A look at some of today's top stories, the weather forecast and a peek back in history.
Tagging skyrocketed by more than 600% in 2021 after a Tempe program faced a variety of issues, suggesting years of work have gone down the drain.
A Mohave County veterans organization has multiple initiatives in the works connecting veterans to resources.
The House Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection has announced its next - and maybe final - hearing. Here's what to expect.
Today, you can expect it to be sunny with some clouds, with a high near 94 degrees. It will be cloudy at night, with a low near 80 degrees. Get the full forecast here.
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Today in history
On this date in 1862, President Abraham Lincoln issued the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, declaring all slaves in rebel states should be free as of January 1, 1863.
In 1980, the Persian Gulf conflict between Iran and Iraq erupted into full-scale war.
In 1985, rock and country music artists participated in “Farm Aid,” a concert staged in Champaign, Illinois, to help the nation’s farmers.
In 1994, the situation comedy “Friends” debuted on NBC-TV.
In 2020, U.S. deaths from the coronavirus topped 200,000, by far the highest confirmed death toll from the virus in the world at that point, according to a count by Johns Hopkins University.
This article originally appeared on Arizona Republic: AZ Briefing: How Tempe lost years of graffiti cleanup progress