After years of struggling, Arizona’s child welfare agency says it’s making progress. A recent report shows the department is completing more investigations of child abuse and neglect than it’s receiving. But that isn’t translating to fewer court cases.
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management hopes to test experimental contraceptives on the overpopulated Black Mountain burro herd near Kingman. The agency estimates 1,400 to 1,800 wild burros roam the Black Mountains in Mohave County.
The Arizona Attorney General thinks willed-body-donation programs create a public health issue that needs oversight, but a Phoenix-based company is worried that a proposed bill in the Arizona Legislature could lead to overregulation of a growing industry.