KJZZ News

As the New Year arrives, so does peak flu season in Arizona. And the virus is more easily spread this time of year when we hug family members, sample friend’s drinks and fly in the small confined spaces of an airplane.
Dec. 29, 2016
Marijuana
A state representative has filed a bill to decriminalize marijuana in the wake of voters having rejected legalizing recreational pot.
Dec. 29, 2016
collage of top stories
The KJZZ News team has spent the past year reporting on breaking news, business, education, politics and more around Arizona.
Dec. 29, 2016
rent home airbnb
An Arizona law that prevents Arizona cities from banning short-term rentals, such as Airbnb, takes effect in January.
Dec. 29, 2016
minimum wage
Business interests are making a last-ditch effort to stop Arizona’s new minimum wage law from taking effect on Sunday.
Dec. 29, 2016
Northern Arizona has some of the richest uranium deposits in the country, including the Canyon Mine, where additional drilling will begin in January.
Dec. 29, 2016
Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Lawyers for outgoing Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio are asking a federal court to remove the judge overseeing his racial profiling case.
Dec. 28, 2016
Sheriff Joe Arpaio
We wrapped up 2016 with a panel of writers discussing the impact of Donald Trump’s victory in November’s election, why so many of us feel connected to movie and music stars, and what Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s loss may mean for Maricopa County heading into 2017.
Dec. 28, 2016
herb alpert
Legendary trumpet player Herb Alpert has been a hit-maker for more than five decades. He still spends a lot ... time with music and has also been a longtime sculptor. Alpert spoke about art, fame and the fun he’s had over the years.
Dec. 28, 2016
Addario
Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Lynsey Addario has been on the ground in many dangerous places documenting stories through her camera lens.
Dec. 28, 2016
Jupiter in December 2016
A Tucson-based planetary scientist wants the public's help in deciding where the Juno spacecraft's camera should be pointed on its next pass over Jupiter.
Dec. 28, 2016
Colorado River
Arizona’s top water official says a new Colorado River agreement with Mexico could be close.
Dec. 28, 2016
Colorado River
Southwest states will not reach a new agreement to avert major cutbacks in Colorado River water before the Trump administration takes over.
Dec. 28, 2016
Arizona Court of Appeals logo
Five child welfare workers fired in the wake of a scandal about uninvestigated abuse complaints won’t be rehired.
Dec. 28, 2016
A small rock slide near Prescott is stalling traffic. The Arizona Department of Transportation reports the rubble has spilled onto State Route 89 south of Prescott.
Dec. 28, 2016
Genome Research journal cover
Researchers at Arizona State University have finished the largest-ever survey of microRNA, the puzzling little cousins of RNA that help regulate gene expression. The study could help clarify how microRNAs affect health and disease.
Dec. 28, 2016
arizona storytellers
Calvin Worthen shares a story about having a serious asthma attack in the middle of winter as a child.
Dec. 28, 2016
The United States Attorney’s office in Chicago has reached a deal with a Scottsdale-based company that operates red light and speeding cameras, whose former chief executive was convicted in a decades-long bribery scheme.
Dec. 28, 2016
For the first time in a decade, more people moved to Arizona and Florida than any other state, according to a survey by Allied Van Lines.
Dec. 28, 2016
walking
This year has been a really tough for many people. So as 2106 draws to a close, we wanted to take a minute to celebrate a few things we loved from this year, in a series called “My Favorite Things.”
Dec. 27, 2016

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