Tempe voters are receiving ballots this week for the March 10 election to select their mayor and city council members. Incumbent Mayor Mark Mitchell has a famous last name, but former Vice Mayor Corey Woods has received some prominent endorsements.
Democrats on the U.S. House Natural Resources Committee have given its chairman, Arizona’s Raul Grijalva, unilateral subpoena power. Wednesday’s party-line vote means Grijalva can issue subpoenas without first having the committee vote on them.
The Spitzer Infrared Space Telescope went dark late last month, as NASA switched it off and retired it. The Spitzer telescope was part of NASA’s "Great Observatories" fleet, along with the Hubble Space Telescope and others.
On Tuesday, a judge dismissed several criminal charges in the court case involving Elizabeth Holmes, the founder of the failed blood-testing startup Theranos. It's a partial win in a legal battle that bankrupted her company.
You’ve probably heard of the town of Guadalupe: the tiny community wedged between Interstate 10 and the city of Tempe. And if you’ve never visited, you’ve most likely zoomed past it. KJZZ's Kathy Ritchie takes us to Guadalupe, where she met several community members. They talked to her about the pride they feel about their community, their culture and their hope for the future.
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The binational migrant aid and advocacy organization Kino Border Initiative inaugurated a new migrant shelter and aid center in Nogales, Sonora, on Tuesday. The new space will allow the group to provide additional services to migrants at the border.
On Wednesday, Democratic Senator Kyrsten Sinema appeared before the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging. Sinema talked about a plan by the state’s Medicaid provider to develop a long term care workforce.
As election season ramps up, concerns have grown over how much our viewpoints are being influenced by conspiracy theories. Have Russian bots taken over our social media feeds? Are we getting accurate information from the White House?
The office of the FAA Inspector General has issued a scathing report finding the Federal Aviation Administration failed in implementing a new safety compliance program with Southwest Airlines. The report says the airline risked the lives of 17.2 million passengers by operating dozens of aircraft that hadn’t properly gone through safety protocols.
Pima County just rejected nearly $2 million in federal immigration funds, saying it allows local law enforcement to target immigrant communities. Why the county sheriff says that decision will hurt public safety.