By Vandana Ravikumar | Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019
WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that witnesses to Arizona executions have a First Amendment right to hear the entire execution process to help determine if executions are done "in a humane and lawful manner."
By Chloe Jones | Monday, July 22, 2019
PHOENIX – On any given school day, Mesa Public Schools, the largest school district in Arizona, is short about 80 bus drivers. Glendale, Payson and Prescott school districts have confirmed shortages as well.
By Mariana Dale, Steve Goldstein | Tuesday, June 25, 2019
PHOENIX – No further changes will be made to Arizona’s sex education classes, the Board of Education decided Monday.
By Mariana Dale | Wednesday, June 12, 2019
SACATON – Federal officials met Tuesday with tribal leaders in Sacaton in the Gila River Indian Community to discuss the violence faced by native women in Arizona.
By Mariana Dale | Tuesday, May 28, 2019
MESA – Using gravel and epoxy, two Red Mountain High School seniors have come up with storm-drain grate that traps trash but lets the water flow through easily.
By Mariana Dale | Tuesday, April 23, 2019
PHOENIX – A new poll shows Americans want schools to teach climate change. One Chandler high school teacher says she has talked about how the Earth’s climate is shifting for nearly 20 years in her earth and environmental science classes.
By Molly Stellino | Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019
TEMPE – A nonprofit organization in Nogales assists elderly, low-income, undocumented and disabled people in Arizona by giving them affordable fruits and vegetables.
By Mariana Dale | Monday, Jan. 28, 2019
PHOENIX – Saguaros are known around the world as a symbol of the American West, but scientists still are unlocking the secrets to how these giants grow and why they only grow in the Sonoran Desert.
By Lillian Donahue | Monday, Nov. 12, 2018
WASHINGTON - Pat Haggard has spent most of his 89 years in Arizona - but for a couple years in the 1950s when he headed thousands of miles from home to fight in Korea, in what is often called the forgotten war. Now, he and other vets are remembering, and being remembered, in an Honor Flight.
By Daniel Perle | Monday, Oct. 22, 2018
WASHINGTON - The Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to proceed this week on a judicial nominee for the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which includes Arizona, despite the objections of both tribal officials and committee Democrats.
By Luke Runyon | Friday, Oct. 12, 2018
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. – Wildlife officials use electrified rafts to momentarily stun fish and pull them out of the water. They remove non-native fish – such as smallmouth bass – and eventually discard them in a local landfill.
By Mariana Dale | Thursday, May 24, 2018
Nest watchers collect data that helps scientists understand how the eagles interact with the environment, alert biologists to birds in distress and keep people, paragliders and, more recently, drones, away from sensitive nest sites.