By Ty Scholes | Friday, May 6, 2016
PHOENIX — Her name was Mercy.
By Mallory Price | Wednesday, March 23, 2016
The outrage over the presidential preference election in Maricopa County rose to a roar Wednesday as Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton called for the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate long lines in polling places and other public officials condemned Tuesday’s election as a “complete failure.”
By Ty Scholes, Kaitlyn Thompson, Matthew Tonis and Audrey Weil | Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Arizona election parties had the look and feel of an after-work happy hour, with supporters of Republican and Democratic candidates wearing their allegiance on slogan-laced shirts and campaign pins at downtown Phoenix restaurants. Supporters later erupted into cheers and fistbumps when Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton were predicted as winners, and Bernie Sanders fans wore expressions of quiet disbelief.
By Miguel Otárola | Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton won Arizona’s presidential preference elections in an early call Tuesday, giving distinctive momentum to the two leading candidates.
By Ty Scholes | Monday, March 21, 2016
Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton pushed “common sense gun control,” comprehensive immigration and a range of other topics to a diverse crowd of about 1,400 people at Carl Hayden High School on Monday, less than 24 hours before the Arizona presidential preference election.
By Ty Scholes | Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016
Despite efforts to slow the scourge of heroin and prescription drug abuse, the number of emergency room admissions from heroin and narcotic pill overdoses have continued to rise across Arizona.
By Travis Arbon | Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016
A bill making its way through the state Legislature would introduce a statewide drone policy and invalidate cities’ attempts to regulate the devices.
By Ty Scholes | Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016
In the throes of his withdrawals from heroin, Chance Gullon turned to the controversial herbal supplement kratom, now used across the country as an alternative to treatment drugs like methadone.
By Ty Scholes | Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015
SPRINGERVILLE – The crisp mountain air bites at Sgt. Jose Valdenegro’s extremities as he and his hunting guide scout for elk high on a hilltop, not far from the New Mexico border. It’s 25 degrees, his 10 fingers and five toes stinging in protest at the cold.
By Ty Scholes | Friday, Nov. 20, 2015
Just a few days after promising to go back to drug treatment, David Richter went on the last heroin binge of his life. He overdosed and died on his bathroom floor.
By Ty Scholes | Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015
Clad in neon vests and sun hats, Brenton Scott leads a team of researchers through the desert landscape of the McDowell Sonoran Preserve and a web of trails used mostly by horseback riders and mountain bikers who know how to find them.
By Ty Scholes | Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015
Scientists at Arizona State University are developing new technology capable of capturing excess carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, a task they believe is paramount to current efforts to reduce emissions.