Oct 8, 2020

Bar owners grill health director on end to closure

The state’s top health official testified October 8 she cannot say when the current COVID-19 health emergency will be over, the governor will rescind his orders, and Arizonans will be able to get their lives back to the way they were before. In fact, Cara Christ said a decline to minimal levels in the benchmarks […]

Oct 2, 2020

GOP offers body cam support – Dems optimistic, but …

Arizona Republicans are continuing their push for wider body camera usage in the state — but advocates worry whether their efforts are enough to make meaningful change.

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Oct 2, 2020

Prosecutors to create statewide list of dishonest cops

Prosecutors have agreed to create a statewide database of officers whose truthfulness or honesty may be questionable.

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Sep 9, 2020

‘It’s going horribly’: College towns fret about census count

Betsy Landin was listed by her parents on the 2020 census as living at her family's home in Phoenix when she really should have been counted in Tempe, where she studies finance at Arizona State University.

Sep 7, 2020

State offers bargain basement deal for land – but most can’t bid

More than four square miles of state land in Apache Junction is being auctioned off this coming month for what might seem like bargain-basement prices.

Aug 27, 2020

Attorney general offers again to get drugs for executions

Attorney General Mark Brnovich sent a pointed message August 20 to Gov. Doug Ducey: I can get you the necessary drugs when you’re finally ready to start executing murderers. Brnovich noted that he has offered not once but twice before to help the governor and his Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation and Reentry to find a […]

Aug 25, 2020

Gym to reopen without state’s approval

Arizonans waiting to get back into exercise routines during the COVID-19 pandemic may not have to wait much longer.

Apr 27, 2020

1st death from the coronavirus surfaces in Arizona prisons

The first fatality from the coronavirus in Arizona's prisons came two weeks ago when a 64-year-old prisoner with diabetes died at a hospital in Tucson.

Jan 10, 2020

Phoenix responds to AG’s rideshare probe: Fee is legal

The city of Phoenix filed its official response to Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich’s investigation into whether a recent hike of rideshare fees at Sky Harbor International Airport violates the state Constitution.

Nov 22, 2019

Proposed law takes away elections manual changes from SOS

A veteran state lawmaker is seeking to trim the wings of the secretary of state, at least when it comes to enacting procedures for conducting elections.

Nov 11, 2019

Judge orders state prisons to revamp censorship policy

State prison officials have been ordered to revise their policy of what inmates can see and read.

Oct 9, 2019

Ducey says impeachment effort puts Dems in ‘Catch 22’

Gov. Doug Ducey said Monday evening that President Trump is putting the Democrats into what he called a "Catch 22'' situation by refusing to cooperate in an impeachment probe.