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Arizona loses bid to be test site for unmanned drones

PHOENIX — Arizona's bid to become a test site for unmanned drones was rejected Monday as federal officials picked six other proposals.

December 30, 2013 11:19 amLoading…
How many shutdowns?

How many shutdowns?

Chart shows the number of federal government shutdowns there have been since 1976 and the number of days each has lasted; includes a summary of how funding the federal government is supposed to work.

September 28, 2013 3:16 pm
Eroding Sonoran sewer line called a major accident waiting to happen

Eroding Sonoran sewer line called a major accident waiting to happen

An eroding pipeline that carries more than 10 million gallons of raw sewage per day from Nogales, Sonora, to Arizona is a catastrophe waiting to happen especially as the monsoon season approaches, officials said.

May 26, 2013 12:00 am Related Loading…
Eroding Sonoran pipeline called an accident waiting to happen

Eroding Sonoran pipeline called an accident waiting to happen

A bypass is necessary to capture sewage in the Nogales Wash to facilitate repairs at the border with Mexico

May 26, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
A look back at Alcatraz

A look back at Alcatraz

A rifle grenade fired by a soldier at left explodes at an already shattered and pock marked window at the Federal Prison on Alcatraz Island where rioting prisoners are cornered after killing two guards and wounding 15, May 3, 1946. (AP Photo/Jack Rice)

March 21, 2013 4:15 pmLoading…


Bernard Coy, Kentucky bank robber, climbed up these bars of the gun gallery, seen at upper right, May 6, 1946, spread the bars apart to knock out prison guard Bert Burch, and grabbed his keys to begin the bloody attempted prison break, May 2. The attempt ended in the death of Coy and two oth…

March 21, 2013 4:15 pm

Fair for deferred-action applicants

A fair on Saturday to help youths apply for deferred action is being hosted by the Mexican Consulate in Tucson and the local chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Associations.

February 07, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Tucsonan pleads guilty to mortgage fraud charges

A former Tucson loan officer pleaded guilty this week to wire fraud and money laundering and is facing between 18 and 24 months in federal prison.

January 10, 2013 12:00 am

Brewer needs more answers on health exchange, aide says

PHOENIX - Just days after giving governors more time to declare whether states would commit to running online marketplaces for subsidized health coverage, the Obama administration released hundreds of pages of proposed rules on required benefits and other aspects of implementing the federal …

November 24, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Probe of crime lab requested; analysts' faulty work cited

Probe of crime lab requested; analysts' faulty work cited

The work of up to six state Crime Laboratory analysts whose negligence or misconduct may have jeopardized forensic test results should be independently investigated, the attorney for convicted murderer Steven Avery argues in a complaint filed this week.

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