October 2019

Rocky Point Mass Grave
Given that all but two of the bodies were fully skeletonized, the Sonoran beach resort's mayor says they may date back to a violent period around 2013.
Nov. 1, 2019
Richard Belcastro
Chest tightness, shortness of breath and fainting spells are three common symptoms of aortic stenosis, a narrowing of a particular heart valve. Open heart surgery used to be typical for patients with this condition, but about eight years ago, some started to get a procedure that was much less invasive. Abrazo Heart Hospital in Phoenix was part of a global trial for transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
Nov. 4, 2019
child at the doctor
The number of uninsured children in Arizona is on the rise. A new report by the Georgetown University Center for Children and Family found that the state now has the third highest rate of uninsured kids in the country.
Oct. 30, 2019
solar panels
State utility regulators voted this week on a set of rules that could make installing battery-storage and renewable-energy systems, like solar panels, easier and cheaper for customers.
Oct. 31, 2019
AOC Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez`
The Green New Deal is not just the sweeping package of legislation introduced by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. That’s the first thing Craig Calhoun wants you to know about the plan.
Oct. 31, 2019
Orpheum
The Orpheum Theatre downtown originally opened in the late 1920s. A recent renovation has helped restore it to past glory and, quite possibly, brought back some of its more spirited residents.
Oct. 31, 2019
The Show logo card
A shuttered body parts company and its owner are the focus of a civil trial in Maricopa County Superior Court. Family members are suing Biological Resource Center and its owner Stephen Gore. They accuse the company of telling them their loved one’s bodies would be used for medical purposes when a federal investigation found that wasn’t the case.
Oct. 31, 2019
Phoenix Rising Banditos
When it comes to sports fans, Arizona has many varieties, from Cardinals to Suns, to Coyotes and Diamondbacks. But there’s one group of dedicated fans rising above the rest, a group that has a special connection to the Valley’s professional soccer franchise, which is trying to bring home a championship to the Phoenix faithful.
Nov. 1, 2019
aps building
Regulators instituted a moratorium on power shut-offs that came after a Sun City West woman died after her power was shut off on a 107 degree day. That moratorium was lifted this month, and the five commissioners are developing rules for utilities. Their working threshold for power shut-offs is 105 degrees — a temperature that’s been met with criticism.
Oct. 31, 2019
The Show logo card
It has been a year since the terrorist attack on the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburg and the community is still recovering from the horror. But the attack has faded into the background for many people across the country. And this is a problem, according to Soufan Center research fellow Colin Clarke.
Oct. 31, 2019

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