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.
television news anchor Bill Close has died at the age of 91.STEVE GOLDSTEIN: Close worked for 29 years at Channel Ten in Phoenix—then known as KOOL—as news anchor
and Vice President for News until he retired in 1993.
Phoenix has more than 5,000 miles of streets and roadways. And after this weekend’s rains many of those roads have news hazards -- potholes. KJZZ’s Al Macias reports city crews are working overtime to patch them.
University is hiring eight new faculty
members for its satellite campus in Mesa. Judy Baker answers questions for prospective students at Benedictine University's branch campus in Mesa. (File photo by Peter O'Dowd - KJZZ)Arizona’s
first Catholic university will begin classes this fall.
County officials are alerting motorists and people in the back-country areas of
possible avalanches in the San Francisco peaks through at least Tuesday.
From Phoenix, KJZZ’s Lynn Kelly reports.
wrongfully accused of murdering an Arizona
couple in 1963 says he’s not dwelling on the 37 years he spent in prison.
KJZZ’s Nadine Arroyo Rodriguez spoke to Bill Macumber, who was released with
help from the Arizona Justice Project back in November.
Six years after a promising, bipartisan push to reform U.S.
immigration policy was upended in Congress, a so-called Gang of Eight Senators
officially revived the effort today. The group—led by Democrat Charles Schumer
of New York and Arizona Republican John McCain—says its proposal is
comprehensive, including making the southern border more secure and creating an
eventual path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants.
Even as President Barack Obama and military officials plan for the end of U.S. involvement in Afghanistan, tens of thousands of American servicemen and women are being deployed to that war zone.
One hundred Arizona National Guardsmen will be the latest to head overseas.