Arizona, California, Nevada agree on cuts to Colorado River water use
WASHINGTON - Arizona, California and Nevada unveiled a plan Monday to save 3 million acre-feet of Colorado River water between now and 2026, a stopgap measure to buy time while authorities figure out a long-term plan for the river.
Finding Grandma Joyce: What happens when someone dies alone?
TUCSON – A two-year search for Joyce Maryanna Williams led to Maricopa County’s final resting place for the unclaimed, unidentified and indigent. Between September 2021 and August 2022, 718 people in Maricopa County died alone, meaning next of kin were unable to be located or refused to handle arrangements.
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
Arizona tribe to get millions in federal payouts for water conservation
The Gila River Indian Community could get up to $233 million in federal funding for water conservation, one of the first to get the money under a program aimed at encouraging water cutbacks in Arizona, California and Nevada.
Former ASU golfer Anna Nordqvist searches for LPGA Drive On Championship trophy in own backyard
PHOENIX – Anna Nordqvist moved to Arizona in 2006 and since then has found a home away from home. The Swedish golfer has won multiple majors but the one she won in Arizona is one of her more special wins. This week, at the Drive On Championship, Nordqvist is excited to play at home and hopefully add to her trophy case.
Supreme Court hears Navajo water rights case with potentially big impact
WASHINGTON - When the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments Monday in Arizona v. Navajo Nation, it will be considering fairly technical legal questions, but the answers could have a large impact on water allocation in the Colorado River basin.
Arizona Republican legislators announce formal opposition to ranked choice voting
PHOENIX – Two bills and a Wednesday news conference signal some Arizona Republicans’ and the state’s Freedom Caucus’ opposition to ranked choice voting. The process, which would allow voters to rank candidates on preference, would be prohibited by the two bills.
Astronaut and artist Sian Proctor headlines ASU’s Space2Inspire events this weekend
Astronaut and artist Sian Proctor is headlining Space2Inspire this weekend at Arizona State University as part of ASU’s Black History Month celebration.
Arizona Diamondbacks adding new wrinkle to jerseys with Avnet patch
PHOENIX – The Arizona Diamondbacks unveiled its new jersey advertisement recently, with Avnet becoming the franchise’s new partner. The ad is a black square with the Avnet logo and text that matches some of the team’s colors. The reaction has been mixed.
Calmer conditions lead to lower scoring at WM Phoenix Open in round two
SCOTTSDALE – After a windy and difficult first round at TPC Scottsdale, calmer conditions Friday led to lower scoring, setting up a possible battle for world No. 1 on a star-studded leaderboard.
Clouds may steal the sunshine on Super Bowl Sunday
PHOENIX – Signs of the Super Bowl coat the streets of the Phoenix metro area. But despite Phoenix’s sunny reputation, there's a chance travelers will have to deal with rain for the big game.
Hospitality, tourism and sports industries come together before the Super Bowl to fight human trafficking
PHOENIX – Up to 150,000 people are expected to visit the Valley for Super Bowl LVII, and It’s a Penalty is using the exposure to bring awareness to human trafficking and convene the hospitality, tourism and sports industries to raise awareness and continue the fight against trafficking.