Arizona is mourning the loss of Bill Thompson. He's the man in the familiar derby hat and suit coat who entertained thousands of kids and adults each day on the "Wallace and Ladmo Show."
July 25, 2014
There’s a new way to get around downtown Tucson. The city’s streetcar started running Friday.
July 25, 2014

KJZZ News

Why do we choose to live in the part of the Valley we do? A new project aims to get answers to that question - it’s called Individualocracy.
July 25, 2014
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever might not sound like an Arizona problem, but it is. The potentially deadly disease is most prevalent here during monsoon season.
July 25, 2014
An Arizona court of appeals has ruled that parents don’t have an inherent right to question their children at hearings that could sever their custody. It’s the first time a ruling like this has been made in Arizona.
July 25, 2014
Telling stories is something that, for a lot of us, comes pretty naturally. "Did I ever tell you about the time my Uncle Jack ... ?" -- that sort of thing. But the art of storytelling can be used for a lot: healing, cultural exchange, building community. A conference in the Valley this weekend is bringing together storytellers from around the world.
July 25, 2014
The National Weather Service in Tucson conducted a special balloon release Friday morning in anticipation of an active weather pattern this afternoon. Meteorologists hope to get a better idea of how a rapid increase in gulf moisture will impact the forecast.
July 25, 2014

NPR News

The bill would overhaul the Department of Veterans Affairs and provide extra funding to hire more doctors and nurses. Lawmakers are expected to unveil their plan this afternoon.
July 28, 2014
Despite a demand from the United Nations Security Council for an immediate and unconditional cease-fire, fighting continued in Gaza, where the death toll has surpassed 1,000.
July 28, 2014
Recent polls show more than 8 in 10 Jewish Israelis support the military operation, even as the death tolls climb. And Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's ratings are soaring.
July 28, 2014
Even though Spain's economy is out of recession, youth unemployment has hit 57.7 percent — more than double the continent's average. Economists say it could be years before jobs return. By then, many Spanish 20-somethings — dubbed the "lost generation" — will have missed a decade or more of work.
July 28, 2014
Fierce fighting continued overnight in eastern Ukraine along the Russian border, and Russia's foreign minister rejected U.S. claims that his country has been supporting pro-Russia fighters there.
July 28, 2014