LATEST NEWS

Arizona civil rights activist Rev. Jarrett Maupin reacts to Tyre Nichols video
A number of people are calling for reforms to policing and the criminal justice system as a whole. Arizona civil rights activist Rev. Jarrett Maupin is one of them.
Jan. 30, 2023
A controlled burn is planned for Pinal County this week
The Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management is planning to conduct a controlled burn this week in Pinal County. Scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. Tuesday, the one-day burn is intended to reduce debris from a similar operation last year.
Jan. 30, 2023
In Hermosillo, cyclists mourn the toll of deadly streets — and theyre demanding change
Despite a great deal, a vibrant cycling scene has taken root in the Sonoran capital Hermosillo. Deadly streets are among the many challenges riders face, and in the wake of a recent tragedy, the community is raising its voice to insist that a safer city is possible for all vulnerable road users.
Jan. 30, 2023
Gallego kicks off Senate campaign with tour of AZ
A few days after announcing his run for the Senate, U.S. Rep. Ruben Gallego began campaigning over the weekend with stops throughout the state. The Democratic congressman kicked things off Saturday in Tucson, before stumping in Casa Grande and Phoenix. On Sunday, he then traveled to Flagstaff.
Jan. 29, 2023
Phoenix officials react to video release of Tyre Nichols arrest
After weeks of protest, video footage of the arrest of Tyre Nichols was finally released Friday evening. Nichols died earlier this month — three days after the violent interaction with Memphis police. And law enforcement and public officials throughout the country — including Phoenix — issued statements of condemnation after seeing the footage.
Jan. 28, 2023
Public health concerns emerge as AZ prepares to host Super Bowl
As the state braces for an influx of people coming for the Super Bowl and related events, there are heightened concerns about the spread of respiratory viruses.
Jan. 28, 2023
Sonoran governor denies extortion in beating videos
While denying that extortion was at play, he acknowledged that serious criminal offenses take place in the videos, and said they are being investigated.
Jan. 28, 2023
After electoral body says it will fight reform, AMLO lashes out
At a recent morning press conference, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador had harsh words for the National Electoral Institute (INE) and the nation's Supreme Court.
Jan. 28, 2023
Havasu Falls set to reopen in February to visitors
The Havasupai Tribe announced that it is reopening Havasu Falls on Feb. 1. The famous waterfalls near the Grand Canyon were a major tourism draw before COVID-19 restrictions were put in place.
Jan. 27, 2023
Pediatric cancer care access in U.S. good overall, but not everywhere
Facilities equipped to handle cancer treatment in young people tend to occur in urban areas. Because longer trips can mean shorter and less frequent visits, mistimed treatments and a higher financial burden, researchers wanted to know: How far do rural kids have to travel to get care?
Jan. 27, 2023
Some viral illnesses could increase chances of developing Alzheimer’s
A new study found that there could be some viral illnesses that might increase a person’s chance of developing Alzheimer’s disease. The strongest association was between viral encephalitis and Alzheimer’s disease.
Jan. 27, 2023
Coconino County considers ordinance for regulating short-term rentals
Coconino County officials are considering new regulations for short-term rentals. The county’s Board of Supervisors met this week to discuss a proposed ordinance, which would – among other things – require rental operators to obtain a permit or license.
Jan. 27, 2023
Part of Sedona-area Cathedral Rock Trail to close
A popular trail in northern Arizona known for its views of Sedona’s red rocks is going to be closed down until the spring. The upper portion of Cathedral Rock Trail will be closed starting Wednesday and won’t reopen until about the end of March.
Jan. 27, 2023
Study: Sleep problems linked to suicidal thoughts
Sleep plays a critical role in mental health. And a new study led by University of Arizona researchers has found a link in sleep problems and suicidal thoughts and behaviors.
Jan. 27, 2023
Bill advances to increase penalties of those who provide fentanyl
The bill would send people to life in prison or sentence them to the death penalty someone dies after taking fentanyl they provided.
Jan. 27, 2023
Legislative Republicans get involved in Abe Hamadeh lawsuit
Top legislative Republicans are stepping into a lawsuit involving failed attorney general candidate Abe Hamadeh. They’re asking a judge to not require him to pay the legal fees of those he sued in an unsuccessful bid to be declared winner.
Jan. 27, 2023
2 NFL moms host domestic violence awareness event ahead of Super Bowl
Amid Super Bowl festivities, two NFL moms will be hosting an event in Peoria to celebrate women who have survived domestic violence.
Jan. 27, 2023
ASU study: Silly walks can help you burn more calories
Lots of people track the number of steps they take every day. But how many of us track the kind of steps we take? And how many of us would be willing to potentially imitate a classic Monty Python sketch to get more out of our steps?
Jan. 27, 2023
AZ Democrats take another stab at ratifying Equal Rights Amendment
Arizona Democrats are taking another stab at ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment 100 years in the making. State Rep. Laura Terech says this should be a bipartisan effort.
Jan. 27, 2023
Key clue to amphibian evolution found in Petrified Forest
For years, debate has raged about where a group of snakelike animals fit in the amphibian family tree. Now, analysis of fossils from Arizona’s Petrified Forest National Park may hold the answer.
Jan. 27, 2023

Pages