A proposed land swap that would turn over 24-hundred acres of protected Federal land to be turned into a massive copper mine failed to pass the U-S Congress—Until last month. KSFR's Dave Marash discussed the issue with reporter Emily Bregel of the Arizona Daily Star of Tucson on "Here and There": (Listen Here)
Two Albuquerque police officers were charged with murder Monday in the shooting death of a knife-wielding homeless man that led to violent protests and brought new scrutiny to the Duke City’s police department amid a federal investigation. The decision to bring murder charges occurred at a time when police tactics are under intense review nationwide, fueled by the fatal shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, and the chokehold death of another unarmed man in New York City. Grand juries declined to charge officers in those cases, leading to large protests.