By Harrison Mantas | Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration waived environmental and other regulations on nearly one quarter of Arizona's border with Mexico last year to ease the way for border wall construction, a review of government documents shows.
By Kara Harris | Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019
WASHINGTON - The $1.4 trillion budget that Congress passed last week contained $1.375 billion for border wall construction in fiscal 2020 - what one expert called a "mixed bag" in which neither side got all it wanted.
By Harrison Mantas | Friday, Dec. 13, 2019
PHOENIX - A federal appeals court panel grappled Friday with how - or why - convicted Navajo double-murderer Lezmond Mitchell could question jurors from his trial 16 years ago about possible racial bias in their deliberations.
By Megan U. Boyanton | Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019
WASHINGTON - For the first time in at least a year, more adult immigrants were apprehended at the southern border than families in October, according to numbers released Thursday by Customs and Border Protection.
By Grayson Schmidt | Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019
SANTA MONICA, Calif. – With valley fever being rare outside of California and Arizona, California places legislation to warn at- risk workers.
By Vandana Ravikumar | Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019
WASHINGTON - Border officers apprehended nearly 1 million migrants at the southern border in fiscal 2019, an 88 percent increase over the previous year, according to Customs and Border Protection numbers released Tuesday.
By Warren Younger | Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019
GILBERT – The growth of esports is evident in the decision by Topgolf to expand its reach and form a partnership with Chinese electronics manufacturer TCL.
By Megan U. Boyanton | Friday, Sept. 20, 2019
WASHINGTON - The number of Arizonans without health insurance rose by about 55,000 people last year, according to the Census Bureau, as a relatively strong economy was offset by hefty cost increases. The total number of uninsured Arizonans stood at 750,000, or 10.6% of Arizona's population.
By Vandana Ravikumar | Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019
WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that witnesses to Arizona executions have a First Amendment right to hear the entire execution process to help determine if executions are done "in a humane and lawful manner."
By Chelsea Hofmann | Friday, Sept. 13, 2019
PHOENIX – There’s a lot of misinformation about the thousands of fires burning in the Amazon rainforest including some of the images. Researchers in Arizona help sort through some of the confusion.
By Harrison Mantas | Monday, Sept. 9, 2019
WASHINGTON - Apprehensions at the southern border dropped sharply in August, to just over 64,000 people, in part because of increased cooperation from Mexican authorities, a Customs and Border Protection official said. But apprehensions were still the highest of any August in the last five years.
By Anton L. Delgado | Monday, Aug. 12, 2019
PINETOP-LAKESIDE – Pinetop-Lakeside is among the latest U.S. cities to take advantage of a federal program aimed at creating “fire-adapted” communities where humans and forest meet.