A jury's decision to convict a self-help author in the deaths of three people following an Arizona sweat lodge ceremony will stand. The state Court of Appeals has granted James Arthur Ray's request to drop his challenge of the case and also dismissed a cross-appeal.
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to appoint a new state senator during its Wednesday meeting. The board is replacing former Mesa Republican senator Rich Crandall. He resigned to become Wyoming’s top education official.
Sedona’s city council is ready to approve civil unions for gay couples. Sedona will become the fourth city in Arizona recognizing same-sex relationships.Mayor Rob Adams said the city council decided this week to vote on the proposal at its meeting on Sept.
The Hayden Flour Mill in Tempe has been through a lot including multiple fires, one in 1895 and another in 1917. The current incarnation came into being in 1918 and continued operating as a working mill for 80 years.
Arizona residents are being
warned about the dangers of rattlesnakes after two people were bitten north of Tucson. Adam Goldberg of
the Northwest Fire District says a 23-year-old man riding a mountain bike was
bitten on the calf, and three hours later, a 68-year-old man was bitten while
he worked in his yard.
If you managed to stick it out these past few months in the
Valley, congratulations, you lived through the hottest summer ever on record for
to the National Weather Service, the average temperature in Phoenix for June,
July and August was 95.
( Phoenix, AZ ) Here and Now host Steve Goldstein is joined by members of the Grand Canyon Institute, a new think tank whose goal is to be bipartisan. Former state lawmaker and Democrat George Cunningham, former state lawmaker and Republican Sue Gerard, and former mayor of Phoenix and Independent Paul Johnson all join the conversation.
In this AZ-Edition of StoryCorps, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer talks to her son Michael Bewer about the loss of her father during childhood and the special influence her mother had in her life. StoryCorps is an independent nonprofit whose mission is to provide Americans of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to record, share and preserve the stories of our lives.
KJZZ News reporters and staff received several journalism awards for their work in 2011. The KJZZ News Team won a Radio Television Digital News Association Edward R Murrow Award and a Public Radio News Director Inc.
There are six, official Phoenix mayoral candidates vying to lead the sixth largest city in the country. Learn where they stand on the issues by listening to a studio discussion with the candidates recorded on Here and Now, Wed.
Michael Nazario talks to his friend Susan Haslett about a moment that nearly changed his way of life and continues to haunt him. StoryCorps is an independent nonprofit whose mission is to provide Americans of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to record, share and preserve the stories of our lives.
Steve Goldstein talks to two economic experts about the impact of the debt ceiling on investors in Arizona, the stock market swing, and an economy on the verge of resetting.ASU Professor Emeritus Herbert Kaufman shares his opinion on the economy preparing to reset, and whether it's ready for the climb back to improvement.
KJZZ's Theatre Critic Robrt Pela reviews Nearly Naked Theatre's production of Oedipus for Kids which runs through September 10th.Robrt Pela is a columnist at New Times and a staff writer at Latino Perspectives Magazine.
Symphony Hall could have been silent this fall as the Phoenix Symphony faced a $1.5 million dollar budget deficit and growing debt. But unlike musicians in other cities where symphony orchestras have gone bankrupt, members of the Phoenix Symphony vowed to keep the organization alive, even if it meant continued financial sacrifice.
Longtime Arizona concert promoter Danny Zelisko talks to Steve Goldstein about his time in the industry. Murphy's Law, meeting legends, and keeping concerts running...he explains all of the things that go into bringing an audience the best experience possible.
What role did those close to Senate President Russell Pearce play in the sham campaign of Olivia Cortes? A court hearing scheduled for this afternoon was canceled after Cortes withdrew from the recall election yesterday.
For the first time in Arizona history, a state legislator is recalled. State Senate President Russell Pearce—who many consider the most powerful politician in the state—lost to charter school administrator Jerry Lewis.
It’s been over two years since three people died and more than a dozen others were hospitalized, following a sweat lodge ceremony, near Sedona. Self-help author James Arthur Ray has been convicted of three counts of negligent homicide in connection with those deaths.