Chinese Cultural Center Outside

Patriot Movement AZ supports preservation of Chinese Cultural Center

Immigration reform stalls in House, as GOP-backed plan is shot down

AZ ACLU worries Trump’s executive order too vague to halt family separations

Trump ends family separations, stands firm on ‘zero tolerance’ policy

House immigration vote nears, but GOP fighting puts outcome in doubt

Phoenix Council to proceed with light-rail extension to South Phoenix, but requests design evaluation

Pharmacy chain CVS adds medication drop-off sites in Arizona, another move in opioid battle

Family separations spark feuds across Capitol; DHS defends handling

Poll shows 66% of Americans disagree with border policy: What do Arizona leaders say?

Puente Arizona speaks out against separation of families at the border

CBP chief looks to expand vehicle-scanning technology at Nogales port

A year after shooting, Congressional Baseball Game makes a statement

Action plans: Arizona groups teaching millennials and minorities to get involved politically

House leaders derail plan to force vote on bipartisan immigration bills

Phoenix chief asks city to fund study into increase in officer-involved shootings

March for Our Lives holds second ‘die-in’ at Capitol on Pulse shooting anniversary

A brain matter: Former Cardinals among those in concussion lawsuit against NFL

Obama Foundation launches community organizing initiative in Phoenix

Phoenix monsoon photo

Monsoon rescues are free, despite ‘stupid-motorist law,’ Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office says

Flake, on Senate floor, slams Trump on trade, lack of ‘grown-up leadership’

Renovated after flood damage, Burton Barr Central Library set to reopen

School’s out, lunch is on: Kids get free, nutritious meals in summer

Native American coal miners seek 90-day pause in shutdown of Navajo Generating Station

Mesa approves deal to build ASU satellite campus for media, technology in downtown

Reagan, Fontes settle suit over Arizona’s voter registration process

Court sides with baker who refused same-sex couple’s wedding cake

Free-speech ruling in Trump Twitter case echoes Arizona debate

New steel, aluminum tariffs worry Arizona firms, raise trade war fears

Ethics panel confirms Schweikert probe; supporters rush to his defense

DHS secretary visits Nogales, says undocumented children aren’t lost, ‘they don’t want to be found’

Arizona leaders say state has made progress on opioid crisis, but concerns about border security remain

Story of the 1,475 missing immigrant children is more complex than it appears

Ducey: Evolution should still be taught in schools

How mended relationship between Cardinals, Glendale helped return Super Bowl to Arizona

Phoenix, Buckeye among biggest-, fastest-growing cities in U.S. in 2017

Proud and close-knit : A Phoenix neighborhood unites under Old Glory

‘The closer’: Bidwill credits Gov. Ducey with sealing Arizona Super Bowl bid

Phoenix City Council votes to sue over citizenship question on 2020 Census

Arizona promises ‘most fan-friendly’ Super Bowl in 2023

McSally, immigration agency directors decry ‘loopholes’ in asylum law

Paper chase: Phoenix Union helps with financial aid forms to get more students into college

Arpaio submits signatures for U.S. Senate race, vows that he’s a serious candidate

Arizona students gather to remember victims of Texas school shooting

San Carlos Apache activist joins D.C. rally for ‘fundamental rights’

Some Arizona Republicans join Democrats to reject House farm bill

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Phoenix trains apprentices to become sanitation workers

Distance, language can still pose challenge to Native American voting

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Supreme Court decision could open door to legalized sports betting in Arizona

Change in Park Service policy catches some seasonal workers off-guard

Fontes says multistate database could ease, improve voting process

Ducey: Lawmakers agree to raise pay for teachers, support staff

National Park Service works to attract more ethnically diverse visitors

GOP lawmakers make ‘surreal’ return to field where gunman opened fire

#RedForEd: What’s about to happen when teachers walk out

When a loss is a win: 8th District results called a warning for GOP

Holding hands

Federal judge rules United States must keep DACA and accept new applications

Sinema outpaces likely GOP challengers, raises $8 million in Senate bid

Lesko tops Tipirneni, keeps Congressional District 8 in GOP hands

Bill to fund White Mountain Apache water project stalls – again

Students deem ‘die-in’ gun-control protest successful despite lack of response from Gov. Ducey

#RedForEd: Ducey vetoes 10 bills to pressure Legislature to fund raises for teachers

Arizona tightens the leash on service animals

Arizona students stage ‘die-in’ outside governor’s office to demand action on gun violence

Red for Ed: Teachers to walk out over low pay, inadequate classroom spending

Slurs, support on social media mark gun-control movement

Pace picks up as vote nears in special election for 8th District seat

Arizona educators voting on whether to walk out for better pay, more classroom dollars

