A wildfire that killed 19 members of an elite hotshot crew Sunday continues to burn in Arizona. But officials are preparing to let people back into their homes after evacuations.
Yarnell Fire Chief Jim Koile and the Yarnell fire district board met Wednesday.
Mike Varney, head of the Tucson Metro Chamber, wants to make
one thing clear. He is not launching a campaign against the nickname “Old Pueblo.”
But Varney and chamber chairman Kurt Wadlington did write that Tucson's moniker is “great
for history buffs, but a mindset and attitude toward prosperity is long
Just days after 19 sons and husbands were killed on the job in Yarnell, people from around the country came together for a massive public memorial. Thousands of first responders, community members, and volunteers honored their sacrifice, and made it clear that the people who have lost loved ones are far from alone.
A new report makes the case that some birds are not adapting well to the pace of a changing climate and says the U.S. should be doing more about it. The report from the National Wildlife Federation said many species are struggling with climate change.
We are pleased to share the voices and conversations of our community from StoryCorps Phoenix. StoryCorps Phoenix is the project that records the stories of everyday people and archives them at the Library of Congress.
Hundreds of protestors marched the streets of
on Tuesday night as a show of solidarity with other cities across the country. The
group is part of a national effort they’re calling a ‘blackout’ movement.
Arizonans are living longer, according to a new study from
the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. The state ranked third in the
nation for the highest life expectancy of 85 years. Kara Christ, spokeswoman for the Arizona Department of Health Services, said the climate is a factor in how long people live.
Senator John McCain is calling for a study of 'stand your ground'
laws across the country. On CNN's State of the Union, Sunday, McCain was asked
if he thought that included the Arizona
“Yes, I do,” McCain said.
State lawmakers should be able to ignore a law they wrote and was approved by the voters. That is what an attorney for the legislators told the Arizona Supreme Court Tuesday. At stake are millions of dollars that school districts said the state legislature was supposed to provide but did not.
Despite an active monsoon season in parts of the state, some communities in southeastern Arizona are coping with a severe drought.
Ground water going into an irrigation ditch for cotton crops in Solomon on a sunny day.
A Texas resident, missing
for two days and three nights on Mt. Lemmon, north of Tucson, has been located safe and sound. 54-year-old
Scott Bertrand was found Sunday morning, after sheriff's deputies were able to
use GPS coordinates from a cell phone to locate him, according to Pima County
Sheriff's Office spokesman Jesus Banuelos.
It is common knowledge that eating health and exercising can help you maintain a good weight, but many are unaware that chemicals in the products we buy and use can be a factor. Kathleen Schuler of the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy said an emerging body of science links increased risk of obesity to chemicals that disrupt hormones, especially during prenatal life and in childhood.
The Arizona Cardinals’ training camp continues at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, and right across the street the tenants of Jobbing.com Arena will in fact be back for their next season. The Phoenix Coyotes ownership situation is all but settled which means Head Coach Dave Tippett can talk more about X’s and O’s and less about geography and finance.
Phoenix’s City Manager is
stepping down to take a job in Orange County.
Santa Ana, Calif. is a fraction of Phoenix’s
size and has about one-fifth its population. And that’s where David Cavazos is taking
a job, pending the approval of the Phoenix
planning overseas trips this month are being urged to be aware of the situation
around them. The U.S.
has issued a worldwide travel alert, and AAA spokeswoman Stephanie Dembowski
said it should not be ignored,
especially if you are traveling to the Middle East.
President Barack Obama called for an end to mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
at a Phoenix high school Tuesday afternoon.President Obama’s plan would reduce the government’s
stronghold over the mortgage finance market, but the plan may have other hurdles beyond
The third of four KJZZ Town Halls on the Phoenix City Council Elections was held Wednesday and focused on the candidates of District 8.
The KJZZ Town Hall featuring the Phoenix City Council District 8 candidates.
As the massive manhunt for a suspected kidnapper continues,
so does an amber alert along the West Coast. The man in charge of Arizona's Amber Alert
Broadcaster's Association, President Art Brooks, says newer smart phones can
automatically notify you of such an alert.
The taco-- the ultimate Mexican comfort food has become a staple in American cuisine and reigns supreme as a popular meal in many different forms and flavors. In this delicious, sound-rich summer series, Fronteras: The Changing America Desk reporters investigate the transformation of the taco in the Southwest-- from cheap street eats to gourmet delights, from a Mexican mainstay to an All-American breakfast classic.