KJZZ News

This weekend, Phoenix Theatre begins its annual Hormel Festival of New Plays and Musicals. That includes an evening of short new plays and a 24-hour theater project.
March 18, 2015
Here and Now’s Steve Goldstein spoke to Jude Joffe-Block about why Arpaio and Sheridan are making such an offer, and what else is in their proposal.
March 18, 2015
Arizona's drought conditions have improved from where they've been in recent years, though the state's water situation is still not strong.
March 18, 2015
The proposal would not make homelessness a crime, just the act of camping on city property.
March 18, 2015
Glendale considered an offer from Midwestern University to buy the library for $5 million dollars.
March 18, 2015
A day before the University of Arizona is set play in the NCAA tournament, the Tucson City Council has pulled a proposed crowd control ordinance.
March 18, 2015
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his chief deputy admitted to a judge they can be found in contempt of court for repeatedly violating court orders in an ongoing racial profiling lawsuit. The dramatic revelation came in court papers filed late Tuesday.
March 17, 2015
From a changing climate to more mouths to feed, there are many challenges facing agriculture to increase production. But a new technology developed and tested in Arizona may help farmers overcome recent struggles.
March 17, 2015
On Tuesday a Tucson judge dropped most of the charges against 12 people for protesting a federal immigration court program by chaining themselves to buses.
March 17, 2015
Mexico's Yucatan peninsula juts out into the Caribbean Sea like a defiant fist. Three thousand miles away, the San Francisco Bay area looks like a miniature version of it.The two may be separated by distance but they depend on each other. Yucatan needs the work and San Francisco needs the workers.
March 17, 2015
The hostile $22 billion takeover attempt of Macerich Co., Arizona’s largest shopping mall owner, escalated Tuesday after rejecting its rival's offer and putting defense tactics in place to thwart further action.
March 17, 2015
The push to reform the use of photo radar in traffic citations is over – for now.
March 17, 2015
Trader Joe’s is recalling its raw walnuts because of a possible salmonella contamination.
March 17, 2015
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell outlined the Department of the Interior’s energy priorities for the next two years Tuesday. Some of them could impact oil and gas producers in the Southwest.
March 17, 2015
Have you noticed a few more bugs lingering around in your back yard? Well, they’re not mosquitoes.
March 17, 2015
The flooding of Pine Creek near Payson prompted the closure of popular trails at Tonto Natural Bridge State Park.
March 17, 2015
A state Senate committee has approved a pair of bills telling the federal government to butt out of Arizona business.
March 17, 2015
State schools chief Diane Douglas is backing legislation that would allow school districts to choose whatever tests they want for their students - including keeping the Common Core standards she wants to kill.
March 17, 2015
Major League Baseball’s all-time hits leader has officially submitted a request to the game’s new commissioner to be reinstated.
March 17, 2015
The president of the Navajo Nation has signed legislation that allows for a reservation-wide vote on language requirements for candidates who run for the tribe's top positions.
March 17, 2015

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