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 Harrison Mantas | Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019
WASHINGTON - A dozen Valley police departments are among 400 in the U.S. partnering with video-doorbell maker Ring to connect police and local homeowners who use the company's technology, raising concerns among some privacy advocates. But police say the program is safe and helps solve crime.
By Tim Royan | Friday, Aug. 23, 2019
PHOENIX – Police departments have looked to technology for solutions to criticisms, such as body-worn cameras to monitor police and public behavior and early-intervention software to sniff out bad behavior. Experiments with better community engagement, including civilian review boards with subpoena power, also are being considered or field-tested. Phoenix police plan to launch accountability procedures to document every time an officer draws a gun.
By Sebastian Emanuel | Friday, July 26, 2019
PHOENIX – The sons of Shaquille O’Neal and Dwyane Wade are participating in the NCAA’s newest basketball academy at GCU.
By Chloe Jones | Monday, July 22, 2019
PHOENIX – On any given school day, Mesa Public Schools, the largest school district in Arizona, is short about 80 bus drivers. Glendale, Payson and Prescott school districts have confirmed shortages as well.
By Sebastian Emanuel | Friday, July 19, 2019
PHOENIX – NARCAN’s nasal spray will reverse the potential overdose with the hope of saving lives.
By Heather van Blokland | Friday, July 5, 2019
PHOENIX – A $2 trillion infrastructure bill died last spring, so the beleaguered U.S. recycling industry is seeking funds through EPA grants to states.
By Tim Royan | Wednesday, July 3, 2019
PHOENIX – The Phoenix Police Department continued its rollout of body-worn cameras, issuing the devices to about a dozen officers Wednesday in the Cactus Park Precinct in north Phoenix.
By Tom Maxedon and Daniel Perle | Monday, June 24, 2019
PHOENIX – The Arizona Game and Fish Commission has voted to ban hunting contests that charge hunters fees, and then award prizes for killing the most of certain types of predatory and fur-bearing animals.
By Miranda Faulkner | Thursday, June 20, 2019
WASHINGTON - The head of the Arizona National Guard defended the use of military troops on the border, telling a House subcommittee that their support puts more Border Patrol officers on the front lines - what one official called "badges back to the border."
By Amanda Slee and Tanner Puckett | Friday, June 7, 2019
PHOENIX – Arizona’s monsoon season will likely arrive later than usual this summer, which means more time to prepare for the sometimes violent storms.
By Carissa Wigginton | Friday, March 22, 2019
PHOENIX – Arizona’s wildflowers are covering the desert, creating an exceptional and unprecedented bloom this spring. Record rainfall combined with lower temperatures are behind this colorful flower display.