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Stand off with Border Patrol, National Park Service ends in scuffle with Indigenous-led demonstrators

O'odham organizers and their supporters stopped construction for over five hours at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.

Review of deaths in Tucson police custody leads to 53 recommendations for department

A panel reviewed the deaths of Damien Alvarado, 29, and Carlos Ingram-Lopez, 27, earlier this year.

Races for Pima County recorder and Santa Cruz County sheriff

Longtime public servants are leaving the roles, leaving those races wide open.

'We are not animals': Letter details how Tucson prison became COVID-19 hot spot

In a 22-page letter, a military veteran incarcerated at ASPC-Tucson describes a chaotic pandemic behind bars.

Navajo Nation president asks for leniency for federal death row inmate

Lezmond Mitchell is the sole Native American under a federal death sentence in the United States.

Crimes in Tucson, Phoenix fell in second quarter, as COVID-19 took hold

While property crimes fell, both cities saw an increase in aggravated assaults.

Family of man who died in Tucson police custody seeking $19M in damages

The family is seeking $10 million from the city of Tucson and $3 million from each of the responding officers.

Multiple arrests in Border Patrol raid on migrant aid camp, second this week

Agency entered a medical aid camp run by the humanitarian group No More Deaths on Friday, executing a federal warrant.

Border Patrol agents raid No More Deaths migrant aid camp

The group says the event is the first of its kind in over a year.

Tucson mayor and City Council approve city budget, leaving police funding nearly flat

During the public hearing the majority of the speakers asked the council to defund the police and use the money for social services.

Arizona police get millions in military surplus

A Defense Department program allows local law enforcement to get everything from office supplies to guns for free.

TPD releases reports for four in-custody deaths

The reports include a second death this year and three more in the last decade.

Tucson repeals controversial ordinance on police crime scenes

Groups like the ACLU opposed the rule, which was widely criticized as an attempt to prevent the recording of police.

TPD forms board to review 'critical' incidents

The new board will review the events that lead to the death of Carlos Ingram-Lopez in Tucson police custody in April.

Tucson advocates say there's still time to push for police defunding in city budget

Black Lives Matter Tucson is urging community members to speak up at this week's City Council meeting.

Discussions around the call to 'defund the police'

The death of a man in TPD custody amid nationwide protests over racially based police violence has led to more conversations about what policing should look like.

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