The U.S. attorney general wields vast power over the immigration courts, and a labor union for judges who run those courts is headed for an existential showdown Tuesday with its members’ employer: the Department of Justice.
Long a target of conservatives, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has seen a shift during the Trump Administration, as a number of openings on the panel have been filled by more conservative Trump appointees.
While national media outlets penned apocalyptic pieces about the heat here, professor and author Tom Zoellner completed a thru-hike of the Arizona Trail. He suggests Arizonans start thinking about summers differently.
Yancey Strickler, a co-founder and former CEO of the crowdfunding site Kickstarter, had noticed the neighborhood was changing. And that got him thinking about what that might mean. Those thoughts led to his new book, called "This Could be Our Future: A Manifesto for a More Generous World."
The Phoenix City Council is considering creating a citizen review board to oversee the city’s police department. The idea has been gaining steam since a series of incidents involving use of force and racist social media posts put the department in the spotlight.
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discussed the week in news with communications consultant Julie Erfle of Erfle Uncuffed; and former State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jaime Molera of Molera Alvarez.
When the Navajo Generating Station and the Peabody Coal Mine shut down late last year, they took with them royalties that the Hopi Tribe depended on for more than four decades. Hopi leaders have known this day would come, yet they left it up to the current tribal council to replace that revenue generator.
A Democratic lawmaker wants motorists to have more than the current either-or choice of "male'' or "female'' on state-issued driver's licenses. A Republican lawmaker has competing ideas that would bar the state from using "nonbinary" on driver's licenses, on birth certificates or in classrooms.
For the first time Thursday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection started sending asylum seekers back to Nogales, Sonora, to wait for their cases to process. It’s part of the Migrant Protection Protocols, also known as the “Remain In Mexico” program.
U.S. Air Force defense contractor Raytheon Company will build new medium range air-to-air missiles at its Tucson factory. The contract totals almost $800 million and comes just a week after another contract award for Tucson's largest employer.