Several thousand fish along the Verde River just below Horseshoe dam have died. Scientists from the Arizona Game and Fish Department tested the water for bacteria, viruses and parasites. They learned the fish died from low dissolved oxygen levels.
New Mexico was one of 16 states that didn't require worker's compensation for farm and ranch laborers. State Supreme Court justices ruled 4-1 that denying those workers such protection was unconstitutional.
All week we've been hearing stories about the people who are with us after we've taken our last breath. In the final installment of The Business of Dying series, we shift gears slightly to talk about how death can sometimes mean a new chance at life.
The city of Phoenix will not close off its trails during extremely high temperatures — at least not yet. The city’s parks and recreation board voted Thursday night to further study banning people on trails when the temperature hits 110 degrees.
The Phoenix Parks and Recreation Board tonight is scheduled to vote on a new rule to close the city’s trails to dogs when the temperature gets above 100 degrees, and close them altogether when it hits 110.