Korean electronics giant LG announces huge expansion of plans for battery factory in Queen Creek
LG Energy Solution said it will quadruple its initial budget for a battery manufacturing plant in Queen Creek and now plans to spend $5.5 billion for the project, which will create thousands of jobs and could become the largest stand-alone battery complex in North America.
Court gives Lake last chance to prove election compromised
The state’s high court has given Kari Lake one last chance to prove that the results of the 2022 gubernatorial election should be overturned.
Maricopa County approves funding for homelessness program in Surprise
Maricopa County approved funding for temporary emergency shelter services for the homeless in the Surprise area.
GOP Lawmakers To Defend Abortion Ban After Attorney General Refuses
Two GOP lawmakers will defend the state’s ban on abortions due to fetal genetic abnormalities, since Attorney General Kris Mayes refuses.
Legislator Suggests Shower Curtains For Girls Uncomfortable Showering With Transwomen
A top Arizona lawmaker is frustrated with the lack of media coverage on his Democrat colleagues’ partisan votes and is highlighting the issue to make people more aware – especially when it comes to a bill dealing with clear divisions in school restrooms.
Senators approve Department of Education developing banned book list
State senators agreed to have the state Department of Education come up with a list of books that cannot be used in public schools.
Gress’ proposal to extend child support payments to date of pregnancy passes House
Arizona House Republicans passed a bill that would extend child support payments to the date of a confirmed pregnancy, which opponents argue is an attempt to establish a fetal personhood provision.
Republican legislators announce formal opposition to ranked choice voting
The Arizona Freedom Caucus wants to preemptively prohibit any use of ranked choice voting to decide city, state, county or federal elections, Republican lawmakers in the caucus said Wednesday morning at a news conference in the state Senate building.
Fear Spreads As Bank Shares Plunge
Investors responding to bank failures back away from banks with large amounts of uninsured deposits
Biden Lies By Omission - Forgets to Tell Americans that We Are Bailing Out China's Venture Capital Business with Silicon Valley Bank Rescue
Joe Biden left out a very important point this morning about the bailouts he and his Administration are taking to rescue the Silicon Valley Bank.
As Arizona looks to defund border security, cartels move smuggling efforts west
As Texas beefs up border security efforts, and Arizona cuts funding, influx is expected
Four US citizens kidnapped by armed men after crossing border into Mexico, FBI says
White House 'closely monitoring' kidnapping of four US citizens who crossed Mexican border
Norfolk Southern adjusts train safety after third derailment
A Norfolk Southern spokesman told CNBC the train carrier is now mandating that any trains over 10,000 feet use distributed power.
DeSantis blasts ‘leftist politicians,’ touts Florida’s ‘massive gains’ in California speech
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) on Sunday blasted “leftist politicians” and touted his state’s “massive gains” in a speech in California amid speculation that he’ll jump into the 2024 presidential race.
Ukraine Fends Off Drone Attacks as Russia Makes Slow Gains in Bakhmut
Russia launched a new wave of drones at Ukraine, most of which were shot down, as Russia’s Wagner Group pressed its slow and grinding advance into the eastern city of Bakhmut. Russia’s Wagner Troops Exhaust Ukrainian Forces in Bakhmut.
Atlanta police name 23 domestic terrorism suspects in Cop City attack; AG warns 'violent extremists'
Atlanta police named the 23 suspects facing domestic terrorism charges after another violent attack on the site of a future police and fire training center activists dubbed "Cop City."
Biden tells firefighters union they shouldn’t pay higher taxes than billionaires, renews call to tax rich
Biden spoke at the International Association of Fire Fighters Conference in Washington DC
Southwest's Phoenix-Memphis flights are back. Here's a look at all the newly added routes
Airlines' confidence in the travel and tourism industry in Phoenix continues to benefit travelers with more options than ever to fly.
Gov. Katie Hobbs says Arizona won't move forward with execution
The Arizona Supreme Court granted a warrant of execution for death row inmate Aaron Gunches, despite the state request to withdraw the warrant.
Adopt a pet: Masala and more pets up for adoption in Phoenix-area shelters
A handful of pets are up for adoption at Valley shelters. To check the status of a specific animal, please contact the shelter directly.