Stories tagged: "Public Safety"

Phoenix Domestic Violence Shelter Now Allows Survivors to Bring Pets
Phoenix Domestic Violence Shelter Now Allows Survivors to Bring Pets

Sojourner Center made six shelters into suite-style rooms with private bathrooms and added a dog park.

Interstate 17 in Phoenix (Shutterstock Photo)
The 25 Most Dangerous Roads and Highways in Arizona

The I-10 and US-60 combined for 77 fatalities across 70 crashes.

Transportation Security Administration's Identity Management Capabilities Manager Jason Lim demonstrates new facial recognition technology at a Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport security checkpoint, Wednesday, April 26, 2023, in Glen Burnie, Md. (AP Photo/Julia Nikhinson)
Phoenix Sky Harbor Among 16 US Airports Testing Facial Recognition Technology

Critics pointed out the possibility of bias in facial recognition technology, and possible repercussions for people who want to opt out.

FILE - This undated photo provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows a blacklegged tick, which is also known as a deer tick. Ticks will be more active than usual early in spring 2023, and that means Lyme disease and other tick-borne infections could spread earlier and in greater numbers than in a typical year. Ticks can transmit multiple diseases that sicken humans, and deer ticks, which spread Lyme, are a day-to-day fact of life in the warm months in New England and the Midwest. (CDC via AP, File)
Tick Season Has Arrived in Arizona: Follow These Simple Steps to Stay Safe

With the rise in temperature, there will likely be an uptick in ticks. Safeguarding yourself, and your pets, from ticks requires protecting yourself before, during, and after spending time outdoors.

A “cross in any direction” sign is displayed at a crosswalk in downtown Phoenix at Taylor and First streets. Photo taken on March 29, 2023. (Izabella Hernandez/Cronkite News)
Diagonal Crossing? Tempe Tests All-Pedestrian Crosswalk

Tempe could bring a permanent all-pedestrian crosswalk—or scramble—to the busy intersection of Mill Avenue and Fifth Street.

Buckeye Valley Fire District firetruck (Photo from Buckeye Valley Fire District's website)
Arizona Fire Districts Face Uncertain Funding Future After Ballot Measure’s Failure

Arizona voters said no to a plan that would have added one-tenth of a penny to the state sales tax to benefit rural fire district.

Still from "The Street Project"
Documentary Highlights Traffic Violence in Phoenix

A new documentary called "The Street Project" examines traffic violence in Phoenix.