Court OKs special prosecutor to fight Arpaio’s push to clear his record

#RedForEd: Teachers, legislators skeptical of Ducey’s plan for raising teacher salaries

Democrats get tips on selling progressive points in conservative areas

Ducey proposes 20% raise for teachers by 2020; Arizonans voice opinions on #RedForEd

Arizona National Guard announces details of Operation Guardian Shield along border

Hispanic Caucus vows to stop Census citizenship question ‘at all costs’

#RedForEd: Teachers ‘walk-in’ at Arizona schools as strike threat looms founders to be in court this week for detention hearings

Gov. Ducey sends 225 National Guard troops to Mexican border

Arizona Supreme Court strikes down in-state tuition for DACA students

Feeling disenfranchised by Phoenix Pride, undocumented LGBT people find their own way to celebrate

Prior Guard deployments to border got lukewarm reviews by auditors

Ducey sending 150 Arizona National Guard troops to border, but questions remain

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Latino voters in Arizona could make the difference in upcoming elections

Text 911: Maricopa County improves emergency system to serve the hearing impaired

McCain, Udall honored for their legacy of supporting Grand Canyon

School resource officers called a key safety tool, but critics fear discrimination

Arizona teachers plan walk-ins demanding pay raise, additional education funding

DACA stays

Trump declares DACA deal dead, blames Democrats for its failure

Arizona Supreme Court hears arguments on in-state tuition for DACA recipients

Death of 11-year-old Ashlynne Mike may bring Amber Alert to Native American reservations

#RedForEd teachers demand 20 percent salary hike, more money for education

Census plan to ask citizenship status on 2020 form sparks backlash

Uber self-driving cars suspended from Arizona roads; Waymo moves ahead

heroin works

Arizona bill would legalize needle-exchange programs, bring volunteers out of legal gray area

‘I will not be next’: Teen activists lead 15,000 in March For Our Lives Phoenix

Students, parents, teachers pack D.C. streets at March for Our Lives

McCain called friend, a ‘character’ as Naval Academy honors ailing senator

Giffords joins lawmakers, students at Capitol March for Our Lives rally

Arizona business leaders stress need for pathway to citizenship for DACA recipients

‘Death is not new to us’: High school gun-control activists plan Phoenix March For Our Lives

‘Let’s build bridges’: Former Mexican President Vicente Fox talks about marijuana, Trump and trade

Democratic activists urge Gov. Ducey to take bigger steps toward gun safety

Maricopa County again leads nation’s counties in population growth

#RedForEd: Teachers call in sick over low pay, protest state proposal on tax cuts for wealthy

National parks in Arizona using microchips and photo-mapping to deter thieves

House panel weighs plans to close $11.6 billion parks repair backlog

Interior Secretary Zinke visits Arizona borderlands to talk up Trump’s wall

Valley DACA recipients and advocates claim a win after SCOTUS decision on driver’s licenses

Local expert and national reports indicate Arizona bridges are generally safe

Flagstaff officials, then Gov. Ducey, ask for tighter controls of gun sales, more mental health money

Flake renews criticism of Trump, GOP on eve of New Hampshire speech

Voices in protest: Community speaks out about gun violence

17 lives, 17 minutes: Students rally, walk out of schools to mark one month since the Parkland shooting

On eve of student walkouts, advocates send silent message of lives lost

Planned Parenthood evokes ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ to oppose abortion bill

AZ teachers talk: Should teachers carry guns in the classroom and other issues raised by Parkland shooting

‘We deserve better:’ 17-year-old activist joins legislators calling for gun control laws

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Arizona representative, DACA recipient arrested at immigration march

Democrat who lost Tuesday primary for Congress eyes August do-over

Black firefighter shares life lessons on and off job

Sen. Jeff Flake and injured coach reflect on congressional baseball game shooting

Dust storm warning system planned between Phoenix, Tucson

Lesko, Tipernini win hotly contested District 8 congressional primary

Supreme Court takes age discrimination suit from Arizona fire district

Flake plan to raise age limit for long guns leaves both sides unhappy

Tempe opens low-income housing targeted to veterans, families

Student protesters march in Phoenix, call for removal of school resource officers

Firearms-related deaths increase among Arizona children

Feds’ plan could add food stamp work requirement in most counties

300 Mesa High students walk out in support of stricter gun control

Gun control bills stall in Arizona Legislature

Crowded field for House special election raises more than $1.1 million

East Valley Krav Maga center teaches women to defend themselves

Kelli Ward is only true conservative running for Senate, Sen. Paul tells Scottsdale rally

