KJZZ News

Across Arizona, some small towns founded on mining have been reborn as quirky, artsy tourist destinations.
December 19, 2014
Phoenix Police Chief Daniel Garcia was fired Thursday. He was terminated shortly after demanding a two-year contract.
December 18, 2014
A federal court on Thursday awarded more than $25,000 to a Mexican woman who claimed her five-day detention at an immigration office in Arizona was an illegal arrest.
December 18, 2014
Barry Broome, president and CEO of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council, is leaving the organization to head up a newly-formed economic development group in Sacramento.
December 18, 2014
It’s been called the "Citizen Cane" of bad movies. "The Room" is a low-budget film phenomenon that started in Los Angeles and has grown to cult status on par with the "Rocky Horror Picture Show." But what’s become of the actors in the now infamous flick?
December 18, 2014
The word “sprawl” is not typically used in a positive way — especially around the Valley, where it’s used to describe uncontrolled development into the desert. Daniel Mills, a recent ASU grad, is attempting to flip that definition on its head with the new online magazine Sprawlr.
December 18, 2014
OPEC hasn’t been a beloved organization — or cartel — at any point in its existence. But late last week, the head of OPEC said he’s not worried about oil prices sinking to $40 a barrel, which has also led to gas prices dropping to below $2.50 a gallon.
December 18, 2014
Starting on Jan. 2, Arizona businesses will be able to register as Benefit Corporations, meaning, as the old saying goes, they try to do well by doing good.
December 18, 2014
Groups are out and about across the state, trying to get people to sign up for health care coverage.
December 18, 2014
You may have seen a lot of pop up lots around town advertising local Christmas Trees, but many of these evergreens actually come from the Pacific Northwest. The search to find a real Arizona Christmas Tree.
December 18, 2014
Over the past decade, Arizona developed a reputation as a laboratory for anti-illegal immigration laws. But many of these laws haven’t survived legal scruitny.
December 18, 2014
During the holiday season, we each have ways of enjoying, or coping, with our family, friends and stress. Here’s our commentator Doctor Joseph Sirven.
December 18, 2014
Travelers crossing the U.S./Mexico border will now have access to wait time data at Arizona ports. It’s part of a new app released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection this week.
December 18, 2014
Arizona Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake will tour and get briefings from four military installations in the state.
December 18, 2014
The Navajo Nation Supreme Court has cleared the way for election officials to set a date for the presidential contest after rejecting a challenge against one of the candidates.
December 18, 2014
If you’re thinking about skipping the flu shot this year, you might want to reconsider. Although the vaccine may not be as effective, it’s better than nothing.
December 18, 2014
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is disbanding the controversial unit that investigates undocumented immigrant workers.
December 18, 2014
The Tucson Police Department said it will no longer fully enforce an Arizona state law that requires police to question the immigration status of some people believed to be in the country illegally.
December 18, 2014
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment voted to fund an Arizona researcher’s study about the efficacy of marijuana in treating Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Wednesday afternoon.
December 17, 2014
If you look online or pick up a publication that has a calendar or event schedule, you’ll see a lot of holiday-themed events around the Valley – a lot.
December 17, 2014

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