PHOENIX - Juvenile incarceration disproportionately affects Native American youth, a disparity experts trace back to U.S. assimilation policies of the 19th and 20th centuries - which included tribal boarding schools and the trauma that some have linked to them.
Crime fell in Phoenix and Tucson in the second quarter of the year, a period when a COVID-19 stay-at-home order was in effect, but while property crimes in both cities dropped aggravated assaults rose - possibly because of pandemic-related stress.
WASHINGTON - Arizona renters may have breathed a sigh of relief last month when Gov. Doug Ducey extended a moratorium on residential evictions to Oct. 31 - but Oct. 31 could come as soon as later this month if renters don't file the right paperwork with their landlords.
Rep. David Schweikert, R-Fountain Hills, has admitted to 11 counts of campaign finance violations, misuse of office funds and other charges, and has agreed to a reprimand and a $50,000 fine , the House Ethics Committee said Thursday.
PHOENIX – The Arizona dairy industry has taken a major hit as a result of closing restaurants and fast-food chains that would typically be purchasing cheese and other dairy products in bulk.
PHOENIX – Doctors voice support for closures while bar owners decry them, and other headlines from around the Grand Canyon State. Phase 3 of COVID-19 vaccine trials has begun in Tucson, Arizona.
PHOENIX – State leaders say schools have flexibility as academic year approaches, bars to sue after Ducey extends closure and more headlines from around the Grand Canyon State.
Gov. Doug Ducey concedes "businesses and employees have sacrificed" in the fight against COVID-19 - but some of them are tired of sacrificing. A lawsuit by 50 bar owners claims Ducey's order closing their businesses is unconstitutional.
Conservationists say it's important for Arizona communities to learn how to live with fire, to thin fuel in and around their communities.
Ducey talks schools reopening; two Confederacy monuments removed; comet Neowise gets close to Earth
PHOENIX - Gyms, bars, nightclubs and more will remain closed past next week as the state fights a disease that is "highly contagious and in every part of the state," Gov. Doug Ducey said Thursday, even as he declined to require the use of masks statewide.
PHOENIX – Comet NEOWISE will be the closest to the Earth on Thursday. It was discovered in late March here in Arizona, and it’s been visible in the night sky since early July.