• One dead after shooting on Tucson’s west side

    One dead after shooting on Tucson’s west side
    TUCSON (KVOA) - A man is dead after Operations Divisions South was notified of a shooting on Tucson's west side Thursday morning.According to Tucson Police, 41-year-old Cedric Anthony Peete was found at the scene with obvious signs of gunshot trauma in the 1300 block of South Copias Way.
    First aid was administered to the victim until Tucson Fire arrived, however, Peete, unfortunately, succumbed to his injuries and died at the scene.
    Detectives from the Violent Crimes Unit were contacted and bega
  • Iran’s supreme leader casts ceremonial first vote in a presidential election tipped in favor of his hard-line protege

    Iran’s supreme leader casts ceremonial first vote in a presidential election tipped in favor of his hard-line protege
    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran’s supreme leader casts ceremonial first vote in a presidential election tipped in favor of his hard-line protege.The post Iran’s supreme leader casts ceremonial first vote in a presidential election tipped in favor of his hard-line protege appeared first on KVOA.
  • Nicaraguan government pursues NGO in widening crackdown

    Nicaraguan government pursues NGO in widening crackdown
    MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaraguan authorities have ordered the capture of a former education minister and a businessman as the government’s crackdown continued to expand beyond leaders of the political opposition. The Attorney General’s Office said Thursday that arrest orders were issued for Humberto Belli, who served in the administration of former President Violeta Chamorro, and Gerardo Baltodano, owner of Café Soluble, for not appearing to provide statements as sch
  • Catholic foster care agency wins Supreme Court verdict

    Catholic foster care agency wins Supreme Court verdict
    WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s another victory for religious groups at the Supreme Court. The justices have unanimously sided with a Catholic foster care agency that says its religious views prevent it from working with same-sex couples. The court says the city of Philadelphia wrongly limited its relationship with the Catholic Social Services as a result of the group’s policy. The ruling is specific to the facts of the case, and the court has sidestepped bigger questions about how to b
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  • Crew starts making China’s new space station their home

    Crew starts making China’s new space station their home
    JIUQUAN, China (AP) — Three Chinese astronauts have begun making China’s new space station their home for the next three months. Their launch and arrival at the station on Thursday are a milestone in the country’s ambitious space program. Their spacecraft connected with the station about six hours after blastoff. About three hours later, they opened the hatches and floated into the station. The crew will conduct experiments, test equipment and prepare for expansion of the stati
  • Mexican police find corpse, probably Indigenous activist

    Mexican police find corpse, probably Indigenous activist
    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Prosecutors in the northern Mexico border state of Sonora say they have found a badly decayed corpse with clothing that matches the description of an Indigenous rights leader who disappeared almost three weeks ago. The office said Thursday that DNA tests would be conducted on the body to see if it is that of Tomás Rojo Valencia, a leader of the Yaqui indigenous community. He disappeared May 27 following tensions over Yaqui roadblocks protesting gas ducts, water pi
  • UN alarmed by abuse of civilians in growing Myanmar conflict

    UN alarmed by abuse of civilians in growing Myanmar conflict
    BANGKOK (AP) — The United Nations’ office in Myanmar has expressed concern about escalating human rights abuses after reports that opponents of the ruling military may have executed 25 civilians and allegations that troops burned down a village. The struggle between the military regime that took power in February after ousting the elected government and those opposing the takeover has sharpened in recent months. Elements of what had initially been a nonviolent civil disobedience move
  • Clippers’ Leonard listed as out for Friday’s Game 6 vs. Utah

    Clippers’ Leonard listed as out for Friday’s Game 6 vs. Utah
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard is officially out for Friday night’s Game 6 of the Western Conference second-round series against the Utah Jazz, but coach Tyronn Lue did not have any update on if it will be longer. Leonard sprained his right knee during Monday night’s Game 4 win. He traveled with the Clippers to Salt Lake City, Lue said, then returned to Los Angeles for further testing. A sprain, by definition, is a ligament injury, but the Clippers have not s
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  • Pet parents wanted as PACC reaches full capacity

    Pet parents wanted as PACC reaches full capacity
    TUCSON (KVOA) - Pima Animal Care is at full capacity and needs the community’s help to free up space they released Thursday.PACC is in desperate need of kennel space for 80 dogs who are not yet available for adoption.Currently they have 764 dogs looking for their forever home.For dogs, four months and older the adoption fee is zero dollars, as well as fostering is also an option.For more details and see what animals are available, please visit PimaAnimalCare.org.EDITOR'S NOTE: This story w
  • Frank Bonner, Herb on ‘WKRP in Cincinnati,’ dies at 79

