“The criminal justice system is not the answer for the seriously mentally ill," Dr. Dawn Noggle said. "We should work at every opportunity to keep them from coming to jail, divert them when they come and to work towards them not coming back.”
Sept. 22, 2016
So on the fourth floor of a building on ASU’s Tempe campus, in a kind of back hallway, there’s a bank of roughly a dozen freezers – some commercial-grade, but many like the one in your kitchen. These freezers don’t hold employees’ lunches, or even frozen organs to study.
Sept. 23, 2016

KJZZ News

bee
Bumble bees spend a considerable part of their days buzzing around in the quest for pollen. Although there are a couple of other categories of buzz, including when they’re searching for a mate or displaying aggression toward potential predators.
Sept. 23, 2016
Amid a wave of historic coal bankruptcies, states like Texas and Colorado have taken proactive steps to make sure coal companies are on the hook for their future cleanup costs while in Wyoming, over $1 billion of these cleanup costs have gotten tied up in bankruptcy court.
Sept. 23, 2016
Drought
A federal government report released this week said climate change will probably pose a significant national security challenge for the U.S. over the next two decades. Here in Arizona, ASU’s Global Security Initiative—or GSI—is putting together a new program on climate and national security.
Sept. 23, 2016
election vote campaign
Some polls have shown a tight presidential race here, despite the fact that only one Democrat has won Arizona since 1952.
Sept. 23, 2016
preschool child playing
The number of children in foster care in Arizona grew 86 percent from 2009 to 2015 to more than 19,000 children today. Now, more than 750 young adults leave care every year. What happens to them after that?
Sept. 23, 2016

NPR News

State authorities say they've captured the shooter who killed five people in a Burlington mall on Friday evening.
Sept. 24, 2016
When an Israeli family was ambushed in their car in the West Bank, two Palestinians came to their aid. One is paying a price now, seen as aiding the enemy.
Sept. 24, 2016
Michel Martin speaks with reporter Nick de la Canal of member station WFAE in Charlotte, N.C., about what's happening in the city after police shot Keith Lamont Scott earlier this week.
Sept. 24, 2016
This week, police in Charlotte, N.C., shot and killed a black man. The shooting has spurred days of protests. Michel Martin speaks with Rev. William Barber II, president of the North Carolina NAACP.
Sept. 24, 2016
Michel Martin talks to KUOW reporter Ross Reynolds on the latest on the manhunt for a gunman who killed five people Friday night in a shopping mall in Burlington, Wash.
Sept. 24, 2016