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Unpunished crime costs Mexico $21 billion, study says

The study looked at unresolved homicides, abductions and forced displacement.

Mexico’s president pushes for controversial amnesty law project

The law is meant to forgive certain offenses, though critics say the government is allowing the imprisonment of innocent people.

In Mexico, thousands commemorate 5th anniversary of disappeared students

Outrage continues over the unsolved crime that led to the disappearance of 43 college students from Guerrero.

Independent counsel to investigate complaint against newest Arizona Supreme Court justice

The ethics complaint was filed a day before Gov. Doug Ducey appointed Bill Montgomery to the state's high court.

UA suspends men accused of assaulting black student

Matthew Frazier and Matthew Rawlings are facing charges of misdemeanor assault in connection with the Sept. 10 incident.

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."

Some states say they'll keep fighting Purdue Pharma in court

The fight will be less about the damage done by the company and more over how to divide its assets.

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

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

Ducey appoints Montgomery to Arizona Supreme Court

The appointment of the controversial prosecutor and Ducey ally brought both fervent support and opposition.

Chicago man gets probation for threatening then-Sen. Flake

The man left a voicemail for the former Arizona Senator during the confirmation hearings of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

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.

Two men arrested in Tucson on Islamic State charges

The Somali refugees allegedly wanted to join the terror group in Egypt.

Documents detail probe of man charged with aiding migrants

The documents show the timeline for the investigation that led to Scott Warren's arrest.

Some controversial texts from accused border agent won't be shown to jury

Border Patrol agent Matthew Bowen faces felony charges after allegedly ramming a man with his car and then lying about it.

Mexico and US dispute the assets of cartel leader 'El Chapo'

The countries are debating what to do with Joaquín Guzmán's $12 billion fortune.

Group hopes juvenile detention center can be welcoming space for migrants

The Board of Supervisors will vote next week on whether to approve the empty center as temporary migrant housing.

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