Library fines are something many of us have some experience with — coughing up a quarter here or there for an overdue book. Maricopa County recently decided to get rid of those fines from all of its libraries, following a national trend.
Sen. Kyrsten Sinema ran as a Centrist, and the Arizona Democrat has largely stayed out of the partisan fray in Washington. Now she's pushing for immigration reform, and her Protecting Affordable Mortgages for Veterans Act has passed the Republican-controlled Senate.
With his signature, Gov. Doug Ducey placed the state in the middle of an off track betting legal battle between Monarch Content Management — the company that provides televised signals of horse races — and the tracks that both produce and receive those signals.
Many people with dementia have behavioral issues. Traditionally, those behaviors have been treated with medications that have side effects. Now researchers are looking at the effects of marijuana on people with dementia.
Arizona schools will receive more money than they have in almost a decade to buy new supplies and fix aging buildings, but in the state’s largest district and others around the state, this money isn’t always going to capital needs like textbooks, desks and building repairs.
Nature reserves provide a safe haven for wildlife that’s an essential part of recovering the diminishing northern jaguar population. But it takes more than protecting isolated reserves to ensure jaguars’ long-term survival. That’s why some conservationists are putting their focus on securing jaguar corridors in northern Mexico.
The Department of Public Safety is sending resources to the Arizona-Mexico border after bloody shootouts left nine dead in two Sonoran cities. But one Sonoran official doubts there will be much for them to do.
In Arizona, it is unclear if humanitarian aid worker Scott Warren will continue to face charges of illegally harboring undocumented immigrants. And in Mexico, two activists accused of human smuggling have been released. Their supporters said the arrests were a setup.
It’s no secret that Steven Spielberg has Phoenix roots. His first feature-length movie, "Firelight" — a film which allegedly inspired "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" — premiered at the Phoenix Theatre Company’s Mainstage in 1964
What kind of an artist carries thousands of dollars in a paper bag when he goes to a car dealership to buy at least one new automobile? What kind of artist sets fire to more than $1 million worth of his paintings as a way of protesting U.S. inheritance taxes?