Nadine Arroyo Rodriguez http://knau.org en More Than Ever, Latinos Distancing From Republican Party http://knau.org/post/more-ever-latinos-distancing-republican-party <p>There are more Latino registered voters in this election cycle than in 2008 -- and a study shows this could be the deciding factor in several battleground states, including those in the Southwest. Wed, 15 Aug 2012 00:22:11 +0000 Nadine Arroyo Rodriguez 18658 at http://knau.org Arizona to Kill More Convicted Killers http://knau.org/post/arizona-kill-more-convicted-killers <p>The Arizona Supreme Court granted a motion today&nbsp;to execute two more Arizona inmates this year.&nbsp; The dates are set for the next two months.&nbsp;</p><p>The execution date&nbsp;for 63-year-old Thomas Arnold Kemp Jr. has been set for April 25.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Kemp was sentenced to death for kidnapping a man from a fast-food restaurant at gun point and killing him in 1992.&nbsp;</p><p>Also, the execution date for 48-year-old Samuel Villegas Lopez has been set for May 16.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 20 Mar 2012 23:24:16 +0000 Nadine Arroyo Rodriguez 11061 at http://knau.org Beginning the Race to Replace Giffords http://knau.org/post/beginning-race-replace-giffords <p>The race to replace Gabrielle Giffords&rsquo; in the Tucson new 2<sup>nd</sup> Congressional&nbsp;District is now the talk in political circles.&nbsp; Strategists say whoever runs for the seat will have a long and complicated road ahead of them.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Mon, 23 Jan 2012 22:03:02 +0000 Nadine Arroyo Rodriguez 8040 at http://knau.org Feds: Arizona's Sheriff Arpaio Violated Civil Rights in Immigration Enforcement http://knau.org/post/feds-arizonas-sheriff-arpaio-violated-civil-rights-immigration-enforcement <p>The Department of Justice on Thursday leveled charges of unconstitutional policing against the Maricopa County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office. The investigation into civil rights abuses by Sheriff Joe Arpaio has been going on for more than three years.</p><p>The Civil Rights Division of the Justice Department accused the sheriff&rsquo;s office of racially profiling Hispanics and unlawfully arresting them. Assistant Attorney General Thomas Perez called the sheriff&rsquo;s office &quot;broken&quot; as he laid out the allegations.</p> Fri, 16 Dec 2011 00:39:55 +0000 Nadine Arroyo Rodriguez & Michel Marizco 6055 at http://knau.org