Arizona

Drone sightings at Arizona airports on the rise

As the governor and firefighting officials warn the public about drones causing issues for wildfire fighting, airports in Arizona have been dealing with a large increase in drone incidents.

Ex-GOP candidate looks to influence redistricting

Steve Gaynor, a Republican businessman who lost last year’s race for secretary of state, is looking to give the GOP a hand in the next round of redistricting.Gaynor in May created a nonprofit organization...

What are the most and least affordable Arizona counties?

Affordable housing has become a major issue in Arizona politics and newly released data by the National Low Income Housing Coalition has shed a light on where the issue is the most prevalent in...

Coconino County is worst in state for affordable housing

Data released by the National Low Income Housing Coalition shows that 41 percent of residents in Coconino County are renters who need to work a minimum of 63 hours a week to afford a...

Couple is suing infamous Tempe landlord for RICO

Infamous Tempe landlord Timothy Wright has found himself the subject of a racketeering and fraud lawsuit brought by two wealthy Paradise Valley residents who had been his tenants.

SRP wants you to have a smart thermostat. Here are the risks. The water and power utility offers rebates...

One of Arizona’s largest utilities is encouraging customers to purchase smart thermostats that researchers say are vulnerable to hackers.The Salt River Project, which supplies water and power to more than 1 million people, is...

Plane that crashed in Gilbert in 2016 brought down by fireworks

The National Transportation Safety Board last month released its final report on a plane crash in Gilbert in 2016 in which a small single-engine plane carrying skydivers plummeted into a couple’s home.

Mirror takes top honors in education, health reporting

Arizona Mirror journalists were honored with four awards in the prestigious Arizona Press Club annual journalism contest, including two first place awards.“This recognition is a testament to the great journalism the Mirror is producing,...

Mohave stands out as a transplant county in a transplant state

In a state long known as a haven for transplants from elsewhere in the country, Mohave County stands as having the lowest percentage of adult native-born residents than anywhere else in Arizona, as well...

‘Two lives: one before Maria, and one after.’ Puerto Ricans in Arizona mark anniversary of tragedy

Two Phoenix events marked the first year anniversary of the catastrophic hurricane that destroyed Puerto Rico. Those who lived through Hurricane Maria and those who witnessed it from afar gathered Sept. 20 to tend...
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