High-profile police killings in New York and Missouri did not lead to charges against the officers after grand juries met in secret proceedings that infuriated some members of the public. Faced with a similar decision over a police shooting in New Mexico's most populous city, the top prosecutor took a different approach.
On Monday, Arizona’s 2010 ban on ethnic studies went before the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. The federal court is considering the constitutionality of the entire law, as well as one of its provisions that was struck down by a federal judge in 2013.
Gov. Doug Ducey is challenging state lawmakers to wipe out the state’s massive budget deficit and fix the education system with limited funds. The newly elected Republican gave his first State-of-the-State address to a joint session Monday promising to tackle some of Arizona’s most pressing fiscal challenges.
Plans for a massive project in downtown Tempe where USA Basketball's headquarters was to be relocated have fallen apart after Arizona State University dropped its development partner. Experts say the project was unique, yet ambitious and expensive, which made financing extremely difficult.
Federal regulators made changes Monday to the Mexican gray wolf protections, listing the Mexican wolf as endangered in its own unique subspecies. But some conservationists say the new rules won’t have lasting impacts.
Union officials representing Phoenix bus drivers on more than a dozen city routes say negotiations with service provider First Transit ended unsuccessfully last week. The two parties are scheduled to return to the bargaining table on Jan. 26.
Federal agents have asked the Nogales Fire Department to screen 13 people from Africa for Ebola over the past few weeks. They were traveling from Mexico into the United States and were tested while crossing Ports of Entry near Nogales.