A developer wants to build more than 250 homes on top of an Ahwatukee golf course that closed more than a year ago, but it won’t be easy. The Pulte Group has to convince thousands of people in the neighborhood to change deed restrictions that prevent the land from being used for anything but golf.
A Works Progress Administration building at the state fairgrounds may be getting a chance to avoid demolition. On Wednesday, the Phoenix Historic Preservation Committee voted in favor of a motion to consider a historic preservation overlay on the fairgrounds area.
An Arizona Health Services Department citation issued to a Planned Parenthood clinic in suburban Phoenix has been cleared after the women's health provider made several small policy changes prompted by a surprise inspection this year.
Russell Pearce is back in the news as Maricopa County Treasurer Hos Hoskins has offered him a job. That’s made some people very unhappy, including Randy Parraz who led the successful effort to recall Pearce.
Tuesday was the deadline for congressional candidates to disclose how much money they raised over the past three months. Two challengers have been significantly out-raised by the incumbent they hope to unseat, and two candidates for an open seat are neck and neck.
A ruling by Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Katherine Cooper would require Gov. Jan Brewer and the legislature to come up with an extra $316 million immediately — and potentially $2.9 billion over five years — to make up for aid to schools they illegally withheld starting in 2009.
After a tough first season in the Women's National Basketball Association, Brittney Griner is blossoming into the player everyone thought she would be— all the while embracing her status as a role model for the LGBT community.
Saguaro National Park officials said they’ll take advantage of the increased moisture in southern Arizona from recent monsoon storms to resume work to restore native vegetation. Crews plan to apply herbicide on non-native buffelgrass, which competes with saguaro, Palo Verde trees and other plants that are native to the Sonoran Desert.