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October 12, 2022

Law enforcement has been under the microscope in recent years as debate has focused on funding and tactics. The recently retired U.S. marshal for Arizona reflects on his career and that public conversation. And from spiders to snakes, we break down our greatest fears this Halloween season. That and more on The Show.

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October 11, 2022

The Valley’s housing market has been going gangbusters for the last two years. Have rising interest rates finally slowed down the price hikes? Plus, a Tucson-based writer on her new novel about neighbors in Phoenix. That and more on The Show. 

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October 10, 2022

Voters have a lot of issues on their minds as they consider how to fill out their ballots. How elections themselves have become a big part of that discussion. Plus, a healer on drawing attention to indigenous medicine traditions. That and more on The Show.

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October 07, 2022

The candidates in Arizona’s nationally-watched U.S. Senate race took to the debate stage in advance of November’s election. Our Friday NewsCap panelists analyze that and the rest of the week’s top stories. And why Valley sports fans spend less to see their home teams play than fans in other cities. That and more on The Show.

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October 06, 2022

This year’s monsoon season was wetter than in recent years. A look back at monsoon 2022. And restaurateur Sam Fox on what’s next. That and more on The Show.

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October 05, 2022

The state has an affordable housing crisis. Why some experts think shopping centers could hold part of the solution. And a Tiny Desert Concert with Valley rapper Mega Ran. That and more on The Show.

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October 04, 2022

The Valley is seeing a massive increase in people experiencing homelessness. We visit "the zone" in downtown Phoenix and learn why so many of them are seniors. And the plan to help revitalize a beloved Tempe landmark. That and more on The Show.

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October 03, 2022

Races for U.S. Senate and governor have generated much of the attention leading up to November’s election. A look down the ballot at the handful of competitive races for state Legislature. And as summer hopefully comes to an end, rainy songs to get us in the mood for cooler temps.

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September 30, 2022

Save Our Schools Arizona failed to garner enough signatures to bring the Empowerment Scholarship Account program back to the ballot. Our Friday NewsCap panelists analyze that and the rest of the week’s top stories. Plus, comedian Lewis Black brings his rants to Arizona. That and more on The Show.

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September 29, 2022

It’s not hard to find hate on social media and elsewhere. A new effort aims to prevent kids from falling prey to hate groups online. Plus, an Arizona author on his traumatic journey through the U.S. borderlands as a child and how writing about it has helped him heal. That and more on The Show.

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September 28, 2022

More pedestrians die in Phoenix every year than in most cities. Will the new Vision Zero program do enough to protect people on our streets? Plus, meet the University of Arizona student who is competing on this season of “LEGO Masters.” That and more on The Show.

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September 27, 2022

A court ruling could soon mean the end of the DACA program. We’ll hear how undocumented students in Arizona are leaning on one another as the decision looms. Plus, how public opinion is shifting against abortion bans since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. That and more on The Show.

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September 26, 2022

Candidates up and down the ballot are trying to appeal to as many voters as they can leading up to the election. We’ll hear why one demographic may be worth a little more of campaigns’ time. Plus, how bringing back accent marks in their names is helping some younger Latinos reclaim their heritage. That and more on The Show.

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September 23, 2022

The candidates for Arizona secretary of state — the state’s top election officer — have met for a debate. Our Friday NewsCap panelists analyze that and the rest of the week’s top stories. Plus, former NBA star and current USA Basketball official Grant Hill talks about his career. That and more on The Show.

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September 22, 2022

Unions representing rail workers will vote on a proposed deal to avoid a strike that would have a major impact on the U.S. economy. Why one union leader says workers are walking away from their jobs at record numbers. Plus, the University of Arizona professors who created AI technology to write people’s wills for them. That and more on The Show.

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September 21, 2022

President Biden says the pandemic is over, although many public health officials disagree. Is it time to stop masking? Plus, take a tour of Agritopia on the cusp of change and more than 20 years into its neighborhood experiment. That and more on The Show.

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September 20, 2022

The opioid epidemic has impacted all corners of Arizona. How one particularly hard-hit county is trying to help its residents. Plus, as the world mourns Queen Elizabeth II, why Americans are so obsessed with the royals. That and more on The Show.

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September 19, 2022

The state will be using new maps for this year’s legislative and congressional elections, and some Indigenous voters are worried the new districts may dilute their voices. Plus, a speculative fiction writer on taking her words from the page to the screen. That and more on The Show.

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September 16, 2022

For the first time in 20 years, Arizona’s general election gubernatorial battle will not feature a formal debate. Our Friday NewsCap panelists will discuss that and the state’s other top stories. Plus, remembering a local jazz legend. That and more on The Show.

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September 15, 2022

Migrants continue to cross the southern border into the U.S., and advocates say Border Patrol is discarding their property — from religious items to government documents. Plus, how Arizonans lived in the desert before air conditioning. That and more on The Show.

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