The experience of motherhood isn’t created equal. When University of Arizona professor Michelle Tellez was pregnant with her daughter, she said her Ph.D. didn’t matter. It was a layer of identity she hadn’t thought about in her years of research and activism. She then co-founded Chicana M(other)work, with the title stressing the "other."
A growing number of Arizona school districts are requiring face mask policies for the upcoming school year ahead of expected mandates by local governments. The Kyrene and Tempe Union and Phoenix Union school districts are three of the latest to put forward these kind of policies.
On June 18, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected President Donald Trump's attempts to end legal protection for the thousands of immigrants who protected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. What does the ruling mean for Dreamers who have anxiously been awaiting the decision?
Aproximadamente cada 30 segundos, un latino cumple 18 años en Estados Unidos. Si se presentaran en las urnas para votar, estos jóvenes latinos podrían cambiar el resultado de las elecciones presidenciales de 2020 en Estados Unidos.
Juneteenth celebrated on June 19 marks the date in 1865 when slaves in Galveston, Texas, were first told about the Emancipation Proclamation — which had been signed by President Lincoln two-and-half years prior. The holiday wasn’t officially recognized in Arizona until a couple of years ago, when Rep. Reginald Bolding sponsored legislation that was passed by lawmakers and signed by the governor.
Paul Petersen, a Republican who served as Maricopa County’s assessor for six years until his resignation in January, faces a maximum of 17 years in prison for his guilty pleas on Arizona charges of fraudulent schemes and forgery.
Before this week, Arizona had never reported more than 2,000 new positive cases in a single day. Tuesday and Thursday both set records, and Wednesday was the third-highest day for new cases since the outbreak began.
This past weekend videos of people enjoying the nightlife in Old Town Scottsdale also showed many disregarding health safety protocols. Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane says the city is looking into possible measures to address this issue. However, Lane says he’s not looking to shut down the clubs.
About 60% of employees at Northern Arizona University will take a pay reduction starting July 1 to meet a $100 million budget shortfall, a couple weeks after some faculty and staff were laid off, university officials said.
The Pima County Board of Supervisors will hold a special meeting on Friday to discuss ways to slow the spread of COVID-19. Gov. Doug Ducey has given local jurisdictions more flexibility to mandate face coverings in public and enact other measures.
Investigators out of Corona and Riverside, California, have Arizona law enforcement to thank for helping them locate a serial rape suspect. DNA evidence from six women sexually assaulted between 1996 and 2007 has been linked to 50-year-old Darin Cooke.
After months of legal challenges on both sides, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final order that says the nation's largest body camera maker violated antitrust laws when it bought a competitor company.
Over at the website, bisbeepride.com and on social media, Bisbee virtual pride is planning speakers, games, tours of the town people can enjoy remotely, says Ramon Garcia, president and CEO of Bisbee Pride.
Many El Mirage-area businesses have already reopened, but their consumers might not be ready for them. That’s according to a survey conducted by the Surprise Regional Chamber of Commerce, which represents six cities in the northwest Valley such as El Mirage, Surprise and Sun City.
The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected President Donald Trump’s effort to end legal protections for 650,000 young immigrants, a stunning rebuke to the president in the midst of his reelection campaign. The outcome seems certain to elevate the issue in Trump's campaign, given the anti-immigrant rhetoric of his first presidential run in 2016 and immigration restrictions his administration has imposed since then.