The number of children in foster care in Arizona grew 86 percent from 2009 to 2015 to more than 19,000 children today. Now, more than 750 young adults leave care every year. What happens to them after that?
Stephen Banta will receive the payment in exchange for dropping his $1.7 million wrongful termination suit. A state attorney general’s investigation accused Banta of spending more than $250,000 in unallowable expenses.
Members of the Arizona Board of Regents have set the parameters for University of Arizona President Ann Weaver Hart’s transition out of her current role into her future position as member of the faculty.
More National Park Service employees have come forward with complaints of sexual harassment at parks around the country. This since a federal investigation in January revealed a long history of misconduct at the Grand Canyon.
Scottsdale has a new brand after an 18-month process, what used to be called the Scottsdale Convention and Visitors Bureau has been renamed Experience Scottsdale and will be trying to bring visitors to town with its new “effortless revitalization” brand.
“The criminal justice system is not the answer for the seriously mentally ill," Dr. Dawn Noggle said. "We should work at every opportunity to keep them from coming to jail, divert them when they come and to work towards them not coming back.”