Nearly three years ago, President Joe Biden made history in Arizona. He was the first Democratic presidential candidate to carry the state since 1996 and just the second since 1948. Now, House Republicans in Washington, D.C., are officially opening an impeachment inquiry against the president.
Casino operator MGM Resorts International said Tuesday that resorts are open and an investigation is continuing after what it called a “cybersecurity issue” led to the shutdown of computer systems at company properties across the U.S.
SRP has invested $2.6 million to fund 36 research-and-development projects at Arizona’s three state universities. The public utility says the undertakings are meant to improve the Valley’s power system and watershed, and to educate a potential workforce on real-world applications.
U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen agreed with Texas and eight other states suing to stop the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program. The judge’s ruling was ultimately expected to be appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court.
The Bureau of Land Management oversees more than 245 million acres of land, most of it in the western United States. Conservationists frequently criticize the agency for its grazing policies, and two of them have filed suit.
Attorneys say a former executive and two operations managers for the classified site Backpage.com on trial in Phoenix worked vigorously to keep the platform free of ads for prostitution even as strategies on how to do so constantly shifted.
The largest marijuana retailer in Arizona wants a jury trial to decide if the company was scammed by former employees and suppliers. Trulieve Cannabis Corporation, aka Harvest, has filed a lawsuit alleging civil racketeering and fraud were part of a kickback scheme planned years ago.
The death toll from this summer’s intense heat in Maricopa County now tops 200. Another 356 fatalities are still under investigation. Those numbers are about 35% higher than they were at the same point last year.
ASU ranked eighth among U.S. universities granted utility patents last year and 11th worldwide, according to a list released by the National Academy of Inventors and the Intellectual Property Owners Association. The list counts patents that list the university itself as owner.
The Show spoke with Josh Mozell, an attorney specializing in mental health law, and Meaghan Kramer, a managing attorney for a healthcare group, about involuntary commitment when it comes to people with serious mental illnesses.
The Bureau of Land Management announced a 30-day comment period allowing the public to review an environmental assessment that will manage excess wild burros living in the Three Rivers Complex, south of Kingman.
The Show spoke with Nick Rolston, an assistant professor at Arizona State University's School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, where his research focus is on designing the next generation of energy materials and devices.