KJZZ News

Dennis Burke worked in public relations for a division of Motorola that created communications equipment for the government. Once, this involved researching Motorola’s role in World War Two.
December 11, 2014
Mayor Greg Stanton’s office said John Driggs, a former two-term mayor, died Thursday morning at his Phoenix home.
December 11, 2014
The recount in the 2nd Congressional District is getting closer to the finish line. The district includes half of Pima County and all of Cochise County, and both have finished their electronic recount.
December 11, 2014
Half of the inmate population at the Coconino County jail is Native American, and their recidivism rate is high. In an attempt to change that, the jail offers various recovery and job-skills programs. It has even built a sweat lodge.
December 11, 2014
A Southern Arizona-based humanitarian group says that some immigrants who are stripped of their possessions when they are apprehended at the border never get their property back when they are deported.
December 11, 2014
Temperatures across the Valley have been about 10 degrees above normal, but a low-pressure system is going to change that.
December 11, 2014
Arizona is getting $20 million from the federal government to help make preschool available to more children.
December 10, 2014
A copper mining project in southern Arizona is one step closer to getting government approval.
December 10, 2014
The city of Phoenix is facing a massive deficit in the next budget cycle. The city is already moving to curb spending without cutting public services through 2016.
December 10, 2014
A report released Wednesday shows an experimental release of water into the dry Colorado River Delta shows potential for how more regular flows could restore the environment.
December 10, 2014
For the past four months, we've been presenting an occasional series on community called “We Are The Valley.”
December 10, 2014
We got the latest about new federal racial profiling guidance released by the Department of Justice this past week.
December 10, 2014
A new documentary called “Nash” is now available digitally in the U.S. It’s about Steve Nash, arguably the most impactful player in the history of the Phoenix Suns.
December 10, 2014
ASU is one of dozens of colleges being investigated by the U.S. Department of Education for the way it handles complaints of sexual violence. We spoke with Allie Bones, CEO of the Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence.
December 10, 2014
Arizona is staring at another deep budget deficit. State Senate President Andy Biggs will be in an influential position to decide in what direction Arizona goes. We spoke with Biggs about the options.
December 10, 2014
The recount of the votes in southern Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District continues, but the vote leader has been assigned a congressional committee.
December 10, 2014
Civil rights advocates on the border say new federal guidance restricting racial profiling doesn’t go far enough. The rules released Monday by the U.S. Department of Justice include exceptions for border enforcement.
December 10, 2014
Gas prices are as low as they’ve been in years. But alternative fuel sources, which typically drop off when gas is cheaper, still play a role in getting around the Valley and officials support some of those alternative fuel sources more than they do others.
December 10, 2014
While home building has taken a drop this year Valleywide, the local construction sector has seen a boost from the apartment and office markets.
December 10, 2014
The costs continue to climb for the monitor appointed by a federal court to oversee the Maricopa County Sheriff’s office. The department is under court order to end racial profiling practices.
December 09, 2014

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