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Court: Woman Can Use Battered Woman Syndrome As Defense
A federal appeals court ordered a new trial for a Tucson woman, saying she was wrongly denied the chance to present evidence of battered woman syndrome in her defense against weapons charges.
Jan. 14, 2019
Ducey Lawyers Challenge Suit Calling For Special Election
A lawsuit filed before the new year looks to demand a special Arizona election to replace the late Sen. John McCain. Lawyers for Gov. Doug Ducey are challenging the suit, saying Ducey abided by the state constitution when he appointed Martha McSally to succeed Jon Kyl.
Jan. 14, 2019
LISTEN: Ducey
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey delivers his State of the State on Monday afternoon as the first session of the 54th Arizona Legislature gets under way. Listen live.
Jan. 14, 2019
Shutdown Won
A federal court hearing will go forward as scheduled in Nevada next week on the state's attempt to block the Energy Department's plans to ship plutonium from South Carolina to Nevada despite claims by U.S. lawyers that they need more time to prepare due to the partial government shutdown.
Jan. 14, 2019
Education Will Be Key Issue At Arizona Capitol — Again
The first session of the 54th Arizona Legislature begins Monday with Gov. Doug Ducey giving his State of the State address. Education is again expected to take center stage at the Capitol.
More Arizona Politics News
Jan. 14, 2019
Shooting Outside Phoenix Motel Kills Woman, 5 Wounded
The suspected shooter and a friend arrived Sunday morning at the Pay Less Inn near 25th and Van Buren streets when witnesses say they got into a verbal altercation with a group of people. Phoenix police spokesman Armando Carbajal says the argument then escalated.
Jan. 14, 2019
iPhone App Shows Hygiene Scores Of Businesses
The data from every public health inspection grade and violation over the past two years for more than 20,000 businesses that serve food in Phoenix to develop an overall score.
Jan. 14, 2019
Phoenix Police Preparing For 2,000 Body Cameras
The Phoenix Police Department is ready to spend nearly $6 million to equip all patrol officers with body-worn cameras that automatically activate.
Jan. 14, 2019
District 1 Supervisor Denny Barney To Step Down
There is going to be an opening on the five member Maricopa County Board of Supervisors. District 1 supervisor Denny Barney plans to step down next month.
Jan. 11, 2019
Members Of AZ Congress Defer Paychecks
Members of Arizona’s congressional delegation are deferring their paychecks as the partial federal government shutdown continues into a third week.
Jan. 11, 2019
ADOT Repairing Tucson Freeway
ADOT is repairing a road on I-10 in Tucson between Ruthrauff Road and Miracle Mile that was causing damage to vehicles.
Jan. 11, 2019
Comic Book-Themed Restaurant Picks Phoenix For First U.S. Spot
Four friends with a passion for good food and comics opened the first ComicX in Hermosillo, Sonora, in 2010. Since then it’s grown to 36 locations in Mexico. This summer, ComicX is expected to open at Desert Ridge Marketplace.
Jan. 11, 2019
AG: ASU Can
The lawsuit was filed Thursday in Arizona Tax Court against the Arizona Board of Regents which oversees the state’s universities, and it’s over ASU real estate deals Attorney General Mark Brnovich says are illegal.
Jan. 11, 2019
Phoenix Asks For Financial Details About Suns Arena Deal
Phoenix residents could be getting more financial details about the proposed arena deal between the city and the Suns. That appears to be a key takeaway for Phoenix leaders after holding five meetings to gather public input.
Jan. 11, 2019
Series About Houdini Reveals Life Of The Magician
A new show on the Science Channel called “Houdini’s Last Secrets” includes a professional magician, a stunt builder and an unexpected host.
Jan. 11, 2019
KJZZ
Discussing the week in news with Sam Richard of Creosote Partners and Lorna Romero of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Jan. 11, 2019
Before Leaving Office, Jon Kyl Discloses Finances
In leaving office, Sen. Jon Kyl filed a financial disclosure form. It included hundreds of thousands of dollars he made as a registered lobbyist for the firm Covington and Burling. There’s also more than $120,000 reported as pay Kyl received from ASU for teaching classes.
Jan. 11, 2019
Close Parks, Workers Miss First Paycheck
During the partial government shutdown, we’ve seen photos of trash piling up inside national parks, and heard stories of damage done to those parks, and the amenities and ecosystems within them. The Show's guest says it’s a mistake to keep the parks open during a shutdown.
Jan. 11, 2019
Rebekah Rolland Of Run Boy Run On First Solo Album
Arizona’s own bluegrass, Americana quartet Run Boy Run has made a name for themselves around the country in the last decade with their old-time sound, tight harmonies and three strong female voices.
Jan. 11, 2019
Expect More AZ Releases Roadmap For Education
In his inauguration speech earlier this week, Gov. Doug Ducey put his priorities for education and reigning in government spending back to back. Meanwhile, education advocates are demanding more funding for Arizona schools.
Jan. 11, 2019

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