    Frank Bonner, Herb on ‘WKRP in Cincinnati,’ dies at 79
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Frank Bonner, who played a brash salesman with a love of flashy plaid suits on the TV comedy “WKRP in Cincinnati,” has died. Bonner’s daughter says he died Wednesday at home from complications of Lewy body dementia. He had been diagnosed about three years ago with the disease that leads to worsening mental and physical complications. “WKRP in Cincinnati” aired from 1978-1982 and was set in a struggling Ohio radio station. Bonner played ad sa
  • Arizona GOP budget holdouts near win on tax cut changes

    Arizona GOP budget holdouts near win on tax cut changes
    PHOENIX (AP) — A pair of Republican Arizona lawmakers who objected to a $1.9 billion tax cut in a $12.8 billion GOP budget deal are close to winning major concessions that would secure their support for the spending plan. But a deal expected to be finalized Thursday came to a halt over the tax cut’s effects on city revenue. The changes include smaller tax cuts until actual revenue comes in above projections and a much larger paydown of state debt. Senate President Karen Fann cautione
  • North Korea’s Kim vows to be ready for confrontation with US

    North Korea’s Kim vows to be ready for confrontation with US
    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has ordered his government to be fully prepared for confrontation with the United States. U.S.-led talks aimed at dismantling North Korea’s nuclear program have been stalled for more than two years. The U.S. and others have urged the North to return to the talks, but Kim has said the U.S. must withdraw what it calls a hostile policy against North Korea if it wants the talks to resume. The North’s official media reported
  • Utah student with Down syndrome left out, school criticized

    Utah student with Down syndrome left out, school criticized
    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A middle school cheerleading program in Utah has received criticism after a student with Down syndrome, who was working as the team manager, was excluded from an official team portrait this year. The Salt Lake Tribune reported Wednesday that the Shoreline Junior High School cheerleading squad took two official team portraits — one photo with 14-year-old Morgyn Arnold and another photo without her. The latter photo was used on social media and in the yearbook. He
  • Heated debate before US Catholic bishops vote on Communion

    Heated debate before US Catholic bishops vote on Communion
    U.S. Catholic bishops have debated heatedly over how to address concerns about Catholic politicians, including President Joe Biden, who continue to receive Communion despite supporting abortion rights. The issue is by far the most contentious agenda item at the virtual national meeting of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. Some said Thursday that a strong rebuke of Biden is needed because of his recent actions protecting and expanding abortion access. Others warned that would portray the b
  • Scientists create game to show off knowledge, predictions for Monsoon 2021

    Scientists create game to show off knowledge, predictions for Monsoon 2021
    TUCSON (KVOA) - With Pima County residents hoping for this year's monsoon to bring much-needed rain, a group of local forecasters got together to create the Southwest Monsoon Fantasy Forecasts.Zack Guido, Ben McMahon and Rey Granillo of Arizona Institutes for Resilience; and University of Arizona climatologist Michael Crimmins created a game to allows professional and amateur forecasters of all levels of experience to test their knowledge and make their predictions about the
  • Cash payments take center stage in Newsom’s 1st recall ad

    Cash payments take center stage in Newsom’s 1st recall ad
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to make sure Californians know about the cash payments and prize money he’s doling out as the scheduling of a recall election date looms. He released three television ads Thursday, including one that tells voters he is delivering money to viewers’ pockets. It references a one-time cash payment he has proposed for low-income and middle-class families aimed at helping them recover from the pandemic. But the ad also follows weeks o
  • Mickelson off to uneven start after dinging at U.S. Open

    Mickelson off to uneven start after dinging at U.S. Open
    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Phil Mickelson had to back off his second shot on the par-4 13th hole at Torrey Pines because someone in the crowd couldn’t figure out how to silence their phone. Inconsiderate fans weren’t Mickelson’s only problem at beastly Torrey Pines. Unable to get many good looks at birdie, Mickelson had three bogeys in his first six holes and two more late to shoot a 4-over 75 in the opening round. That leaves him eight shots behind early leader Russell Henley in h
  • Navajo Nation reports 12 new COVID-19 cases, 1 more death

