There’s a fairly new billboard on 7th Street, just south of I-17 in Phoenix. It features teens smiling under the words “60 Years of Excellence, South Mountain High School.” When did public schools start advertising?
July 29, 2014

KJZZ News

A Jan. 12 trial has been set for an Arizona woman charged with murder in the disappearance of her 5-year-old daughter in 2011.
July 29, 2014
The doctor who performed the autopsy on an Arizona death-row inmate whose execution was prolonged says the intravenous lines were placed correctly.
July 29, 2014
The two Republican candidates for Attorney General faced off last night in a televised debate on KAET. Incumbent Tom Horne has faced several scandals and investigations during his time in office, including recent charges that his staff does campaign work on state time.
July 29, 2014
Phoenix Police arrested a Tempe man last week at Sky Harbor for pointing an AR-15 rifle at two people in a waiting area.
July 29, 2014
Technology is one of the fastest-growing and most competitive industries in the Valley, which comes at a very high price for employers.
July 29, 2014

NPR News

Israel broadened its bombing campaign on Tuesday, bringing the Palestinian death toll above 1,200. Brief hope for a cease-fire was quickly dashed.
July 29, 2014
The effort to end polio is taking a toll on Pakistan's already overstretched health system. With more children dying of measles and diarrhea, some question whether the focus on polio is worth it.
July 29, 2014
The federal highway trust fund will run short of money starting this week unless Congress acts. But the Senate version differs significantly from what the House passed last week.
July 29, 2014
Amid ongoing fighting in Ukraine and stepped-up U.S. and EU sanctions on Russia, the deal has met with little criticism in the shipbuilding town of St. Nazaire, where it has created 2,500 jobs.
July 29, 2014
The National Labor Relations Board has found that McDonald's shares responsibility for working conditions at its franchised restaurants. The company will fight the ruling.
July 29, 2014