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 Tim Royan | Friday, June 28, 2019
JOSHUA TREE, California – Two climbers trace the evolution of the sport through their 40-year friendship. Todd Gordon and Tucker Tech pioneered many of the routes in Joshua Tree National Park, as visitors surge to nearly 3 million a year.
By Amy-Xiaoshi DePaola | Thursday, June 27, 2019
MESA – Phoenix Roller Sports Club practices figure-skating on wheels
By Tim Royan | Wednesday, June 26, 2019
PHOENIX – About 50 demonstrators rallied Wednesday to show support for police in the wake of protests over a viral video of a controversial police stop.
By Thalia M. España | Friday, June 21, 2019
PHOENIX – Several members of the Arizona fashion scene are striving to bring plus-size models, as well as those who are more diverse racially and ethnically, to the forefront.
By Kendal Blust | Thursday, June 20, 2019
SAHUARIPA, Mexico – Jaguars once roamed the Americas from Argentina to Arizona. To ensure the survival of the endangered cat, conservationists are working to change the minds of ranchers in Sonora, Mexico.
By Tim Royan | Wednesday, June 19, 2019
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.
By Luke Runyon | Monday, May 20, 2019
SAN LUIS RIO COLORADO, Mexico – By the time the Colorado River reaches the border with Mexico, it’s pretty much spent. Ninety percent of the river’s water is used in the U.S., which has dramatic effects on northern Mexico.
By Jake Goodrick | Monday, May 6, 2019
PHOENIX – A spike in horse fatalities at Turf Paradise have left the track searching for answers.
By Austin Westfall | Wednesday, May 1, 2019
SOUTHERN ARIZONA – Aguilas del Desierto is a nonprofit group that scours the desert for the remains of migrants lost in Arizona and California.
By Keerthi Vedantam | Wednesday, May 1, 2019
WASHINGTON – Despite efforts to block them, robocalls keep coming, with almost 3,2 million such calls made per day to Arizona phone numbers in the first four months of this year. New regulations and new technologies might help stem the tide, but not everyone is convinced.
By Sam Ficarro | Friday, April 12, 2019
SCOTTSDALE – After nearly 40 years in business, Don & Charlie’s closed its doors Wednesday night leaving behind a full legacy.