Oil drilling and production in the many parts of the country is booming again. But in the Permian Basin of west Texas, the boom has a byproduct that producers are considerably less excited about: oil theft.
The Mesa City Council is considering removing one of its own members. Councilman Ryan Winkle was arrested in May on suspicion of impaired driving. His blood alcohol level was almost three times the legal limit.
Joe Arpaio’s legal defense team has lost another attempt to exclude evidence from the former sheriff’s upcoming criminal contempt trial. At a court hearing in 2015, Arpaio admitted to being in civil contempt for violating the judge’s preliminary injunction.
President-elect Donald Trump did something uncommon — though not unprecedented — when he asked all of President Obama’s appointed ambassadors to resign in January. To talk about that, we were joined by former U.S. ambassador to Romania Jim Rosapepe.
Following Wednesday’s attack on members of Congress and others practicing on a baseball field in a Virginia park, many are expressing concerns about gun-related violence in the U.S. The news was especially disheartening to Mark Kelly, husband of former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and co-founder of Americans for Responsible Solutions.
American Airlines announced last year it was partnering with the Transportation Security Administration to install and test new state of the art CT scanners at one of the their security checkpoints at Phoenix Sky Harbor.
Lyle Jeffs, brother of the imprisoned leader of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Warren Jeffs, was arrested last night in South Dakota. We speak with Nate Carlisle, the polygamy reporter for The Salt Lake Tribune.