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Heat-related illnesses surge among Phoenix homeless populations
Temperatures in the Phoenix area are expected to reach 114 degrees over the next few days. That can be dangerous for anyone, but especially for individuals without shelter.
June 8, 2022
Interim Maricopa County attorney asked about Charles Ryan case
The former state prisons director faces felony weapons charges in connection with a January standoff in which Tempe police said he pointed a gun at officers.
June 8, 2022
Phoenix commits $70.5 million to affordable housing and homeless services
Phoenix just received $198 million from the federal government and $70.5 million will address homelessness and affordable housing.
More Arizona housing stories
June 8, 2022
Audit reveals unresolved complaints against AZ naturopathic practitioners
A newly released state audit reveals shortcomings with the board that regulates naturopathic medicine in Arizona.
June 8, 2022
Arizona reports another week of rising COVID-19 cases
More than 2,000 Arizonans have been testing positive for COVID-19 per day recently, but experts believe that’s only the tip of the iceberg since more people are using at-home tests.
More Arizona science news
June 8, 2022
Poll: Nearly 40% of GOP voters undecided on governor
A poll from OH Predictive Insights asked likely Republican voters who they plan to vote for in the August primaries to replace Gov. Doug Ducey. While Kari Lake and Karrin Taylor Robson are neck and neck, nearly 40% of likely Republican voters are undecided.
June 8, 2022
Native American artists push back on colonial definitions
What defines Native American art? ASU professor Jacob Meders explores the history of balancing Indigenous identity and creativity.
June 8, 2022
University of Phoenix president resigns after 4 months amid federal investigation
In February, the University of Phoenix appointed George Burnett as its newest president. Burnett’s time at the top of the for-profit university is already over, as he resigned on June 1.
June 8, 2022
UA professor argues gun debate should focus on survivors. Heres why
In the wake of the murder of 19 children and two adults at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, we are, once again, in the midst of a debate over gun violence in the United States.
June 8, 2022
Phoenix will ask voters to approve $500M in new bonds
Phoenix leaders are laying the groundwork for an election next year when voters will be asked to approve $500 million in new bonds.
June 8, 2022
Arizona executes Frank Atwood for 1984 killing
An Arizona man convicted of murder in the 1984 killing of an 8-year-old girl was put to death Wednesday in the state’s second execution since officials resumed carrying out the death penalty in May following a nearly eight-year hiatus.
June 8, 2022
Havasupai Tribe submits testimony on Grand Canyon Protection Act
The Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources heard testimony on the Grand Canyon Protection Act on Tuesday.
June 7, 2022
Excessive heat warning issued in Phoenix
An excessive heat warning was issued in Phoenix by the National Weather Service on Tuesday. Marvin Percha, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Phoenix, says high temps over 110 degrees are predicted to last all week long.
June 7, 2022
For the 2nd time, AZ Corporation Commission rules against SRP gas plant
The Arizona Corporation Commission has denied a request by Salt River Project for a permit that would allow it to expand its Coolidge Generating Station.
June 7, 2022
Gabby Giffords speaks at D.C. gun violence memorial
Tuesday morning, former Arizona Congresswoman Gabby Giffords spoke at the temporary gun violence memorial installed on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
June 7, 2022
A Coconino High School graduate places 3rd in finals of Poetry Out Loud
A Coconino High School graduate has placed high in a national poetry recitation contest. After several preliminary rounds between competing presenters at local and state levels, Oscar Manuel Landa Samano placed third in the national finals of the Poetry Out Loud contest last weekend.
June 7, 2022
Sonora, Chihuahua governors sign agreement on interstate project
If completed, the project would substantially cut the travel time from Chihuahua to the Sonoran port city of Guaymas.
June 7, 2022
Hermosillo mayor rolls out water plan to ensure supply through summer
A number of wells have been rehabilitated, and rooftop water storage units are being handed out, among other measures.
June 7, 2022
GOP leaders shop $15.1B budget to Republican lawmakers
Republican leaders in the Arizona House and Senate are shopping a $15.1 billion budget to lawmakers this week. But the spending plan, which includes $1.3 billion in tax cuts and $1 billion for water over the next three years, won’t pass as is.
June 7, 2022
3 officers on leave after man drowns in Tempe Town Lake
Tempe is reviewing how it handles water rescues as video of three police officers standing nearby as a homeless man drowns sparks outcry. The Tempe Police Department says the officers are on paid administrative leave after last month’s drowning in a city lake.
June 7, 2022

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