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ICE buys gear to pull data from mobile devices

The $28.2 million contract is with a company that says it can unlock Apple and high-end Android devices.

Exploring the science behind medical marijuana

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Criminal justice employees see what life is like after prison, how to pronounce Tohono O'odham, and a look at "Voices of Vail."

Students criticize university over response to alleged assault of black student

Members of the Black Student Union say the student was beaten by two white students who used a racial slur.

Husband and wife fugitive murder suspects captured in Arizona, authorities say

The Barksdales had escaped by overpowering private security guards during transport.

Organized crime infiltrates 5 police departments in Sonora

Violence has been on the rise in Sonora, with 600 killed in the first half of the year.

25 killed in attack on bar in coastal Mexico

Mexico's president is calling for an investigation into possible ties to government officials.

NAU establishes criminal justice degree focusing on Indian Country

Students can enroll in the online degree now to learn about criminal justice on tribal lands.

Agent: Arizona's spike in seized fentanyl pills 'alarming'

More than 1 million pills have been seized in the state this year.

Arizona attorney general signs nationwide anti-robocall agreement

The voluntary pact with 12 major phone companies has no deadlines or enforcement mechanism.

Using basketball to raise the academic game of Pima County's 'forgotten' students

Students in Pima County's juvenile detention system have to earn the right to play through grades and behavior.

Arizona committee to begin studying violent crime against Indigenous women and girls

A main goal is to improve data collection on missing and murdered cases involving Indigenous women and girls.

Ducey signs bill to investigate missing, murdered Indigenous women

Legislation passed in May established a task force to be made up of tribal leaders, victims advocates, tribal police and social workers.

Border Patrol agent who ran down fleeing immigrant offered plea deal

Matthew Bowen faced charges over ramming a migrant with his vehicle and lying about it to investigators.

Mental illness not a factor in mass violence, group says

The mentally ill are far more likely to injure themselves than to harm others, says NAMI of Southern Arizona.

ADL of Arizona: Hate groups recruit near college campuses

The group's leader says Arizona has been a flashpoint for anti-immigrant rhetoric and policy.

FBI warns of rising prevalence of cybercrimes

Special Agent Michael Foster explains how the agency investigates these crimes and emerging trends.

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