19 Firefighters Die Battling Arizona Wildfire
19 Firefighters Die Battling Arizona Wildfire
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/02/2013 - 17:03

It's a scene nobody would ever want to witness. A long line of vans from the coroner's office in Arizona drive by carrying the bodies of 19 firefighters whose lives were claimed by an uncontrollable wind-driven wildfire on Sunday.


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Arizona Man Tries to Open Airplane Door in Midair!
By Sugey Palomares | 05/28/2013 - 13:48

An Arizona man was arrested after trying to open an emergency exit door exit during his flight from Alaska to Oregon on Monday. Alexander Michael Herrera, 23, set off an alarm on Flight 132 after pulling the door handle in the emergency-exit row, reports Fox News Latino. He was restrained and tied down with shoelaces before being handed over to police.


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Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s Office ‘Profiled’ Latinos, Says Judge
By Amaris Castillo | 05/27/2013 - 09:30

A federal judge ruled that Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s office has profiled Latinos in routine patrols for undocumented immigrants. According to BBC, the self-proclaimed “toughest sheriff in America” was sued by a group of Latino drivers who claimed that the 80-year-old’s deputies relied on race when choosing whom to stop during patrols.


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Young Readers Wish Books Had More Latino Characters
Young Readers Wish Books Had More Latino Characters
By Kamren Curiel | 02/14/2013 - 11:52

Tucson, Arizona has been at the center of many book debates. In 2010, the Tucson Unified School District banned books taught in the high school's Mexican American Studies classes, which sparked a caravan of Ethnic Studies activists from across the country to smuggle the books back into the state.


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Jessica Capshaw and Sara Ramirez on Grey's Anatomy
Grey’s Anatomy: What’s Coming Up For Callie and Arizona?
By Kamren Curiel | 01/25/2013 - 11:25

First of all, don't ever say that Arizona (Jessica Capshaw) and Callie (Sara Ramirez) have already been through the worst on Grey's Anatomy. According to Capshaw, who plays Callie's wife Arizona, it can and does get worse.

"We thought we were in the clear after the [Season 7] car accident," Capshaw told TVLine. "We’re like, “Eh, it can’t get worse than that.” [Laughs]


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The 7 Latest Revelations in the Jodi Arias Trial
By Amaris Castillo | 01/07/2013 - 16:59

Since Jodi Arias' trial began last week, twisted tales and new revelations have continuously made its way into the courtroom.


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Trial Begins for Jodi Arias, Woman Accused of Stabbing Lover 27 Times and Shooting Him
By Amaris Castillo | 01/04/2013 - 11:03

Trial has begun for a Latina charged with the gruesome murder of her ex-boyfriend.


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Marie Lopez Rogers
Obama-Praised Latina Is Living the American Dream
By Amaris Castillo | 12/04/2012 - 16:42

Marie Lopez Rogers has come a long way since childhood, often spent in the cotton fields of scorching Arizona.


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Joe Arpaio at the 2012 Republican National Convention
Sheriff Joe Arpaio: "I Can Get Along Great With the Hispanics"
By Samantha Leal | 11/29/2012 - 15:20

After winning reelection to a sixth term as the sheriff for Arizona's Maricopa County, Joe Arpaio is reaching out to Latinos and the local community in the way only Joe Arpaio can.


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Suspended Mexican American Studies Classes Could be Restored in Arizona
By Samantha Leal | 11/14/2012 - 15:04

Suspended Mexican American studies courses that were eliminated from classrooms earlier this year by the Tucson Unified School District in Arizona could be reinstated (and even expanded!) by a new pact. The pact would bring closure to a 1974 lawsuit over racial segregation in Arizona's public schools, reports Fox News Latino.


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