Kevin Kennedy, 12 News

Kevin Kennedy

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Phoenix, AZ, United States

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Past articles by Kevin:

Woman says she was almost charged $30,000 over rental car error

She says she talked to a man at the counter who told her to put the car keys along with her contract in the metal box by the counter → Read More

How is Dolphinaris Arizona regulated?

Two dolphins have died at the aquatic park since it opened less than to years ago. → Read More

Arizona dad develops app to prevent hot car deaths

An Arizona father has developed a tool for parents to help prevent hot car tragedies. → Read More

CDC: Parasites and bacteria could be lurking in hotel pools, hot tubs

Most of the illnesses arise when the infected water is swallowed or touches an open wound. → Read More

Arizona teens compete in national Quiz Bowl

The team of five students have spent the past couple weeks practicing for what some call "the Super Bowl for smart kids." → Read More

Customers wondering about orders after Phoenix bridal shop closes

It's unclear if customers will get their dresses or their money back. → Read More

Peoria school sorry after 8th grader designated 'most likely to bomb US' in yearbook

Though it turned out to be a self-designation, a concerned parent still finds it shocking that such an inappropriate joke made it past administrators. → Read More

Investigators hope to make arrest related to Jesse Wilson's death

Sources in the Buckeye Police Department say investigators may be closing in on an arrest in the case of Jesse Wilson's death. → Read More

Deodorant challenge: Teens burning themselves with aerosol

It can lead to scarring and infection. → Read More

2-year-old comes home from Glendale preschool covered in bite marks

These Glendale parents are looking for answers after their 2-year-old came home from preschool with nine bite marks. → Read More

'It haunts me': Battery acid attack leaves woman scarred for life

Tonya Murrillo is afraid to leave the house alone after a mystery man threw battery acid at her face in 2015. → Read More

FBI agent reveals Arizona's connection to Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh

Within 48 hours, connections were made between McVeigh co-conspirator Terry Nichols and a Kingman, Arizona address. → Read More

Arizona educator reflects on when her parents joined a teacher strike in 1971

Maria Circle is channeling her parents who walked out from their Scottsdale classrooms in 1971. → Read More

This Arizona school district is staying open during the teacher walkouts

More than half of this district's teachers want to work on Thursday and Friday. → Read More

Are there alternative ways to fund Arizona's schools?

Arizona teachers are set to walk out later this week. A vote by teachers resulted in 78 percent of those who voted in favor of the walkout. Gov. Doug Ducey has said he doesn’t understand why teachers favor a walkout after he announced a plan to give educators a 20 percent pay increase over the next three years. Arizona Education Association President Joe Thomas spoke to 12 News on Monday.… → Read More

San Francisco Giants fan gets Gilbert HOA approval to paint home orange, black

The paint matches the Giants uniform in white with black and orange trim. → Read More

Can restaurants ban crying kids?

A mom took to Facebook claiming that the restaurant refused to serve her because she came in with a small child. The restaurant owner tells 12 News they did not and would never refuse to serve anyone. → Read More

9 West Valley schools closed as teachers call in sick to protest for better pay

According to a district spokesperson, nine Pendergast schools are closed Wednesday as teachers stage a #RedForEd protest at the Arizona Capitol. → Read More

'My name is Mikel... I'm Alive': Tip in Mesa girl's disappearance written on $1 bill

Could a handwritten message on a 2009 dollar bill be a lead in a 19-year-old case? → Read More

'We can make a door not look like a door': Valley man builds secret passages

The secret doors are made here in the Valley and then shipped all around the world. → Read More