KJZZ News

Colorado River
In his new book, "Water Is for Fighting Over and Other Myths about Water in the West," John Fleck paints a fairly optimistic picture about cooperation and collaboration.
Sep. 21, 2016
In a piece he wrote for Phoenix New Times, Tom Zoellner explores what Arizona and Trump have in common and why some voters here are so drawn to him and his message.
Sep. 21, 2016
KJZZ's Here and Now spoke with Jones about her feeling that every vote should count and whether she’ll ever run for office again.
Sep. 21, 2016
Destroyed home from Yarnell
The attorney for Yarnell residents who lost their home in the 2013 blaze asked the Court of Appeals this morning to let his clients sue the state.
Sep. 21, 2016
The case against the company stems from a 2014 ruling by the Arizona Corporation Commission that found the company committed securities fraud by not disclosing a previous action taken by Pennsylvania's regulators against it.
Sep. 21, 2016
Light rail phoenix
Phoenix city leaders are now looking north and east to extend the light rail line. On Wednesday, the city’s Transportation Subcommittee approved spending up to $400,000 to study two options that would both end around Cactus Road and Tatum Boulevard, referred to as the Paradise Valley Mall area.
Sep. 21, 2016
Fewer kids in Arizona’s nutritional welfare program are overweight or obese. The Arizona department of health services credits several state health programs for the progress.
Sep. 21, 2016
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After opponents announced a major campaign ad blitz against a ballot measure to raise the state’s minimum wage, the initiative’s supporters are fighting back.
Sep. 21, 2016
Lightning strike
Two record-breaking lightning flashes have redefined what experts consider possible, and have prompted the World Meteorological Organization to recommend revising the definition of lightning events.
Sep. 21, 2016
Aedes aegypti mosquito
If Yuma County is prepared for the Zika virus, it’s due in part to county officials’ experience with another mosquito-borne illness in 2014.
Sep. 21, 2016
Two Valley students from two different schools got in trouble for bringing a gun on campus yesterday.
Sep. 21, 2016
The mayor of Colorado's second-largest city is urging Arizonans not to legalize recreational use of marijuana.
Sep. 20, 2016
Jobs that require some kind of computer knowledge are becoming more prevalent, but some educators worry about the training students are getting in computer science.
Sep. 20, 2016
The Arizona Family Health Partnership received a one-time grant of $248,626 to help educate healthcare providers here about prevention of Zika. They’re not talking about mosquito bites—they’re tackling the issue from the reproductive healthcare side.
Sep. 20, 2016
The Scottsdale City Council last night did not take action on a citizens’ petition that would require a public vote before anything is built in the McDowell Sonoran Preserve.
Sep. 20, 2016
The city of Phoenix is spreading a message that might sound harsh, but those behind it say it’s necessary to protect vulnerable people, neighborhoods and businesses. That message is “Don’t feed people living on the streets.”
Sep. 20, 2016
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New numbers from the Learning Policy Institute looking at how attractive states are for teachers have some tough news for Arizona. It is among the least attractive states in the country, and is struggling in criteria including salary, the percentages of inexperienced and uncertified teachers and turnover.
Sep. 20, 2016
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Arizona Democratic Party officials say state election officials improperly set Columbus Day as the last day to register to vote in the November election. They are asking county election officials to accept voter registration applications through the following business day, which they say is consistent with state law.
Sep. 20, 2016
A local advocacy group has asked a court of appeals to reconsider the Arizona Attorney General’s intervention in the 1,700 lawsuits that have been filed against Valley businesses for allegedly violating the Americans With Disabilities Act.
Sep. 20, 2016
The conventional wisdom is often that when something bad happens to us, we’re able to bounce back because of our nature, but research from ASU shows that may not actually be the case.
Sep. 20, 2016

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