To send something into space, the modern technique is to launch it with a rocket. In the 1960s, however, a Canadian visionary proposed the radical idea to simply shoot through the atmosphere — with a giant space gun. One of those guns is still in Yuma.
A new study by the Fair Punishment Project shows Maricopa County ranks among a handful of places with the most death penalty cases between 2010 and 2015, when local juries sentenced 28 people to death.
The Valley is full of transplants, folks who have moved here from somewhere else, which makes creating a uniquely Phoenix identity complicated. Jessica Suerth is moved to Phoenix from Chicago and wrote about how living here shaped her identity, in an unexpected way.
Proposition 205, the measure to regulate marijuana like alcohol, has received the go-ahead from the Arizona Supreme Court to appear on the November ballot. That promises to unleash a lot of arguing and lot of money into TV and radio ads and mailers over the next two months.
Psychiatry is one of the specialties you can choose as a med student, but it’s not the most common. At the University of Arizona’s School of Medicine, about 10 percent of students in the class of 2016 went into psychiatry.
Sky Harbor officials expect the airport to be at peak capacity this Labor Day weekend, just like most holidays. And, they’re warning that if big projects aren’t tackled soon every day could become a "peak" day.
The expansion of the 202 South Mountain Freeway has generated emotional reactions for years and lawsuits have been filed. It’s into this environment that Tom Remes steps as the city of Phoenix’s new freeway coordination manager.
Secretary of State spokesman Matt Roberts described Tuesday’s Primary Election as quiet, a sharp contrast to the March 22 Presidential Preference Election which saw voters waiting in line for hours. But one voter rights group had concerns.
Residents in Glendale are being asked to provide their input tonight about parks, recreation and library fees. The city has hired an outside consultant to evaluate public fees and determine what changes are needed.
When Donald Trump confirmed his plans to go see President Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico, the reaction from political leaders bordered on vitriolic. Hillary Clinton’s campaign pointed to Trump’s general comments about Mexican-Americans. And Mexican opposition party leaders said there was no reason to welcome Trump. But did people on the streets feel the same way?