By Tyler Dunn | Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019
SCOTTSDALE – Scottsdale’s Jeremy Wolf is a Jewish-American Olympian with a heart for baseball’s minor leaguers.
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 Taniyah Williamson and Tanner Puckett | Monday, Aug. 5, 2019
PHOENIX – Organizations offering drug users clean needles and educational materials have been linked to decreases in bloodborne diseases, but they’re forced to operate in a legal gray area in Arizona.
By Tanner Puckett | Friday, Aug. 2, 2019
PHOENIX – Sen. Elizabeth Warren spoke to an estimated 3,500 people in Tempe on Thursday about her 2020 presidential election platform, emphasizing an overhaul of the nation’s immigration laws.
By Taniyah Williamson and Tanner Puckett | Monday, July 29, 2019
PHOENIX – Phoenix has designated four downtown parking meters decorated by local artists to accept donations for PHX C.A.R.E.S. to help fight homelessness.
By Jessie Jo Pauley and Tanner Puckett | Wednesday, July 24, 2019
PHOENIX – Wetter weather this spring led to more mosquitoes in Maricopa County, with 34 confirmed cases of West Nile already reported.
By Amanda Slee and Tanner Puckett | Monday, July 22, 2019
PHOENIX – Xeriscaping uses native, drought-resistant plants to conserve water. Sky Harbor says the redesign will save Phoenix $400,000 and 5 million gallons annually.
By Taniyah Williamson and Tanner Puckett | Thursday, July 18, 2019
PHOENIX – The publication of offensive messages from Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s private chats has sparked protests in Phoenix and across the U.S.
By Taniyah Williamson and Tanner Puckett | Wednesday, July 17, 2019
PHOENIX – Arizona’s rainy season has yet to begin due to a delayed start to crucial weather systems. Though monsoon season holds 30 percent of the Valley’s rainfall, Phoenix has seen none since the start of June.
By Taniyah Williamson and Tanner Puckett | Monday, July 15, 2019
TUCSON – Leaders of a short-term shelter for migrants seeking asylum are asking Pima County to lease three units of an old juvenile detention facility. The dormitory-style space for about 300 migrants would include a commercial kitchen and laundry.
By Amanda Slee and Tanner Puckett | Tuesday, July 9, 2019
PHOENIX – The aftershock of the Southern California earthquakes was the first quake Arizonans have felt since 2015, but the Grand Canyon State has hundreds of minor quakes each year.
By Amanda Slee and Tanner Puckett | Tuesday, July 2, 2019
EL PASO, Texas – A group including Arizona Congressman Greg Stanton, D-Phoenix, recently visited immigration detention facilities in Texas. Stanton said the facilities don’t meet American values.