ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Access and barriers to the political process across Indian Country will be the focus of an upcoming discussion in Washington, D.C. U.S. Sen. Tom Udall, vice chair of Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, will be leading Tuesday's conversation about Native American voting rights. Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye, representatives with the National Congress of American Indians, the Native American Rights Fund and top election managers from New Mexico will be among those participating.
PHOENIX (AP) - Metro Phoenix will be under a pollution advisory again. Environmental regulators issued the advisory for Monday because the area's ozone levels are expected to exceed the federal health standard for air quality. People with respiratory problems are advised to limit their outdoor activities on days of elevated ozone levels.
PHOENIX (AP) - Police are looking for a suspect after a man was fatally shot in a south Phoenix neighborhood. They say officers responded to a call of shots fired about 8 p.m. Saturday near the area of Seventh Street and Dobbins Road. Witnesses told police that they had heard the shots from a nearby home. Police later found the 33-year-old victim with a gunshot wound. The man died from his injuries. His name hasn't been released yet.
PHOENIX (AP) - Police in Phoenix say a young girl has died and her caregivers have been arrested on suspicion of homicide and child abuse. They say 28-year-old Tayran Slash and 21-year-old Sharonta Adams have both been booked into jail. It wasn't immediately clear Sunday if either the man or woman has a lawyer yet. Police responded to a call of an unresponsive child at a Phoenix around 9:30 a.m. Saturday. Fire Department paramedics arrived and found the child of about 2 years old had multiple injuries.
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