Arizona Town Hall President Tara Jackson has organized community discussions all over the state. But Thursday was different. “We’ve never done anything like this," Jackson said. "The Department of Corrections has never done anything like this.”
SPECIAL REPORT: The Chaos Of Arizona Prison Health Care
8 hours ago
In the summer, mesquite pods fall to the ground, usually to be raked up by people, or blown away by the wind, but one person’s yard debris is Peggy Sorensen’s main ingredient.
1 hour ago

KJZZ News

Incoming Mexican President Visits Sonoran Border Cities
Mexico’s incoming president visited the neighboring state of Sonora this week, stopping for a trip to two border cities to lay out an ambitious agenda. Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador stood on stage in Nogales, laying out his plans to a cheering crowd of a few thousand people.
17 minutes ago
County Audit Department Releases Review Of Primary Day
The Maricopa County Internal Audit Department issued a review of primary election day, but it left a major question unanswered. Sixty-two polling sites were unopened when voting was supposed to start at 6 a.m.
26 minutes ago
Arizona Study Examines Suicide Risk In Transgender Teens
About 51 percent of transmasculine youth and 42 percent of non-binary adolescents reported attempting suicide. That was the highest suicide risk in the transgender community.
33 minutes ago
Cooper Center In Tucson Taking Learning Outside The Classroom
The Cooper Center in Tucson has three major focuses for its students: to enhance their positive experiences in nature, to give them basic ecological understandings, and to inspire them to live in more sustainable lives.
43 minutes ago
Researcher Creates System For Analyzing Biological Data
Ramona Walls from the University of Arizona co-authored a recent Nature Ecology and Evolution paper detailing the importance of essential biodiversity variables.
50 minutes ago

NPR News

Republican Sen. Ted Cruz and challenger Beto O'Rourke sparred on immigration, health care, gun control and national anthem protests. The race could tilt the balance of power in the Senate in November.
Staff waited more than an hour after offensive lineman Jordan McNair began showing signs of dehydration and heatstroke during practice before calling 911, according to a report released on Friday.
A federal judge in New York has ordered Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to face questioning under oath over his decision to add a controversial citizenship question to the 2020 census.
The complaint, filed on behalf of Alyssa Gilliam, claims Walmart failed to assign pregnant employees to light duty to save them from heavy lifting, as it does for workers with other disabilities.
The U.S. imposed sanctions after China's military bought new fighter jets and a surface-to-air missile system. Trade and military ties are increasing between Russia and China.