Plaintiffs and defendants in the Melendres racial profiling case met for a status conference in federal court on Thursday. The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office updated the court on its attempts to come into compliance with the judge’s orders.
It’s officially baseball season in the Valley as the Cactus League spring training gets underway at stadiums Valley-wide. This week, a group of baseball insiders are gathered here in the Valley for the 24th-annual NINE Spring Training Conference to talk about the most prevalent historic research and cultural implications of the game.
Flagstaff is divided over legislation voters passed in November to raise the minimum wage. It’s creating tension between friends and neighbors in town and people are boycotting certain businesses. Workers say they can’t survive without a higher wage, while business owners say their businesses won’t survive.
Barrow Neurological Institute is increasing the number of clinical trials for patients at its Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center in Phoenix. Dr. Holly Shill, the center’s director, says it’s important research studies are open to patients at all stages of the disease.
Arizona drivers certainly got a kick out of those unconventional safety messages dotting Valley freeways. So much so that the Arizona Department of Transportation launched a contest to let the public have a turn. ADOT receive nearly 7,000 submissions, and now it’s time to vote.