Phoenix to build structured campground after Zone ruling
Just as the courts ordered the city of Phoenix to clear a homeless encampment called the Zone, city council unanimously passed an ordinance Wednesday to build a structured campground for those living there.
With gridlock persisting in Washington, a government shutdown is looking more and more likely ahead of Saturday night's deadline.
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Maricopa County has confirmed 295 heat deaths so far this year. 298 more deaths are still under investigation. Those numbers are about 33% higher than at the same point last year.
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Wildland fire commission warns that blazes will only grow in costs
Wildfires are costing the U.S. anywhere up to hundreds of billions of dollars a year, a new report from a federal wildland fire commission released Wednesday says.
Phoenix recently got a $10 million grant from the U.S. Forest Service. The money will go toward planting trees in underserved communities across the city. The Show spoke with Phoenix’s urban tree program manager about the effort.
The Show spoke with Jim Rounds, economist and president of Rounds Consulting Group, on how a government shutdown could play out economically in Arizona.
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Phoenix has formally canceled plans to donate hundreds of unclaimed firearms to the National Police of Ukraine. City leaders had little choice after two state representatives complained.
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President Joe Biden will travel to Arizona this week and is expected to deliver a “democracy focused” speech on Thursday.
Mesa city officials are seeking to buy a motel for $7.4 million to provide shelter for unhoused residents. Some state lawmakers have joined the chorus critical of efforts from multiple cities to provide temporary housing.
Chandler City Council has approved $2.25 million in state funding to bolster Chandler Police Department programs and staffing. Chandler police will use about $1 million to hire temporary part-time investigators.
The Show spoke with teacher-librarian Jean Kilker about what she makes of an Iowa school district using artificial intelligence to determine which books shouldn't be on the shelves.
The Show spoke with Tracy Fessenden, a professor of religion at Arizona State University, about recent survey results on gender from the Public Religion Research Institute.
Two years after he was formally censured for a video that appeared to espouse violence against lawmakers, Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar has again grabbed headlines by saying the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff would be hanged in a “better society.”
Accusing senators of "partisan obstructionism,'' Gov. Katie Hobbs announced Monday she won't seek confirmation of any of her nominees to head state agencies who haven't already been through the process.
The ways Trumps border wall damaged the environment, hurt tribes
The Show spoke with Government Accountability Office director of Natural Resources and Environment Anna Maria Ortiz about what she and her team discovered in an investigation on the environmental effects of former President Donald Trump's border wall.
Scottsdale-based economist Danny Court with Elliot D. Pollack and Company noted that along with striking auto workers at Ford, General Motors and Stellantis, a government shutdown would be another detriment to the U.S. economy.
An initiative to require city-owned public venues to divert food waste from the landfill may be a topic of discussion at future Scottsdale City Council meetings.
A rezoning referendum for building a new Flagstaff hospital campus near Fort Tuthill County Park will be decided by residents in November. Northern Arizona Healthcare, the organization in support of the campus’s development, will hold a forum to take questions about the project.
Humanitarian parole is reuniting a Tucson family. Its also in the crosshairs of GOP ire
It’s been almost a year since the Biden administration began rolling out a program to allow Cubans and others to apply to come to the U.S. Serguei Josevich Rodriguez remembers that moment well. Moments later, his phone was buzzing with calls from friends and family back home in Cuba.
The director of Arizona’s worker-safety program has resigned. As first reported by ABC15, Jessie Atencio has stepped down as the head of the Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health.
$10M for Nogales police after migrant releases
Governor Katie Hobbs announced Thursday the Nogales Police Department would receive a $10 million grant to obtain communications technology for border security.