Phoenix City Council members unanimously approved a new ordinance designed to protect dogs. It prohibits what's often called 'tethering,' or restraining a dog to a stationary object and leaving it unattended.
If the only music you know from "South Park" creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone is from their Broadway hit "The Book of Mormon," then you may be surprised that there’s a new production in the Valley entirely devoted to some of their other tunes.
A Flagstaff scientist has a new idea about how mountains form on Io, the volcanic moon of Jupiter. Michael Bland of the U.S. Geological Survey created a mathematical model to explain Io’s unusual mountains.
Dickinson, North Dakota is a very different place than it was two years ago, when this oilfield town of less than 30,000 people was one of the fastest growing cities in the country. Since then, the price of oil has fallen by more than 50 percent. Nowhere are signs of the slowdown more visible than along Dickinson’s Highway 22. I decided to take a road trip to see what had changed along oil bust alley.
When big retailers merge, remodel or file bankruptcy, they often turn to auction houses to sell their furniture, fixtures and equipment. Demand has become so strong that Surplus Asset Management is expanding to Canada and Mexico.
The federal judge who found Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio in civil contempt of court for violating his orders in a racial profiling case said at a Tuesday hearing that he is still considering whether to refer the sheriff and others for a possible criminal contempt prosecution. A final ruling on civil remedies is not expected until later this summer.
It’s kind of like the holy grail of medicine — not just a cure for cancer, but a vaccine to stop people from getting it in the first place. And, not just for one or even a few types of cancer, but all of them.