    Navajo Nation reports 12 new COVID-19 cases, 1 more death
    WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation on Thursday reported 12 new COVID-19 cases and one more death. Tribal health officials said the total number of virus-related deaths on the Navajo Nation now is 1,343 with the total number of reported cases at 30,948 since the pandemic began more than a year ago. Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez says the mask mandate will remain in place, especially as concern grows over virus variants. More than half of residents on the reservation that stre
  • Pima Community College to close Friday in observation of Juneteenth

    Pima Community College to close Friday in observation of Juneteenth
    TUCSON (KVOA) - Shortly after Juneteenth was officially declared a federal holiday, Pima Community College announced that it will close on June 18 in recognition of end of slavery.Thursday afternoon, President Joe Biden signed legislation to make Juneteenth, or June 19, the 12th federal holiday. According to officials, this holiday commemorates June 19, 1865 - the day when Union Army general Gordon Granger brought the news of freedom to slaves in Galveston, Texas.According to PCC officials, the
  • N Korea’s Kim vows to be ready for confrontation with US

    N Korea’s Kim vows to be ready for confrontation with US
    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has ordered his government to be fully prepared for confrontation with the Biden administration. The Korean Central News Agency reported Friday that Kim made the statement during a ruling party meeting this week. It cited Kim as stressing “the need to get prepared for both dialogue and confrontation, especially to get fully prepared for confrontation” with the Biden administration. U.S.-led talks aimed at depriving North
  • Court: If bias rules have exceptions, faith groups qualify

    Court: If bias rules have exceptions, faith groups qualify
    A new ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court has put governmental entities on notice: If they want to ban discrimination against LGBTQ people or anyone else, they must not allow for any exceptions or else religious groups will have the right to ask for them. And they’ll have a strong case for getting them. Thursday’s decision did not rewrite the criteria for judging religious liberty cases, but it did give another victory to a religious party — Catholic Social Services, which had b
  • Foam containing ‘forever chemicals’ used against plant fire

    Foam containing ‘forever chemicals’ used against plant fire
    Government officials say a company hired to extinguish a fire that gutted a northern Illinois chemical plant used foam containing toxic compounds that have contaminated many U.S. waters. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says the company sprayed foam made with PFAS chemicals onto the fire Tuesday at the Chemtool factory near Rockton, near the Wisconsin line. Federal and state officials say the company switched to a foam without the chemicals after they intervened. PFAS substances are used
  • Voting bill showdown looms as GOP rejects Manchin plan

    Voting bill showdown looms as GOP rejects Manchin plan
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate will take a key vote next week on a sweeping rewrite of voting and election law, setting up a dramatic test of Democratic unity on a top priority that Republicans are vowing to block. After numerous stops and starts, Democrats appeared to be coalescing Thursday around changes to the bill that could win the support of moderate West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin, the lone holdout on the legislation. Yet they still faced lockstep Republican opposition that could put D
  • Arizona Diamondbacks lose 23rd straight road game, surpassing record shared by 1963 Mets and ’43 Philadelphia Athletics

    Arizona Diamondbacks lose 23rd straight road game, surpassing record shared by 1963 Mets and ’43 Philadelphia Athletics
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Arizona Diamondbacks lose 23rd straight road game, surpassing record shared by 1963 Mets and ’43 Philadelphia Athletics.The post Arizona Diamondbacks lose 23rd straight road game, surpassing record shared by 1963 Mets and ’43 Philadelphia Athletics appeared first on KVOA.
  • Man charged with doing ‘burnout’ on LGBTQ pride crosswalk

    Man charged with doing ‘burnout’ on LGBTQ pride crosswalk
    DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Police say a man has been arrested for purposefully damaging a new LGBTQ pride crosswalk at a South Florida intersection. Officials say the 20-year-old man turned himself in to Delray Beach police on Thursday. Witnesses told police that they saw the man doing what appeared to be an intentional “burnout” with his pickup truck over the crosswalk. This caused the vehicle to create significant damage to the streetscape painting. One witness provided invest
  • Cruise giant Carnival says customers affected by breach

    Cruise giant Carnival says customers affected by breach
    Customers and employees of several Carnival Corp. cruise lines might have had personal information stolen. The Miami-based company said Thursday that a data breach in March might have exposed things like Social Security numbers and dates of birth for some customers, employees and ship crew members on Carnival Cruise Line, Holland America Line and Princess Cruises. The company isn’t saying how many people could have had their information exposed. Carnival spokesman Roger Frizzell says the c
  • Correction: Police Shooting-Teen Killed story

