Kathy Nakagawa is a Phoenix native and a third-generation Japanese-American. Her dad started growing vegetables in Arizona in the 1930s. But During World War Two, her parents were interned at the Poston War Relocation Camp in Yuma.
Three measures about law enforcement transparency are being discussed at the Arizona capitol. Two have been introduced as bills. The other is expected to be formally proposed next week. It would allow departments to withhold the name of an officer involved in a shooting for up to 90 days.
Phoenix city council members will discuss the future of a police officer body-camera program at a Public Safety and Veterans Subcommittee meeting tonight. The group will be reviewing the results of a recent study as part of the dialogue.
Funding for the Department of Homeland Security, the parent agency of Customs and Border Protection, expires Feb. 27. The agency's independent watchdog says the $62 million cost of the border drone program is not justified.
Tiny Boonville, in Northern California, is known for a few things. Its wineries, its tight-knit community — and its very own language. Boontling was created long ago as a way to gossip covertly. Now, it’s still alive, but barely.
Police departments across the Valley are making last-minute preparations in advance of the Super Bowl. Security will be very tight and that means a lot of officers will be working overtime on their days off.