As Paul Penzone looks to make his mark in the early days of his stint as Maricopa County sheriff, one point of emphasis is on improving relations between MCSO and communities of color. To that end, James Collins has been named director of Community Relations and Outreach for MCSO.
Flu activity in Arizona is lower now than it was the past two years at this time. Dr. Cara Christ with the Arizona Department of Health Services says even though the flu is more common January through March, it circulates year-round. She says it’s never too late to get a flu shot.
You could soon be allowed to shoot a snake in Phoenix and other cities without fear of prosecution. On Wednesday, the Arizona House of Representatives approved legislation that would allow people to fire off small-caliber shells to fend off snakes or rats.
Traveling to the depths into a subaquatic cave in Cuba and enjoying the adventure, while also trying to learn as much as possible about cultural and environmental subjects. That sentence describes a lot of what National Geographic Explorer Kenny Broad brings to his life.
It’s World Hijab Day and local activists here will be wearing the scarves today to show solidarity with Muslim women. Deedra Abboud, an attorney and Muslim activist in the Valley, is speaking at an event related to World Hijab Day today.
Tennis player Serena Williams continued to extend her dominance over the weekend, winning her 23rd Grand Slam with a victory in the Australian Open final over her sister Venus. To learn more about diversity in tennis and the Williams sisters, we spoke with journalist Mike Wise of ESPN’s The Undefeated.
New high-rise apartments are coming to downtown Tempe. A developer has bought two pieces of land near ASU — on the southwestern corner of Seventh Street and Myrtle Avenue, and the southeastern corner of Seventh Street and Mill Avenue — and plans to turn at least one of them into a high-rise.
Every day, for a decade in the 1960s, a plane would fly over the San Carlos Apache Reservation and spray the land below with a chemical cocktail. Now, more than 50 years later, the Environmental Protection Agency has investigators on the ground on the reservation to find out if there are any lingering effects on the Apache people.
President Trump went prime time on Tuesday night in naming his first selection for the U.S. Supreme Court, which has been one jurist short since the death of Justice Antonin Scalia nearly a year ago. To learn more about Judge Niel Gorsuch and his potential impact, we spoke to Albany Law School Professor Vincent Bonventre.