A Maricopa County Superior Court judge has ordered the state to immediately increase funding to public schools this budget year by nearly $317 million.
August 21, 2014

KJZZ News

Just two days after heavy rain and flooding caused evacuations and shut down roadways, forecasters predict the Valley could see more thunderstorms Thursday evening.
August 21, 2014
Slightly more Arizonans are expected to travel over the Labor Day weekend this year than last.
August 21, 2014
A nearly yearlong investigation between federal and local authorities has resulted in the arrests of 16 suspected gang members and the seizure of more than 80 firearms.
August 21, 2014
Monsoon rains hit Phoenix hard on Tuesday, but the deluge did far more damage in areas north of the city.
August 21, 2014
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced plans to preserve more than 500,000 acres across the western United States for the Yellow-Billed Cuckoo, considered for endangered species designation.
August 20, 2014

NPR News

Two Americans were released Thursday from an Atlanta hospital after treatment for Ebola. The news has generated a flurry of questions about what happens after you survive Ebola. So we asked the CDC.
August 21, 2014
The violence at night in Ferguson, Mo., has calmed down for now. However, there have been more than 160 people arrested since the protests began. Police records offer a sense of who they are.
August 21, 2014
The secretary of defense says the extremists are well funded and organized and that he expects them to "regroup and stage an offensive" despite U.S. airstrikes.
August 21, 2014
Quinoa, once a homebody crop, crossed the Atlantic for the first time this century. Now the Food and Agriculture Organization has a hunch it can thrive in Central and Southwest Asia.
August 21, 2014
Older people whose visual acuity has slipped by just one line on the eye chart are more likely to die, researchers say. New glasses may be all it takes to maintain independence. Time for an eye exam?
August 21, 2014