Fentanyl deaths from 'Mexican oxy' pills hit Arizona hard

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Illicit fentanyl smuggled from Mexico into the Southwest has become a profitable new business for drug gangs, helping push the synthetic opioid to the top spot for fatal U.S. over...

US border agency says it's made biggest-ever fentanyl bust

PHOENIX (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials announced Thursday their biggest fentanyl bust ever, saying they captured nearly 254 pounds (114 kilograms) of the deadly synthetic opioid f...

Video shows Arizona officer opening fire as teen runs away

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — A suburban Phoenix police chief on Friday called it "tragic" that an officer shot and killed a 14-year-old burglary suspect ahead of her department releasing video that showed the ...

AP Explains: Trump says wall will stop drugs, facts differ

PHOENIX (AP) — In his demands that Congress set aside $5.7 billion for a border wall, President Donald Trump insists a physical barrier would stop heroin entering the U.S. from Mexico. ...

AP Exclusive: Migrant teen tent city staying open into 2019

The Trump administration says it will keep a tent city holding more than 2,000 migrant teenagers open through early 2019. The announcement was made Wednesday about the Tornillo facil...

Granddaughter works to save Barry Goldwater photo collection

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — In Alison Goldwater Ross' earliest memories of her grandfather Barry Goldwater, there's always a 35mm camera hanging from his neck. The senator photographed ...

Estados de México y EEUU enviarían gas a Asia

PHOENIX (AP) — Los gobernadores de tres estados fronterizos de México y Estados Unidos firmaron el miércoles un acuerdo para estudiar un plan para exportar gas natural a Asia mediante la interconexión...

Governors agree to study sending gas to Asia through Mexico

PHOENIX (AP) — The governors of Arizona, New Mexico and Mexico's Sonora state signed an agreement Wednesday to study a plan to export natural gas to Asia by connecting existing pipelines to move the f...

GOP governors minimize Trump impact on midterm losses

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Republican governors are minimizing any suggestion that voter discontent with President Donald Trump played a role in the midterm elections, where Democrats flipped seven gove...

Motel 6: $7.6 million for guests reported to immigration

PHOENIX (AP) — The national budget chain Motel 6 has agreed to pay up to $7.6 million to Latino guests who say the company's employees shared their private information with immigration officials, acco...

Big numbers of Central Americans arriving at Arizona border

PHOENIX (AP) — Large groups of Central American migrants continue to surrender to Border Patrol agents in Arizona with the arrival of one recent group numbering 108 captured in dramatic video images, ...

Legacy of Biosphere 2 lives on in singular research space

ORACLE, Ariz. (AP) — They lived for two years and 20 minutes under the glass of a miniature Earth, complete with an ocean, rain forest, desert, grasslands and mangroves. Their air and water were recyc...

Border officials alarmed by migrants abandoned in the desert

PHOENIX (AP) — Smugglers in recent weeks have been abandoning large groups of Guatemalan and other Central American migrants in Arizona's harsh Sonoran Desert near the border with Mexico — a trend Bor...

Extension of Phoenix rail debated in Latino community

PHOENIX (AP) — The defiant message hangs under the Mexican bakery's Spanish-language sign in Phoenix's poorest neighborhood, rejecting the city's idea of progress: "4 LANES OR NO TRAIN." ...

Ducey, Garcia to face off for Arizona governor in November

PHOENIX (AP) — The incumbent Republican governor and a Democratic Latino education professor won their parties' respective nods in Tuesday's primary election for Arizona's top office. ...