Wednesday the U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case about a lethal injection drug that Arizona uses to execute its prisoners. The drug in question has been used in what some are calling botched executions.
Urban farming is increasing in the Valley, from community gardens to open-lot farms. And one family in Mesa is growing food in a new place — their pool. Now the Valley, and the world, are looking to them for help.
Last week, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio testified his attorney hired a private investigator to research whether the judge in the case's wife had said the judge "hated" Arpaio. Legal experts weigh in on whether either those alleged comments or the probe into them posed any ethical issues.
The conflict zones of the Middle East are a long way from the United States-Mexico border, which has experienced its own share of violence. In El Paso, a university ensemble has united musicians from both regions to play melodies rarely heard on the border.
The 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal over the weekend was strong enough to trigger an avalanche on the slopes of Mount Everest. The avalanche buried part of the mountain’s base camp, stranding foreign climbers including a woman from Scottsdale.
In the ongoing contempt of court case against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his staff, the sheriff’s second-in-command answered more questions Friday about possible investigations into the federal judge in the case, or his relatives.