PHOENIX – The Sierra Club announced it has joined the Center for Biological Diversity and a number of other conservation groups in two lawsuits to protect the San Pedro River, one of the last undammed rivers in the Southwest.
PHOENIX – DACA recipient Johan Montes Cuevas was held in ICE custody for two days after videotaping police aggression from his vehicle.
TEMPE – Despite the relatively strict guidelines we are now living under in the U.S., other countries have enacted much harsher penalties for disobeying COVID-19 response measures, even for recreation.
PHOENIX – A Super Bowl ad by the NFL that features the late Pat Tillman has divided a football community debating its intent. The statue of the former Arizona State and Cardinals defensive player at State Farm Stadium is part of a commercial celebrating the league’s 100th anniversary.
‘Kobe gave it life’: Bryant’s appreciation for women’s game evident in connection with Taurasi, Mercury
PHOENIX – Kobe Bryant had appreciation for Mercury, women’s game.
PHOENIX - A Morrison Institute for Public Policy poll shows Republicans’ and Democrats’ have “separate thoughts” on immigration, climate change, affordable housing and gun control, among other issues. The poll may also reveal the growing political power of independents in Arizona.
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.
PHOENIX – The Board of Supervisors will spend $6.1 million over three years to upgrade voting systems, and it hired an executive to oversee elections.
PHOENIX – Teachers, victims of child sex abuse and low-income kids were among the winners in the budget the Legislature passed late Monday.
WASHINGTON - New Census Bureau figures show that per-pupil spending in Arizona's public schools was fourth-lowest in the nation in 2017, still mired at the back of the pack even though spending rose faster that year in the state than it did in the rest of the country.
The Peruvian labor market is being transformed by an influx of more than 700,000 Venezuelans, a number that could double by year’s end.
MORENCI – Most of Arizona’s 12 methadone clinics are in the Phoenix area, leaving rural residents recovering from opioid use to travel miles for such treatment.