death chamber
Ohio has reportedly obtained a controversial lethal injection drug that’s part of an ongoing lawsuit against Arizona’s death penalty.
Oct. 19, 2016
Bernie Sanders
In the final weeks leading up to the general election, Hillary Clinton’s campaign is focusing efforts on divided states like Arizona. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders rallied his Flagstaff supporters Tuesday to vote for Clinton.
Oct. 18, 2016
native dance
A U.S. lawmaker says loopholes in federal laws have left authorities little leverage when seeking to return tribal religious items placed on sale in foreign auctions.
Oct. 18, 2016
firefighter helmet
Emergency rooms across the nation are busy. Many visits are for non-life-threatening conditions and can be costly. A program in Yuma County wants to prevent unnecessary ER visits by bringing back an old idea — house calls made by the local fire department.
Oct. 18, 2016
Arizonans will have fewer insurance plans at higher rates when they buy coverage for 2017 on the federal health-care exchange.
Oct. 18, 2016
student in classroom
Researchers at the University of Arizona are developing a way to measure memory in young kids, and children with intellectual disabilities.
Oct. 18, 2016
Steward Observatory under construction
Arizona Science Desk reporter Sara Hammond takes a closer look at University of Arizona's Steward Observatory on its 100th anniversary.
Oct. 18, 2016
surgery tools
This year, more than 1 million Americans will seek some kind of medical treatment abroad. The medical-tourism industry is booming. And one tech startup with local roots is trying to become the main platform for it.
Oct. 18, 2016
Valley fever
We’re heading into high season for valley fever. Health officials say they tend to see the most cases in late October through December.
Oct. 18, 2016
The Human Rights Campaign recently released its annual Municipal Equality Index, which rates cities based on policies, services and laws. But how do the policies cities enact impact how people are treated?
Oct. 18, 2016
Grand Canyon National Park and Kaibab National Forest
A four-year project led by Northern Arizona University will examine how political boundaries can create ecological differences. Researchers will look at the edges between national parks and nearby land… from space.
Oct. 18, 2016
peoria police badge
The suspect is a male caller who identifies himself as Sgt. Jon Meck from the Peoria Police Department.
Oct. 18, 2016
vote sticker
A small group of voters in Yavapai County are noticing the wrong return date on their official mail-in ballot envelope.
Oct. 18, 2016
Arizona Game and Fish logo
Despite a recent spike in sightings in Arizona, Amy Burnett of the Arizona Game and Fish Department believes there is no indication that the bear population is on the rise around the state, only a rise in human population that may be unfamiliar with their presence.
Oct. 18, 2016
school education classroom
Arizonans want their next president to fix the economy and improve K-12 education — and the call by Donald Trump to build a wall apparently leaves them cold.
Oct. 18, 2016
surprise logo
Surprise officials expect a recently elected city council member to take office early after the vice mayor abruptly resigned in September.
Oct. 18, 2016
Voters in Tempe will now have a few more hours to early vote this month.
Oct. 18, 2016
Recent polls show the vote on whether to legalize recreational marijuana in Arizona will likely be very close, and a last-minute flurry of newly registered voters could affect the outcome.
Oct. 18, 2016
Whether it’s Microsoft buying LinkedIn, Bass Pro Shops looking to take over Cabela’s or Google eyeing Twitter, mergers and acquisitions involving U.S. companies are on pace for the second biggest year since before the recession. One of the billion-dollar deals involves Arizona’s highest ranking company on the Fortune 500.
Oct. 18, 2016
The Diamondbacks are taking the first steps toward rebuilding after a disappointing 2016 season.
Oct. 17, 2016