crime http://knau.org en Tribes Given Power to Prosecute Non-Natives for Domestic Violence Crimes http://knau.org/post/tribes-given-power-prosecute-non-natives-domestic-violence-crimes <p>Soon, three Western Native American Tribes will have the authority to prosecute non-natives for domestic violence and a handful of other crimes committed on tribal lands. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, it’s been three decades since tribes have had that power.</p><p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 15:32:05 +0000 Ryan Heinsius 43444 at http://knau.org Tribes Given Power to Prosecute Non-Natives for Domestic Violence Crimes AZ Gun Deaths Among Highest in Nation http://knau.org/post/az-gun-deaths-among-highest-nation <p>You are twice as likely to die from a gunshot in Arizona as in New York City or in Los Angeles.</p><p>According to recent research from the <a href="http://www.vpc.org/">Violence Policy Center</a>, Arizona&rsquo;s gun death rate is among the highest in the nation. &nbsp;</p><p>The Center reports Arizona has a rate of 13 gun deaths for every hundred thousand people.</p><p>That may not sound like a lot, but Houston&rsquo;s rate is 13. And Chicago&rsquo;s is 15</p><p>Among states, Arizona ranks 15<sup>th</sup> highest in per capita gun deaths.</p> Wed, 27 Jun 2012 18:12:27 +0000 Sierra Eckert 16093 at http://knau.org AZ Gun Deaths Among Highest in Nation