About an hour outside of Phoenix, a lot of people think of the White Tank Mountains as the middle of nowhere. But, that’s not going to be the case in the near future, according to Ian Dowdy with the White Tank Mountains Conservancy.
On Tuesday, the Arizona Department of Transportation closed a 60 mile stretch of the freeway again. That was the seventh closure in the last few weeks due to blowing dust picked up from a plowed field near San Simon.
After 2015 went down as the worst year on record for fires, the nation’s top agricultural and forest officials met today to discuss what may be in store this year. They feel the fire season is already off to a troubling start.
Those who have had a traumatic brain injury often live with pain and sickness in other parts of the body. New research has connected how a single TBI may suppress a person’s whole immune system and give them pain long after their injury.
Thousands of Cuban migrants stranded in Panama are boarding planes throughout the month headed to the U.S.-Mexico border. They're crossing into the United States via El Paso, where financial and housing resources are strained.
Today is Election Day in Arizona. As voters decide Propositions 123 and 124 — and after the long lines and other problems that plagued Arizona’s Presidential Preference Election in March — all eyes were on polling places today.
A 9-day-old peregrine falcon born high above downtown Phoenix is getting a little help from wildlife officials. Volunteer veterinarians have outfitted the baby bird that hatched earlier this month with small leg braces.
The bills extend additional rights to college students who want to exercise their free speech rights on campus. But Gov. Ducey also signed a measure increasing the penalty for protestors who block traffic.
The Phoenix City Council is scheduled to decide on a budget that tops $1 billion in general fund spending and calls for a property tax hike. With so much money at stake, each department has to make its case to the city manager and council. And, one department had to do some backpedaling after KJZZ started looking at the numbers.
As the debate over whether the U.S. Senate should grant confirmation hearings to President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland rages on in Washington, there’s also judicial drama playing out here in Arizona.