Recent rains have been good for the Salt and Verde river watersheds. The metro Phoenix area depends on the six reservoirs along the rivers for much of its water needs. But as KJZZ’s Al Macias reports that despite the rain it’s been a dry winter.
The U.S. stock market had a banner month in January,
and it reached another milestone at Friday’s closing bell. Analysts say the surging housing market had something to do
New home construction is heating up across the Valley.
The federal agency that protects wild
horses is emphasizing the importance of treating the animals with care during
the 1970s, U.S. law has required the Bureau of Land Management to treat wild
horses humanely when culling overpopulated herds on public land.
Two conservation groups this week bought more than 4,000 acres of land, with plans to sell it to the National Park Service.
Badland exposures of the Triassic Chinle Formation. (Photo by Andrew Kearns, courtesy of the National Park Service.
Glendale Mayor Jerry Weiers says the city has a good
opportunity to keep the Coyotes in town, even though Thursday night’s deadline
passed without a prospective owner coming up with the money to buy the team.
PHOENIX (AP) — A lawyer wounded by a gunman in a Phoenix office shooting this week has died, the second of three people hit by gunfire in the attack, the publicist for his law firm said Friday.Mark Hummels, 43, had been on life support at a Phoenix hospital after Wednesday morning's shooting that killed a company's chief executive and left a woman with non-life threatening injuries.
What if your office was the one attacked by somebody with a gun? Would you know what to do? Are security measures in place in your workplace? Security Consultant Dwayne Tatalovich says industry standards recommend companies perform safety drills, but few actually conduct them.
Governor Jan Brewer has signed a bill
that will provide more money for Child Protective Services. Lawmakers have also
approved a measure to send money to Arizona’s Redistricting Commission. From
Phoenix, KJZZ’s Mark Brodie reports.
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio was reelected to a sixth term in November, but that’s not stopping the organizers of a recall effort.
Members of the Recall Arpaio campaign, from left to right: Randy Parraz, William James Fisher, Chad Snow, Mary Lou Boettcher, and Bob Unferth.
Arizona Diamondbacks player and broadcaster Mark Grace pleaded guilty to a
drunk driving charge this morning. This is his second DUI charge.
As part of the plea agreement his sentence
will include work release jail time, three years probation and an interlock
device on his vehicle for six months.
Mesa police have discovered a vehicle and body matching the description of a shooting suspect from Wednesday's deadly attack at an office building in Central Phoenix.
A body resembling shooting suspect Arthur Douglas Harmon was found Thursday morning at Mesa Riverview shopping center.
The number of homeless people living in shelters and on the streets increased during the recession, according to service providers. Workers from those agencies and Valley cities hit the streets yesterday to get an accurate count of how many people in Maricopa County are homeless.
Judy Gans, Manager of the Immigration Policy Program at the University of Arizona's Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy, and Rudy Espino, Associate Professor of Political Science at ASU, discuss the Gang of Eight Senators' proposed ideas for comprehensive immigration reform.
A Scottsdale man has been sentenced for stealing cacti from
public lands in Arizona. From Phoenix, KJZZ’s Mark Brodie has more.
MARK BRODIE: U.S. District Judge Roslyn Silver this week sentenced
46-year-old Kenneth Brian Cobb to five years of supervised probation and eight
months of weekend incarceration for the theft.
As the U.S. need for electricity expands, how large a role should nuclear energy play in the U.S. energy portfolio?Ben Grambau of Clean Energy America, which is sponsored by the Nuclear Energy Institute, says the nation needs to continue to use nuclear energy.
In his book, Walkable City, Jeff Speck argues that 'walkable' cities are good for our health, environment and economy. Speck joins Steve Goldstein and downtown Phoenix advocate Sean Sweat to talk about how to make cities more walkable and what it would take to make Phoenix fit that description.
Police are looking for the man -- identified as Arthur D. Harmon -- who
allegedly shot three people in a north Central Phoenix
office complex Wednesday morning, killing one and injuring several. The shooting
took place on the same day that hearings on legislation to address gun violence
were convened in Washington,
with former Arizona Rep.
Drug experts say synthetic drugs can be more addictive than
other drugs because the strength varies from one product to another. Now a bill aimed at
outlawing synthetic drugs, such as bath salts and spice, is making its way
through the Arizona
In his new book, Heat: Adventures in the World’s Fiery Places,
Bill Streever writes about how heat has affected humans and the world.KJZZ's Steve Goldstein talks with Streever about why we choose to live in hot places and how heat continues to impact our lives.