The Dysart Unified School District is asking voters to approve a funding override on Nov. 3. The request comes after voters rejected an override in 2014. That forced Dysart to phase out $6 million in spending this year.
The search for new water sources is never-ending for growing cities in the desert Southwest. Traditional sources like rivers and underground aquifers are proving insufficient, so cities are turning to options that were once unthinkable — like "toilet to tap" recycling.
A United States Border Patrol agent has been charged by a federal grand jury with second degree murder in the cross-border shooting death of a Mexican teenager. The indictment could set a precedent for how similar cases are handled in the future.
The City of Mesa launched a free-to-use online tool to help businesses find commercial properties for sale and lease. Mesa SiteSearch allows businesses to search nearly 300 properties through a database.
Court testimony on Friday in the contempt of court case against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio revealed the sheriff’s office improperly used federal drug interdiction funds to pay the confidential informant who tried to link the judge in a conspiracy with the U.S. Department of Justice.