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Arizona could make major changes to renewable-energy mandate

PHOENIX – The Arizona Corporation Commission is considering several proposals that would change energy regulation in the state, including how much power comes from renewables.


Court upholds conviction in ‘cold-blooded’ murder of Phoenix family

WASHINGTON - A federal court rejected the appeal of an Arizona death-row inmate who murdered four Phoenix family members in their home in retribution for a petty theft by another of the family members, saying it presented "one of, if not the, strongest" cases for the death penalty it had seen in years.


Versatility the key for newest Rising player, Liverpool import Corey Whelan

TEMPE - Liverpool product Corey Whelan’s versatility is the main driving force behind Phoenix Rising seeking his signature

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Even as they adapt to life in Peru, Venezuelans dream of returning home

Many of the 700,000 Venezuelans who moved to Peru in recent years dream of returning home, which could slow their integration into Peruvian society. Even though Spanish is spoken in both countries, there are many differences between the nations..


Gallego wins big in runoff to become second woman elected Phoenix mayor

PHOENIX– Kate Gallego won the runoff election for Phoenix mayor Tuesday night, handily defeating former City Councilman and firefighter Daniel Valenzuela.


Sunlight for nighttime: Arizona’s largest utility plans to expand battery storage

PHOENIX – Arizona Public Services Co. plans to add battery storage to its existing solar plants and build new plants by 2025.


Thousands march in downtown Phoenix to celebrate MLK Day

PHOENIX – On Martin Luther King Day, thousands of people marched in the streets of downtown Phoenix to remember him


Future for Mexican solar seems bright, even under new administration

HERMOSILLO, Mexico – Several large solar projects in Sonora are soon to come fully online, including one of the largest in Latin America. Much of this expansion came from energy reforms pushed by President Enrique Peña Nieto, but with a new administration in power, will the progress continue?


New houses, built to fire code, burned down anyway in California’s 2017 Thomas Fire

LOS ANGELES – California's building codes are not keeping up with the severe, wind-driven wildfires that are becoming the norm.


First in Congress? Get in line, as more women, minorities head to Hill

WASHINGTON - When Sen.-elect Kyrsten Sinema is sworn in next week, she will be the first woman to represent Arizona in the U.S. Senate - a distinction that barely stands out in a Congress filled with firsts, as more women and minority lawmakers head to Capitol Hill than ever before.


Violence burdens ‘bone and skin’: Indigenous women run in prayer to outpace pain

BAPCHULE – Women in the Gila River Indian Community prayed for an end to violence against indigenous people days before a new report found that Arizona has the third-highest number of missing and murdered indigenous women cases.


Why do we keep building in fire-prone areas? Money is one reason

YORBA LINDA, Calif. – Despite the growing risk of disastrous wildfires in Southern California, thousands of homes are being built in areas that are prone to burning. A proposed development near Yorba Linda offers a look at how such housing projects get approved, and how taxpayers ultimately are on the hook.