For ridesharing companies, competition for customers can be fierce, especially among millennials. For seniors, however, especially those over the age of 80, there’s a lot of room to grow. The Phoenix area has become a proving ground of sorts for those companies to test strategies for serving this relatively untapped market.
The protest began after a woman was taken into custody during a routine check-in with immigration officials. Hundreds of protesters surrounded an ICE van holding Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos as she said a tearful goodbye to her son.
Each year millions of visitors to the Grand Canyon drive by Red Butte without taking much notice. But, for the Havasupai, the hill is central to their belief system. The tribe says a nearby uranium mine threatens this sacred place and its drinking water.
One of Arizona’s top regulators wants new rules for transparency and disclosure at the Arizona Corporation Commission. This week, Commissioner Bob Burns began asking for evidence and testimony from stakeholders.
A man was sentenced to 30 years in prison today on charges that he provided support to the Islamic State. Prosecutors were seeking a life sentence for Abdul Malik Abdul Kareem, an American-born Muslim convert who became the second person in the U.S. to be convicted of charges of supporting the Islamic State.
Do you remember where you were 25 years ago? It’s when "Wayne’s World" schwung its way into movie theaters. One of the film’s stars is Dana Carvey, who played Wayne’s best friend and sidekick Garth Algar. And Carvey is with me to talk about the movie.
Our next story takes us back in time … to prehistoric times, that is. Tonight, Ken Zoll, the executive director of the Verde Valley Archaeology Center, will be talking about how prehistoric people in the Southwest used astronomy.
Buckeye’s water resources director will officially resign on Feb. 25. Nigh’s resignation contains a confidentiality clause, waives all potential legal claims and stipulates that neither he nor the city admit to any wrongdoing.
There has also been mixed reaction in Arizona following the confirmation of Betsy DeVos as the secretary of Education on Tuesday. We’re joined now by Eileen Sigmund, president of the Arizona Charter Schools Association, and Joshua Buckley, vice president of the Mesa Education Association and a government teacher at Red Mountain High School in Mesa.
Growing up, Mandy Harvey wanted to be a musician. But in 2006, when she was 18, her greatest fear came true: she lost her hearing as a result of a connective tissue disorder. Now, Harvey is an accomplished musician who has released several albums and is performing tonight at the Musical Instrument Museum.
The fate of the Navajo Generating Station could soon be decided. On Monday, SRP and the other owners — Arizona Public Service, NV Energy and Tucson Electric Power — are expected to vote on whether or not to renew the lease.
The Phoenix City Council on Tuesday voted to move forward with a plan to create an ethics commission. With me to explain is Dustin Gardiner, who covers Phoenix City Hall for The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com.