Look twice for bikes, Phoenix launches bike safety pledge
Bicyclists and motorists have a complicated relationship when sharing the roads of Phoenix. In each of the past five years, there have been an average of more than 450 bicycle involved collisions, according to the city of Phoenix website.
Watergate: Former counsel to Nixon says it took years to tell full story of scandal
It has taken decades to reveal the many sides of one of the biggest political scandals in American history: Watergate. But one former member of the Nixon White House who did time for the crime, has spent years researching the details and listening to hours of Nixon’s secret tapes to find the truth.
Phoenix shop expects last-minute surge in Halloween costume sales
Americans are expected to spend $2.5 billion alone on Halloween costumes for adults, children and their pets this year, according to the National Retail Federation.
House Republicans pledge unity as caucus falls apart over next speaker
WASHINGTON - House Republicans said they were committed to bringing the party together Thursday, even as their caucus splintered in its search for a new speaker.
Experts: What do businesses need to increase trade across borders?
More than a dozen panelists discussed the growing number of business opportunities popping up across borders at the North America Economic Connectivity Conference last week.
Democrats announce $3.8 billion education-funding plan
Arizona House and Senate Democrats announced a plan they say would provide public schools an additional $3.8 billion over 10 years without raising taxes.
Traffic jamming: That time spent behind the wheel adds up
WASHINGTON - What could you do with the 51 hours that you spent stuck in traffic last year if you were a typical Phoenix commuter? Or even the four hours that the average Lake Havasu commuter spent in congestion on the other end of the state's traffic jam spectrum?
State official questions CDC report listing Arizona last for early childhood MMR
Arizona vaccination rates for MMR are lowest in the country, according to the recently released National Immunization Survey.
VA whistleblower cites some progress, some work still to be done
WASHINGTON - A doctor who blew the whistle on problems at the Veteran Affairs hospital in Phoenix testified Thursday that some things have improved since last year's revelations, but there is still work to be done.
Cochise Regional Hospital set to close, after Medicare cut off funding
WASHINGTON - Medicare restrictions are crippling rural healthcare centers like Cochise Regional Hospital, which is set to close Friday after a funding dispute with the federal agency, an Arizona health expert testified Tuesday.
Arizona among highest states in nation for deaths by cops
WASHINGTON - Arizona was fourth-highest among states for the number of people killed by police over the last two-plus years, with 93 individuals being killed in that time, according to a comprehensive national database of such incidents.
Tribes say law requiring return of remains, relics, hasn’t met promise
WASHINGTON – Manley Begay Jr. stood surrounded by boxes “stacked to the ceiling” that were filled with the remains of more than 1,000 Native Americans, when one label caught his eye.