    Correction: Police Shooting-Teen Killed story
    HONOLULU (AP) — In a story June 15, 2021, about three Honolulu police officers charged in connection with the killing of a 16-year-old, The Associated Press erroneously reported what possible sentence the officers face. If convicted, each faces life in prison with the possibility of parole, instead of not being eligible for parole.The post Correction: Police Shooting-Teen Killed story appeared first on KVOA.
  • Back home: Biden has daunting to-do list after European tour

    Back home: Biden has daunting to-do list after European tour
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is facing a formidable to-do list now that he’s back from his eight-day trip to Europe. He faces pressing legislative challenges, foreign policy follow-up and the need to steer the country’s reopening as the coronavirus threat recedes. The president’s three-country overseas tour was meant to showcase the U.S.’s return to global leadership, but the tough work of securing other planks of his agenda is at a critical juncture. From
  • Protests continue at Minnesota Line 3 oil pipeline project

    Protests continue at Minnesota Line 3 oil pipeline project
    PARK RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) — Opponents of the Enbridge Energy Line 3 oil pipeline project in northwestern Minnesota continued their protests this week by disrupting traffic in front of an Enbridge equipment site, leading to 31 arrests. Hubbard County Sheriff Cory Aukes said the incident began about 7:30 a.m. Tuesday when a van pulled in front of the semitrailer and forced it to stop on a county highway. Several carloads of protesters soon arrived. Aukes says deputies began arresting demonstra
  • Mom of missing Vail teen pleads for information on four-year anniversary of disappearance

    Mom of missing Vail teen pleads for information on four-year anniversary of disappearance
    TUCSON (KVOA) - It has been four years since then 17-year-old Lincoln Stevens was last seen in 2017, and there has been no trace of him since.His mother, Kristin Goudreault, initially told News 4 Tucson that she was not alarmed at first when Lincoln did not return her calls. She said she thought he was being a typical teen that had possibly run away from home.Fear started to set in when Fathers Day came and went that year with no contact from him. Lincoln was officially reported missing on June
  • Dems set voting bill showdown as GOP rejects Manchin plan

    Dems set voting bill showdown as GOP rejects Manchin plan
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate will take a key vote next week on a sweeping rewrite of voting and election law, setting up a dramatic test of Democratic unity on a top priority that Republicans are vowing to block. After numerous stops and starts, Democrats appeared to be coalescing Thursday around changes to the bill that could win the support of moderate West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin, the lone holdout on the legislation. Yet they still faced lockstep Republican opposition that could put D
  • Canada: Pfizer, Moderna preferred 2nd dose after AstraZeneca

    Canada: Pfizer, Moderna preferred 2nd dose after AstraZeneca
    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canada’s National Advisory Committee on Immunization says it is now recommending people who got the AstraZeneca vaccine first should get Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna for their second shot. Previously, the committee had said AstraZeneca recipients could choose whether to get a second dose of the same vaccine, or an mRNA vaccine. But in new guidance released Thursday, it said Pfizer or Moderna are now “preferred” as the second dose. The guidance is base
  • Mistrial halts case on minimum wage for immigrant detainees

    Mistrial halts case on minimum wage for immigrant detainees
    SEATTLE (AP) — A trial over whether the GEO Group must pay minimum wage — instead of $1 a day — to immigration detainees who perform tasks like cooking and cleaning at its for-profit detention center in Washington state has ended with a hung jury. U.S. District Judge Robert Bryan in Tacoma declared a mistrial Thursday after jurors indicated they could not reach agreement following a two-week trial and about two days of deliberation. Democratic Washington Attorney General Bob Fe
  • $6M settlement after ‘KKK’ deputies sued for excessive force

    $6M settlement after ‘KKK’ deputies sued for excessive force
    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina sheriff’s office has agreed to a $6 million settlement in a lawsuit in which six families accused the department of a pattern of using excessive force. The lawsuit also said three deputies whose surnames begin with the letter K had called themselves the “KKK.” WRAL reports Raleigh-based attorney Robert Zaytoun announced the settlement with the Harnett County Sheriff’s Office. The lawsuit was filed by the family of John David Liv
  • Inspection finds problems in rest of Mexico City subway line

