Iran struck back at the United States for the killing of a top Iranian general early Wednesday, firing a series of surface-to-surface missiles at an Iraqi air base housing U.S. troops and warning the United States and its allies in the region not to retaliate.
The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office is making changes to its felony diversion program. The County Attorney’s Office says it is combining two current diversion programs to “offer a more robust treatment option” to address criminal behavior.
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich on Tuesday sued Juul and another e-cigarette maker, Eonsmoke, alleging the companies targeted youths with advertising and flavored products. Brnovich wants injunctions to prevent either company from using marketing tactics that target youths or sell flavored vape products.
In an effort to speed up the process of safety inspections and following the lead of other pro sports franchises, the Arizona Diamondbacks are instituting a “clear bag policy” at Chase Field for the 2020 season.
A Mexican man convicted in the murder of a U.S. Border Patrol agent in Arizona will be sentenced today for his role in the crime. Heraclio Osorio Arellanes is one of seven men who in 2010 were working to rob drug smugglers in the desert around Nogales, Arizona.
Maricopa County Assessor Paul Petersen has resigned months after being charged with running a human smuggling operation that paid pregnant women from the Marshall Islands to give up their babies in the U.S. His resignation on Tuesday came after leaders in the one of the nation's most populous counties suspended him and have pressured him to resign since his arrest nearly three months ago.
Adrian Perez has been in the Cochise County jail at least 16 times over the last 13 years. He’s been isolated in solitary confinement for 23 hours a day, and he’s sought solace in — of all things — court hearings.
A new app connects Native-owned businesses with consumers. Users can search by location, item or business name. The app features more than 500 (mostly Navajo) Native-made goods and services — everything from jewelry and tour guides to public relations firms and mechanics.
Phoenix-based U-Haul is pledging not to interview or hire people who use nicotine. Alejandro Perez, a labor attorney and partner with the law firm of Jaburg, joined The Show to answer questions about the legalities of a hiring policy.
You’ve probably seen Paige Poppe's work in local boutiques or at an especially eye-catching booth at your neighborhood farmers’ market. Her vibrant watercolor designs have jumped from the canvas to a variety of mediums — greeting cards, jewelry, the walls of buildings.
What happens to child prodigies when they get to college and face the pressures and expectations that affect students in their late teens and 20s? David Henry Feldman, a professor in Tufts University’s Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development, joined The Show to talk about life for a child genius.
When Arizona lawmakers convene their 2020 session next week, education is again primed to be a key policy area. And, one of the groups that’s been at the center of those discussions has a new leader as of the new year. Sheila Harrison-Williams has taken over as executive director of the Arizona School Boards Association, replacing Timothy Ogle.
There have been efforts in Arizona and elsewhere to increase the use of renewable energy for several years now. Some experts have also been trying to raise the alarm about vulnerabilities in our energy grid. Vice Admiral Lee Gunn says it’s possible to tackle both problems at once.
Artificial intelligence has already arrived when it comes to advanced technology, with millions of Americans already worried to some extent that their jobs are in danger. Andrew Hudson, a speculative science fiction writer and graduate researcher at Arizona State University, recently wrote a short story about AI and religion. It’s called "A Priest, A Rabbi and a Robot Walk Into a Bar."
Los Angeles-based MedMen made a big splash when it entered the Arizona market, and it contributed extensively to efforts to legalize recreational marijuana in Arizona. But last month, MedMen announced it was unloading its Arizona holdings and leaving the state altogether.
In 2016, Arizona education advocates set out to meet a set of ambitious educational goals to reach by 2030. The Education Progress Meter set expectations for the state’s students in terms of math and reading proficiency, high school graduation and post-high school educational attainment.
Two Phoenix police officers fatally shot a man who allegedly fired first at one officer, who was struck in the chest but not seriously injured because his vest and radio stopped the bullet, a Police Department spokeswoman said.