Hundreds gather at National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona to honor fallen service members
PHOENIX – Hundreds of families attended the Memorial Day ceremony to pay respects to fallen service members at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona. Volunteers placed American flags on gravestones in preparation for the ceremony. Many service organizations attended the ceremony, including the Military Funeral Honor team, The Phoenix Stearman, 108th Army National Guard Band and others.
Gov. Katie Hobbs says no Arizonan will ‘be forced to cut their water use’ because of Colorado River conservation plan
PHOENIX – Gov. Katie Hobbs made two things clear at a news conference about a Colorado River water conservation plan Thursday: Arizona will lead the way in the tri-state agreement, and Arizonans need not worry about a water-use crackdown.
Golf’s growth across Valley spurs $6 billion economic boost while staying environmentally friendly
PHOENIX – A report from Rounds Consulting Group and the Arizona Alliance of Golf have found that the golf industry in Arizona contributes more than $6 billion to the economy.
Gov. Katie Hobbs establishes missing and murdered Indigenous people task force
PHOENIX – Gov. Katie Hobbs signed an executive order in March establishing an Arizona Missing and Murdered Indigenous People Task Force. Incomplete data and a lack of collaboration among tribal and governmental entities have blocked addressing the issue.
Phoenix Union school district considers return of school resource officers on campuses to address school safety
PHOENIX – The Phoenix Union High School District is considering bringing back school resource officers on campus after dropping its contract with the Phoenix Police Department nearly three years ago. The move brings great debate among students, faculty and parents.
Sen. Juan Mendez, Arizona Muslim Alliance propose Arizona Office for New Americans
PHOENIX – Sen. Juan Mendez collaborates with Arizona Muslim Alliance to establish an Office for New Americans in an effort to improve immigrant rights and services in Arizona.
With tears and laughter, Mercury center Brittney Griner speaks for first time since Russian detainment
PHOENIX – Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner met with reporters for the first time since her arrest in Russia on Feb. 17, 2022, on drug-related charges. The press conference attracted local and national media and included Gov. Katie Hobbs and Griner’s wife, Cherelle.
Arizona plans to sink more than $85 million into potholes, other repairs
PHOENIX – After a tough winter for roadways, the Arizona Department of Transportation is working to patch potholes and to resurface, repair and improve highways in Arizona. ADOT has pledged over $85 million for the effort.
Sandra Day O’Connor girls beach volleyball team seeks back-to-back state championships to cap undefeated season
PHOENIX – Sandra Day O’Connor’s girls beach volleyball team faces Queen Creek in the state championship on the heels of an undefeated season. Seeking back-to-back titles, the Eagles figured out a winning formula after losing seven key starters from last year.
On the clock: Countdown to the 2024 Men’s Final Four underway
PHOENIX – With the 2024 Men’s Final Four set to be in Arizona, the countdown for the event begins at Sky Harbor International Airport, early Thursday morning.
Arizona’s ‘super season’ gives state financial shot of adrenaline
PHOENIX – A May report from Arizona's Common Sense Institute showed that 6.4% of the state’s total economy comes from the sports and tourism sector. With the Super Bowl and many other major sporting events in town in 2023, Arizona saw plenty of positive economic benefits.
La pregunta para las víctimas y la corte no es si Aaron Gunches será ejecutado, sino cuándo
WASHINGTON - Se suponía que Aaron Gunches moriría el jueves por la noche. Pero en cambio, el asesino convicto pasará al menos dos meses más en el corredor de la muerte de Arizona mientras los tribunales deciden si el estado puede ser obligado a llevar a cabo una ejecución para la cual dicen que no están preparados