Audit: Arizona revenue department vulnerable to computer system attacks
Arizona taxpayers’ financial and personal information at the Arizona Department of Revenue is vulnerable to computer-system attacks, and some employees failed to follow proper security measures, a state audit has found.
Plan allowing shooting in Sonoran Desert National Monument advances
WASHINGTON - Federal officials are moving forward with a proposal to allow target shooting on more than 470,000 acres of the Sonoran Desert National Monument - a stark change from a 2012 plan that would have limited shooting to just 84 acres.
With two clutch plays, special teams spur Alabama to championship in Glendale
It’s a third of the game. It’s a phrase every football fan has heard a thousand times over -- special teams is a third of the game.
Desert is unfamiliar territory for Clemson, Alabama
When Alabama arrived in Arizona Friday night, wide receiver Richard Mullaney enjoyed the reaction of his teammates to something he had seen his whole life.
Mixed results on Sky Harbor holiday travel report card
With increased numbers of travelers at airports all over the country, flying can be a hassle during the holidays. But for those leaving Sky Harbor airport, there are several airlines that consistently get travelers in the air on time through the busy season, according to an analysis of travel statistics.
Arizona tuition program enables foster youth to earn college degree
A series of “unfortunate circumstances” early in Breanna Carpenter’s sophomore year of high school placed her in the Arizona foster care system. That didn’t stop her from realizing her dream of attending college, thanks to a state program that pays tuition for foster youth.
As program outgrows Oceanside, ASU hockey exploring options for new arena
Sun Devil hockey sold over 6,000 tickets for its first game as a Division I hockey program at Gila River Arena in October. Since then, ASU has played the remainder of its home contests at Oceanside Ice Arena, the hockey team’s long-time Temp home that has a drastically lower seating capacity than Gila River. The team has sold out all of its home series at Oceanside, with fans getting turned away at the door.
Young refugees who arrive at the border alone struggle in U.S.
Immigrant youth who arrive at the border alone and have no family to take care of them in the U.S. often struggle to build a life.
State funding cuts endanger Joint Technical Education Districts, advocates warn
Hailey Adams surveys the equipment in the West-MEC Veterinary Sciences building: an array of kennels, surgical tables and X-ray machines.
State, local officials track down nearly 200 unregistered sex offenders
State officials are looking for just under 200 sex offenders who have failed to register with the Arizona Department of Safety, according to the county attorney general’s office.
University of Oregon fans find safe haven in Scottsdale sports bar
With green-and-white banners, a photo-laden shrine to the 2011 BCS Championship and a table with a big yellow “O,” there is no question that the Well Bar in Scottsdale is a University of Oregon bar. Since 2006, the bar on Scottsdale Road has been a little piece of Oregon in Arizona.
Memory of fatal Border Patrol agent shooting haunts Nogales three years later
NOGALES, MEXICO – Dr. Luis Contreras Sanchez was browsing social media when he heard a rapid burst of gunfire just outside his home. It was a night he would not soon forget.