Feds Aim To Cut Processing Times For Immigration Applications
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has announced a plan to cut the time it takes to process requests to naturalize or become a permanent resident.
June 17, 2019
Mountain Fire Near Cave Creek Approaching Containment
The Mountain Fire east of Cave Creek is 76 percent contained. Lakes near the fire are open again for recreation activities. Bartlett Dam Lake and Horseshoe Lake are now once again open to the public after being closed so firefighters could conduct containment operations.
June 17, 2019
Water Restored After Well Pumps Fail At Arizona State Prison in Yuma
The Arizona Department of Corrections reported that water service at the Yuma prison was fully restored to all units and conservation measures had been lifted.
June 17, 2019
Adaptive Cruise Control Still Tailgates Human Cognition
In the seemingly never-ending debate over whether computers are better drivers than people, new research shows, at least for now, we may still have a slight edge on the machines.
June 17, 2019
Boas: The Issue Of Abortion
The issue of abortion and how available it should be has been on the front line of debate in the U.S. for more than 50 years.
June 17, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: Who Will Replace Theresa May?
Questions about political leadership are dominating the international stage right now. The United Kingdom is waiting to see who the next prime minister will be to replace Theresa May. This week, we’ll find out the names of the final two candidates.
June 17, 2019
Charity Rescues Food, Delivers It To Hungry
Waste Not Perishable Food Rescue and Delivery takes the food that restaurants and grocery stores were going to throw away and gives it to the hungry.
June 17, 2019
Exhibit On Linkin Park Frontman Opens Friday
Arizona photographer Jim Louvau will open up some of his 10,000-photo collection of the late Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington this Friday at MonOrchid in downtown Phoenix.
June 17, 2019
Navajo Code Talkers: The Miracle That Ended World War II
Part one explored how the idea was born to create the Navajo Code used in World War II. Now meet one of the few remaining Navajo Code Talkers and learn how they developed the unbreakable code that became critical to saving lives and ending World War II.
3 Navajo Code Talkers Die In A Month
June 17, 2019
Loop 101 Construction Closes Ramps In Scottsdale
More construction begins on the Loop 101, but this time it’s in Scottsdale. The on- and off-ramps for Hayden and Scottsdale roads on Loop 101 will begin closing.
June 17, 2019
Sky Harbor Plan Could Reduce Cut-Through Traffic
As part of its long-range plan, Sky Harbor Airport could put the brakes on cut-through traffic. During rush hour, officials said 40 percent of traffic on Sky Harbor Boulevard is just cutting through the airport.
June 17, 2019
Study Warns Of Death Toll Under Hotter Global Warming Scenarios
Scientists said governments must halt global warming at 1.5 degrees Celsius to avoid disaster. But current emissions targets could cause warming of 2-3 degrees C by end of century. Now, a new study projects the difference a degree could make.
June 17, 2019
Arizona Ranks 46th In Annual Children’s Report
Arizona’s rank has dropped in a national report about children’s health, education and security. The report said the housing burden has improved nationally, but stalled in Arizona. The report measures 16 indicators and ranks Arizona 39th in housing affordability and 46th overall. Last year, Arizona ranked 45th overall.
June 17, 2019
Saturns Rings, Moons Raise Questions About Solar System
Data from the Cassini probe reveals that the water “fingerprint” of several rings and moons of Saturn is the same as that found on Earth. The discovery could prompt a reassessment of how the solar system formed and where water originated.
June 17, 2019
Medical Marijuana Deliveries Now Legal in Glendale
As of Jan. 28, Glendale medical marijuana card holders will be able to have cannabis delivered to their homes. The city and its dispensaries said they will benefit from local sales taxes and a decrease of illegal deliveries.
June 16, 2019
Police Release Report On Viral Incident That Drew Lawsuit
Phoenix police have put out a report detailing their side of an incident that led a family to file a $10 million notice of claim against the department. The incident was captured on video and involves a 5-months-pregnant mother.
June 15, 2019
Woodbury Fire Nearly At 26,000 Acres, Could Get Bigger
The Woodbury Fire has now spread across nearly 26,000 acres of Tonto National Forest and remains zero percent contained. An unforeseen weather event significantly increased the acreage of the fire this past week.
June 15, 2019
Tonto Forest Officials Impose Fire Restrictions
Fire restrictions in the Tonto National Forest went into effect Saturday as the weather heats up.
June 15, 2019
State Moves To Revoke License Of Embattled Hacienda HealthCare After Maggots Found
The Arizona Department of Health Services has issued a notice of intent to revoke the license of Hacienda HealthCare, a Phoenix care facility where an incapacitated woman was raped and gave birth to a baby boy.
June 15, 2019
GCU VP Fired Amid Sexual Assault Allegations
Grand Canyon University is looking for a new vice president after firing former Vice President Roy Shick last weekend amid sexual assault allegations from his time at the University of Washington.
June 14, 2019