April 2019

police crime scene tape
Eighty-five thousand police officers around the country have been investigated for misconduct for an array of misdeeds. But, despite their role as public servants, they often avoid public scrutiny for their actions. So, reporters from USA Today have made those records public for the first time.
April 30, 2019
Basketball
The focus was squarely on Arizona in a New York federal court on Monday in the ongoing federal basketball bribery trial. Among other evidence, the prosecution presented testimony from witnesses and played video.
April 30, 2019
Ann-Marie Alameddin
Health care was a major issue in the 2018 elections, and could be again next year. In between, there are still discussions about the future of the Affordable Care Act and Medicare, among other aspects of health care.
April 30, 2019
Arizona Department of Corrections Director Charles Ryan
When someone goes to prison you expect them to be “locked up.” But a massive security breakdown at Arizona’s Lewis Prison led to multiple assaults on correctional officers last year. The cell doors didn’t lock and they haven’t locked for some time.
April 30, 2019
Foil heart on fence after hate crime.
Certain online locations have been comfortable spaces for hate groups over the last few years, and that has only been on the upswing lately. Social media has made it much easier for so-called hate groups to rapidly spread their views. So what can individuals and groups hoping to combat that hatred do?
April 30, 2019
Sheriff Mark Napier
Pima County Sheriff Mark Napier testified on Capitol Hill Tuesday morning about the impacts of Trump Administration policies on border communities.
April 30, 2019
Kyara Nycole
Tuesday night at the historic Orpheum Theater in downtown Phoenix, students from throughout the Maricopa County Community College District will be named “artists of promise.”
April 30, 2019
Tempe Town Lake
Some preservationists are worried about the future of the Tempe Women’s Club, after its president put the historic building up for sale. Vic Linoff is a Board Member of the Tempe Historic Preservation Foundation and he said that’s just one of his concerns about historic buildings in Tempe.
April 30, 2019
School Bus
A check of school district policies across Arizona shows at least six could have been breaking the law by asking for parents to show a state-issued ID before enrolling their kids. The ACLU had dinged Yuma Union High School District for doing this.
April 30, 2019
Andrés Manuel López Obrador
In Mexico, the president tends to admonish certain journalists — in a way, like the president in the U.S. And just like in the U.S., social media has become a key player in the confrontations between the state and the press.
April 30, 2019

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