has one of the lowest high school graduation rates and the highest drop out
rate in the country. Those are some of
the facts in a report released today by the U.S. Department of Education. KJZZ’s Al Macias reports the graduation
numbers are actually an improvement.
Even as President Barack Obama and military officials plan for the end of U.S. involvement in Afghanistan, tens of thousands of American servicemen and women are being deployed to that war zone.
One hundred Arizona National Guardsmen will be the latest to head overseas.
Mesa police have discovered a vehicle and body matching the description of a shooting suspect from Wednesday's deadly attack at an office building in Central Phoenix.
A body resembling shooting suspect Arthur Douglas Harmon was found Thursday morning at Mesa Riverview shopping center.
Arizona's flu season gained momentum with a reported 1,500 new cases surfacing last week. From Phoenix, KJZZ's Lynn Kelly reports. Arizona and the nation are seeing a lot more flu cases this year over last.
Homebuilders in Arizona made a push to
buy up empty land at the end of December -- another sign they are feeling confident in the market. The 2012 year-end
report by Arizona
WP Carey School of Business shows those builders have renewed interest in empty
Several local restaurants have clustered in a central Phoenix neighborhood.
One hang-out spot at Central and Indian School in Phoenix. (Photo by Nick Blumberg - KJZZ)
KJZZ's Mark Brodie speaks with food writer Gwen Ashley Walters about why that's happened, and what it's meant for the area.
Critics of Arizona public schools have long worried that our children are falling behind. Business leaders have asked lawmakers to make changes to the public school system so that they’ll have the workforce they need for the future.
where you are in Phoenix, chances are you aren’t far from a sign urging you to
vote yes on Proposition 201. And it’s almost as certain you won’t find even a
bumper sticker telling you otherwise.
Attorney General Tom Horne wants Arizona to be freed from some provisions of the Voting Rights Act, which was created during the 1960s Civil Rights Movement. KJZZ's Nick Blumberg explains how provisions currently apply to Arizona.
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio fell and broke his shoulder Thursday.
This photo of Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his wife at the hospital was tweeted from the @RealSheriffJoe account Thursday. (Photo via Joe Arpaio on Twitter)
The 80-year-old sheriff went to St.