On Dec. 19, 2013, then-Phoenix mayor Greg Stanton went on national television and made a big announcement: 'We have zero chronically homeless veterans on the street.” It was part of a program called H3, and in the five years since, the overall number of homeless veterans across the Valley has actually increased. In the special report “Homes for the Brave,” KJZZ explores why.
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Concerns about the highly potent opioid fentanyl are on the rise in Arizona. But Arizona appeared to be holding off the “tidal wave” of deaths compared to places like the Midwest and New England. That could be changing.
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Arizona Prison Study Shows Racial Disparities In Sentencing, Inmate Population
A new study from the political organization FWD.US says there is an imprisonment crisis in Arizona and the results show sentencing disparities among minority groups.
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Food Biotechnology Added On New Trilateral Deal
Twenty-five years ago, biotechnology was not an issue considered in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). But that has changed, as the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement (USMCA) has an entire chapter dedicated to it.
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Judge Denies Motions For Relief From More Oversight In Prison Health Care Case
Judge Roslyn Silver denied the state's motion to stay orders from retired Judge David Duncan in the Parsons vs. Ryan settlement on Thursday. Judge Silver called the orders "appropriate because of the continued harm the class experiences" and set a status hearing for Dec. 6.
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Tiny Desert Concert: Driftwood Quintet
Blending a traditional classical music with a large helping of the newly created songs, Driftwood Quintet pushes the boundaries of what classical music can be by mixing Mozart with modern compositions.
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Debate Over Purpose Of Troops At Southern Border
Defense Secretary James Mattis visited the soldiers deployed to the Texas border Wednesday as part of what he called a sincere effort to lock down the border in anticipation of the arriving caravan of migrants now arriving in Tijuana.
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Katelyn McClure, Mark D'Amico and Johnny Bobbitt Jr. were charged with second degree theft by deception and conspiracy to commit theft by deception on Thursday. They could get 10 years in prison.
The British department store chain John Lewis & Partners is famous for its heart-wrenching Christmas ads. This year's edition features a very famous musician and a life-altering gift.
Bangladesh has stressed that it will not repatriate anyone against their will. The plan sparked protests among some refugees, while others reportedly hid within refugee camps.
Seattle-based researchers examined the disappearances and murders of Native American women in 71 U.S. cities. They found information on 506 documented cases — and huge, troubling gaps in the data.
The singer and multi-instrumentalist, known for his fleet guitar work and big smile, began his career as a teenage prodigy and rose to become a regular presence in the living rooms of America.