Maricopa County will soon be able to test local mosquitoes for Dengue Fever. The Maricopa County Environmental Services department already tests area mosquitoes for diseases like West Nile and St. Louis Encephalitis, but officials hope to bring this test and a test for the Zika virus online within the next few days.
Phoenix has one of the highest rates of disconnected youth in the country. It’s a term you might have heard recently because it’s become a problem nationwide. It describes 16- to 24-year-olds who are not in school and not working.
As competition grows stiffer to create jobs in Arizona and with big data becoming increasingly more important, the Center for the Future of Arizona and the Arizona Commerce Authority have responded by launching the Arizona Job Creation Progress Meter.
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has agreed to a list of proposed remedies after a federal judge found him and three of his aides in contempt of court. Meanwhile, lawyers for the plaintiffs in the case are asking the judge to refer the case to a prosecutor to pursue criminal charges.
Arizona residents have to earn more than $17 an hour to afford to rent a two-bedroom apartment. The state’s minimum wage is $8.05 an hour. According to a new report, that means there are a lot of Arizonans struggling to find affordable housing.
Arizona health officials have confirmed two cases of measles in the state. Both individuals were associated with the private Eloy Detention Center, which houses detainees from the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency.
Fossil Creek is a popular destination. So much so that the Coconino and Tonto National Forests require visitors to make a reservation to visit the creek. But if you’re planning to purchase a permit for this weekend, you’re out of luck.
Governor Doug Ducey says he's confident Arizona schools will soon see the millions of dollars promised with the passage of Proposition 123. That's despite concerns raised by critics like State Treasurer Jeff Dewit who contend the referendum could be illegal and have asked the state attorney general for his opinion.
Roadside fires are more common than you might think, especially when conditions are dry and windy like they are now. Several local, state and federal agencies want to educate drivers about the risks this Memorial Day weekend.