In Arizona, 1,304 individuals took their own lives in 2017, the most recent year for which numbers are available. One of them was Zachary Sumner. He was 16. This is a story of the people he left behind, particularly his mom, Francine.
Mexican government officials are in Washington, D.C., after President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on Mexican goods, unless Mexico stops the migration from Central America. Meanwhile, at the Mexico-Guatemala border, a new caravan arrived.
The Arizona Supreme Court will take another look at the state’s sentencing law for individuals convicted for drug-related crimes. In 1996, after the three-strikes law cracked down on drug offenders, Arizona voters approved the Drug, Medicalization, Prevention and Control Act.
Crews working on the Coldwater Fire burning about 12 miles north of Payson have decided to let it burn. By Tuesday evening, it had charred 2,273 acres, growing relatively slow since the latest rain system passed through.
The Mesa police union has cast a no-confidence vote against Chief Ramon Batista for what the union's president said was the chief's condemnation of officers investigated on excessive-force allegations and unwillingness to listen to officers.
Sun Lakes resident Jack Holder, 97, was working as a Navy machinist when Japan attacked Pearl Harbor in 1941. For more than seven decades, he didn't tell about the World War II history he witnessed firsthand. Now he's opening up.
As debate about the border and the status of undocumented immigrants in the U.S. rages on, only 11 individuals were prosecuted for hiring undocumented workers in the past year. Three received jail time.
The transportation industry can be a key indicator of how the overall U.S. economy is doing. While U.S. travel is still strong, global factors like tariffs and a slowing Chinese economy may soon take a toll.
The Show presents a new monthly segment with longtime Phoenix writer Amy Silverman. She has a new column out this month in Phoenix Magazine called “Raising Phoenix” where she explores Arizona politics, culture — and everything else that makes Phoenix the city that it is.
Diversity is a key word in the realm of current American filmmaking, and that includes the lack of women directors — particularly among those who make major decisions on superhero films and other so-called blockbusters.
An Arizona committee will soon investigate how the state collects data about maternal deaths and moms who are seriously injured in childbirth. New moms die in the United States at a higher rate than anywhere else in the developed world.
Luke-Greenway American Legion Post 1 is making plans to celebrate 100 years in its original Phoenix location. But it’s unlikely the post will mark 101 years at the same spot. In 1919, it became one of the first posts chartered in the United States. In 1920, a charter member deeded the land to Phoenix in exchange for the post getting a 99-year lease. Now, the city's looking to sell.