A federal judge last week awarded about half of the fees requested by the plaintiffs and ACLU of Arizona in a long-running racial profiling case against the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office. Judge Murray Snow decided some plaintiff attorney work was duplicative, as well as poorly recorded, and awarded about $743,000 in fees to be paid by the county.
Rangers in the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests have found another dead horse in the same area near Heber. It is the 17th horse found dead in six months. Betty Nixon with the Wild Horse Freedom Preservation Alliance says they've set up cameras south of Heber to catch what they believe is a poacher in the act.
Thanks to funds from Proposition 104, also known as T-2050, and an advancement of $200 million from the City Council, the city of Phoenix will triple the number of streets that’ll be paved over the next five years.
The role that U.S. grandparents play is changing, according to a new survey by AARP. The organization’s latest study found from a cultural and financial perspective, grandparents are shattering stereotypes.
Three weeks ago, Arizona was at a tipping point. The ERA, a bill that says, “equality of rights ... shall not be denied or abridged ... on account of sex” was close to ratification in Arizona, making us the 38th state to do so and triggering Congress’ next move. That effort failed.
There is a debate raging in Tucson around 20 acres of land across the street from the Saguaro National Park that developers want to turn into a “bike ranch.” Last week, more than 200 people crowded a Pima County hearing about the development to oppose it, but it could be moving forward anyway.
Prior to his reelection to a fifth term as Arizona’s U.S. representative from the 6th District in Scottsdale and Fountain Hills, Congressman David Schweikert was under investigation by the House Ethics Committee.
Earlier this month, abortion-related restrictions in Arizona were targeted in a lawsuit by Planned Parenthood. On Tuesday, the Arizona Senate’s GOP leadership issued a statement criticizing Planned Parenthood, arguing the organization is “asking the courts to give them a legal business boost because they need more individuals to perform abortions in Arizona.”
It was just about a year ago that President Trump spooked global markets by directly invoking the threat of a trade war with China. Since then, the US has levied tariffs on $250 billion worth of Chinese goods, and China has retaliated, imposing its own fines on industries.
In psychology, the "Dark Triad" refers to narcissism, Machiavellianism, and psychopathy. How do we identify those who are "high in the Dark Triad" and in what ways can these people be detrimental to our professional or personal life?
It’s been nearly 20 years since the CDC announced the U.S. had eliminated measles. But today we’ve made an about-face. From California to Texas, 20 states have reported measles cases and the country is back on track to have the worst measles outbreak in two decades.
A flood of migrants dropped off in Yuma by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has caused city’s top elected official to declare a local emergency. Yuma Mayor Douglas Nicholls suggested an agency within the same federal department should pay for the “disaster.”
Criminal records have long disqualified Arizona residents from obtaining an occupational license or working for the state of Arizona. House Bill 2660, which is passing through the Legislature, would loosen those restrictions.
More and more women are growing old poor. That’s according to a report by the national advocacy group Justice in Aging. In Phoenix, the reasons why this is happening mirror what’s going on nationally.
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