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PHOENIX — Saying legislation is better than a voter initiative, the No. 2 Democrat in the state House wants colleagues to legalize marijuana for recreational use.
A snap decision outside of some Mesa convenience stores resulted in tough lessons for 10 shoppers during a recent police operation.
Education of students, adults equally important in fight to curb underage drinking, Mesa alliance says
Officials: Nearly half of teens drink; 20 percent get alcohol from parents
More people in Arizona died from drug overdoses than from car accidents in 2010, according to a report Monday that said the state had the sixth-highest overdose rate in the nation that year.
Businesses and individuals were honored Wednesday for their work to eliminate underage drinking and substance abuse by Mesa youth.
Police issued a warning Monday after four separate sexual assaults occurred in the same Tempe neighborhood.
When your college-student son or daughter lives somewhere other than your own roof, you certainly have every reason to expect that where he or she lives is a safe and stable place.
In the July 11th opinion piece, "Rosenstein: Should the legal BAC level be .05?", Craig Rosenstein wrote that most people only begin to be impaired to operate a motor vehicle at a BAC level of .08 and that there are no peer-reviewed studies supporting that impairment begins at lower levels. As the National Transportation Safety Board thoroughly laid out in our recent report, those statements are factually inaccurate.
SEATTLE — For the activists who led the effort to legalize recreational marijuana in Washington state last fall, Jamen Shively was one of their biggest fears: an aspiring pot profiteer whose unabashed dreams of building a cannabis empire might attract unwanted attention from the federal government or a backlash that could slow the marijuana reform movement across the country.
Four high school students were seriously injured in a Sunday morning crash in Gilbert that police say likely involved alcohol.
A recent rise in the number of arrests for drug-related DUIs is related to the misuse of prescription drugs, officials say.
It was no surprise a 20-year-old man was arrested over the weekend for stabbing another man at the Country Thunder music festival in Pinal County. News reports tell of an argument escalating into violence. I’d bet excessive and criminal alcohol consumption played a part in this crime.
With as many as 35 percent of Mesa eighth graders admitting to at least trying alcohol, the Mesa Prevention Alliance is planning an event this weekend to show them there’s another lifestyle to choose.
The burns on the 17-year-old girl’s legs will scar her forever.
Words struggled to exit her throat: “They let us see him. I sat there, behind the curtains and sobbed and hugged my son’s leg. I pleaded, Oh God, Oh God! How can I live without him?” Ten years ago, this month, this East Valley mother buried her only son.
As the percentage of alcohol-related driving under the influence offenses continue to decrease in Phoenix, the number of drug-related driving offenses have increased in recent years.
Republicans should get out front for once and lead the movement to legalize marijuana. It makes sense any way you look at it.
FLAGSTAFF — Arizona tribal members say they're shocked by a television sitcom that made fun of one of the most pervasive social ills on American Indian reservations — alcoholism.
As teens enter the life-sized Teen Maze, they may not realize that lessons have begun.
SALT LAKE CITY — A suspended University of Utah swim coach sexually abused a teenage girl years ago in Arizona and urged her to keep quiet about it, saying, "People will think I'm Chester the Molester," according to a police report obtained Tuesday by The Associated Press.
Use spice and drive, and it may be more likely you’ll pay for the crime in Mesa.
A woman charged in the Arizona stabbing and shooting death of her lover resumed testimony Tuesday, recounting her troubled past and the numerous boyfriends who cheated on her as the defense works to seek sympathy from jurors.