By Joshua Gerard Gargiulo | Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020
WASHINGTON - Arizona enacted a ban on texting while driving last year, after 10 years of trying, but it still wasn't enough to pull the state from the bottom of a national report card on traffic safety laws.
By Luke Runyon | Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019
LAS VEGAS – With the drought contingency plan finished, water managers from across the Southwest recently gathered in Las Vegas to figure out what’s next. Climate change already is restricting the arid region’s water supplies, and there’s little agreement on how to bring balance to the Colorado River Basin.
By Jason Krell | Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019
PHOENIX – Despite fielding some of the top esports teams in the country and boasting one of the largest clubs on campus, the ASU esports association is fighting for more support from ASU administration.
By Lindsay Walker | Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019
WASHINGTON - Maricopa County is one of dozens of state and local governments tapped Tuesday to be part of a federal initiative to combat HIV infections, one step in an ambitious plan to end HIV in the U.S. by 2030.
By Lamar Smith | Friday, Nov. 22, 2019
PEORIA – The Women’s Sports School held their first scouting program to encourage women to work in baseball operations.
By Amy-Xiaoshi DePaola | Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019
WASHINGTON - Former McCain Institute Executive Director Kurt Volker told the House Intelligence Committee Tuesday that he was unaware of any efforts to get the Ukrainian government to interfere in U.S. politics in exchange for military aid.
By Barbara Smith | Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019
TUCSON – Voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly defeated Proposition 205, which would have declared Tucson the state's first sanctuary city. The vote came amid warnings from the Trump administration of possible federal sanctions costing the city millions of dollars.
By Jennifer Alvarez | Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019
WHITERIVER – Native Americans have the highest suicide rates in the U.S., and youth are especially affected. Both on reservations and in cities, efforts are underway to build resilience and break the taboo of talking about mental health.
By Megan U. Boyanton | Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019
WASHINGTON - State Rep. Jennifer Longdon, D-Phoenix, didn't need to tell congressional lawmakers Thursday about the harm firearms can do: She showed them, when she rolled her wheelchair into a House hearing on the costs of gun violence.
By Amy-Xiaoshi DePaola | Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019
WASHINGTON - State officials agree on this much: "Not one red penny" of the $150,000 allocated for a task force on missing and murdered indigenous women that was created in May has been seen yet. But they disagree on who's to blame.
By Megan U. Boyanton | Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019
WASHINGTON - Arizona vape-store owners were alarmed by the Trump administration's announcement Wednesday that it plans to begin enforcing rules that would drive flavored e-cigarettes out of the market, an industry official said.
By Chelsea Hofmann | Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019
PHOENIX – BMW of North America donated 100 electric vehicle charging stations to national parks across America, including six at Grand Canyon National Park.