PHOENIX – Earlier this year, a federal judge determined the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office discriminated against Latino drivers during traffic stops. As a result of that finding, the sheriff's office now must comply with a sweeping court order mandating changes.
PHOENIX – The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office will be hosting a community meeting on Saturday to discuss its crime sweep in the West Valley last month. This meeting is required by a federal judge as a result of a racial profiling lawsuit against Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
The demands of the recession and historically high unemployment rates have pushed the nation’s unemployment systems to the limit, revealing an array of problems. A new report highlights a nationwide crisis, arguing the federal government bears much of the blame.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is removing some unexploded bombs and other weapons found at public wildlife area near Tucson. The site was once used as a practice range by army soldiers at Fort Huachuca.
There were 30 Maricopa County school districts with funding measures on election night. Nearly half the districts had their bonds and overrides approved. The rest are coping with the reality that new funding will not ease their financial troubles.
Recent U.S. economic history has taught us that business bounces back to energetic levels and unemployment levels sink within about two years of a recession ending. If it seems like individuals are still waiting for that bounce, that inspiration at the end of a rough stretch, well so are nonprofits.
If you ever wanted to see one of the world's largest solar plants, take a trip out to the Arizona desert. Solana has been up and running for about a month now, and there has been a lot of discussion recently about net metering.
If you have driven on Grand Avenue through the West Valley recently, you probably understand why planners are working on ideas to improve the roadway. A group of West Valley cities and other entities formed a group to look into changes around the corridor from Loop 303 in Surprise to Aletta Street between McDowell and Interstate-10 in Phoenix.