Arizona lawmaker offers secular prayer on House floor after Satanic prayer controversy
Associated Press | February 8, 2016 6:36 pm
A Democratic lawmaker has offered a secular prayer on the House floor after Republican leadership turned down his request to offer a daily prayer during opening ceremonies.
Phoenix mayor advocates for use of body-worn cameras on all police officers
KTAR.com | February 8, 2016 6:30 pm
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton is calling for all city police officers to be equipped with body-worn cameras within the next three years, according to a joint statement with him and Councilwoman Thelda Williams.
Wife of ISIS leader charged with role in Kayla Mueller’s death
KTAR.com | February 8, 2016 4:42 pm
The wife of a former senior leader of the Islamic State has been charged in federal court with contributing to the death of American hostage Kayla Mueller.
Now arriving: Phoenix Sky Harbor served record 44 million travelers in 2015
KTAR.com | February 8, 2016 4:33 pm
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport had a record year in 2015, serving more than 44 million passengers, an airport official said Monday.
Phoenix, five other cities to get national nod for police work
Associated Press | February 8, 2016 4:06 pm
Attorney General Loretta Lynch plans to visit six cities, including Phoenix, to highlight police departments she sees as role models for law enforcement.
Sheriff Joe Arpaio wants to meet Pope Francis in Mexico
Miguel Otárola/Cronkite News | February 8, 2016 2:40 pm
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio said he’d like to meet with Pope Francis in Mexico next week, though he has not made any specific plans yet.
Last-minute Arizona bills focus on police accountability
Cooper Rummell | February 8, 2016 2:39 pm
Some last-minute bills in the Arizona Legislature were intended to increase police transparency and accountability to help build trust in the community.
Where’s Ted? 16.5 million Americans expected to miss work after Super Bowl
KTAR.com | February 8, 2016 12:46 pm
A survey by said an estimated 16.5 million Americans would miss work on Monday because they had a little too much fun during the Super Bowl.
Judge signs deal involving racial claim at Arizona prisons
Associated Press | February 8, 2016 11:10 am
A federal judge on Monday signed off on an agreement between Arizona and an inmate to end a claim of racial segregation in the state’s 10 prisons.
Sharon Mittelman | February 8, 2016 7:51 pmBack at it: Gov. Doug Ducey overturns anti-geocaching law in Arizona