Peter O'Dowd appears in the following:
Monday, August 18, 2014
Thursday, May 08, 2014
What we throw away, where we toss it, and what gets recycled has been a concern for decades. As more and more Americans are living closer together in urban areas, the trash problem has become even bigger.
Saturday, March 29, 2014
Inside the kitchen of the Arizona Diamondbacks, chef Michael Snoke has created a monster: 18 inches of meat that's skewered, wrapped in cornbread, stuffed with bacon and infused with cheddar cheese and jalapeños.
All that rests on a bed of fries. And for $25, it's all yours.
"I have created ...
Saturday, March 01, 2014
In the desert outside of Phoenix, there have been 18 shootings in the last five years, a series of mysteries that has stumped federal investigators.
Let's be clear, we're talking about donkeys: specifically, wild burros, the federally protected asses of the Old West. In late January, out among the desert ...
Friday, August 30, 2013
Friday, June 28, 2013
Developers in Phoenix are scrambling to keep up with another frenzied demand for housing. During the Great Recession, homebuilders in the suburbs abandoned neighborhoods that were only half-built. These so-called zombie subdivisions left a ring of unfinished construction around the city.
But now, the zombies are waking up.
When the ...
Monday, May 06, 2013
Congress is coming back to Washington after a weeklong recess, and for Republican Sen. Jeff Flake, the return may come as a relief.
Some of his constituents in Arizona are still livid over his recent vote against expanded background checks for gun sales. They say the freshman senator is ignoring ...
Wednesday, April 03, 2013
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
A group of Phoenix charter schools is facing criticism for using a teaching tool based on the work of L. Ron Hubbard, best known for founding the Church of Scientology.
Teacher Katie Donahoe says that shortly after she was hired in 2010, she went to a memorable training session on ...
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Friday, January 25, 2013
Monday, June 25, 2012
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Monday, February 27, 2012
We have both the Arizona and Michigan primaries tomorrow. And while much of the debate is over Romney and Michigan, we'll leave that to the pundits for the time being and focus on Arizona. Often our reporting from that part of the country has been informed by Peter O'Dowd, news director from KJZZ in Arizona. Peter joins us in studio this morning here in New York where he gives us an update on the primary race in his home state.
Monday, February 20, 2012
Mitt Romney has had a hard time garnering support among social conservatives. But since he's a minister in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, you'd think that unanimous support among Mormons would be a given. That's not the case in Arizona, where strict adherence to Mormon teachings have led some to adopt libertarian views — and support Ron Paul.
Thursday, July 28, 2011
Record numbers of undocumented immigrants have been deported under the Obama administration, despite the president's acknowledgment that the country's immigration policy separates families and punishes children. What happens to the deported when they return to their native countries after years — sometimes decades — in the U.S.? And what about their children, who are American citizens?
Tuesday, April 13, 2010
Last month, a black City councilmenber in Phoenix, Ariz. was tackled to the ground and handcuffed by a white police officer. At the time of the scuffle, the councilmember was checking on a neighbor whose house was on fire. The police department has since said its officer did nothing wrong. But many residents, particularly in South Phoenix, say this case highlights a deep-seeded racial conflict in the city and a long-standing mistrust between black residents and the police department.