Phoenix police have identified the officer involved in a New Year’s Eve shooting after he tried to stop the car of some armed robbery suspects. Thirty-four-year-old Officer Scott Sefranka is a seven-year veteran, who was shot when one of the suspects grabbed his weapon, according to Commander Louis Tovar.
Health care coverage under the Affordable Care Act went into effect Jan. 1, around the country and here in Arizona. But Valley hospitals say the number of people receiving medical care hasn’t changed – yet.
Arizona Sen. John McCain, in Afghanistan with several other U.S. senators, said they have warned Afghan President Hamid Karzai about the consequences of failing to sign a key security agreement with the United States.
A Tucson lawyer has asked the United States Supreme Court to take up a case that may help determine just how thoroughly border officials can search electronics from U.S. citizens without reasonable suspicion.
Some experts are predicting a severe shortage of doctors in Arizona when the new federal health care program starts in the new year. The flood of newly insured patients could mean longer wait times to see a doctor in some parts of the state.
One of the most scenic portions of the coastal highway between Tijuana and Ensenada collapsed on Dec. 28, plunging a cement truck at least 100 feet toward the sea. Geologists had warned the area was unstable for decades.