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Tohono O'odham Nation

Man sentenced to nearly 6 years in assault case

Man sentenced to nearly 6 years in assault case

Two victims were stabbed on the Tohono O'odham Nation. 

February 10, 2016 9:50 pm
U.S. Secretary of Interior visits Saguaro National Park

U.S. Secretary of Interior visits Saguaro National Park

The visit is a part of the Every Kid in a National Park initiative. 

November 18, 2015 7:08 pm Video Loading…
Tohono O'odham sue state to open new casino

Tohono O'odham sue state to open new casino

The Nation filed a lawsuit Monday alleging that state officials engaged in "intimidation tactics." 

June 23, 2015 4:00 pmLoading…

Tohono O'odham chairman, vice chairman sworn into office

Took oath in the Legislative chambers in Sells, Arizona.

June 12, 2015 11:13 pmLoading…

Shooting involving Border Patrol agent on Tohono O'odham Nation

Police officers of the Tohono O'odham Nation responded to a shooting Monday morning involving a Border Patrol agent and three members of the nation.

April 01, 2014 12:05 am Related

Drug, human smuggling ring busted on Tohono O'odham Nation

The Tohono O’odham Police Department and a federal joint task force have busted a major drug- and human-trafficking ring, leading to a dozen arrests.

February 20, 2014 6:00 pm Related

Ned Norris Jr. and Peter Yucupicio: Rosemont Mine plan is just horrible on so many levels

We, the leaders of Tohono O’odham Nation and Pascua Yaqui Tribes representing more than 50,000 Southern Arizonans, are outraged over the Arizona Daily Star’s Jan. 19 editorial endorsing the proposed Rosemont Mine in the Santa Rita Mountains south of Tucson.

February 16, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson Sector border agents seize marijuana, vehicles and track migrants

Tucson Sector border agents seize marijuana, vehicles and track migrants

U.S. Border Patrol agents in the Tucson Sector seized $2.4 million worth of marijuana, recovered two stolen trucks and arrested 14 migrants on the Tohono O'odham Nation Tuesday.

February 05, 2014 5:15 pm

New cops will work at Tohono O’odham Nation schools

The Tohono O’odham Nation has a growing problem with drugs at schools, and it plans to address the problem by adding more on-site police officers.

November 18, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Proposed Sierrita gas pipeline will cost taxpayers millions, Huckelberry says

Proposed Sierrita gas pipeline will cost taxpayers millions, Huckelberry says

The proposed Kinder Morgan Sierrita pipeline could cost taxpayers $11.2 million in its first year of operation.

November 09, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Tohono O'odham housing authority receives $2.75 million grant

The Tohono O’odham Nation’s housing authority received a $2.75 million federal grant to address family-housing needs.

September 02, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
2 former, local cops could lose licenses in separate incidents

2 former, local cops could lose licenses in separate incidents

Darrell Ramon is accused of crashing a police truck and failing to report the incident.

July 02, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
2 former, local cops could lose licenses in separate incidents

2 former, local cops could lose licenses in separate incidents

The Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board opened cases against two local police officers at its June meeting.

July 02, 2013 12:00 am

State board investigates 2 local cops

The Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board opened cases against two local police officers at its June meeting.

July 01, 2013 12:05 pmLoading…
Another ruling gives O'odham OK to build casino in Glendale

Another ruling gives O'odham OK to build casino in Glendale

PHOENIX - A federal judge on Tuesday threw out the last vestiges of a challenge to a new casino in Glendale, saying it's legally irrelevant whether the state - or even voters - thought the deal they were approving precluded it.

June 26, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Another ruling gives O'odham OK to build casino in Glendale

Another ruling gives O'odham OK to build casino in Glendale

If the Tohono O'odham Nation finally gets to build its new casino in Glendale, it could look something like this. The tribe has been fighting legal obstacles for a decade; a favorable ruling Tuesday might still be appealed.

June 26, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

3 decomposing bodies found in desert over weekend

Three decomposing bodies were found by Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents in the desert in two separate incidents over the weekend.

June 24, 2013 5:28 pm
2 abandoned vehicles found with pot loads

2 abandoned vehicles found with pot loads

Two abandoned vehicles with a total of more than 3,400 pounds of marijuana were found by Border Patrol agents in two separate incidents Tuesday.

June 05, 2013 4:50 pm

Brush fire burns 9 acres southwest of Tucson

A brush fire burned nine acres southwest of the city before it was brought under control Tuesday night.

April 30, 2013 9:49 pm
Bill would foil O'odham casino plans in Glendale

Bill would foil O'odham casino plans in Glendale

PHOENIX - Repeatedly rebuffed in court, the state and multiple Indian tribes are banking on federal legislation to block the Tohono O'odham Nation from building a casino on the edge of Glendale.

April 10, 2013 12:00 am Related Loading…

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