The National Geographic Society

Anyone attempting to map the Grand Canyon faces a big job. It is immense in size, intricate in topography, and not easy to get around in.


A new study released this month models what happen to the health of the planet when giant plants and animal vanish. It’s happened before—at the end of the last Ice Age when mammoths and enormous sloths died out. Humans likely played a part in that extinction and the researchers say Earth’s big animals today are headed for the same fate because of overhunting, habitat loss, climate change and other factors. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny spoke with Northern Arizona University’s Andrew Abraham who was one of the authors of the study.

Trial Postponed For Phoenix Man Accused Of Patient Assault

Feb 19, 2020
Maricopa County Sheriff's Office

The trial of a man accused of sexually assaulting an incapacitated patient and fathering her child while she was in his care at Hacienda Healthcare, a Phoenix long-term care center, has been pushed back until April 30.

Arizona House Ethics Chair Vows Fast Inquiry Into Lawmaker

Feb 19, 2020
David Cook Via

The head of the Arizona House Ethics Committee says ethics complaints against Republican State Representative David Cook of Globe must be completely investigated.

Maricopa County Sheriff's Office

Authorities say a caregiver at Mesa assisted living facility is accused of sexually assaulting an 85-year-old dementia patient.