Arizona drivers will start seeing messages targeting two
members of the state’s Congressional delegation.
The NRCC hopes billboards like this one will help defeat Ron Barber and Ann Kirkpatrick in 2014.
A major office project near
was announced Friday. The complex is part of a public-private venture and a Fortune 500 corporation will lease the space. NADINE ARROYO RODRIGUEZ: City of Tempe
and Arizona State
University officials announced the
construction of a $600 million office complex adjacent to the Tempe Town Lake.
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An Arizona man is in
federal custody after allegedly attempting to open the emergency exit door on
an Alaska Airlines plane as it was landing in Portland, Ore.
Some passengers and crew members restrained 23-year-old Alexander Herrera.
A social service agency based in Detroit,
Mich. is working to bring its unusual approach
to poverty to Arizona. Matrix Human Services treats poverty like an illness and
its clients like patients. President
Marcella Wilson says the first thing they ask people is: “What is your dream?”
“So if that person wishes
to be a nurse, we start with basic needs—food, clothing shelter,” Wilson said.
Firefighters are attempting to get the upper hand on a
wildfire north of Young, Ariz., on the Tonto National
Forest. The blaze charred over 15 acres after
being spotted Monday afternoon and is burning in mixed conifer on steep terrain,
according to spokeswoman Tammy Pike.
As another dry and dangerous summer begins, Arizona’s response to wildfires is likely to include some high-tech elements. In the past, fire teams have used overnight infrared flights to find out how big a wildfire is, and how much of it is contained.
Lawmakers from northern states are saying “no” to a proposed study of a fee to enter the United States by land. They say it will hurt cities along the U.S. - Canadian border. Last month the Department of Homeland Security requested permission to study an entry fee at the nation's land border crossings.
Laundry detergent, Hershey’s bars, and produce stickers may not be what you’d expect to see in a fine art gallery. But as KJZZ’s Nick Blumberg reports, an exhibit at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art uses the grocery store to inspire art, and conversation.
A Democratic state lawmaker is holding a public forum Tuesday to review allegations of misconduct at the Arizona National Guard. The meeting comes after an investigation found ethical missteps and inappropriate sexual activity among guard members.
Officials in Mexico
say the country has created a special investigative unit to search for missing
people.A list created by the administration of former Mexican President Felipe
Calderon and made public earlier this year included more than 26,000 people in the country who were missing.
Arizona Senator John McCain spent his
Memorial Day meeting with rebel leaders in Syria Monday. Sen. John McCain traveled to Syria Monday, according to reports. (Photo courtesy of the Office of Sen. McCain)
According to reports from CNN and
Politico, McCain met with the Free Syrian Army’s Supreme Military Council
Leader General Salem Idris.
Maricopa County Sheriff's Office is getting a donation this week, in
recognition of National Safe Boating Week. The life jackets are being
contributed by Native Air, an Air Ambulance company. Sheriff's Office spokesman
Chris Hegstrom says life jackets are major
Arizona Department of Health Services is urging people heading to their summer
homes to be careful, during the cleaning process. Epidemiologist Joli Weiss
says they need to watch for signs of mice droppings or urine that could lead to
A Tucson activist is
launching an initiative campaign this week aimed at requiring the labeling of foods containing genetically modified
ingredients. Jon McLane says he's concerned about the safety of plants that may
have been altered to perhaps create their own pesticides.
College graduation is a huge milestone. It also starts a countdown -- six months until the first student loan payment is due. Americans owe close to $1 trillion in student loans right now. Last fall, student loan debt surpassed consumer credit like credit cards and car loans to become the country’s largest pool of debt.
congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords spoke at a university graduation in New York Saturday. The former
U.S. Representative says the future of today's college graduates "shines
bright." Giffords spoke for 80 seconds at Bard’s College’s commencement
and urged graduates to “be bold, be courageous, be your best.
With wildfire season upon us, it’s important to understand a key term you’ll hear a lot of -- how much of a fire is “contained.” “When we say ‘contained,’ we still have fire crews out there who will monitor the fire and make sure that we can hold that line, so that’s very different than calling it ‘controlled,’" said Carrie Dennett, fire prevention officer for Arizona State Forestry.
Three years ago, Arizona voters overwhelmingly approved
Proposition 100, a temporary one cent sales tax increase. One of the leading
voices in opposition to the measure was Tom Jenney, Arizona Director of
Americans for Prosperity.
A federal judge has issued an injunction against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his department. The court order blocks Arpaio's agency from conducting immigration sweeps and using race as factor in traffic stops.
Ferguson, Staten Island, Cleveland. The conversation about race in this country has reached fever pitch in 2014. We'll talk about race and much more with the mayor of Memphis, a city with one of the highest African American populations in the U.S.