The spread of non-candidate political campaign commercials has reached a level of absurdity that needs to be addressed urgently. The current state of politics has devolved into a spectacle of lies and distortions, bombarding us with misleading, dangerous messages.
A dangerous heat wave threatened a wide swath of the Southwest with potentially deadly temperatures in the triple digits on Saturday as some cooling centers extended their hours and emergency rooms prepared to treat more people with heat-related illnesses.
In the first few months of this year, Arizona was a hot spot for the collision between sports and tourism, creating a “super season” that gave the state a financial blast from the combined efforts of Super Bowl 57, spring training and the WM Phoenix Open.
American Indian tribes are welcoming an opportunity to offer sports betting in potentially hundreds of casinos across the country after the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for states to legalize it.
A new ruling Monday by the U.S. Supreme Court could open the door to Arizonans legally betting for -- or against -- the Diamondbacks, the Cardinals and even the Wildcats, Sun Devils and Lumberjacks.
A proposed amendment to Native American nations’ gaming compacts with the state could end a years-long dispute over the Tohono O’odham’s controversial casino in Glendale, but the tribe has not yet agreed to any changes, even as 10 others signed new agreements with Gov. Doug Ducey.
State Gaming Director Daniel Bergin said his state-assigned attorney did nothing wrong or illegal in destroying notes of his May 2015 meeting with officials of tribes trying to undermine the Tohono O’odham casino in Glendale.
A federal judge is questioning some actions by the state’s gaming director in his bid to block full-scale casino gambling near Glendale.
Officials of the Tohono O’odham Nation were discussing possible sites for a casino in Maricopa County even as tribes were telling voters in 2002 there would be no new tribal gaming in the Phoenix area if they approve a ballot measure.
A federal judge has ordered a southern Arizona tribe to produce records showing what the tribal council and one of its district councils discussed in 2002 and 2003 about plans to open a Phoenix-area casino.
A federal appeals court this morning on Tuesday slapped down yet another bid by state officials and other tribes to block the Tohono O'odham Nation from conducting full-blown gaming at its Glendale casino.
The Desert Diamond Casino in Glendale has been the source of controversy for the past couple of years, but after opening in December, it faces another hurdle – obtaining a liquor license.