KJZZ News

The Governing Board of the Maricopa County Community College District will be considering a set of course fee changes tonight. Included in the proposal are 134 new fees, 73 increased and 84 reduced or eliminated fees.
February 24, 2015
Almost 70 percent of Navajo children have untreated tooth decay, according to a recent University of Colorado study. That’s three times higher than the national average. The study blames a lack of access saying there aren’t enough dentists for the largest tribe in the country.
February 24, 2015
More than 250 kids were kept out of school in Albuquerque on Monday for not having updated vaccinations. District officials say the move was precautionary citing concerns about measles outbreaks in surrounding states.
February 24, 2015
Photo radar cameras, which some swear by and others swear at, are likely to be around a while longer.
February 24, 2015
Once again, an effort to outlaw texting while driving has been defeated in the Arizona Legislature.
February 24, 2015
The Arizona Senate has given preliminary approval to a bill allowing sawed-off shotguns and silencers for a pistol to be legal under state law.
February 24, 2015
The City of Phoenix dropped charges against transgender activist Monica Jones Monday evening.
February 23, 2015
New figures from the U.S. Census Bureau show Arizona among the states with the steepest declines in home ownership in the last decade.
February 23, 2015
The head of a federal agency in charge of more than $7 billion in grant money said the way that money is distributed to researchers is about to change. Those changes could affect everything from wildfire studies to computer sciences.
February 23, 2015
Airport staff will update the Phoenix City Council Tuesday night on its efforts to address the overhead air traffic noise affecting residents near downtown.
February 23, 2015
The Obama administration has taken the first steps in its efforts to reverse a Texas judge’s ruling that blocked the president’s executive actions on immigration. The administration is both appealing the decision and asking the judge to put his ruling on hold during that appeal.
February 23, 2015
The Maricopa Association of Governments will be conducting its annual homeless count tomorrow morning. The effort is part of a federal requirement for the county to qualify for funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban development.
February 23, 2015
A Phoenix city council subcommittee will be reviewing a contract this week for the development planned around the Grand Canal in Phoenix.
February 23, 2015
Arizona Superintendent Diane Douglas visited schools in Southern Arizona this week. She dropped in on a history class in Tucson with district superintendent H.T. Sanchez. This is the second time the two officials have met to discuss the district’s violation of a state law that bans ethnic studies.
February 23, 2015
Federal spending for Arizona highways and roads declined during the last funding period. The loss of money continues to be a challenge for the Arizona Department of Transportation.
February 23, 2015
Former Arizona Congressman Rick Renzi will be going to prison Friday.
February 23, 2015
The parents of Prescott native Kayla Mueller, who was killed while being held captive by the Islamic State, are criticizing the Obama administration’s handling of her case.
February 23, 2015
Three years after a rejection from Arizona voters, business interests in the state are pushing for relief from property taxes on their equipment.
February 23, 2015
Depending on the weather, the Tonto National Forest will be conducting prescribed burns in the Whispering Pines area near Payson this week.
February 23, 2015
A new study on sex trafficking related to Super Bowl 49 is to be released.
February 23, 2015

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