The roundup began just after dawn, 100 years ago today in Bisbee. A posse made up of hastily deputized local residents had a list of striking miners and sympathizers. They banged on the doors of homes and boarding houses. It was the beginning of the Bisbee Deportation — a large-scale kidnapping.
The city of Phoenix has determined a company with a five-year contract to provide bus service is failing to live up to its agreement. The city sent a letter demanding that First Transit improve performance and even began withholding payments.
A published report names Arizona’s senior Sen. John McCain in a British anti-defamation lawsuit. It concerns leaks that led to the January publication of the dossier alleging the Trump campaign had connections to Russian operatives.
An E. coli outbreak on the Utah-Arizona border has now grown to eleven confirmed cases. Most of those affected are children, including two who died. The outbreak is in the community of Short Creek and is home to the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
The Valley’s restaurant and dining scene has been getting more and more attention over the past few years. And now, a new series of stories is focusing on a specific population of restaurateurs: immigrants.
A high-school transcript is likely one of the first things a college admissions officers sees on an application. But a group of more than 100 private schools is proposing a new transcript would include no grades, no courses, no standardized content across schools; instead, they hope the new transcript will reflect mastery of subjects and growth of student character over time.
The LGBTQ civil-rights organization The Human Rights Campaign announced today that it is launching what it calls the “largest grassroots expansion in its history.” The group is launching a $26 million political organizing campaign to prepare for the 2018 midterm elections. The Associated Press reports those resources will be focused on six key states, including Arizona.
The intense, emotional protests related to the Senate’s proposed health-care reform continued on Monday afternoon in Washington, D.C. One of the most involved was outside the office of Sen. Jeff Flake. Megan Janetsky of the Walter Cronkite School’s Washington, D.C., bureau covered the Flake protests.
Tucson Electric Power (TEP) is looking for a new contractor to design a type of natural-gas generator to support renewable energy. TEP has a goal to deliver at least 30 percent of its power from renewable resources by 2030.