By Brendan Campbell | Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018
WASHINGTON - A Supreme Court ruling makes it harder for the government to designate critical habitat for endangered species, a decision hailed by business and property rights groups but one that environmentalists say will weaken endangered species protections.
By Carly Henry | Friday, Nov. 16, 2018
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.
By Jordan Dafnis | Monday, Nov. 5, 2018
PHOENIX – As voters head to the polls on Election Day, Maricopa County elections officials are pledging problem-free voting and election advocates are making a final push among Latinos and other residents. Newcomer candidates clamoring for votes include teachers and Native American women.
By Rebecca Spiess | Monday, Aug. 13, 2018
No More Deaths volunteers have been working for a decade to provide gallons of water and food drops to migrants illegally crossing from the Mexican border.
By Rebecca Spiess | Thursday, July 26, 2018
An Anti-Defamation League annual review of SCOTUS opinions paints a picture of this year’s Supreme Court decisions on immigrant detentions, voting rights for minorities, religious rights at a Colorado bakery and anti-abortion pregnancy centers. How people view those decisions depends on their ideology, a panel of legal and political experts says.
By Jennifer Magana | Wednesday, July 18, 2018
PHOENIX – The Officer Craig Tiger Act will encourage first responders to seek counseling after traumatic experience on the job.
By Rebecca Spiess | Monday, July 16, 2018
FLAGSTAFF – Refugio, a Neighborhood Ministries program, allowed foster parents in cities across the U.S. to care for unaccompanied minors. The yearlong program ended three years ago but organization leaders are trying to revive the program in Phoenix.
By Will Stone | Monday, July 16, 2018
PHOENIX – In 2017, the Phoenix area hit a new record: more than 155 heat fatalities and the final tally could be even higher. City leaders are taking notice. Earlier this year, former Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton deemed it “a public health crisis.”
By Rebecca Spiess | Tuesday, July 10, 2018
New data on the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office shows racially biased policing has continued, even as some Latino elected leaders in NALEO say the state’s reputation is improving.
By Rebecca Spiess | Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Although Arizona does not tax personal services, such as car repairs and child care, an Arizona Realtors group on Tuesday filed petitions bearing more than 400,000 signatures, hoping to get a measure on the November ballot that would bar the state from ever imposing such a tax.
By Rebecca Spiess | Tuesday, June 26, 2018
A Somali immigrant says the ban is personal because relatives are still trapped in the country. Rep. Paul Gosar said the ban keeps America’s borders safe. VERTICAL: Borderlands
By Rebecca Spiess | Friday, June 22, 2018
Leaders of the Chinese community advocating for the preservation of the center reached out to the Patriots group for its support of small business.