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Seton Catholic Preparatory High School recently added a high-tech alert system that furthers communication between first responders and school administration in the event of a crisis
An Arizona State University professor who accused campus police of excessive force when they arrested her has been sentenced to nine months of supervised probation.
Ahwatukee resident Nathaniel Long has earned placement on the Gonzaga University dean’s list for spring semester 2014. Students must earn a 3.5 to 3.69 GPA to be listed.
An Arizona State University professor is facing an aggravated assault charge for allegedly kicking a school police officer who was trying to arrest her.
An English teacher from Desert Vista High School, Dr. Cicely Cobb, and civil rights advocate, the Rev. Jarrett Maupin, hosted a press conference outside of the Sandra Day O’Connor Federal Court Building in downtown Phoenix on Thursday morning to highlight alleged physical, verbal and emotional abuse she has experienced at the school.
The city of Phoenix and Grand Canyon University announced the expansion of an on-going partnership through a $125,000 investment to fund public safety efforts, including a drowning-prevention program and graffiti abatement services.
A couple hundred high school students from across Arizona are competing against one another to create a mobile app to benefit Gilbert’s public safety department.
A Senate panel voted Thursday to strengthen laws that let people bring weapons into public buildings if there's not an easy and immediate way to check them.
The next time state lawmakers want to see the Wildcats take on the Sun Devils, they may have to buy their own tickets. Ditto the Phoenix Suns, Arizona Cardinals and the upcoming Super Bowl.
The Tempe Police Department is investigating a threatening note received at Fees Middle School early Tuesday morning.
Mr. Bryan Brinkley of Arizona People Acting for a Safer Society (AZ PASS) wrote a guest commentary in the AFN on Aug. 30, titled “Should guns be loved more than other people?” in which he seems to be offended that AFN published two rebuttals by a “loud minority in the community” to the stance that he and his organization represent.
As a freshman history major Robert Dorney had the experience of a lifetime when he went to work at the Washington Monument during the summer of 1968. Now, the only physical memory he has of that summer will be donated to the Martin Luther King museum in Atlanta to become part of their permanent archives.
Our kids started back to school on Aug. 5. That same day we received an email from the school district reminding us of all of the safety measures they’ve implemented. One of my favorites was, “All of our schools have 24-hour exterior cameras, creating a virtual video fence to deter unauthorized activity.” A virtual video fence?
Tempe Police officers arrested a 15-year-old student from Mountain Pointe High School on Monday after connecting him to an online bomb threat last week.
Higley Unified School District athletic director Art Wagner, 42, was found dead near Higley High School Wednesday morning, according to the Gilbert Police Department. Police say the matter is still under investigation, but believe Wagner died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
There is no short answer to the question — one which is asked by almost every gun control advocate in the U.S.
"Had I known about the crime problems around Arizona State University I would have never let Kyleigh move to Tempe.” Those are the words of Karen Montenegro, the mother of murdered ASU student Kyleigh Sousa.
Any chance of cities or counties conducting future gun-buyback programs is about to evaporate.
Starting next semester, students who smoke will have to find other places to light up between classes. All Arizona State University campuses and buildings will become tobacco-free beginning Aug. 1.
A man has been taken into custody after he barricaded himself in a room at Sun Devil Stadium on the Arizona State University campus Thursday morning.
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton proposed in his state of the city address last month a new program to double police presence in schools and unify work between districts and the police department, which could produce different outcomes in Ahwatukee Foothills schools.
Calling it a key to preventing mass shootings, a House panel voted Wednesday to require teachers and health professionals to report potentially dangerous people to police.
Attorney General Tom Horne and a Sierra Vista Republican lawmaker are pushing a plan to let principals, teachers and janitors at public schools carry guns.
A recent article in another local newspaper about a sub-police station being located on a school campus — in housing provided by the school — reminded me of something I have been advocating for the United States since the 1960s: adopting Japan’s Koban system in all urban areas.