Arizona officials will be watching closely as the U.S. Supreme
Court considers gay marriage today. The outcome of the case could impact a
lawsuit over benefits for domestic partners for gay state and university
A bill to require courts to hold initial hearings in
custody cases sooner will go to the governor, after winning the approval of the
state House of Representatives Wednesday. From Phoenix, KJZZ’s Mark Brodie has
Arizona's highest court is being asked to decide
whether anyone who smokes marijuana, legally or not, can ever drive legally in the state. The case involves a man who
was stopped for speeding and whose blood test showed a metabolite of the
psychoactive ingredient in marijuana, which resulted in a charge of driving
under the influence.
District is on the hunt for a new superintendent.
The TUSD’s governing board approved the search Tuesday night. The Arizona Daily
Star reports, the district will use an external firm to conduct the national
The Arizona House of Representatives has given its
preliminary approval to a measure that would make privately minted gold and silver coins legal tender in the state. Under the bill, those
coins would be no different under state law than the U.
An Army veteran from Arizona will remain in jail until he's tried for working with terrorists in Syria.Eric Harroun, 30, of Phoenix, faces life imprisonment for charges of using a weapon of mass destruction outside the U.
State Route 51 Northbound will be closed between
Bell and Union
Hills from 11 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Sunday. ADOT spokesman Doug Nintzel said crews
will be installing a Freeway Management System.“That includes
overhead message boards, but also crews are installing the ramp meters along the
on-ramps along that stretch of State Route
51 and then also freeway cameras are going in,” Nintzel said.
The work of a world-renowned Mexican sculptor may be coming to
Phoenix as outdoor art installations. While city officials were in
Mexico City on a trade mission this past week, they discussed the
possibility with the artist himself.
The Postal Inspection Service says tests of suspicious mail sent to the Phoenix office of U.S. Senator Jeff Flake have found nothing dangerous or harmful. Authorities evacuated part of the building this morning after staff for the Republican senator came across mail that was stained with an oily substance.
Senator may face charges for entering his teenage grandson's classroom without
permission...and confronting the teacher.Yuma police have asked city prosecutors
to file four misdemeanor charges against state Senator Don Shooter.
chairman of the Tohono O'odham Nation has died. The death of Augustine B. Lopez
Sr. was announced Friday by his southern Arizona Tribe. Neither Lopez’s age nor
cause of death was released, but a short bio was made public by tribal officials.
Governor Jan Brewer's proposal to expand Medicaid in Arizona by using federal
funds is a major bone of contention for lawmakers attempting to negotiate a new
state budget. Speaker of the House Andy
Tobin said it is not paralyzing
talks on the spending plan but it is a big hurdle.
The Arizona Cardinals head into Thursday's National Football League draft with new Head Coach Bruce Arians and first-time General Manager Steve Keim.Darren Urban of AZCardinals.com tells Steve Goldstein how the organization has changed and how the draft can help the team improve.
Republicans at the state capitol are continuing their fight against Governor Brewer’s proposal to expand Medicaid coverage under the Obama Administration’s health care law. They staged a small rally at the state capitol Thursday.
Some new technology is allowing the Pinal County
Sheriff's Office to offer inmates visits with their family around the world. For
a small fee, the inmates can use the Internet to see and talk to family
members, according to Sheriff's Office IT spokesman Matt Dimuzio.
Arizona has cracked the top ten bicycle-friendly states,
according to new rankings from the League of American Bicyclists.Washington State tops the list, for the sixth straight year,
followed by Colorado, Oregon and Minnesota.
Placing foster children in homes where other children are not immunized just got easier. Governor Jan Brewer has signed a bill saying the Department of Economic Security cannot force foster parents to immunize their own children in order to be licensed.
than 35 years, police have arrested a man suspected of killing a woman in
Tucson. Tucson police have charged 66-year-old Bruce McCullough with
first-degree murder. He is accused in the March 1976 death of 20-year-old Donna