KJZZ News

Rising Trumpeter Dominick Farinacci
(Tempe, AZ) - Blaise Lantana sat down with trumpeter Dominick Farinacci to talk about his start in music and his unique sound. He also gives advice for budding trumpet players and how he is bringing kids up close and personal with music.
Sept. 20, 2013
Young Americans are driving less, using public transit more
Young people are driving less now than they were just a few years ago. The cost of gasoline and social media are two of the factors according to a study released today. KJZZ’s Al Macias reports.  AL MACIAS: For the first time since World War II, all Americans are driving less.
Sept. 20, 2013
Back-and-forth between DOJ, MCSO could lead to court
The war of words between the Department of Justice and Maricopa County officials continues. DOJ has been conducting a civil rights investigation into the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Department. Last week the County Attorney’s office sent a letter requesting information about the federal investigation into the sheriff’s office.
Sept. 20, 2013
State to begin accepting medical marijuana dispensary applications
The State of Arizona has announced it will start accepting applications for medical marijuana dispensaries May 14. The applications will be accepted through May 25. Earlier, Dennis Lambert talked with Sunny Singh, who runs a WeGrow store in Phoenix.
Sept. 20, 2013
Tell us about your experiences with HOAs
Arizona's legislature is considering a law that would stop homeowner associations (HOAs) from regulating parking on city streets in some circumstances. We want to know what kind of experiences you've had with your HOA (or someone else's) when it comes to parking.
Sept. 20, 2013
Pinal County Sheriff Babeu to run for Congress
Pinal Country Sheriff Paul Babeu announced Wednesday he’d run for Congress in Arizona’s fourth congressional district. From Phoenix, KJZZ’s Weston Phippen reports.  WESTON PHIPPEN: He’s best known for his talk about roving battles with drug cartels in the desert.
Sept. 20, 2013
Arpaio says his office will cooperate with DOJ
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio says he wants to avoid a court battle with the Department of Justice. Last week the DOJ said that it had found a pattern of civil rights abuses against Latinos in Maricopa County.
Sept. 20, 2013
SCOTUS focus on immigration status check portion of SB 1070
The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments this morning about Arizona’s controversial anti illegal immigration law. A crowd of SB 1070 opponents outside the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday. (Photo by Victoria Pelham - Cronkite News Service) A supporter of SB 1070 outside the U.
Sept. 20, 2013
Mark Brodie
KJZZ listeners know they can trust Government and Politics Reporter and Weekend Edition Saturday Host Mark Brodie for intelligent reports and insightful perspectives on Arizona politics and public policy.
Sept. 20, 2013
Police identify white supremacist as Gilbert shooter
Police have said it was a murder-suicide that claimed the lives of five people Wednesday in a Gilbert neighborhood. Gilbert police said Thursday morning the suspected gunman was white supremacist and Pinal County Sheriff candidate J.
Sept. 20, 2013
Phoenix Coyotes future is uncertain
The Phoenix Coyotes have advanced to the NHL’s Western Conference Finals, where they’ll meet the Los Angeles Kings for the right to play for the NHL Championship.  Meantime, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman says the league has a preliminary agreement with an ownership group headed by former San Jose CEO Greg Jamison, to buy the team.
Sept. 20, 2013
Babeu drops out of congressional race, will run again for Pinal County Sheriff
Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu today ended his bid for Congress. As KJZZ’s Dennis Lambert reports from Phoenix, Babeu will run for re-election as sheriff instead. Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu (Photo courtesy Pinal County Sherrif's Office) DENNIS LAMBERT: The sheriff says he's running for re-election to continue the programs he began four years ago, and because of problems with the candidacy of the man he wanted to replace him, his Chief Deputy Steve Henry.
Sept. 20, 2013
State Rep. Ben Arredondo indicted by DOJ
The U.S. Justice Department has indicted a member of the Arizona House of Representatives. Tempe Democrat Ben Arredondo is accused of five counts, including bribery, fraud and attempted extortion. From Phoenix, KJZZ’s Mark Brodie reports.
Sept. 20, 2013

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