Congress takes a week off as DACA deadline looms, Dreamers fret

Arizona schools to join national protest of gun violence

Lawmaker: Lack of regulation on Arizona tattoo industry is ‘shocking’

Gubernatorial hopeful Garcia optimistic on Democratic chances in 2018

Senate begins debate on immigration reform with deadlines looming

Arizona Democrats call Trump’s 2019 budget plan a ‘slap in the face’

MCSO trains K-9 dogs to protect and serve

Counting on conversations with people who are homeless to reveal respect, gain resources

Authorities grant stay to undocumented immigrant and father of five who sought sanctuary at Phoenix church

Legislators propose tougher laws to stop wrong-way crashes

Both sides of immigration issue face off outside Sen. Flake’s Phoenix office

Arizona could allow tax payments in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies

Arizona lawmakers split on bill to continue funding federal government

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State ready – again – to fund Grand Canyon if government shuts down

A Gilbert legislator seeks to ban enforcement cameras

Is 2018 the year Arizona bans texting while driving?

Gosar dismisses failed censure attempt over State of the Union tweets

Crime victims tell lawmakers, toughen immigration before saving DACA

House OKs harassment bills in wake of charges against Franks, others

Good Samaritan law will protect drug users who help opioid victims

Arizona Republicans short on time to replace Shooter in Legislature

District 8 House seat likely to remain Republican, despite crowded race

With a week to next shutdown, no obvious progress on budget, DACA bills

Phoenix recycling officials: Plastic bags contribute to lost time worth about $1 million

Arizona Rep. Don Shooter expelled from House over sexual harassment

President Trump’s focus on MS-13 may not reflect Arizona’s gang reality

New bill would prevent displaying ‘Redskins’ in Arizona public-funded stadiums

Valley Hispanic immigrants react to President Trump’s State of the Union

Same speech, different views: Democrats, GOP differ on State of the Union

Gosar call to arrest illegal immigrants at Trump address causes stir

Bill would limit marketing, publishing information about medical-marijuana dispensaries

Hispanic chamber: If Salvadorans with TPS are deported, Arizona’s economy would suffer

Both sides blast Trump immigration plan – as racist or as a giveaway

Ducey signs sweeping law to confront Arizona opioid crisis

Trump citizenship remarks give immigration negotiators glimmer of hope

Despite few details, Arizona mayors like Trump’s infrastructure pledge

New solar panel tariffs will be felt by Arizona companies, consumers

On cold, dark morning, teams count the homeless in Maricopa County

Pension Trap

Furloughed federal workers feel like ‘pawns’ in shutdown fight

Ducey calls special session on opioid crisis

Nearly 22,000 unite to push for political power at Women’s March in Arizona

Tusayan photo

Grand Canyon partly open, blunting biggest hit of government shutdown

Arizonans at March for Life upbeat on pro-life prospects in Washington

Tempe City Council fails to pass border wall resolution

DACA advocates push for action as clock ticks down on budget deal

As federal shutdown looms, legislators approve Arizona CHIP health care funds for children

Tempe City Council to vote on opposition of border wall

Flake, McCain: Trump attacks on media hurt democracy, help autocrats

Arizona: False alarm like Hawaii’s unlikely; people should still prepare

Ducey unveils optimistic fiscal 2019 budget with emphasis on school spending

McSally embraces Trump, her military service as she enters Senate race

Nonprofits: Arizona needs more foster families for refugee children

Feds say states can move forward on plans for Medicaid work requirement

White Mountain Apache water measure sidetracked by labor language

Arizona schools help refugee children adjust

Iranian Bahá’í refugees find religious freedom in Arizona

Arpaio bid for Senate shakes up already tumultuous primary campaign

Flake, McSally join talks at White House on DACA, immigration reform

Two Kenyan sisters fled violence and found refuge in Mesa

Thousands of refugees came to Arizona in 2016, but fewer arrived last year

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey pushes efforts to reduce recidivism

Williams police test gun-mounted cameras

Military accepts transgender recruits, but advocates won’t give up fight

Police Chief Jeri Williams calls community engagement critical to success

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Franks abruptly quits Congress, hours after setting Jan. 31 resignation

Franks to resign in face of House Ethics probe of possible harassment

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Arizona police departments try to repair rifts with communities

Some Arizona residents push back against police through protests, ballot box

Arizona law enforcement doesn’t reflect state’s diversity

Repercussions: How does lack of diversity affect policing?

Firefighter practice

Firefighter fitness: drag tires, run stairs and punch holes in an attic. Do it again.

