A Supreme Court ruling against the town of Gilbert prompts the city of Peoria to look at its rules. In 2015, the court sided with a church that claimed Gilbert treated its temporary signs differently than other temporary signs. That led planners in Peoria to start revising a sign code that’s been in place for nearly 30 years.
Two retired Supreme Court Justices shared a table with former President Jimmy Carter at the Arizona Biltmore Friday night. Carter received the O’Connor Justice Prize, which recognizes leadership in law initiatives and honors the legacy of Arizona native Sandra Day O’Connor, the first woman to serve on the United States Supreme Court.
Gilbert Fire and Rescue says it's starting a pilot program to send a two-person rescue vehicle with a paramedic and emergency-medical technician instead of a four-person firetruck to handle less-critical medical calls.
Mayor Stanton’s commitment to making Phoenix an immigrant-friendly city is good news for immigrant-rights groups, but they’re also calling on him to put action to those words. Several groups held a rally outside Phoenix City Hall on Thursday to do just that, including the Puente Human Rights Movement.
After President Trump issued executive orders this week to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border and restrict funds to so-called sanctuary cities, Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton spoke out, calling it a "divisive attack on Latinos in Phoenix and around the country."
An art teacher was commissioned to exhibit her student’s work. After she passed away unexpectedly, it evolved into a multi-school project and became an outlet for students and teachers to remember her through art.
And as tensions rise around possibility of building a border wall, communities across the state are responding to the other part of those executive orders issued by President Trump this week. And here in the Valley, one church is also coming forward and declaring itself a sanctuary church.
There’s been a lot of action coming out of Washington, DC, this week on the issue of immigration. President Trump has signed Executive Orders to withhold federal money from so-called sanctuary cities, and to get started building a wall on the country’s border with Mexico.