The Phoenix City Council voted on Wednesday to approve a $1.5 million settlement with the family of Rumain Brisbon, an unarmed black man who was shot and killed by a Phoenix police officer in 2014. Joining us now to talk about this is William Terrill, professor in the School of Criminology & Criminal Justice at ASU.
As the summer kicks into high gear, a lot of us are finalizing travel plans for the season. And these days more and more travelers are heading to destinations on Native American land. Tourism in Indian Country is an $8.6 billion industry.
Some Arizona physicians are joining the chorus condemning the U.S. Senate’s version of health-care reform. About a dozen doctors joined Democratic state Rep. Randall Friese at the Capitol in Phoenix on Wednesday to speak out against the bill, now shelved in D.C. until after the July 4 recess.
The smartphone was a major innovation — positive in many ways. It allows us to reach friends, family and coworkers via talking, texting and e-mail. We can read books and watch movies on them, too. Now it turns out there’s actually a physical problem related to smartphones. It’s called “text neck.”
Doctors are supposed to be the ones who treat people — they’re not the ones we think about needing to get treatment. Michael Myers is professor of clinical psychiatry at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in New York and, in his new book "When Physicians Die by Suicide," he takes a closer look at the issue of doctors who die by suicide.
The saga of city of Phoenix-owned lots has been making headlines for years now. Downtown lots, thousands upon thousands of them, have sat empty — making up an estimated 90-square city miles of unused land.
An audit of the Phoenix Convention Center finds 211,000 people attended conferences there last year. And, while that’s down from 2015, auditors estimate it’s 187,000 more people than would have attended had the Convention Center not undergone its expansion several years ago.
Religious freedom has been debated in American courts for centuries, and in recent years, it’s become more and more tied up in issues of sexuality as LGBT rights have taken center stage — or bench, so to speak.