Arizona will challenge fines levied against the Arizona Department of Corrections in oral arguments at the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Tuesday. The Parsons v. Ryan lawsuit was settled in 2014 with inmates and Department of Corrections officials agreeing to a set of conditions that would improve prison health care.
American immigration lawyers and advocates have fanned out across the border and into Mexico since last year trying to build cases for asylum seekers waiting to cross into the U.S. The number of people has mushroomed against the barriers that now stop these migrants from touching U.S. soil. And a recent Supreme Court decision makes their ambition even more elusive.
A large proportion of the human genome contains potentially dangerous DNA sequences called transposable elements, or transposons. Now, research from the University of Arizona has found flaws in the mechanisms that keep them in check.
A company that makes and distributes Mexican-style food items settled a discrimination lawsuit with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) over refusing to hire applicants who were not Hispanic.
Three days after the city of Phoenix began allowing electric scooters to operate downtown as part of a six-month pilot program, two of the three companies have removed all their scooters. As of Saturday afternoon, all Bird and Lime scooters have been collected from the streets.
The Arizona Department of Health Services is investigating a suspected salmonella outbreak at the state women’s prison. DHS says it is working with the Department of Corrections to investigate a suspected salmonella outbreak at the Perryville prison in Goodyear.
A water catchment located about 15 miles east of Flagstaff and used by wildlife has been contaminated with fuel. Arizona Game & Fish department spokesperson Nathan Gonzalez said the incident, which occurred around Sept. 15, was discovered by members of partner organizations who routinely check on water supplies.
A suspect wanted for human smuggling used an AK-47 to open fire on an elite team of federal agents as they tried to arrest him in April in the quiet suburb of Ahwatukee, according to a report by the Phoenix Police Department obtained through a public records request.
There is a significant lack of affordable housing in the Valley, but a new initiative is trying to tackle the problem, one donation at a time. Starting about a month ago, homebuyers have had the option of donating $25 when they close on their houses.
While Arizona’s other professional sports franchises have struggled, The Phoenix Rising is enjoying unprecedented success this season. The United Soccer League club has won 20 straight, the longest streak in the history of American pro soccer history, having not lost a match since May.