Legislation that's up for public comment would ban plastic bags and impose a fee on paper grocery bags. It encourages retailers to provide reusable bags at little or no cost, or provide boxes to customers.
The Islamic State group claimed responsibility on Tuesday for a weekend attack at a center near Dallas, Texas, that was exhibiting cartoon depictions of the Prophet Muhammad — though it offered no evidence of a direct link to the attackers.
A degree will be more expensive at Arizona’s three public universities. Monday the Arizona Board of Regents voted to raise tuition to compensate for nearly $100 million in state cuts to higher education.
Animal Control officers say about half of the dog and cat owners in Maricopa County actually license their pets. County officials hope to change that. That was among several proposals made to the County Board of Supervisors Monday.
Rachel Egboro's neighborhood wasn’t the safest, but Rachel and her brother took the city bus and walked home from school every day. One day in March, Rachel went home alone and thought it was going to be like any other afternoon.