    Inspection finds problems in rest of Mexico City subway line
    MEXICO CITY (AP) — A visual inspection has found problems in about one-third of the Mexico City elevated subway line where a single span collapsed on May 3, killing 26 people. The College of Engineers study of the city’s Number 12 line covered about 7.5 miles (12 kilometers) of elevated track, but not the section that collapsed. There were cracks in columns and support beams, skewed braces, rain water leaks and metal beams that may not meet standards because they were welded in the m
  • Black Americans laud Juneteenth holiday, say more work ahead

    Black Americans laud Juneteenth holiday, say more work ahead
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Black Americans are rejoicing after President Joe Biden signed legislation establishing Juneteenth as a federal holiday. But some say that while they appreciate the recognition at a time of racial reckoning in America, more is needed to change policies that disadvantage too many of their brethren. The Juneteenth holiday commemorates the events of June 19, 1865. That’s when Union soldiers brought the news of freedom to enslaved Black people in Galveston, Texas &mdash
  • Plan to raze 4 dams on California-Oregon line clears hurdle

    Plan to raze 4 dams on California-Oregon line clears hurdle
    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A proposal to bring down four hydroelectric dams near the California-Oregon border has cleared a major regulatory hurdle. Federal regulators on Thursday allowed the utility that operates the dams to exit its license, setting the stage for the largest dam demolition project in U.S. history to save imperiled migratory salmon. The utility will surrender its license for the dams on the lower Klamath River to a nonprofit and the states of Oregon and California. The aging d
  • EPA chief reinstates science advisory board he dismantled

    EPA chief reinstates science advisory board he dismantled
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Environmental Protection Agency says he has fully reinstated one of two key advisory boards he dismantled earlier this year in a push for “scientific integrity” at the agency. The seven-member Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee includes four scientists who have served on the panel previously — two of whom were on the board when it was dismantled in March. Regan says the advisory panel will provide “credible, independent experti
  • One suspect in custody in West Valley shooting

    One suspect in custody in West Valley shooting
    Kyle Burton
    SURPRISE, Ariz. (KPNX) — One suspect is in custody after police reported a shooter on the run in the West Valley on Thursday afternoon, officials said.Around 12:30 p.m., Surprise police tweeted about a shooting that happened near 11400 W Bell Road.The Surprise Police Department said around 1:15 p.m. the suspect was arrested during a traffic stop.Peoria police said there were multiple shootings in the West Valley Thursday. The southbound lanes of the Loop 303 freeway were
  • DOJ: 2 states’ transgender restrictions unconstitutional

    DOJ: 2 states’ transgender restrictions unconstitutional
    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice is challenging bans involving transgender people that target athletes in West Virginia and children in Arkansas. The department on Thursday slammed those bans as violations of federal law. The department filed statements of interest in lawsuits seeking to overturn new laws in the two states. In West Virginia, a lawsuit filed on behalf of an 11-year-old transgender girl challenges a ban on transgender athletes from competing in female
  • R. Kelly nears OK for new legal team for upcoming trial

    R. Kelly nears OK for new legal team for upcoming trial
    NEW YORK (AP) — A judge has signaled that jailed R&B singer R. Kelly will likely get to keep his new defense team for a sex-trafficking trial. At a hearing on Thursday, U.S. District Judge Ann Donnelly questioned one of the new lawyers about her communications with one of Kelly’s ex-girlfriends that could raise a potential conflict of interest. The lawyer insisted she never gave legal advice to the woman. The judge still must get Kelly’s permission before signing off on the
  • Migrants will replace inmates in a South Texas prison

    Migrants will replace inmates in a South Texas prison
    DALLAS (AP) — The state prison system is removing inmates from a South Texas prison to make room for migrants detained by state authorities. A prison system spokesman said the system began moving inmates from the Dolph Briscoe Unit prison in Dilley, Texas, to other prisons Wednesday. Spokesman Jeremy Desel said in a statement that the prison would be used as a central holding facility for detainees charged with a state offense. He said the move responds to Gov. Greg Abbott’s order th
  • Excessive Heat Warning issued June 17 at 3:31PM MDT until June 19 at 9:00PM MDT by NWS Phoenix AZ

