McCain, Kirkpatrick focus efforts on growing Latino vote in Senate race
WASHINGTON - The campaign to re-elect Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, is calling on Latino voters this year - literally and figuratively.
Arpaio, Trump rhetoric helps mobilize Latino voters, advocates say
WASHINGTON - Latino groups looking to help Hispanics flex their political muscle this election said that job is being made easier by rhetoric from people like Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and GOP presidential hopeful Donald Trump, among others.
Arizona lawmakers welcome A-10 funding, as they question shift to F-35
WASHINGTON - Arizona lawmakers applauded the official announcement that the A-10 fighter will be funded through fiscal 2022, even as they expressed concerns Wednesday about the readiness of its proposed replacement, the F-35.
VA struggles to fill medical center positions in Arizona, across nation
WASHINGTON - Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald told lawmakers Wednesday that his agency is having trouble filling vacancies at VA medical centers around the country, which has led to "critical staffing problems" at the facilities.
Federal appeals court voids death sentence in 1980 Tucson rape-murder
WASHINGTON - A sharply divided court Thursday overturned Robert Douglas Smith's death sentence in a brutal 1980 rape and murder near Tucson, saying lower courts wrongly ignored evidence that Smith was intellectually disabled at the time of the crime.
Lawmakers want to pull state from ‘oversized’ federal court circuit
WASHINGTON - Arizona lawmakers introduced bills Wednesday that would pull Arizona and four other Western states out of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and form them into a new circuit.
Uber delivers puppies to benefit Arizona Humane Society
The Uber app was for more than just ordering rides on Wednesday afternoon. Valley residents could click on the added button "puppies," in the app to get puppies delivered for 15 minutes of playing.
Report: Arizona falls in lowest category for highway safety policies
WASHINGTON - Arizona's driving policies make it one of the most dangerous states in the nation for drivers and their passengers, according to a report released Thursday.
Appeals court upholds state limits on judicial candidate campaigning
WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court Wednesday upheld Arizona’s prohibitions on campaigning and fundraising by judicial candidates, saying the rules are necessary to protect "the public's confidence that judges base rulings on law, and not on party politics."
Arizonans brave D.C. blizzard to join thousands in annual March for Life
WASHINGTON - Arizonans joined thousands at the annual March for Life here Friday, delivering an upbeat pro-life message on a bitterly cold and snowy Friday in the nation's capital.
Report: Air Force may spare A-10 from budget cuts for now
WASHINGTON - The Air Force has delayed plans to retire the A-10 Warthog, a jet fighter that is a mainstay of the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson, according to a published report.
Miracle League offers kids and adults with disabilities a special sanctuary
SCOTTSDALE — The Miracle League of Arizona ballpark in Scottsdale is a perfect miniature, carefully pieced together to fit the needs of its unique players: children and adults with disabilities.