By Jessie Wardarski
An appeals court said testimony from ICE agents did not violate Jose Antonio Liera-Morales' right to confront his accusers. Liera-Morales, working off his own debt to smugglers, picked up a Honduran here illegally, held him hostage and demanded ransom from the teen's mother.
It may seem odd that there are many ways to drown in a desert state, but safety experts are trying to spread the word about pools, lakes, canals - all bodies of water. It comes as Arizona has seen a relatively typical number of drownings and water incidents so far this year.
Arizona said in 2008 that it would not comply with the Real ID Act, a post-9/11 law aimed making it harder for would-be terrorists to get fake IDs. Now, the act is about to get real: The federal government will start phasing in limits on where non-compliant licenses can be accepted.
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