After a correctional officer leaked surveillance video showing how easily security could be compromised in state prisons, Arizona Department of Corrections officials have been shopping for new cell door locks.
It's a carefully planned mission that involves coordination across state lines — from Mexican gray wolf dens hidden deep in the woods of New Mexico and Arizona to breeding facilities at zoos and special conservation centers around the U.S.
In Mexico City, the government established a gender neutral policy to public school uniforms, allowing children to use skirts or pants regardless of their gender. But how hard will it be for the measure to promote tolerance and diversity?
On Saturday, KJZZ received two national journalism awards from the Public Radio News Directors Incorporated. “Below the Rim: Life Inside the Grand Canyon" and “The Conversation Is Changing Around Miscarriage And Infant Loss As More Women Tell Their Stories Online" both took first place.
KJZZ received a national Edward R. Murrow Award for continuing coverage of the Arizona #RedForEd teacher strike last year. Senior field correspondents Casey Kuhn and Mariana Dale lead the station’s reporting.
Plans are underway to reactivate three historic buildings along Grand Avenue in Phoenix. The Phoenix City Council will be asked Wednesday afternoon to approve a $100,000 grant for the property on the corner of Ninth and Grand avenues.
President Trump announced via Twitter last night that Immigration and Customs Enforcement will begin massive deportations next week. The target? Immigrants who have been found by a federal court to be in the country illegally.
It’s been five years since the Phoenix Fire Department described an electronic reporting system as the single most important improvement it needed to make. It’s been four years since the City Council approved funding for the new system, but no deal has been made.
Gov. Doug Ducey says there’s been a bit of “mission creep” on the part of the Arizona Corporation Commission, and that his office and the Legislature should maybe be more involved in some areas of energy regulation.
As of Tuesday morning, the Woodbury Fire has burned more than 40,000 acres and is only six percent contained. However, it is still not a direct threat to most communities as it continues to burn in the low canyons of the mountains.
Two Arizonan committees are on a business trip in Mexico City. One of them is from Phoenix and focuses on innovation and trade, while the other is from Tucson and looks to strengthen research and education.
The U.S. Forest Service temporarily closed the Fossil Springs Trail, citing emergency response strains. Local responders, however, said a different response is needed at the trail, which is located about 20 miles south of Camp Verde.