meeting about Phoenix trails
The city of Phoenix will not close off its trails during extremely high temperatures — at least not yet. The city’s parks and recreation board voted Thursday night to further study banning people on trails when the temperature hits 110 degrees.
June 30, 2016

KJZZ News

Phoenix City Councilman Daniel Valenzuela
Maryvale residents gathered Thursday night to remember five victims killed in a string of shootings Phoenix police think may be related.
June 30, 2016
Tucson
The city of Tucson is replacing its street lighting this year with LED bulbs and will dim the lights at certain times.
June 30, 2016
downtown phoenix
Sustainability and the Valley would seem like an obvious fit, but maybe less so for those who don't live here. Bob Graves wrote about how the city is turning its sustainability reputation around.
June 30, 2016
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
It's the first time the agency has made public the results of its internal investigations into agent-involved shootings.
June 30, 2016
Yarnell Hill Fire
KJZZ reporter Laurel Morales remembers the phone call that came just as she put her kids to bed and set her on the hardest assignment she's ever had to cover.
June 30, 2016

NPR News

Steve Inskeep interviews President Obama on NPR's radio special, the "Obama Years," about how Americans have fared since 2008. He also discusses the Brexit vote and parallels in the U.S. election.
July 1, 2016
The law, which was to take effect on Friday, would have allowed merchants and government employees to deny services to same-sex couples because of religious beliefs.
July 1, 2016
Suki Kim wrote Without You, There Is No Us after working undercover as a teacher in North Korea. She says the response to her book is also a response to her identity as Korean and a woman.
July 1, 2016
William Kitt was living on the streets, abusing drugs and very sick when Broadway Housing Communities in New York offered him a room. Thirteen years later, he's thriving. His art tells the tale.
July 1, 2016
Families struggle to find a safe, therapeutic place for loved ones with serious mental disorders. In Geel, Belgium, residents have brought mentally ill strangers into their homes for centuries.
July 1, 2016