In the era of Amazon, running a brick and mortar bookstore is more challenging than ever. Several local, independent stores are succeeding by offering events and creating community spaces. For one store in central Phoenix, it’s about filling a niche in the market — a niche that may not be as profitable for the next generation.
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The Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics released a report Thursday on federal and state prison numbers from 2016 and 2017 showing an overall decrease of the total population to slightly less than 1.5 million people.
Prescott is suing pharmaceutical companies alleging the pain pills they manufacture have harmed the city. Attorneys for the city filed a lawsuit in Yavapai Superior Court on Tuesday against 18 defendants including manufacturers, distributors and two individual doctors.
Gov. Doug Ducey has signed a bill to increase state oversight of federally funded facilities that house migrant children who come to the United States alone, and most of the new law’s provisions take effect immediately.
Time to crank up the air conditioning. Meteorologists predict the first 100-degree day will hit the Phoenix area on Friday. James Sawtelle with the National Weather Service said it's following normal warming trends for this time of year.
Much of the rhetoric around immigration — and there is a lot of it these days — focuses on the border. But research shows that most of the people living in the United States illegally did not cross the southern border to get here. The Show spoke more about that with Robert Warren.
It’s been one year since tens of thousands of teachers walked out of their classrooms and marched on the Arizona state Capitol wearing red. It was the peak of a growing trend of teachers taking action to demand higher pay, and this week, The Show is hearing some perspectives on that event.
If you’ve ever watched the Food Network’s fast-paced cooking competition "Chopped," you know the pressure is real. It’s no easy task, but Phoenix chef Nick LaRosa conquered it. LaRosa is the executive chef and part-owner of Blueprint Hospitality Group.
There have been eight men who’ve made the move from vice president to president following the death of the U.S. commander-in-chief. The most recent was when Lyndon Johnson assumed the role when John F. Kennedy was assassinated.
Frances Willard Munds is a name you might not recognize, but the turn-of-the-century school teacher forever changed the course of Arizona’s history. In the early 1900s, she emerged as the leader of the Arizona suffragette movement.
On Wednesday, The Show told you about a decision by the Phoenix City Council not to go forward with a proposal to consider adopting the so-called “Vision Zero” pedestrian safety plan. This came in the face of sobering statistics here in Arizona, which has the highest rate of pedestrian deaths in the nation.
On a 18-12 vote, the Arizona Senate voted against making lemonade the official drink of the state of Arizona. Some lawmakers voted no because they said there are more important bills to vote on. The Legislature is behind schedule and still needs to pass a budget.
Listen to the sounds of Robin Vining and his daughter, Mina, painting a mural on a wall in their neighborhood.
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The Arizona Republican Party's leader on Wednesday pushed for state lawmakers to back a stalled proposal raising the state sales tax to provide additional funding for schools, a move she acknowledged has triggered anger among members of her own party.
Imagine being an American citizen and not being allowed to vote. That’s the reality for thousands of incarcerated men and women around the country, and the 2020 Democratic candidates have been weighing in.
The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office is investigating 120 incidents of criminal damage to vehicles in the Queen Creek neighborhoods. They say officers first responded to a call of vandalism on April 19, but they began getting numerous reports of vehicle damage in the area.
The Arizona House Ethics Committee spent just over $218,000 investigating former Rep. David Stringer, including $16,000 paid to a private investigation firm that tracked down a 1983 police report showing former Rep. David Stringer was accused of paying boys for sex, according to records released Wednesday.