Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has agreed to a list of proposed remedies after a federal judge found him and three of his aides in contempt of court. Meanwhile, lawyers for the plaintiffs in the case are asking the judge to refer the case to a prosecutor to pursue criminal charges.
May 27, 2016

KJZZ News

Phoenix has one of the highest rates of disconnected youth in the country. It’s a term you might have heard recently because it’s become a problem nationwide. It describes 16- to 24-year-olds who are not in school and not working.
May 27, 2016
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Propositions 123 and 124 have been officially approved in Arizona.
May 27, 2016
Arizona Job Creation Progress Meter
As competition grows stiffer to create jobs in Arizona and with big data becoming increasingly more important, the Center for the Future of Arizona and the Arizona Commerce Authority have responded by launching the Arizona Job Creation Progress Meter.
May 27, 2016
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The cover story of the latest edition of the Phoenix Business Journal takes a closer look at how many job openings in Arizona are being filled by residents and which hires are from out of state.
May 27, 2016
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This month, the Washington Post published the results of a survey it conducted, finding nine out of ten Native Americans are not offended by the Washington Redskins name.
May 27, 2016

NPR News

Police say they are investigating the possible rape of a 16-year-old girl by at least 30 men — and an online video. Activists are calling attention to violence against women in the country.
May 27, 2016
The Legislature has until June 30 to resolve an "inequitable and unconstitutional" funding structure, the court says, or else schools will have to close.
May 27, 2016
The German researchers say this will keep robots safer, because "pain is a system that protects us." Added bonus: they say the humans who work alongside them will likely be safer, too.
May 27, 2016
The suit alleges San Francisco's "sanctuary city" immigration policies led to Steinle's death. It also blames two federal agencies for events leading to her death last year.
May 27, 2016
A retirement-home dinner became quite an event for Henry Heimlich. The 96-year-old is famous for inventing a technique to help people who are choking, but he had never performed it himself.
May 27, 2016