The Maricopa County assessor wants his four-month suspension to end early, and Wednesday is Paul Petersen’s chance to convince the Board of Supervisors that he did not neglect his job to tend his adoption business that authorities have called illegal.
A Maricopa County infant has died of influenza. This is the first pediatric flu death of 2019. The flu vaccine is recommended for everyone over the age of 6 months. The infant who died was younger than that.
Here’s a phrase you might have heard lately: atmospheric rivers. This weather phenomenon is back this winter in the West, we’re seeing the results right here in Arizona, and climate change could lead to even wetter winter storms.
Mesa officials would like to give their city a facelift — and more than 500 planners, developers and community voices have met over the past year to discuss ways to improve the aesthetics of Mesa. Simply put, city leaders would like to see less junky, ugly buildings.
The Hollywood Foreign Press is out with their annual Golden Globe nominations. For more on who’s on top and who’s not, The Show got a hold of NPR’s pop culture correspondent and host of the podcast Pop Culture Happy Hour, Linda Holmes.
New moms die in the United States at higher rates than anywhere else in the developed world. But answers as to why can be a lot harder to come by, according to Dr. Kendra Gray with the University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix.
The Violence Against Women Act needs a new reauthorization, and some tribal advocates are worried about a provision being considered in the U.S. Senate. It would remove a measure enacted in 2013, which supporters say closed a loophole in which non-Native men could not be prosecuted for crimes committed against Native women on tribal land.
Last month, The Show reported that Tempe officials are considering lowering the speed limit in their city as part of an effort to reduce pedestrian deaths. There are two more public hearings scheduled for this, on Wednesday and Saturday.
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear an appeal Wednesday by an Arizona death row inmate who is seeking a new sentencing trial, arguing the horrific physical abuse that he suffered as a child wasn’t fully considered when he was first sentenced.
The United States and Japan have reached a deal that has U.S. farmers feeling hopeful. The deal opens up Japan’s markets to U.S. beef and other agricultural products. To explain how this will affect Arizona beef farmers is Stefanie Smallhouse, the state president of the Arizona Farmer Bureau, joined The Show.
They are called "porch pirates," the people sometimes seen in grainy doorbell camera videos stealing packages delivered to doorways. A recent New York Times analysis estimates 1.7 million packages are stolen in America every day.
On Tuesday morning, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Democratic support for a new trade deal with Mexico and Canada. Ian Kullgren of Politico has been covering the deal to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement. He joined The Show to explain why it took over a year to get to where we are today with the trade agreement.
Protesters gathered in Tucson on Saturday to voice their opposition to the border wall. Congressman Raul Grijalva was there, blaming the wall, at least in part, for the divisiveness in the country today. And he was also joined by newly elected Tucson Mayor Regina Romero. Romero talked about why the protest was important for her and the city.