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What to know about New York and Arizona’s fight over extraditing suspect in grisly hotel killing

The top prosecutor in Maricopa County has said the suspect must first answer to his alleged crimes in Arizona.

Judge to decide whether to hear case against Arizona gun dealers for alleged part in gun trafficking to Mexico

A lawsuit by the Mexican government against five Arizona gun dealers has its first hearing Thursday in federal court in Tucson. The suit alleges the dealers caused Mexico harm by trafficking guns across the border from the U.S.

Arizona Republicans challenge Biden’s designation of a national monument near the Grand Canyon

The monument designation will help preserve 1,562 square miles (4,046 square kilometers) just to the north and south of Grand Canyon National Park.

GOP organizations sue Arizona's top election official in latest dispute over election manual

The suit alleges violations of public comment and public disclosure requirements, along with specific provisions state officials approved for the manual.

Man serving life in prison for 2014 death of Tucson teen faces retrial in killing of 6-year-old girl

Jury selection began Tuesday in the second murder trial for Christopher Clements in the Isabel Celis case.

Judge seeks second opinion for competency evaluation of man alledged to set fire to two historic churches in Douglas

A U.S. District Court Judge said he'd like another opinion after a closed door hearing Friday

South Tucson files lawsuit against rental properties for high crime

The City of South Tucson is asking for an injunction to prevent future crimes.

Arizona judge denies a GOP move to block a voter-approved law for transparent campaign financing

Arizona Senate President Warren Petersen and House Speaker Ben Toma, both Republicans, filed the challenge in August.

Two historic churches burned in suspected arson case in Douglas are taking steps towards rebuilding

Braces now support and surround one church; the other has been demolished

ABOR seeks to advance Title IX lawsuit against UA

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan granted a 30 day extension to the board to file a legal petition–the first step to seek an opinion for the high court.

The Buzz: Arizona navigates legal uncertainty with two conflicting abortion bans

Arizona contends with a legal tangle over two conflicting abortion laws, leaving providers and patients in uncertainty.

An abortion ban enacted in 1864 is under review in the Arizona Supreme Court

The state’s high court is reviewing a lower-court decision that said doctors couldn’t be charged for performing the procedure in the first 15 weeks of pregnancy because other Arizona laws over the years have allowed them to provide abortions.

Arizona abortion laws clash: High-stakes court battle set to unfold

The case, Planned Parenthood vs. Mayes/Hazelrigg, will decide Arizona's abortion landscape.

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