An independent investigation into allegations of document tampering and email monitoring at MCCCD found no evidence to support the claims, but did find "very serious departmental issues within the District." KJZZ’s education reporter Carrie Jung read the 145-page investigation report and explains the findings.
An East Valley roadway is set to reopen Thursday afternoon. The northbound lanes of Gilbert Road between Thomas Road and State Route 87 were closed after the release of Salt River Project water washed them out.
Last week, a federal appeals court struck down a Federal Aviation Administration rule that required hobbyist drone owners to register their craft. Now, one agency is worried the ruling could hamper efforts to keep drones away from forest fires.
An independent employment law firm says it found no evidence of forgery or email monitoring at the Maricopa County Community College District. But the investigation did reveal “serious departmental issues within the district.”
Coconino National Forest officials are allowing the Snake Ridge Fire to grow, removing dead wood and other fuel. Brady Smith with the U.S. Forest Service says firefighters are allowing the fire to move across the landscape, keeping it suppressed in some areas and letting it burn in others.