This morning marked the start of Maricopa County’s 14th annual StandDown, a two-day event aimed at helping homeless and at-risk veterans get help with services, like medical care, social security and housing.
Forty years ago, one of the most significant discoveries in the study of human evolution was made in Ethiopia. It was the fossilized remains of a human ancestor more than 3 million years old. But you probably know her as Lucy.
New research from the University of Arizona suggests lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender adolescents who come out in high school have higher self esteem and lower levels of depression later on than kids who did not.
Thursday, Governor Doug Ducey reversed a move made Wednesday by Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas. Douglas fired the executive director of the Arizona Board of Education, along with her deputy. But Ducey said as far as he’s concerned, they’re still on the job.
Phoenix Chinese Week is going on now through Sunday. And if you’re looking for ways to celebrate, we’ve got a few ideas to serve up — like table tennis. China has dominated the sport for decades, taking home 24 of the 28 Olympic gold medals given for table tennis.
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery joined members of the Scottsdale police department on Thursday to announce the bust of a recent retail crime ring. Seventeen defendants are now facing felony counts for trafficking stolen baby formula.
A federal judge has ruled in a civil lawsuit that a former U.S. Border Patrol agent’s shooting of a Mexican man was unjustified. The judge ordered the federal government to pay the man almost half a million dollars in damages.
On Wednesday, Arizona’s Senate Finance Committee heard arguments on a bill that would phase out desegregation funding in schools. The funding was put in place in the 1980s to ensure equal education opportunities for minority students.
On Tuesday in Prescott, the city's residents, including family and close friends, were forced to face the tragic reality that 26-year-old Kayla Mueller was, in fact, dead, as the Islamic State Terrorist group had claimed last Friday.
Governor Doug Ducey has been in office for less than a month and he hasn't been shy about making personnel changes. That in itself isn't a surprise, but yesterday's move to replace Department of Child Safety Director Charles Flanagan with Greg McKay was not widely anticipated.