Phoenix is home to dozens of hiking trails. Some are easy, some are difficult. And then there’s Camelback Mountain. Home to two extremely difficult trails-- Cholla and Echo Canyon-- Camelback saw more than 200 rescues performed by Phoenix Fire in 2015 alone.
May 30, 2016
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has agreed to a list of proposed remedies after a federal judge found him and three of his aides in contempt of court. Meanwhile, lawyers for the plaintiffs in the case are asking the judge to refer the case to a prosecutor to pursue criminal charges.
May 27, 2016

KJZZ News

Jupiter stamp
Images taken by a University of Arizona scientist soon will be on U.S. mail. They’re part of a set of planetary postage stamps being issued Tuesday.
May 31, 2016
The Catwalk Trail, one of southern New Mexico's most popular tourist attractions, reopened Memorial Day weekend after it was destroyed by a powerful flood three years ago.
May 30, 2016
Textbooks, school, education
The number of high schools students attending summer school in the state is on the rise.
May 30, 2016
Phoenician Lizbeth Congiusti recalls watching the draft in 1969 to learn whether her boyfriend would be called to serve in Vietnam.
May 30, 2016
mosquito
Maricopa County will soon be able to test local mosquitoes for Dengue Fever. The Maricopa County Environmental Services department already tests area mosquitoes for diseases like West Nile and St. Louis Encephalitis, but officials hope to bring this test and a test for the Zika virus online within the next few days.
May 30, 2016

NPR News

The Memorial Day ritual serves to commemorate the sacrifices of U.S. service members who have fought and died in foreign wars.
May 30, 2016
Charles Cavell spent decades fighting for VA compensation, even after he and others — who had been sworn to secrecy by the U.S. military — helped bring the testing program to light. He was 89.
May 30, 2016
The drive to enter Fallujah began at dawn, with air support from the U.S.-led coalition. Aid groups report that thousands of civilians are trapped in the city.
May 30, 2016
Local and federal authorities worked together to rescue Alan Pulido, who plays for the Greek soccer club Olympiakos.
May 30, 2016
While visiting Vietnam last week, President Obama urged the government to ease its crackdown on dissent. But police have used force to break up recent environmental protests.
May 30, 2016