PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer asked lawmakers today to approve nearly $60 million in immediate new funds to create a new child welfare agency and revamp how Arizona handles abuse and neglect complaints.
PHOENIX — Calling the spending unnecessary, Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a measure Wednesday to hire an outside expert to study the state’s child-welfare agency.
The Tucson Unified School District might put an end to early admission into kindergarten.
Sandy Koufax, Los Angeles Dodgers’ pitcher, gives TV star Jay North some pointers on pitching on Feb. 22, 1962. Koufax is appearing briefly on the "Dennis the Menace" series in which young North has the title role. (AP Photo/David F. Smith)
Actress Shirley Temple rehearses her son Charles, 6 on Sept. 16, 1958, for an upcoming scene in a story based on Mother Goose tales for a NBC-TV show to be aired in December. They are rehearsing at a Los Angeles studio. (AP Photo/David F. Smith)
Little Shirley Temple, movie princess, gets a lesson in feeding of Heidi, a seven weeks old fawn, from Big Buck, a film actor in his own right from the animal kingdom. Both Buck and Heidi are good in their respective roles. Shown in an undated photo. (AP Photo)
At the age of three months, Linda Susan Agar makes her camera debut with her famous mother Shirley Temple Agar on May 13, 1948. (AP Photo)
Shirley Temple, Hollywood's foremost child actress, shown all dressed up in a fetching costume as a Farmerette on July 19, 1934. The rooster in the photos is a prize winner. So is Shirley. (AP Photo)
Shirley Temple, child film star, and her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Temple, before they sailed on July 24, 1935 in Los Angeles on vacation to Honolulu. (AP Photo/AC)
Samuel of Speen, from the Shetland Island off Scotland, finally met up with his new mistress, Shirley Temple, after a 3,000-mile trip by water and a 3,000-mile trip across the United States on Sept. 15, 1936 in Los Angeles. Samuel is the gift of Joseph M. Schenk, movie producer. (AP Photo)
The Christmas tree in the White House Blue Room gets Caroline Kennedy's attention, Dec. 13, 1961 as she inspects it before a party for White House employees given by her parents. In the background are her aunt, Jean Kennedy Smith and cousin Stephen Smith, Jr.. (AP Photo/Henry Burroughs)
President George Bush and Mrs. Barbara Bush pose with some of their festively dressed grandchildren and friends prior to participating in the taping of NBC's "Christmas in Washington," Sunday, Dec. 13, 1992. From left are: Jordan Jones, Joseph McCarthy, kneeling, granddaughter Ellie LeBlond,…
Boy with Christmas tree in Bosnia Herzegovina, Dec. 29, 1993. (AP Photo)
President George H W Bush returns to the White House from Camp David, Md. Bush is chased by granddaughter Marshall Bush and dog Ranger, an offspring of Millie. Walker Hancock, a Texas sculptor follows the president to the White House on May 6, 1990 in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Parents know that one of their jobs is to protect their child from pain. Some misguided parents morph this laudable goal into attempts to foster continuous happiness upon their children. Not a good idea.
Dr. Joyce Brothers films a Halloween television public service announcement prompted by the National Confectioners Association of the United States on Oct. 25, 1983. Worried about the effect of last years Tylenol killings, the candy makers are hoping to reassure the public and make them swee…
Child Protective Services workers had prior contact with the mother of an 18-month-old twin girl who died Friday of injuries that police said were caused by repeated physical abuse.
Tanque Verde Lutheran Preschool and Kindergarten, 8625 E. Tanque Verde Road, is hosting a swap meet and bake sale with all of the school's profits to be given to help the family of a 4 year old boy who was diagnosed with leukemia.
A Tombstone man convicted of molesting a young girl and possessing child pornography has been sentenced to 292 years in prison.
Apollo 11 spaceflight commander and first man to set foot on the moon, Neil Armstrong, blows a kiss to his sons, Eric, 12, and Mark, 6, who were on hand to welcome home their famous dad when the astronauts arrived at Ellington AFB, Houston, Tex., on July 27, 1969. Armstrong fellow space trav…