KJZZ News

Amanda Tachine
The White House recently recognized its Champions of Change - individuals it believes are doing extraordinary things in their communities.
Sep. 22, 2015
A recent investigation published in ProPublica and Slate looks at the relative lack of regulation of families that home school their kids.
Sep. 22, 2015
Mexico's flag
In Arizona, one big transportation issue is how our transportation system impacts the state’s ability to trade with Mexico.
Sep. 22, 2015
School bus
A panel appointed by Governor Doug Ducey to recommend changes to the state’s school funding formula will be releasing some recommendations Tuesday.
Sep. 22, 2015
Dustin Harshman and Jeong-Yeol Yoon
A smartphone camera observes as the sample is heated and measures its DNA to identify the pathogen causing the infection.
Sep. 22, 2015
Raytheon logo
Raytheon is developing a line of tiny guided missiles it hopes to sell to the U.S. Army and other allied armies.
Sep. 22, 2015
Gilbert resident Simon Spanton doesn’t have anything against Pope Francis. It’s the combination of Pope Francis and Congress he has a problem with.
Sep. 22, 2015
Arizona Game and Fish Department
The Arizona Game and Fish Commission makes policies for wide range of activities in Arizona from hunting and fishing, to some law enforcement and boating. With that much authority, several organizations are closely watching the process.
Sep. 22, 2015
Coolidge City Council
The city of Coolidge has dumped its controversial proposal to allow Christian-only prayer before city council meetings. City council members unanimously voted against the resolution.
Sep. 22, 2015
Transportation panelists
As populations grow and existing infrastructure ages, there are difficult questions about the future of transportation in Arizona and the United States.
Sep. 21, 2015
Crews have temporarily suspended a search for a woman whose car got stuck in floodwaters east of Casa Grande on Saturday.
Sep. 21, 2015
Phoenix Police Department
The $3.1 million comes from the U.S. Justice Department’s COPS Hiring Program and will be used to pay for 25 new officers to be added to the Phoenix Police Department over the next three years.
Sep. 21, 2015
Jury selection begins Tuesday for two suspects in the 2010 killing of a U.S. Border Patrol agent during the Fast and Furious gun buying operation.
Sep. 21, 2015
men planting lettuce by hand
Fusarium wilt — a lettuce disease caused by a soil-dwelling fungus — is becoming a more common problem in fields. One farmer in Yuma dedicated three acres of his troubled field to research.
Sep. 21, 2015
bathroom scale
New government data shows the obesity rate is not changing much in most states — and that includes Arizona.
Sep. 21, 2015
Michelle Cusseaux
The Phoenix Police Department’s Disciplinary Review Board begins hearings today on what to do with an officer who shot to death a mentally ill woman who tried to attack him with a hammer.
Sep. 21, 2015
power poles down
Jenna Shaver with Arizona Public Service said the majority of their clean-up continues to revolve around restoring power after hundreds of power poles toppled across the Valley this season.
Sep. 21, 2015
A sharply divided House on Friday passed two strong anti-abortion bills that supporters said would help stop an American “genocide,” but critics derided as a political “farce” to appeal to pro-life voters.
Sep. 21, 2015
School sign
The National Association of School Nurses recommends all school nurses carry naloxone in the classroom, but Arizona school nurses are not legally allowed to keep in stock.
Sep. 21, 2015
Apache Junction Unified School District's office
Kids at the Apache Junction Unified School District have a three-day weekend every week. The four-day school week has fueled community members to take action to get the district the money it needs.
Sep. 21, 2015

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