As the investigation continues into Sunday’s mass shooting in Las Vegas, organizers of Phoenix’s Lost Lake Festival say they’ll “continue to work closely with Phoenix law enforcement officials to assess our safety and security protocols to ensure we host the safest event possible."
The intersection between the NRA and country music has existed for a long time and points to the complexity of gun culture in America. Jonathan Bernstein, contributing writer for The Guardian, joins The Takeaway to look at the history of the relationship and how the NRA has used country music to extend its brand.
After one of its basketball coaches was caught up in nationwide scandal involving influence and money on NCAA coaches and athletes, the University of Arizona has initiated an independent review and hired outside counsel.
Public safety and city officials in Las Vegas held a vigil Tuesday night to say thank you to community members for the outpouring of support they’ve shown this week after Sunday's mass shooting. About 200 people were at the vigil.
A U.S. district judge recently ruled in favor of foster children bringing a class action lawsuit against the Arizona's Department of Child Safety. The complaint said the state did not provide the children needed access to healthcare, had a shortage of family foster homes and was slow investigating complaints.
Alejandro Zambra, one of Chile’s most celebrated authors, has come to the Valley for a weeklong literary residency. Zambra was born during the rule of military dictator Augusto Pinochet, who held power from 1973 to 1990.
Telecommunications giant CenturyLink said Monday that federal antitrust regulators have approved its roughly $25 billion proposed merger with Level 3 Communication Inc., subject to divestitures of assets around Tucson, Albuquerque and Boise involving metro networks and dark fiber, in a consent decree that awaits court approval.
As the Southwest Editor for Backpacker Magazine, Annette McGivney is used to writing about beautiful hiking destinations and telling people how they can enjoy the natural world. But in 2007, she got an assignment that pushed her in a new direction.
Gov. Doug Ducey last week announced the Arizona Teachers’ Academy. It promises free tuition at the state’s public universities for every year teachers teach in Arizona, and is meant to try to close the teacher shortage the state has had for the past several years.
Figuring out Arizona’s water future is front of mind for many of the state’s leaders, and money is certainly spent on trying to ensure that future. But as The Arizona Capitol Times’ Rachel Leingang reported this week, the faucet has been turned on to pay quite a bit for lobbyists.
House Republicans have been preparing to vote on the SHARE Act, which is short for Sportsmen Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act. It includes provisions that would deregulate silencers or suppressors and allow armor-piercing bullets.