    Excessive Heat Warning issued June 17 at 3:31PM MDT until June 19 at 9:00PM MDT by NWS Phoenix AZ
    * WHAT…Dangerously hot conditions. Afternoon temperatures 112to 118.
    * WHERE…Northwest Pinal County, Apache Junction/Gold Canyon,West Pinal County, Sonoran Desert National Monument and GilaBend.
    * WHEN…Until 8 PM MST Saturday.
    * IMPACTS…Very High Heat Risk. Increase in heat relatedillnesses, including heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heatstroke. Heat stroke can lead to death.An Excessive Heat Warning means that a period of very hottemperatures, even by local standard
  • Excessive Heat Warning issued June 17 at 3:31PM MDT until June 18 at 9:00PM MDT by NWS Phoenix AZ

    Excessive Heat Warning issued June 17 at 3:31PM MDT until June 18 at 9:00PM MDT by NWS Phoenix AZ
    * WHAT…Dangerously hot conditions. Afternoon temperatures 97to 110.
    * WHERE…Southeast Gila County, Mazatzal Mountains andPinal/Superstition Mountains.
    * WHEN…Until 8 PM MST Friday.
    * IMPACTS…Very High Heat Risk. Increase in heat relatedillnesses, including heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heatstroke. Heat stroke can lead to death.An Excessive Heat Warning means that a period of very hottemperatures, even by local standards, will occur. Actions shouldbe taken to lesse
  • UK government ‘ashamed’ at poor rape conviction rates

    UK government ‘ashamed’ at poor rape conviction rates
    LONDON (AP) — Britain’s government has apologized to rape victims for declining conviction levels, with senior Cabinet ministers saying they’re “deeply ashamed” by the downward trend in bringing sexual offenders to justice. The government’s Rape Review, published Thursday, said the situation was “totally unacceptable” and that authorities are determined to change it. Figures from the Crown Persecution Service showed that 1,439 suspects were convict
  • Officials: Man in boy road rage killing admitted firing gun

    Officials: Man in boy road rage killing admitted firing gun
    SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors want a California man held without bail after charging him with the murder of a 6-year-old boy in a road rage incident. Orange County prosecutors wrote in a court document this week that suspect Marcus Eriz told police he grabbed a gun, rolled down the window and shot at a car driven by a woman after she made a rude gesture toward him on the freeway. Authorities say the shot last month killed the boy in a booster seat in the back of his mother’s c
  • Nogales Fire battles brush fire

    Nogales Fire battles brush fire
    The Nogales Fire Department is fighting a brush fire in Meadow Hills area Thursday afternoon.
    According to Santa Cruz County, evacuation was ordered for Meadow Hills Drive and Protero roads due to wildfire. Residents in the adjoining area should be ready to evacuate.
    Efforts to control this fire are occurring in the Meadow Hills area. pic.twitter.com/OYB97WO1YF— Nogales Police (@NogalesPoliceAz) June 17, 2021The post Nogales Fire battles brush fire appeared first o
  • Case to make GEO pay detainees minimum wage ends in mistrial

    Case to make GEO pay detainees minimum wage ends in mistrial
    SEATTLE (AP) — A trial over whether the GEO Group must pay minimum wage — instead of $1 a day — to immigration detainees who perform tasks like cooking and cleaning at its for-profit detention center in Washington state has ended with a hung jury. U.S. District Judge Robert Bryan in Tacoma declared a mistrial Thursday following a two-week trial and about two days of deliberation, after the jurors indicated they could not reach agreement. Democratic Washington Attorney General B
  • 2 Journalists killed in Mexico, 3 dead so far this year

    2 Journalists killed in Mexico, 3 dead so far this year
    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Prosecutors in southern Mexico say reporter Gustavo Sánchez Cabrera has been shot to death, and another journalist was killed just west of Mexico City, bringing to three the number killed in the country so far this year. The prosecutor’s office in the southern state of Oaxaca said Sánchez Cabrera was riding a motorcycle with another person on a rural road early Thursday when gunmen opened fire on them. There was no immediate information on the conditi
  • Tropical storm warning issued for northern Gulf Coast

    Tropical storm warning issued for northern Gulf Coast
    MIAMI (AP) — A tropical storm warning has been issued for parts of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama as a potential tropical cyclone advanced toward the northern Gulf Coast. The warning extends from Intracoastal City, Louisiana, to the Alabama-Florida border. Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center say heavy rainfall and flooding will likely be the most significant hazard, with the storm reaching the coast beginning on Friday. As of Thursday evening, the storm was located about 475 m

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