Phoenix Children’s Hospital prepares to open new emergency department to accommodate patient growth
PHOENIX – Phoenix Children’s Hospital’s new emergency department greets visitors with a plethora of brightly colored art installations – from plastic flowers that seem to blossom out of the ceiling, to framed Warhol-esque animal caricatures that line the hallways.
Senate probe blasts Chandler-based Insys for practices on painkiller
WASHINGTON - A Senate investigation released Wednesday claims that Chandler-based pharmaceutical company Insys Therapeutics used "aggressive and likely illegal techniques to boost prescriptions" of a painkiller that contained the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl.
Arizona lawmakers sour on plan to revoke DACA, vow to work on new bill
WASHINGTON - Arizona Democrats, joined by some Republicans, had harsh words for the Trump administration's Tuesday announcement that it will revoke the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program unless Congress can agree on a replacement in six months.
FAA ordered to toss out Sky Harbor flight paths that raised noise levels
WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court Tuesday ordered the Federal Aviation Administration to throw out a controversial flight path plan for Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport that sparked tens of thousands of noise complaints from neighbors.
Arizona natives join thousands as ‘Ministers March for Justice’
WASHINGTON - Tucson native Daniel Viehland felt it was his duty as a Christian and a white person to march in Washington on Monday - 54 years after Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech and two weeks after white supremacists rallied just two hours away.
Outpouring of support for McCain comes from far – and weird
WASHINGTON - The outpouring of support following this week's announcement that Arizona Sen. John McCain has an aggressive brain tumor came from the expected Washington heavyweights, including current and former presidents, lawmakers and Cabinet members.
Flake, witnesses recall ‘indiscriminate firing’ at lawmakers in attack
ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake was among the Republican lawmakers practicing for a charity baseball game Wednesday when "indiscriminate firing" rang out from a gunman who left five wounded before he was killed in a shootout with police.
New 911 text service helps people with disabilities get faster emergency response
LAKE HAVASU CITY – It’s dark. You’re hiding in your closet. Someone just broke in and you’re alone. You can’t call police because you don’t want the intruder to know where you are. You need to send a text.
Everything old is renewed again as architects renovate historic buildings
PHOENIX – Old buildings have a story to tell.
National anthem protest has national trickle-down effect
University High School, located in West Los Angeles, features a socially aware group of players under the direction of coach John Washington.
Turkey should be heated, not talk: Surviving the post-election holiday
WASHINGTON - Thanksgiving hosts should brace for some extra guests around the holiday table this year: Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.
Gallego, advocates renew calls for stricter gun-control measures
WASHINGTON - Rep. Ruben Gallego, D-Phoenix, joined Arizona gun-control advocates on a conference call Wednesday to again call for stricter gun laws in the wake of the deadly mass shooting at an Orlando nightclub.