Arizona House Minority Leader Charlene Fernandez (D-Yuma) is calling for a special session to consider gun-control measures her fellow Democrats have proposed for years, including universal background checks and limits on high-capacity magazines.
President Trump arrives El Paso, Texas, where gunman killed 22 people in a mass shooting at a Walmart in the border city Saturday morning. Some blame Trump for anti-immigrant rhetoric that may have motivated the attack.
This year for the first time the Arizona Center For Disability Law will offer coaching sessions to parents of children with disabilities as they start the school year. “It’s very complex for parents to understand what their rights are,” said Amanda Glass, an attorney at the Arizona Center for Disability Law.
Environmentalists have asked a judge to stop a plan to replace existing vehicle barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona, arguing the Trump administration unlawfully waived dozens of laws as part of the project that will ultimately damage wildlife habitat.
Northern Arizona University has worked with multiple agencies for the past year to ship wood chips to South Korea.The process starts Wednesday, and it will help forest restoration efforts, prevent wildfires and bring in income to the state.
In less than a week, three journalists were killed in Mexico. According to the international nonprofit Committee to Protect Journalists. Mexico is only one homicide away from having the deadliest year for journalism in its history.
Police say they believe the suspect in the El Paso, Texas, mass shooting posted an online rant against immigrants shortly before killing 22 people. The head of a group that fights hate says Arizona has historically been a flash-point for anti-immigrant rhetoric and policy.
It’s been about a year since the latest Ebola outbreak started in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Dr. Gary Kobinger, who has visited the country, is the director of the Infectious Disease Research Center at Laval University in Quebec and helped create the Ebola vaccine.
The Arizona Legislature is not in session, but lawmakers are meeting in committees to prepare for next year. On Monday, Rep. Walter Blackman convened the first of several committee meetings on earned release credits for people sentenced to the state prison system.
Arizona teachers went on strike last year for better pay — among other things — and now a new poll shows widespread support for the tactic. 55% of teachers surveyed said they would strike for higher pay, and support is even higher among parents.
Investigations continue into the deadly shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, that happened over the weekend. President Donald Trump even mentioned video games and how they may be a negative influence.
The Phoenix Greek Orthodox Church is awaiting a visit from Archbishop Elpidophoros Tuesday evening. He was appointed to oversee the church in the U.S. last June by leadership in Istanbul, Turkey. Father Apostolos Hill said the visit coincides with an important holiday.