2 years ago | Education
More than 1,100 Maricopa County educators could get a salary bump next year thanks to a $60 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The grant, secured by the Maricopa County Education Service Agency, was one of 13 awarded nationwide a...
2 years ago | Elections
More than 10,000 people schlepped to the Prescott Valley Events Center Tuesday to see Donald Trump in the flesh. Fans started lining up for the rally — Trump's sixth appearance in Arizona — at 9 p.m. Monday. There wasn't enough room inside, so sev...
2 years ago | Politics
Republican vice-presidential candidate Mike Pence largely sidestepped politics at a low-key question-and-answer session at a Mesa megachurch on Thursday, choosing instead to focus on more personal matters. Before a crowd of about 900 people at Liv...
2 years ago | Environment
Hickman's Family Farms' Tonapah egg ranch stinks — in a literal sense. And that, a group of downwind residents argue, should preclude the farm's vice president of sales, Maricopa County Supervisor Clint Hickman, from having a say in the ...
2 years ago | Only in Arizona
A street preacher infamous for condemning yoga pants and tramping around the University of Arizona campus hollering "You Deserve Rape" was arrested Tuesday after allegedly kicking a woman in the chest. Dean Saxton, a Christian who calls...
2 years ago | Animals
The rumblings of Internet rumormongers notwithstanding, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management isn't gearing up to euthanize 44,000 wild horses and 1,000 burros. But just to make sure, several dozen horse lovers mobbed the agency's downtown Phoenix of...