May 2012

A federal judge has denied the City of Tombstone an emergency request to repair its water system in the Huachuca Mountains. The 130-year old system was badly damaged by floods and wildfires last year. From Phoenix, Al Macias reports.
May 15, 2012
Fire crews made some progress on Tuesday as they battled multiple wildfires across Arizona. The Sunflower Fire, burning 30 miles northeast of Phoenix had grown to almost 5,000 acres. Meanwhile the community of Crown King remained under an evacuation order.
May 15, 2012
Valley real estate prices are rising, but many homeowners still likely won’t make back what they paid for their house for a while. From Phoenix, KJZZ’s Mark Brodie reports.  MARK BRODIE: The median price for a Valley home was just under $135,000 in March.
May 15, 2012
CROWN KING, Ariz. (Associated Press) — High winds could prove a challenge for firefighters battling a northern Arizona wildfire that has forced residents from a historic mining town.Fire spokeswoman Karen Takai said Tuesday winds of 35 mph are expected at the blaze near Crown King that has burned about 2 ½ square miles.
May 15, 2012
Phoenix has a new police chief. Daniel Garcia was sworn in today, taking over for Acting Police Chief Joe Yahner. From Phoenix, KJZZ’s Mark Brodie reports. MARK BRODIE: Garcia took the oath of office this afternoon at Phoenix City Hall.
May 14, 2012
Five fires burning across Arizona are causing major structure damage and displacing residents. Dennis Lambert discussed efforts to control these fires with Arizona Game and Fish Department Spokesman Jim Paxon, who spent more than three decades with the National Forest Service.
May 14, 2012
Monday night Blaise celebrates her birthday by playing some of her favorites!  Hear classic jazz from Miles Davis' Kind of Blue, Cannonball Adderley's Somethin' Else, and songs by Gershwin, Cole Porter and Horace Silver.
May 11, 2012
Maricopa County Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox has won a $975,000 suit against Maricopa County. Wilcox sued Sheriff Joe Arpaio and former County Attorney Andrew Thomas over their failed investigations. She claimed they went after her because she opposed their illegal immigration policies.
May 11, 2012
The people-mover at the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport takes a big step forward Monday as the first cars are rolled onto the track. Dennis Lambert talked to airport spokeswoman Julie Rodriguez about the PHX Sky Train.
May 11, 2012
Some of the nation’s best-known comedians will take the stage Sunday in Phoenix in a performance to benefit a Bill of Rights monument planned for Wesley Bolin Plaza. From Phoenix, KJZZ’s Terry Ward reports.
May 11, 2012

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