Last week, Salt River tribal police officer Clayton Townsend was killed when a driver — who later admitted to texting while driving — veered over two lanes and killed Townsend during a traffic stop. Arizona is one of three states without a texting-while-driving ban.
Digital First Media is a subsidiary of a hedge fund called Alden Global Capital. You may not know the name, but newspapers across the country do. Now, that hedge fund has made a bid to buy Gannett, which owns the Arizona Republic.
The number of dollar stores has grown over the past seven years, from 20,000 to nearly 30,000 nationwide. That’s according to a new analysis from the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, which argues these stores are causing economic distress, especially in the grocery market.
For decades, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors has maintained an agreement that gives the Maricopa County Recorder full control over elections. But the board is now considering the creation of a working group to analyze how Maricopa County can conduct better elections.
The U.S. has strict rules on how soon after leaving office a retired or defeated member of congress can officially lobby his or her former colleagues. But many firms are eager to scoop up those politicos because of the relationships they’ve forged.
Blockchain technology is mainly known as a digital ledger to record cryptocurrency transactions, like Bitcoin. But people are also coming up with other potential uses for the technology, including in the area of immigration.
Sanctuary cities have become the target of the federal government under the Trump administration, which tried to deny federal funding to cities that refuse to cooperate with federal immigration enforcement.
It's day 27 of the partial federal government shutdown. Hundreds of thousands of federal workers are still going unpaid across the United States. But in communities across the country, neighbors are banding together to provide everything from food to legal services for struggling federal workers.
The parents of an Arizona comatose woman who gave birth last month as a result of a rape hope an outside review of the Phoenix facility where she lived will lead to change, a lawyer for the family said Wednesday.
A Colombian drug lord testified this week that El Chapo bribed former Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto with $100 million. The stunning allegation was made during El Chapo's trial in a New York court, implicating the highest level of the Mexican government.
The government shutdown has entered its fourth week and as KJZZ has already reported, many Arizonans are feeling its effect. Another group that could be harmed if the shutdown continues is senior citizens.
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While Laura Smith was the chief financial officer at the Scottsdale district, she signed off on paperwork related to a consulting firm she had a stake in with her sister. She was later indicted and plead not guilty to fraud and conflict of interest charges.
Some countries have programs designed to curb the over-prescription of antibiotics and ease the antibiotic resistance crisis. Yet studies continue to show troubling rates of inappropriate antibiotic treatment.
One of the major issues addressed by Gov. Doug Ducey during his State of the State address was a drought contingency plan. With a Jan. 31 deadline looming, Arizona House Speaker Rusty Bowers says he won’t be pressured into approving a plan he has yet to see.