WASHINGTON - Arizona conservative groups hailed the confirmation of "capable, brilliant" Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, after a rushed vote Monday that split the Senate along party lines.
Josh Barnett, the Republican candidate for District 7 in the U.S. House of Representatives, said his No. 1 issue is human and child trafficking, followed by immigration. He said that these problems are all tied to the border, and that a plan to reform the entire system is needed.
Tucson native Alex Bowman is being rewarded for his hard work with one of most prestigious honors in NASCAR history – taking over the famed No. 48 for seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson.
New initiatives to protect the homeless from COVID-19 are the pandemic’s silver lining, providing a roadmap for better medical care, addiction treatment and housing.
PHOENIX - Arizona Rep. Andy Biggs led a group of Republican lawmakers to demand that schools reopen as usual in the fall, the latest salvo in a days-long Trump administration campaing on the issue - a move that educators overwhelmingly oppose without proper COVID-19 safeguards in place.
PHOENIX – The number of new COVID-19 cases on the Navajo Nation is on a downward trend, but tribal leaders said that does not mean they are ready to ease up on health restrictions. They plan to continue 57-hour weekend lockdown for the next three weeks, as the tribe works to bring numbers even lower.
PHOENIX – Congress has provided medical and financial relief to millions of Americans dealing with COVID-19, but many immigrants are excluded – leaving advocacy groups to provide economic, medical and emotional support.
PHOENIX – The teaching model of the flipped classroom – where students are lectured at home and apply their knowledge in class – has spread across the world, but it’s not widely used in Arizona schools.
PHOENIX - A new U.S. Forest Service tool removes any doubt that wildfire poses a high risk Arizona properties, mapping the state in blazing reds and flaming yellows, but officials hope the tool can help community leaders and fire experts take steps to reduce risk to homes and businesses.
TEMPE - Collegiate wrestling is struggling to have a presence in the West as more programs are being cut.
PHOENIX – Some Arizona industries such as medical, sales, food and delivery companies are hiring and developing social distancing protocols to protect employees.
PHOENIX - New jobless claims in Arizona over the past five weeks have wiped out two-thirds of the new jobs created in the state over 10 years, according to the latest numbers from the Arizona Department of Economic Security.