Later this hour, the Arizona House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on a few bills that deal with texting while driving. One is a general ban on using hand-held cell phones, except when drivers are parked or at a stop light or railroad crossing. Another bill deals more broadly with distracted driving.
The city of Tucson has been highlighted in a new report by the Center for Promise — part of the America’s Promise Alliance. It's called "More Than a Village" and focuses on Tucson's efforts to reengage with students in their high school experiences and reduce the number of permanent dropouts.
LUCHA, which stands for Living United for Change in Arizona, says their organization has proposed sentencing reforms — and Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery has opposed them every step of the way.
The influx of migrants to Arizona’s border cities is overwhelming the shelters and services that help them. Yuma’s mayor Doug Nicholls just declared an emergency in that city as a result. Now, Gov. Ducey is pledging state help for Yuma. So, how are other cities in Arizona preparing and dealing with this issue?
A wet winter has alleviated drought conditions in California. Scientists say it’s the first time since 2011 that that’s been the case. But, the Golden State is facing another kind of drought — the lack of an earthquake with a magnitude of six or stronger, although there was a magnitude 2.9 temblor near Berkeley last week.
U.S. Attorney General William Barr was busy on Thursday morning holding a press conference related to the release of a redacted version of the Mueller investigation. But, a few days before that, Barr issued an immigration-related policy reversal for asylum seekers.
After Attorney General William Barr released a brief summary of the entire Mueller investigation, lawmakers began pressuring the Justice Department to release the full report. Among them was Congressman Jamie Raskin, a Democrat from Maryland and a senior member of the House Judiciary Committee.
The Department of Justice released a redacted version of the Mueller report on Thursday morning. Max Kutner, a journalist covering the FBI, the Justice Department, and the Russia probes, joined The Takeaway with preliminary analysis.
The six-person panel of bipartisan representatives has been investigating Rep. David Schweikert since April 2018, on allegations that he misspent official funds, improperly funneled funds to his chief of staff and omitted information from his financial and campaign reports.
Electric shared scooters arrived in Mexico City with disruptive technologies and concerns. While some see in them innovation and an opportunity, others think that these vehicles need to be regulated — or even eradicated.
U.S. Attorney General William Barr delivered a press conference Thursday morning at the Justice Department ahead of the expected release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 election. A redacted version of the report is expected to be released on Thursday.
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.