Texas Man Sentenced For Tax Fraud
A Texas man will spend two and a half years in a federal prison here in Arizona, for a five-year tax fraud scheme.
Sept. 30, 2014
Valley Still Recovering From Saturdays Strong Storm
Phoenix and the Valley continue to mop up following another strong storm that hit over the weekend. The fast-moving winds created more problems than the water.
Sept. 29, 2014
Former UofA Football Player Sentenced For Restaurant Damage
A former NFL and University of Arizona kicker has been sentenced to probation for his role in damaging a restaurant space he leased from the school.
Sept. 29, 2014
Partnership To Help Manage Colorado River Through Climate Change
The U.S. Interior Secretary visited the Glen Canyon Dam Saturday to celebrate its 50th anniversary. She also had another very important agenda item -- the vulnerability of the Colorado River and its water supply.
Sept. 29, 2014
American Airlines, U.S. Airways Departing To Chicago
The fire at a Federal Aviation Administration’s Chicago air traffic control center on Friday has caused major problems for airlines. American Airlines and U.S. Airways officials say it had to cancel 1,400 flights system-wide over the weekend.
Sept. 29, 2014
Tempe City Council Adopts New Water Conservation Goals
City councilmembers in Tempe have approved a new water conservation goal. Officials hope the effort will save more than 600 million gallons of water by 2020.
Sept. 29, 2014
Banking Fees In Phoenix Rank Among The Nations Highest
Phoenix is one of the most expensive places to overdraw your account and get money from an out of network ATM. That's according to a new survey released by Bankrate.com.
Sept. 29, 2014
VA Settles 3 Whistleblower Retaliation Cases In Phoenix
The Department of Veterans Affairs has reached settlements with three employees who filed whistleblower retaliation complaints in Phoenix. Each of the employees will continue to work within the VA system.
Sept. 29, 2014
Phoenix Police Applicants Take Written Exam, Physical Test
After a 5 year hiring freeze, the Phoenix police Department has announced it will hire 300 new officers over the next three years. Applicants took the first steps toward becoming officers this weekend.
Sept. 29, 2014
Glen Canyon Dam Turns 50
This month marks the 50th anniversary of Glen Canyon Dam. This dam and others along the Colorado River provide electricity and drinking water to millions of people across the western United States.
Sept. 29, 2014
Officials Press NCAA To Choose Phoenix For Final Four
Valley officials are continuing to press the NCAA to choose Phoenix as the site of its men’s basketball championship later this decade.
Sept. 29, 2014
Wildfire Season Season Ending In Coconinco National Forest
There were fewer fires than usual but because of the Slide Fire, last June, the number of acres burned was higher than normal.
Sept. 29, 2014
Final Public Comment Period Underway For Proposed South Mountain Freeway
Members of the public have a final opportunity to comment on the proposal to build the South Mountain Freeway. The Arizona Department of Transportation has started another review period for the freeway’s environmental impact statement.
Sept. 29, 2014
School Police Officer Program Delayed In Tucson
A program that would add police officers in Tucson schools is on hold because of Arizona’s immigration law.
Sept. 29, 2014
Gubernatorial Debate Focuses On Education
Education was the focus of a debate Sunday night between the top two candidates to replace Jan Brewer as Arizona governor.
Sept. 29, 2014
Sirven: New Database Aims To Help Patients Reduce Costs
The Physician Payments Sunshine Act, part of the Affordable Care Act, requires pharmaceutical and medical device companies to report payments of more than $10 to doctors and hospitals to Medicare who will oversee this system.
Sept. 29, 2014
Frank Lloyd Wright School May Not Lose Accreditation After All
The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation is now working to ensure that the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture does not lose its accreditation in 2017.
Sept. 28, 2014
A Ride With The Copper Cruisers Motorcycle Club
In this week's We Are The Valley segment, KJZZ’s Sarah Ventre took a ride with the Copper Cruisers, a local women’s motorcycle club. Most of the women are veteran bikers, but it was Sarah’s first time.
Sept. 26, 2014
ASU Film Student Documents Arizonas Punk Music History
You may think of Phoenix as being the home of a lot of great country or rock music, but Arizona also has a history of punk that you may not expect.
Sept. 26, 2014
Arizona Has 8th Highest Poverty Rate In The Country
New numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau show more than 18 percent of Arizonans lived in poverty last year. That was the eighth highest rate in the country.
Sept. 26, 2014