The population of immigrants who lack legal status in the U.S. has remained steady over the past several years. The number of immigration court filings, however, increased by more than 12 percent last year.
The Arizona Court of Appeals says the state’s school funding system is not unconstitutional. They upheld a lower court’s ruling that charter schools and traditional public schools are not entitled to the same state funding.
It’s not illegal to BASE jump in Phoenix, but it’s not legal either. Unlike the federal government, Phoenix doesn’t regulate the extreme sport at its parks. For years BASE jumpers have leaped without any regulations.
The Colossal Cave Mountain Park near Tucson is getting an infusion of much-needed cash for repairs and operations. The Pima County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to temporarily help the park while it searches for a new private firm to manage the property.
Researchers have released the results of a study that show adding magnets to football helmets could reduce the risk of concussions. The helmets would literally repel each other, reducing the force of collision.
Livestock operators in Arizona and New Mexico are receiving their first payments from the Mexican Wolf/Livestock Coexistence Council. The seven month old program is getting mixed reviews from activist groups.
KJZZ is partnering with the Arizona Republic to bring you the Arizona Storytellers project on the radio. Storytellers in Phoenix share their stories at live events in town. Some of the stories are about living here, some are not.