Latino elected officials are reacting to allegations of civil rights abuse within the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office. As KJZZ’s Nadine Arroyo Rodriguez reports, critics say the Justice Department’s announcement vindicates what they’ve said about the Sheriff’s office for years.
KJZZ reporter Paul Atkinson gives an overview on Bill Montgomery's Fiesta Bowl investigation...including infractions committed by lawmakers and how they should have handled Fiesta Bowl gifts. None of the lawmakers face criminal charges.
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????A hard freeze blanketed parts of California, threatening the nation's largest citrus market. Early indications are that the damage is minimal but it'll be a few days before growers can assess the damage.
A new public opinion poll shows Arizonans are increasingly dissatisfied with the Occupy Wall Street Movement and the Tea Party. KJZZ’s Peter O’Dowd reports.PETER O’DOWD: Behavior Research Center Pollster Jim Haynes says the our growing displeasure for these political movements is equal opportunity.
Universities and community colleges in Arizona would not be allowed to require their students be immunized, under a bill that won the approval of a state House committee Wednesday. From Phoenix, KJZZ’s Mark Brodie reports.
A council candidate in the border town of San Luis, Arizona is appealing a judge’s decision to remove her from a primary ballot because she is not proficient in English. Alejandrina Cabrera’s attorney filed the appeal today.
ASU professor and biographer Melissa Pritchard talks about philanthropist Virginia G. Piper and the impact she had on Arizona. Piper was the wife of Motorola founder Paul Galvin. When Galvin was diagnosed with leukemia, he asked Piper to take on the philanthropic projects he could not finish and taught her the business of philanthropy.
On Jan. 8, 2011, Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was shot in the head during a public event in Tucson. The KJZZ News Department mobilized to provide more than 3.5 hours of live, continuous coverage that day.
Imagine a medical treatment uniquely designed for you.Science fiction or fact? Examine the potential of Personalized Medicine during an Arizona SciTech forum presented by KJZZ and Rio Salado College on March 8, 2012.
As we continue to celebrate Arizona's centennial, we reached out to you to share your favorite Arizona memories. Judith Dorffi Sadre told us how a public education in Arizona changed her life. The author of this commentary, Judith Dorffi Sadre.
Gannett, the parent company of The Arizona Republic, recently announced that it would begin charging for some content at the paper’s website. An expert explains what it takes to make this business model successful.
Another report is out pointing to a rebound in the Valley’s housing market. Analysts at Clear Capital say foreclosures are down and housing prices are up. From Phoenix, KJZZ’s Terry Ward reports. TERRY WARD: The picture is still pretty depressing if you look at the housing market nationwide -- prices still are falling.
This week the texting while driving ban was defeated in a 31-28 vote. Thirty five states currently have distracted driving laws. We take a look at whether Arizona may join them in the future.Arizona House minority leader Steve Farley thinks that the bill won’t die due to a growing bipartisan following.
Anyone who's spent time in Arizona during the summer months knows how hot the weather can get. Miserably, unforgivingly, unbelievably hot. As climate change pushes temperatures across the planet higher and higher, we want to hear from you.
Arizona will feel the lingering effects of a late-winter storm that brought gusting winds and sporadic rain and hail to lower elevations. Snow blanketed northern Arizona. Flagstaff is digging out from two feet of snow that shut down Interstate 40.
Saguaro National Park in Tucson has banned the sale of disposable bottled soda or water from vending machines. Instead, the park now has stations where visitors can refill their own reusable water bottles.