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AZ abortion ban is not in effect yet, attorney general tells hospitals

She said she would notify medical providers if the enforcement date changes.

City Prosecutor’s Office reports progress in expunging marijuana offenses

A new internship with the University of Arizona College of Law is helping move expungement filings faster.

Jury starts deliberation in border rancher murder trial

George Alan Kelly has pled not guilty in the murder of a Mexican citizen.

Jury visits a ranch near US-Mexico border where an Arizona man is charged with killing a migrant

The case in Nogales, Arizona, has attracted national attention as border security becomes an increasingly important issue in this year’s presidential contest.

Man who threatened UA mass shooting pleads guilty

Michael Pengchung Lee sent threatening messages to members of Greek life last October.

Shouts of ‘Shame! Shame!’ erupt in Arizona House as fight over abortion ban engulfs lawmakers

State legislators convened as pressure mounted from Democrats and some Republicans, including former President Donald Trump, for them to intervene.

Man convicted of killing 6-year-old Tucson girl sentenced to natural life in prison

Two months ago, the 42-year-old was found guilty of first-degree murder, kidnapping and burglary in the death of Isabel Celis, who vanished from her parents’ home in 2012.

Hours after near-total ban upheld: Providers in AZ abortion clinic fear for patients' lives

On Tuesday, the Arizona Supreme Court upheld a Civil War-era law that bans nearly all abortions, except to save the life of a pregnant person.

AZ Supreme Court lets abortion ban stand

The 4-2 decision puts an 1864 law into effect.

The trial of an Arizona border rancher charged with killing a migrant has reached the halfway point

The judge denied a request by news media to accompany jurors on the visit to 75-year-old George Alan Kelly's ranch.

The Buzz: What happens with Arizona's opioid settlement money?

The state will receive more than $1.1 billion in the coming years. Where will it go?

Attorneys make opening statements in case of rancher accused of killing migrant

Friday was opening arguments in the trial of George Alan Kelly, the 75-year-old rancher being charged in the shooting death of a Mexican citizen, who prosecutors say was on Kelly’s property while crossing the U.S.-Mexico border undocumented.

State superintendent helps parent sue AZ school district over dual language learning

The lawsuit comes nearly two weeks after a judge dismissed a similar case.

Judge mulls third contempt case against Arizona for failing to improve prison health care

Previous contempt fines totaling $2.5 million have failed to motivate authorities to improve care.

Supreme Court Justices Barrett and Sotomayor, ideological opposites, unite to promote civility

They said the Supreme Court, where voices don’t get raised in anger, can be a model for the rest of the country.

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