By TJ Mathewson | Friday, March 27, 2020
Could the high rate of COVID-19 infections in New Orleans be a harbinger for the Phoenix metropolitan area? That’s what some are wondering after a recent spike in Louisiana is being attributed, in part, to the large influx of visitors during Mardi Gras celebrations, which occurred around the same time as spring training and the Waste Management Phoenix Open.
By McKenzie Sadeghi | Wednesday, March 25, 2020
WASHINGTON - The Senate gave unanimous approval late Wednesday to a historic $2 trillion economic stimulus package that calls for direct payments to taxpayers and hundreds of billions in relief for small businesses and targeted industries, like airlines.
By Jonmaesha Beltran | Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020
PHOENIX – The Phoenix City Council on Tuesday approved civilian oversight of the Phoenix police that combines a new city agency and a community review board that will have the power to investigate complaints against police, recommend policy changes directly to the police chief and set up community outreach.
By McKenzie Sadeghi | Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020
WASHINGTON - A divided Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a Border Patrol agent in Texas who shot across the border and killed a teen in Mexico cannot be sued by the boy's parents for the death, a ruling likely to affect an almost identical cross-border shooting in Nogales.
By Valerie Gonzales | Monday, Feb. 24, 2020
LOS ANGELES – Basketball legends and family gather in Los Angeles to celebrate the lives of Kobe and Gianna Bryant, who were killed in a helicopter crash Jan. 27.
By Carson Field | Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020
Scottsdale - At Cactus League media day in Scottsdale, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred and managers weighed in on why the sign-stealing incident has drawn such a buzz, compared to other baseball scandals.
By MacKinley Lutes-Adlhoch | Monday, Feb. 17, 2020
WASHINGTON - They have four-, 10- and 20-year plans for their own lives, but the three Maricopa Wells Middle School students in Washington this week for an engineering competition were also looking farther down the road - to what a sustainable Salt Lake City might look like in 100 years.
By Christopher Scragg | Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration plans to tap the Pentagon for another $3.8 billion in military funds to pay for border wall construction this year, a move critics blasted as "theft," a raid and a money grab.
By Lyle Goldstein | Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020
PHOENIX – The LGBTQ community gathered at the Capitol Wednesday to protest a proposed bill that targets female transgender athletes.
By McKenzie Sadeghi and | Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020
WASHINGTON - Voting barriers for Native Americans have always existed, but polling cutbacks, discriminatory voter ID laws and lack of funding are making things worse, advocates told a House panel Tuesday - the same day a federal court reinstated an Arizona law against "ballot harvesting."
By Christopher Scragg | Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020
WASHINGTON - Arizona Reps. Andy Biggs and David Schweikert were among just 11 Republicans who crossed party lines Thursday as the House voted to limit the president's ability to pursue military action without approval from Congress.
By J.J. Santos | Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020
PHOENIX – Volunteers and workers conduct the annual Point-in-Time Count of people who are living in shelters or outside of shelters to determine the scope of needs for those who are homeless.This year, for the first time, data was collected on a smartphone app. The information will be analyzed and sent to the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development.