Arizona

Mistrial Declared for Border Agent Charged with Killing Teen

Apr 24, 2018
Ron Medvescek/Arizona Daily Star via AP, File

A mistrial was declared Monday in the case of a U.S. Border Patrol agent after an Arizona jury acquitted him of a second-degree murder charge in the killing of a teen from Mexico but deadlocked on lesser counts of manslaughter.

Arizona Daily Sun

For the first time in state history, Arizona educators have voted to strike after weeks of demanding better school funding and teacher pay.  KNAU’s Gillian Ferris has more.


Arizona Board of Regents via AP

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Tuesday appointed the executive who has overseen the state's three public universities since 2013 as state treasurer.

Richard Spitzer

For the first time a bat has recovered from its status as an endangered species. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plans to de-list Arizona’s lesser long-nosed bat. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny reports.

Several Indian tribes say they have filed a complaint in U.S. District Court in Arizona, challenging the U.S. Forest Service's approval of a proposal to develop an open pit copper mine on public land.

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