By Megan U. Boyanton | Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019
WASHINGTON - Applications for "domestic violence green cards" have risen steadily since the 2013 reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act, but the percentage flagged as possibly fraudulent has risen even faster. But advocates say greater attention does not mean more problems.
By Tyaun Marshburn | Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019
PHOENIX – The West Nile virus is at a record high in Arizona, with 156 cases so far this year, according to AZDHS. State health reports said that, by late September, 16 people have died.
By Lindsay Walker | Monday, Sept. 23, 2019
WASHINGTON - Arizona schools started this academic year with 21% of all teaching positions vacant, and nearly half of the teachers who were on the payroll did not meet the state's certification standards, according to a new report. And that was an improvement from last year.
By Amy-Xiaoshi DePaola | Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019
WASHINGTON - A Phoenix business owner told House members Wednesday that the Small Business Administration is doing a better job of giving minority-owned, small businesses a leg up, but that the agency still needs to improve. The commen
By Scott Bourque | Friday, Aug. 30, 2019
PHOENIX – There are scores of locations in metro Phoenix where homeless and low-income people can get relief from extreme heat. But most operate during daylight hours only, leaving the vulnerable to fend for themselves overnight.
By Lindsay Walker | Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019
WASHINGTON - Education and government officials called a $20 million grant for suicide prevention programs in Arizona schools an important first step to deal with a growing problem, even as they said much more needs to be done.
By Miranda Faulkner | Friday, May 24, 2019
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.
By Kelsey Mo | Tuesday, May 14, 2019
MESA – A new law aims to help students who don’t speak English natively succeed, but how will educators implement it?
By Andrew Howard | Monday, March 11, 2019
WASHINGTON - A Trump administration plan to limit public assistance for legal immigrants simply "passes the buck down to cities who are going to have to figure out how to pay" for the lost benefits, officials were told at a National League of Cities conference.
By Nicole Ludden | Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019
TUCSON – Federal charges have been dropped against four humanitarian aid workers who faced misdemeanor charges involving their work on the Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge.
By Blaine McCormick and Jack Winn | Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019
PHOENIX – After nearly 10 months of restorations, the Milwaukee Brewers unveiled changes to their spring training facility earlier this week, including a new name.
By Anthony Ziola | Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019
PHOENIX – A deeper look into the Arizona Interscholastic Association's new Open Division for high school football.