Tuesday, January 18, 2005
Thousands march in remembrance, unity Thousands of people converged on downtown Phoenix on Monday to march two miles to pay tribute to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and his influence on Arizona. Prehistoric American Indian site under attack COOLIDGE, Ariz. - The four-story Casa Grande Ruins, the hand-built centerpiece of a prehistoric American Indian village, have withstood Arizona's desert sun and its rains for perhaps seven centuries. Title: Specialists plan early start to prevent West Nile Maricopa County mosquito specialists plan to begin widespread trapping and testing of mosquitoes for West Nile virus earlier than normal this year, spurred in part by a wet winter. Title: City officials to discuss 2 historic areas Historic preservation officials will host an open house today to talk with residents to talk about adding the first set of neighborhoods to the city's historic register. Title: Maryland overpass at Loop 101 gets priority GLENDALE - City officials are speeding up plans to reroute Maryland Avenue over Loop 101 by July 2006, a month before the Arizona Cardinals football stadium is expected to open. 3 prison guards hurt in Tucson Prisoners in Tucson staged a standoff with corrections officers that lasted about four hours Monday, the eve of the first anniversary of a hostage standoff at another state prison. Officers finally TUSD asks court OK to end deseg case TUSD has asked the federal court to close its federal desegregation settlement case, as long as the school district can reopen the case if the Legislature tries to cut the district's desegregation High court trims jury trial eligibility Arizonans charged with misdemeanors such as driving under the influence or marijuana possession may no longer be entitled to a jury trial, according to a new state Supreme Court ruling. In a FEMA officials head to Navajo, Hopi reservations WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency will visit parts of the Navajo and Hopi reservations that were hard hit by muddy conditions caused by snow and rainfall.