It’s almost impossible to overstate the impact, positive and negative, that real estate and construction have on Arizona’s economy. When the Great Recession hit, the Valley’s housing market was pummeled.
A coalition of environmental groups is launching a fundraising drive for Saturday. They will be trying to restore part of the overtaxed Colorado River that has become more desert than delta. Conservationists from Mexico and the U.
The Phoenix Herpetological Society is celebrating the first
breeding of rare Nile crocodiles. Cronkite
News says, the birth of 11 crocodiles is a boost for a species that’s
increasingly rare in the wild.
A piece of
9/11 history will soon be taking root in Prescott. The city was presented with
a seedling Wednesday from a tree rescued from the rubble of the terror attacks
in New York City. Prescott received the gift in honor of its resiliency after
the loss of 19 elite fire fighters in June.
The Tucson Unified School District has been under court supervision for decades as part of a mandate to desegregate its schools. This week, the district proposed a new part of the admissions process for the selective University High School.
A Kingman man is recovering after falling off a cliff while
he was trying to run from police. Mohave County Sheriff’s deputy Rusty Cooper
says 30-year-old Michael Caughlin faces a number of charges after driving off
when he was stopped, and running away on foot when his car got stuck.
It's the latest on the stalled merger between American Airlines and Tempe-based US Airways. The carriers had high hopes of completing that merger by the end of this month, but a suit filed by the Department of Justice and several states including Arizona has put those on hold.
( Phoenix, AZ ) In this AZ-Edition of StoryCorps, Cassie Campa has a candid discussion with her friend and mentor Heather Walsh about escaping abusive relationships and self-loathing to discover purpose and love.
The state’s biggest wildfire is more than 90 percent contained. And, while cleanup continues in the forest…business and tourism officials in parts of the White Mountains are trying to salvage their high season.
Residents in Eastern Arizona can expect more contact with wildlife following the worst wildfire in Arizona history. The Wallow Fire burned more than 538-thousand acres, including prime habitat for several species of animals.
Splitting up is never easy, but now divorce is a nightmare. Roughly three million marriages have ended since the nation’s housing crisis began. And lawyers have little choice but to write provisions into divorce decrees that can tie estranged couples together for years after the marriage is over.
An exhibit highlighting Elvis Presley opens Saturday morning at the Musical Instrument Museum in Northeast Phoenix. As KJZZ’s Paul Atkinson reports, the display pays tribute to the King of Rock and Roll.
Congressman Raul Grijalva talks to host Steve Goldstein about the people most likely to feel the effects reducing the deficit and lowering our country's debts.Grijalva voted against raising the debt ceiling, and says that all options should be on the table to get the United States out of its deficit.
There is something about the way Count Basie could swing that is like nothing else. His band was a well oiled machine that knew the charts by heart and played with joy and precision. Bill Basie's dream as a kid was to play piano in the band, and he did so much more than that, creating a legacy of swing and big band style that is all his own.
A drug that caused severe birth defects 50 years ago is undergoing a clinical trial in the valley. The Banner Sun Health Research Institute in Sun City is conducting a study of thalidomide to see if it can stop the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.
Paul Atkinson fills in for Steve Golstein...Twenty years ago the annual Border Governor's Conference started as an opportunity for governors along the US/Mexico border to meet and find solutions to shared problems.
November’s recall election is back down to two candidates…after Olivia Cortes withdrew from the race today. In a statement, Cortes says, in part, quote…due to the constant intimidation and harassment of me, my family, friends, and neighbors I have decided to drop out of the race for state senator in LD 18.