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John MacLeod, Longtime Phoenix Suns Coach, Dies At 81
John MacLeod, the longtime NBA coach who led the Phoenix Suns to the 1976 NBA Finals, has died. He was 81. MacLeod's son, Matt, confirmed his father's death Sunday to the Associated Press. The elder MacLeod fought Alzheimer's disease for more than a decade.
Apr. 15, 2019
Few Remaining Arizona Holocaust Survivors Gather In Scottsdale To
April 15 marks the start of Genocide Awareness Week. To commemorate the solemn remembrance, a recent event in Scottsdale brought together some of Arizona’s remaining few World War II Holocaust survivors.
Apr. 15, 2019
More Park Rangers, Library Security In Phoenix Budget
Phoenix is hosting its 14th community budget hearing Monday night with five more to come this month. The meetings are a chance for residents to learn how the city collects and spends $4.42 billion a year.
Apr. 15, 2019
As Hermosillo Grows At Edges, Some See A Future In The Center
In a trend Phoenicians know well, the Sonoran capital Hermosillo is growing quickly at the city’s edges. That has come with financial and environmental consequences. However, some officials and entrepreneurs are turning their gaze to the city center, and see a more sustainable future in a denser, more diverse urban core.
More Stories From Hermosillo
Apr. 15, 2019
McDowell Arch Rededicated As Part Of
A landmark along McDowell Road in Phoenix was rededicated Saturday as part of a community effort to revitalize business along the strip known as the “Miracle Mile.” In 1991, Michelle Stuhl designed the McDowell Gateway Arch.
Apr. 14, 2019
New Mixed-Use Park Central Mall Space Honors Site
Park Central, Phoenix’s first mall, held a grand reopening Saturday to celebrate the site’s new look as a mixed office-retail site. The iconic property has been converted several times since opening as the city’s first mall in 1956.
Apr. 14, 2019
Arizona Official: Lower Immunization Rates Put State At Risk
Arizona's top health official says increased use of immunization exemptions are putting the state at risk of an outbreak of diseases.
Apr. 14, 2019
Mexico And U.S. Business Lobbies Sign Agreement
Two of the main economic organizations in Mexico and the United States signed an agreement on Friday, during the U.S.-Mexico CEO Dialogue in Mérida, Mexico. The agreement will serve as a prelude to the renewed free trade agreement for North America, known as USMCA.
Apr. 12, 2019
Court Won
A federal appeals court put a judge's order on hold Friday shortly before it would have stopped the Trump administration from forcing asylum seekers to wait in Mexico while their cases move through U.S. courts.
Apr. 12, 2019
1st Fentanyl Lab Found In NW Mexican State Sinaloa
After being shot at by suspects early Wednesday morning, state police and army units discovered a fentanyl laboratory in the northwestern Mexican state of Sinaloa. It’s just south of Sonora, which borders Arizona.
Apr. 12, 2019
Tempe Removes Councilman Granville From Office
“I believe the women,” said Councilwoman Lauren Kuby. “Councilmember Granville has lost the trust of this body and the trust of the community.”
Apr. 12, 2019
Phoenix Man Accused Of Killing 4, Including Wife And 2 Kids
A Phoenix man has been arrested on suspicion of killing his wife, two of his young daughters and a man who the suspect thought was romantically involved with his wife, police said Friday.
Apr. 12, 2019
KJZZ
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discussed the week in news with Laurie Roberts of the Arizona Republic and Lorna Romero of Arizona Chamber Foundation.
Apr. 12, 2019
The Takeaway: Candidate Talk — Cory Booker
Amy Walter talks to Allison Anderman, the Managing Attorney at the Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence, about how lobbying works, in practice. In response to Allison Anderman’s comments about what she calls “the corporate gun lobby,” we reached out to The Second Amendment Foundation, and to the NRA.
Apr. 12, 2019
Nina Simone was called the “High Priestess of Soul,” but she began as a Juilliard-trained concert pianist. And now, in a new show from the Black Theater Troupe, every stage of the music legend’s storied life is celebrated.
Apr. 12, 2019
Plaintiff: LGBTQ Curriculum Law Repeal An Opportunity For Change
The repeal follows a lawsuit against Arizona education leaders and the efforts of Arizona Democrats and LGBTQ advocates strike what some call a “no promo homo” law because it specifically prohibited teachers from promoting a “homosexual lifestyle” in HIV/AIDS instruction.
Arizona Repeals LGBTQ Curriculum Law
Apr. 12, 2019
Phoenix Slips In
This week, U.S. News & World Report released its rankings of Best Places to Live, and Phoenix and Tucson made the list. The factors they take into consideration are affordability, the job market, quality of life, education, access to health care and desirability.
Apr. 12, 2019
Activists Want To Restore McDowell Road
Lots of cities have landmark shopping districts — think of Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills and Fifth Avenue in New York City. Well, though you may not know it, here in Phoenix, McDowell Road — from 7th Street to the 51 — was once known as the Miracle Mile. It had its heyday in the 1940’s and 50’s.
Apr. 12, 2019
Sports Writer Takes On President Trump
For years, President Trump has been called out by critics for being inconsistent when it comes to telling the truth. The president claims to have at least 18 club championships, which would be incredible — except it isn’t true.
Apr. 12, 2019
Mexican Authorities Attempting To Slow Flow Of Migrants
As President Donald Trump has been putting pressure Mexico to slow down the flow of migrants reaching the border, Mexican authorities are containing hundreds of people in the southern part of that country. Senior Field Correspondent Jorge Valencia was reporting from Mexico's border with Central America.
Apr. 12, 2019

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