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Charges Dropped Against 4 Migrant Aid Volunteers

The No More Deaths members will be fined but receive no jail time.

Mothers Take First Step Toward Lawsuit Over Family Separations

The women, who were separated from their children at the border, are seeking millions in damages from the U.S. government.

Lawmakers Look to Bolster Oversight of Care Facilities After Rape

The legislation would require certain facilities to apply for a license.

Former Governor of Sonora Released From Jail

Guillermo Padrés had been held in Mexico City since 2016 over charges of money laundering and organized crime.

Border Humanitarian Aid Workers See Upside to Federal Convictions

Nancy Montoya reports on the trial's outcome and the origins of the group No More Deaths.

Shutdown Bumps 80,000 Immigration Cases, Judge Says

A discussion with the president of the National Association of Immigration Judges.

VW Doles Out Last of Settlement Owed to Arizona Consumers

The checks, each worth $1,000, are part of a $40 million settlement reached in May 2018.

Consultant To Gauge Inner Workings Of Southwest Key Programs

The outside health care consultation is part of a legal settlement with the nonprofit, which houses unaccompanied migrant children.

Nurse Arrested in Case of Incapacitated Woman Who Gave Birth

The nurse worked at the Hacienda HealthCare facility where the woman lived and had been providing care to her.

Southwest Key Takes Step to Have Freeze on Arizona Admissions Lifted

The migrant children's shelter operator has a months-long statewide freeze on placements of unaccompanied, undocumented children.

Becoming a Goat?

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Trials begin for "No More Deaths" volunteers; How photographing Bears Ears National Monument became a passion for a retired astronomer; and remembering when Martin Luther King, Jr. visited Tucson.

Arizona to Receive Settlement From Neiman Marcus Over Data Breach

Multiple states are receiving money after credit and debit cards had been compromised via the retailer.

Congress Considers Legislation to Help Tribes Solve Cases of Missing People

Laws under consideration could improve tracking databases and increase funding for services like domestic violence shelters.

Nonprofit Hosting Party to Write Holiday Cards to Prisoners

Attendees at the annual event will also learn how to draft a letter to state legislators.

Feds Won't Pursue Third Trial Against Border Patrol Agent Who Shot Teen

Agent Lonnie Swartz has been twice acquitted in trials over the killing of 16-year-old Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez.

Brutinel Elected as Next Arizona Supreme Court Chief Justice

Voting by the seven justices has Brutinel replacing Justice Scott Bales.

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