Happy Thanksgiving! It is a common greeting this time of year, but it will be hard to enjoy the holiday knowing that it won’t be happy — not for the thousands of Arizona children living in fear of abuse or neglect.
I’m urging Tucsonans to vote yes on Propositions 401 and 402 in this year’s city election. Here’s why.
PHOENIX — Counties cannot do an end-run around the Medical Marijuana Act by changing their zoning laws to make it impossible to open a dispensary, a judge ruled Monday.
Just more than a year after SB 1070’s divisive show-me-your papers provisions came into effect, Tucson marked the occasion with capsules of pepper spray.
PHOENIX — Starting today, ferrets will be forbidden in restaurants as service animals.
Despite years of growing concern about drought, some good water news has emerged: The Tucson area has balanced its water pumping with recharge more than a decade ahead of schedule.
PHOENIX — No, there won’t be mandatory classes in Arizona this fall to help convert gay students to the straight and narrow life.
The City Council approved an ordinance empowering the issuance of civil-union certificates to domestic partners Tuesday night, giving couples who can't marry a place to record any contracts they've agreed to and greater recognition of their relationship.
The Arizona Daily Star has sued TUSD to compel the district to release the names of finalists in its search for a new superintendent.
PHOENIX — Arizona cannot demand proof of citizenship from individuals who use a federal voter registration form, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled this morning.
PHOENIX — Ignoring a threatened lawsuit, a House panel voted Monday to allow warrantless inspections of abortion clinics and restrict their ability to get Medicaid funds.
Thursday’s planned Pima County Bond Advisory Committee meeting has been canceled because county officials failed to post a public meeting notice on time.
Civil-rights pioneer and longtime educator Henry “Hank” Oyama died overnight while in hospice after a long illness. He was 86.
A federal judge has ordered the Tucson Unified School District to begin offering culturally relevant courses next school year.
At Tucson Unified School District’s first public forum on its new proposed desegregation plan, most speakers used the opportunity to lobby for the return of Mexican American studies.
FLAGSTAFF — The former Cochise County sheriff had been traveling at 62 mph along a dirt and gravel road in northern Arizona when he lost control of his vehicle and died.
NEWARK, N.J. — A woman whose own skin is deeply bronze-colored from regular visits to a tanning salon has been accused of taking her 5-year-old daughter into a tanning booth in violation of state law, burning the girl’s skin.
The Tucson Unified School District is denying reports that it
has banned any books associated with Mexican American Studies
Arizona Schools Chief John Huppenthal has ordered that 10
percent of TUSD’s monthly state aid be withheld as a result of its
Mexican American Studies Program.