As California grapples with water shortages, Arizonans can breathe easy — for now. For decades, the state has relied on the Colorado River and preserved groundwater resources. But the current drought is now putting those management plans to the test.
In recent weeks, the Islamic Community Center of Phoenix has come under fire after two men who used to pray at the mosque shot and killed a security guard in Garland, Texas. Today, protestors are planning a rally and a Muhammad cartoon contest at the center.
The national forests in Arizona give Valley residents a place to camp and escape the heat, but they also give birth to the Valley’s water. Now the Valley is investing back into the health of those forests.
An Arizona lawmaker on Thursday called for changes in state law to allow ongoing testing of parents whose babies are born exposed to drugs after a child who was returned to her parents died of apparent abuse.
A trove of records released Thursday by Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's office provides a window into disciplinary problems among sheriff's employees, but sheds no light on investigations into claims that officers pocketed items confiscated in traffic stops and safe-house busts.