Justices grapple with baker’s right to deny service to same-sex couple

Citizenship Rush

Citizenship requests hit new high in state, nation, more growth likely

Flake joins McCain as Republicans line up behind Senate tax-cut plan

Flake wants to back tax bill if it comes with DACA protections

ACA Arizona

At open season midpoint, Obamacare sign-ups boom in state, nation

House panel OKs bill to allow concealed gun carry across state lines

Arizona rancher, official tell Congress states need voice in water regs


Fentanyl seizures increase at Arizona border

Arizona residents, Trump take competing tax plan appeals to Capitol

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Arizona lawmakers split along party lines as House approves tax cut


Mesa sets its eyes on e-commerce with Mexico

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Phoenix neighborhood grant provides low-cost access to Grid Bikes

Giffords assures crowd at Capitol ceremony she’s ‘still fighting’

Backers hope Route 66 ‘historic trail’ designation can drive tourism

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Do you use Tonto National Forest? Officials want to hear from you

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Faith Leaders

Arizona faith leaders call on McCain, Flake to fight repeal of Clean Power Plan

1 Arizona filer in 5 took state, local deduction House wants to drop

McSally’s entry into Senate race could set up ‘war’ in GOP primary

Immigrants wary as DHS ends Nicaraguan protection, extends Hondurans

Arizona has some of the least restrictive gun laws in the country

Arizona lawmakers split as House begins work on GOP tax-reform plan

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Officials urge transportation workers to report suspicious behavior after New York terrorism attack

House extends children’s health coverage, but Senate outlook unclear

Feds consider lifting ban on uranium mining around Grand Canyon

Arizona Obamacare premiums may drop, as troubled enrollment opens

Penzone to inmates on hunger strike: Food is nutritious, not delicious

Emotional McCain urges midshipmen to fight for ideals ‘under attack’

Flake, Kaine renew call for Congress to weigh in on ongoing military use


Community groups call on Ducey to ‘commit to action on climate change’


Four Latinos form Arizona’s first legislative LGBT Caucus

In Focus DACA Special Report: Episode 3

Opioid drugs

Arizona officials praise Trump’s declaration of public health emergency for opioids

Lawmakers, advocates blast ‘misguided’ Grand Canyon fee hike plan

Democrats renew call for a quick vote on a ‘clean’ Dream Act bill

Flake won’t run again, opening likely ‘free-for-all’ in Senate race

At least 1,100 in Arizona could lose TPS coverage, face deportation

Flake will not seek 2018 re-election for Senate seat

comfort dog

Phoenix Police Department seeks to diversify by promoting wide array of career possibilities

Joe Thomas presenting

Education leaders demand Ducey give teachers 20 percent raises

Senators say feds leave local officials on their own on cybersecurity

Sessions: DACA bill needs border security, ‘more than just amnesty’

Sparring partners: Trump warns McCain he will ‘fight back’ at some point


Ward formally kicks off Senate campaign with conservative big guns

Cancer survivor says Trump plan sabotages health insurance coverage

McCain calls on U.S. to lead world, reject ‘spurious nationalism’

Zinke vows to stamp out ‘virus’ of harassment at national parks

No shooting sign

Interior Department may expand recreational shooting on federal lands

Fire Station 5, Santa Rosa, California

Arizona forestry department sends 150 firefighters to California to battle wildfires

Lindsey Graham

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Advocates: Trump immigration demands complicate DACA replacement


Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone wants ‘no politics in policing’   

Land Feud

House advances bill to limit president’s creation of national monuments

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Graham optimistic about chances for Franks’ abortion bill in Senate

Flake bill to shield DACA recipients has green card path, border funds

Despite outreach efforts, 42,200 immigrants fail to meet DACA deadline

Senators tell DACA recipients that ‘stars align’ for Dream Act passage


What happens to DACA recipients who can’t renew?

House approves ban on abortion after 20 weeks; chances slim in Senate

Justin Uhart

Survivors describe chaos, carnage of Las Vegas shooting aftermath

Vice President Pence arrives in Phoenix to tout Trump tax plan

Giffords to Congress: ‘The nation is counting on you’ after Las Vegas

Hugo Juarez

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Donkeys? Elephants? Nah. This campaign pits dogs and hedgehogs

Officials: Nothing to worry about – yet – when health programs expire

Sinema’s long-expected challenge to Flake shakes up Senate race

As Scalise returns to Capitol, Flake repeats call for renewed civility

Arizona teen joins Capitol push to replace diesel buses with electric

The Grand Canal, Phoenix

Bike paths and walkways mark grand goals for Grand Canal

Border Patrol

As border wall prototype construction starts, Arizona geographer speaks up

How would Pat Tillman react to anthem controversy? Friend Staat has an idea