An emergency center for children removed from their homes in central Phoenix is officially closed. The placement center run by Arizona’s child welfare agency and a nonprofit was open less than a year and served more than 2,000 kids.
For residents living in parts of central Phoenix and Laveen, aircraft noise coming in and out of Sky Harbor has been the new normal since the Federal Aviation Administration changed the flight paths in 2014. Many residents have been filing noise complaints using a smartphone app that was launched earlier this month. As a result, the number of complaints has more than doubled compared to last year.
We remember Grant Tinker, who died last month at 90. He founded MTM productions with his then-wife Mary Tyler Moore and produced her hit TV show. Later as chairman of NBC, Tinker oversaw the hit shows Cheers, Hill Street Blues and St. Elsewhere.