May 2013

A Mexican national has been arrested by Customs and Border Protection officers at Nogales, on drug smuggling charges. Spokeswoman Teresa Small says the 44-year-old was attempting to bring in 2000 pounds of marijuana briquettes, mixed in bags of charcoal.
May 21, 2013
Tuesday, a scandal-plagued restaurant in Scottsdale is set to reopen. The case has generated social media buzz, but it has also raised important legal questions about employees who receive tips. NICK BLUMBERG: Amy’s Baking Company shot to infamy after appearing on the FOX reality show “Kitchen Nightmares.
May 21, 2013
The governing board of the Maricopa County Community College District will vote Tuesday evening on whether to raise the property tax levy by 2 percent.For property owners, on average, this would mean a tax increase of $2.
May 21, 2013
School is out for summer, but Arizona school districts are looking ahead to the fall when they will face another year of lean budgets. A Tucson Unified School District banner at the school district's headquarters.
May 21, 2013
The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals says there’s still an unresolved question about whether a southern Arizona tribe was rightfully awarded reservation status…for its planned casino site in Glendale.
May 20, 2013
Valley residents can voice their opinion on the longest running debate over a proposed freeway plan in Arizona. A public hearing is scheduled for the South Mountain Freeway extension on Tuesday. An environmental study is part of the discussion.
May 20, 2013
A Valley firm is holding the second of an expected six job fairs to take place this year, later this morning. Ryan Naylor, founder and CEO of LocalWork.com says one-thousand Valley jobs will be available at the Greater Phoenix Job Fair, taking place at the Phoenix Airport Marriott.
May 20, 2013
A wildfire burning east of the Nogales Airport, has blackened 800 acres. It's about 5 percent contained, according to Coronado National Forest spokeswoman Michelle Fidler, who says the human-caused fire broke out Friday.
May 20, 2013
The city of Phoenix lost a pair of public safety officers this weekend. Twenty-nine-year-old police officer Daryl Raetz was hit and killed early Sunday morning by a hit and run driver as he processed a DUI scene.
May 20, 2013
Anyone who visits Sedona and Oak Creek Canyon has probably experienced heavy traffic and a lack of parking in the area, but some government agencies are researching mass transit alternatives for the area.
May 20, 2013

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