New questions about whether Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office deputies had a practice of stealing from immigrants and revelations that the sheriff’s office failed to turn over evidence is now impacting a U.S. Department of Justice racial profiling lawsuit against the sheriff.
A break in a water pipeline at the Grand Canyon is affecting services at Phantom Ranch at the bottom of the canyon. National Parks Service spokeswoman Kirby Lynn Shedlowski says that’s making it tough on visitors planning to stay overnight.
After spending $350 million to build a downtown hotel, the city of Phoenix might sell the building for a massive loss. At least one official said it’s time for the city to put the Sheraton on the market.
The University of Arizona’s Knowledge River program has gotten a half-million dollar grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. The more than a decade-old program focuses on teaching library science to people with a commitment to the Latino and American Indian communities.
Some Valley school districts are facing budget cuts after voters defeated overrides in last month’s election. That’s on top of cuts to the schools made by the state over the past few years and a court ruling that found lawmakers have shorted schools on voter-approved money.
As the National Football League continues its bid to dominate television on as many nights as possible, the Arizona Cardinals make their first appearance of 2014 on Thursday Night Football this evening in St. Louis.