Alicia Barrón is a contributing writer for The Copper Courier. She's from the border town of Nogales, Arizona, and has worked in journalism for over 20 years, starting at 3TV/azfamily. Most recently, she was a staff writer at Upworthy and Buzzfeed.
Nogales' Superintendent says their decision as to when in-person learning will begin will rely on COVID-19 infections data.
Guy Phillips rejected calls to resign after he invoked George Floyd’s dying words while protesting against policies requiring the use of face coverings.
Santa Cruz County is hosting a COVID-19 testing blitz in Nogales, Rio Rico, and Patagonia this weekend and the next to increase its testing capability, according to the county health director.
Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego and Tucson Mayor Regina Romero joined over a dozen mayors across the country asking the Trump administration not to send federal agents to American cities.
An analysis of over 50,000 criminal cases found that Black and Latino defendants are given longer sentences and higher fines than their white counterparts.
Full-time workers in Arizona must earn at least $21 an hour to be able to rent a modest home, or work 57 hours per week at minimum wage.
Recent polling shows Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey’s approval rates have taken a steep fall since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic.