PHOENIX – With the rejection of Proposition 105, the expansion of the light rail in south Phoenix will begin in November. A group of businesses is organizing to demand that Phoenix officials support them with subsidies in anticipation of business losses during years of construction.
PHOENIX – The voting rights of Native Americans in Arizona are routinely suppressed by a slew of requirements and practices, such as photo ID laws and a scarcity of polling places, Navajo and Gila River leaders said Tuesday at a congressional hearing in Phoenix.
PHOENIX – Albert Carter, acting field office director of Enforcement Removal Operations, says ICE officials are just doing their job to secure public safety. Arizona immigration activist Salvador Reza disagrees.
PHOENIX – Congressional candidates and members of the Arizona Legislature spoke at a town hall about gun reform organized by 17-year-old Genesis Rivas, director of special projects for March for Our Lives Arizona.
WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court vacated the sentence for a Phoenix-area gang member who was still a teen when he got a mandatory life without parole sentence for crimes that "terrorized" the Salt River reservation in the 1990s.
PHOENIX – Phoenix will take steps to collect and analyze data on police performance, the City Council decided Tuesday. It also is considering a poll to measure community attitudes toward police and a civilian oversight board.
PHOENIX – A report including details and photos of 109 Catholic clergy members was released by a Minnesota-based law firm on Wednesday. The report includes information that predates the founding of the Diocese of Phoenix in 1969.
PHOENIX – A 3-hour session of public ire and angst over community-police relation ended with Phoenix City Council voting 7-2 to approve a city budget. The council also pledged to set up reforms that could include a citizens review board.