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A bid to block tribal gaming on the edge of Glendale has faltered.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Jose Manuel Marino-Najera was hiding behind brush in the southern Arizona desert with a nearly 50-pound load of marijuana when a U.S. Border Patrol K-9 found him.
Glendale will get more than $25 million during the next two decade from the Tohono O'odham Nation in exchange for supporting its plans for a casino on the city's edge.
Federal officials on Thursday gave the Tohono O'odham Nation final permission to make land it owns near Glendale part of the reservation, a crucial step toward the tribe's plans to build a casino there.
Excessive heat warnings remain in effect until Thursday evening for metro Phoenix, Tucson and other desert communities in south-central Arizona.
An excessive heat warning has been issued Monday for metropolitan Phoenix and several communities in southern Arizona.
In a major reversal, the Glendale City Council voted Tuesday to oppose federal legislation designed to block a tribal casino on the city's west side.
TUCSON — Nicknamed "Old Pueblo," Tucson is a city with many faces. It's a college town. It's an artist town. It's even still a Wild West town. Every February, southern Arizona's biggest city, located 115 miles (185 kilometers) below Phoenix, keeps schools open on President's Day but closes them later in the week for the annual Tucson Rodeo Parade.
This undated image released by Visit Tucson shows the Mission San Xavier del Bac, about 12 miles from Tucson, Ariz. More than 300 years old, the mission remains an active place of worship on the Tohono O’odham reservation. It’s one of a number of things to see and do in the Tucson area. (AP Photo/Visit Tucson)
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PHOENIX — State officials are trying to delay a federal appellate court hearing on the question of whether the Tohono O'odham Nation can build a casino on the edge of Glendale.
The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill that would stop the Tohono O'odham Nation from building a casino in the Glendale area.
PHOENIX — The U.S. House is making another bid to block the Tohono O'odham Nation from building a casino on land it owns near the University of Phoenix Stadium on the edge of Glendale.
A federal appeals court gave foes of a new Glendale casino new hope it could be legally blocked.
A federal judge on Tuesday slapped down the latest efforts by the state to block the Tohono O'odham from building a casino on the edge of Glendale.
Repeatedly rebuffed in court, the state and multiple Indian tribes are now banking on last-minute federal legislation to block the Tohono O'odham Nation from building a casino on the edge of Glendale.
CASA GRANDE — A Casa Grande man who is a former U.S. Border Patrol agent created and patented a video game controller for people with severe spinal cord injuries.
Local musicians are coming together to raise awareness of the proposed South Mountain Loop 202 Freeway extension on or near the Gila River Indian Community.
Congress did not act illegally in allowing a tribe to create reservation land on the edge of Glendale, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.
As the first day of school approaches, parents of tweens and teens are busy loading up on notebooks and mechanical pencils, buying jumbo packages of lunchtime snacks, shopping for just the right clothing and filling the family calendar with concerts, practice and game dates.
Arizona utilities, developers and other special interests are fueling a political action committee formed by Gov. Jan Brewer to help elect federal candidates who share her views on immigration and states' rights.