Police clashing with demonstrators is nothing new, but in Ferguson, Mo. recently, there were scenes of military-style vehicles patrolling the streets during protests. That brought into the public eye a controversial federal program that transfers surplus military equipment to local law enforcement.
October 02, 2014

KJZZ News

Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton and Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild have announced a new Phoenix-Tucson Colorado River partnership as part of protecting the cities from drought and addressing the effects of climate change.
October 01, 2014
We spoke with Sergeant Jason Winsky of the Mental Health Investigative Support Team for the Tucson Police Department, Jim Dunn, executive director and CEO of the National Alliance on Mental Illness in Arizona and S.E. Smith, deputy editor of the opinion section at the Daily Dot.
October 01, 2014
The United States’ first case of Ebola was confirmed in Dallas Tuesday. The deadly disease is not expected to spread, but health departments across the US are vigilant, including in Arizona.
October 01, 2014
A U.S. Border Patrol agent seen punching a Mexican immigrant teenager on video could have his felony charge of aggravated assault reduced to a misdemeanor, according to the Santa Cruz County attorney prosecuting the case.
October 01, 2014
The former Navajo Nation Council speaker has pleaded guilty in a scheme to funnel nearly $37,000 in tribal funds to his family.
October 01, 2014

NPR News

How did a single case of Ebola in Guinea turn into a crisis that has now reached the United States? Four experts join NPR in a webcast to talk about how this happened — and how to stop further spread.
October 02, 2014
Kiev's forces and pro-Russia separatists have resumed fighting over the government-held airport.
October 02, 2014
Some people are spending more time in their backyard — in living rooms, entertainment centers, even bathrooms.
October 02, 2014
A man with Ebola spent four days out in the Dallas community, possibly infecting others. So why are health officials so sure they can stop Ebola from spreading?
October 02, 2014
With ear probes, infrared cameras and laser beams pointed at your forehead, airports around the world are trying to stop infected passengers before they board a plane.
October 02, 2014