A one-of-its-kind customs project to speed deliveries from Mesa airport to Mexico is — literally — taking off. The project is called SkyBridge, and it was was created by Mesa officials and business developers, along with their Mexican counterparts.
Retired astronaut Mark Kelly kicked off a "mission for Arizona" Saturday as he launched his U.S. Senate campaign with a rally in Tucson, the city where his wife, Gabrielle Giffords, survived a shooting when she was a congresswoman. Kelly also held a campaign rally on Sunday in Phoenix at The Van Buren.
Authorities say U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents dropped two bus loads of migrant families in Phoenix on Saturday at a bus station. No word on how many were released, but not the first time drop off has taken place at a bus station.
Rep. Raul Grijalva, who chairs the House Natural Resources Committee, said Saturday at the Grand Canyon that he'll introduce the legislation in the coming week and is hopeful about its chances for passage by the Democratic-led House.
The Show is celebrating National Haiku Month with your haiku poems about Arizona. This week, nearly 150 listeners sent in a haiku. The Show drew a random name Friday morning, and the winner this week is Joe Salembier.
“It really kind of captures the resilience. People were trying to normalize their lives, and they were finding ways to express themselves and they continued to create even though they were imprisoned.”
Undocumented immigrants and asylum seekers held at a private detention facility in Eloy have started appearing via video conference before an immigration judge nearly 60 miles away in Tucson, instead of the immigration court right next door.
A case of mistaken identity was what led to the tragedy in Hermosillo last Saturday, which claimed the life of radio announcer Reynaldo Lopez. Sports reporter Carlos Cota remains in critical condition.
Archaeologists have concluded Manzanares 25 is the only house from 16th century still standing in Mexico City. In recent years, it had gone into disuse, with some of its roofs caving in, and shrubs and weeds covering its floors and walls. Now, the Historic Downtown Mexico City Trust has renovated it, and wants to convert it into a community center for children.
To talk about the latest legislative news and whether we’ll have another entrant into Arizona’s U.S. Senate race sometime soon and more, Jaime Molera of Molera Alvarez and Sam Richard of Creosote Partners joined The Show.
Funding for pre-kindergarten programs was up nationwide in the 2017-18 school year — that’s according to a new analysis by the group Education Commission of the States. All together, states spent more than $256 million more than the previous year.