Articles Tagged with Arizona

Joe Arpaio: Federal Judge Blocks Arizona Sheriff’s Illegal Immigration Raids

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Joe Arpaio is being blocked for conducting illegal immigration workplace raids by a federal judge. The Maricopa County, Arizona, sheriff and his attorneys are prepared to fight the court order. Sheriff Joe Arpaio had been conducting raids which targeted suspected illegal aliens working at Maricopa County businesses, until Judge David Campbell ordered the actions stopped… Read more »

Illegal Immigrant Sues Border Patrol Over Dog Bites Sustained During Drug Arrest

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Illegal immigrant Jose Manuel Marino-Najera is suing the Border Patrol over dog bites he sustained after entering America illegally and carrying drugs into the country. Marino-Najera claims his human rights were violated after United States Border Patrol officers unleashed canine agents on him before he was arrested on a “cartel controlled” section of the Mexican… Read more »

Is The End Of The Death Penalty Near? Just Look At Texas

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The State of Texas carried out its tenth death penalty sentence of the year last night as Miguel Paredes was executed by lethal injection for the murder of three men in 2000. There are no other executions planned for the Lone Star State in 2014. While ten is almost a rate of one per month,… Read more »

Arizona Firefighters Rescue Horse Trapped In A Swimming Pool! [Video]

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Firefighters from the Mesa Fire and Medical Department in Mesa, Arizona, responded to an unusual rescue call on Saturday when they were called in to rescue a horse that had fallen inside a backyard swimming pool. According to AZ Central, the incident came to light after a homeowner residing near Val Vista and University called… Read more »

5.2 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Through Arizona [BREAKING]

Around 10pm Saturday a 5.2 magnitude earthquake shook through Arizona.

Saturday night, just before 10pm, a magnitude 5.2 earthquake shook through southeast Arizona. It was reported at a depth of 5 kilometers. The U.S. Geological Survey has noted it is likely the second most powerful earthquake ever felt in Arizona. “Arizona has experienced earthquakes before,” said U.S. Geology Survey geophysicist Jana Pursley. “There was a… Read more »

Prison Teacher Raped By Sex Offender While Giving A Test

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An Arizona prison teacher was raped after being left alone in a room full of rapists, child molesters, and other sex offenders. An Associated Press report about the sexual assault at the Eyman Prison in the Meadows Unit also noted that the incident highlighted “major security lapses” at the correctional institution. The Florence, Arizona prison’s… Read more »

Arizona Power Grid Attacked With Homemade Bomb

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The Arizona power grid was attacked last week when an unknown suspects, or suspects, placed a homemade bomb by a diesel fuel tank. If the device had functioned as the maker had planned, more than 30,000 Nogales area residents would have been left in the dark. The bomb left at the Arizona substation was placed… Read more »

Illegal Immigrants Dropped by the Hundreds at Arizona Bus Stop by Feds

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Illegal immigrants attempting to cross the border in Texas at the Rio Grande Valley are being moved to the Phoenix Greyhound bus station located at 2115 E. Buckeye Rd. This isn’t just a small transporting of a couple illegal immigrants. Arizona news station KPHO notes that over the Memorial Day weekend the bus stop was… Read more »

Firefighters Fight Fire With Fire In Arizona As Wildfire Rages On

In Arizona, firefighters fight a wildfire with backburn.

Firefighters in Arizona have been working tirelessly to quell the flames of a wildfire that began on Tuesday afternoon between Flagstaff and Sedona. Firefighters spilled into Arizona in an attempt to keep the wildfire contained. There are close to 1,000 firefighters currently battling the blaze. So far, the Arizona wildfire is currently only affecting Oak… Read more »

BLM Responsible For 460 Million Acres Of Public Lands

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The BLM (Bureau of Land Management) wields power over about 460 million acres of the 2.27 billion acres of land in the United States of America. The federal agency which folks in western states deal with on a routine basis was largely unfamiliar to residents in other parts of the nation until the Cliven Bundy… Read more »

Second Amendment: Arizona Approves Four Pro-Gun Laws

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Arizona lawmakers just gave approval for four “major” pro-guns laws in the state senate. The state house of representatives approved Second Amendment related bills which allow concealed carry permit holders to take their firearms into government buildings which do not have security measures. HB 22339, the gun bill which would allow concealed carry permit holders… Read more »