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The new Phoenix Police Chief was formally introduced to the public Thursday. She spoke with KJZZ about recent protests, police-community relations and the city's suspected serial killer.
Jul. 14, 2016
Harkins Camelview 5
Last December, Camelview movie theatres in Scottsdale closed. An update on the life of the theatre's iconic metallic structures.
Jul. 14, 2016
The Freedom of Information Act—or FOIA—turned 50 this year. But there are concerns that after some prime periods of public information sunshine, that kind of sharing is getting more limited by governments. One reason? Shrinking budgets.
Jul. 14, 2016
As temperatures and water costs rise, Valley courses look for ways to make ends meet.
Jul. 14, 2016
The phone lines will be open until 3 p.m. today.
Jul. 14, 2016
Secretary of State Michele Reagan directed the Arizona attorney general's office to allow the Green Party ballot access despite missing the filing deadline.
Jul. 14, 2016
Voters in the mountain college town are facing both city and state proposals to increase the minimum wage.
Jul. 14, 2016
The city of Phoenix asked for a panel’s help last year to come up with ways to improve relations between the public and police, and the latest in a series of listening sessions on the group’s effort took place Wednesday in Maryvale.
Jul. 14, 2016
brains in storage
Arizona is a major player in Alzheimer’s disease research thanks in part to statewide collaboration among different institutions. But what also is advancing research is access to some of the freshest brain tissue on the planet.
Jul. 14, 2016
The research firm RealtyTrac says from April through June, foreclosures in Arizona were 13 percent lower than before the recession. There was a similar drop for the Phoenix metro area from January through June.
Jul. 14, 2016
APS
State regulators have approved a program to promote battery storage technology in Arizona Public Service territory.
Jul. 13, 2016
Humorist Laurie Notaro has had 11 books published—most of them featuring funny, wild, out there stories about her, her family and people she’s met. Her latest is called Housebroken: Admissions of an Untidy Life.
Jul. 13, 2016
students
We learned more about xenophobia and its history from Marlene Tromp, co-editor of the book Fear, Loathing and Victorian Xenophobia.
Jul. 13, 2016
measles virus particle
The measles outbreak in Pinal County is the largest current one in the U.S. There have been 22 cases in Arizona since late May.
Jul. 13, 2016
Funding shortfalls aren’t a new thing for arts organizations in Arizona—or other states, for that matter. But is it more difficult to get support here?
Jul. 13, 2016
Sen. John McCain
Sen. John McCain said he expects this year to offer the toughest re-election test he’s had. He’s facing a primary challenge from former State Sen. Kelli Ward, and his presumptive Democratic opponent in November is going to be U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick.
Jul. 13, 2016
Jeri Williams will become the second African American police chief in the city’s history and is a 22-year veteran of the department.
Jul. 13, 2016
Federal prosecutors have asked a major Mexican drug trafficker pay a $10 billion fine and serve a life sentence for his crimes.
Jul. 13, 2016
The number of Latinos eligible to vote in Maricopa County is growing and some expect increased turnout to vote against the immigration policies espoused by Donald Trump. In past elections, Arizona Latino turnout has lagged far below the general electorate's.
Jul. 13, 2016
It’s a common sight across the Valley: people standing on street corners or outside businesses asking for money. Panhandling can create a challenge between protecting both a person’s free speech rights and a retailer’s investment. Two Arizona communities are taking on the challenge in different ways.
Jul. 13, 2016

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