers at the southern Arizona border are facing deportation
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California fire burns homes, injures firefighters, civilians

Officials say an explosive wildfire tore through two small Northern California communities Thursday before reaching homes in the city of Redding
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California fires burn boats, threaten Gold Rush-era relics

Wildfires continue to wreak havoc in California amid a withering heat wave and drought-like conditions
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California man sentenced in high-end Arizona heists

The U.S. Attorney's Office in Arizona says a California man has been sentenced to five years and 10 months in federal prison for a robbery spree involving high-end jewelry and handbags.
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California students flocking to universities in Arizona

Californians, including many turned away by public universities in their own state, are flocking to four-year state and private universities in neighboring Arizona
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Catholics consider withholding donations amid abuse scandals

Many Catholics who help churches and related nonprofits raise money are considering withholding or reducing their donations as a way to express their anger over the latest revelations that priests sexually abused children
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Catholics consider withholding donations amid scandals

Catholics across the U.S. shaken by the latest revelations of priests sexually abusing children are considering withholding or reducing their donations to their local churches as they look for ways to express their anger
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Charges dismissed in shootout at Border Patrol checkpoint

Charges have been dismissed against a Tombstone man accused of shooting at Border Patrol agents at a southern Arizona checkpoint before they fired back and wounded him
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Church sex scandal: Abuse victims want a full reckoning

Six Roman Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania joined the list this week of those around the U.S. that have been forced to face the ugly truth about child-molesting priests in their midst. But in dozens of other dioceses, there has been no reckoning.
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County prepares for effects of possible lizard conservation

A little lizard is the center of controversy again, with a Chaves County administrator vowing to work if need be to keep lands in the county available for business use
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County to purchase ranch for $1.55M to expand park system

Pima County is set to purchase a 5-square-mile ranch sprawling across the eastern slopes of the Catalina Mountains for $1.55 million and make it part of the county park system
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County to purchase ranch for $1.5M to expand park system

Pima County is set to purchase a 5-square-mile ranch sprawling across the eastern slopes of the Catalina Mountains for $1.55 million and make it part of the county park system
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Death Valley high of 124 degrees forecast in Southwest heat

A high of 124 degrees has been forecast in California's Death Valley Tuesday and is expected to rise to 126 Thursday as a heat wave sweeps across the U.S. Southwest
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Democrats eye 2 open House seats in Arizona

Former Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick and Lea Marquez Peterson emerged from primaries Tuesday to compete for an open Arizona House in the general election
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Diocese: Retired Phoenix Bishop Thomas O'Brien dies at 82

Officials with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix say retired Bishop Thomas O'Brien has died at age 82
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Drugs found amid train derailment wreckage in Marana

A train derailment on the outskirts of Tucson is being investigated by authorities after drugs were found in the wreckage
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