KJZZ News

DUI
The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety reports the number of drunk driving incidents in Arizona fell in 2017.
Jan. 3, 2018
2018 is forecasting a record number of women will run for state and federal political office.
Jan. 3, 2018
Thomas Monson
For more than 50 years, Thomas S. Monson served in top leadership councils for the Mormon church — making him a well-known face and personality to multiple generations of Mormons.
Jan. 3, 2018
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As the divisions between the U.S. and North Korea continue to deepen, it appears that Kim Jong-un is ready to look to his long-estranged neighbor: South Korea.
Jan. 3, 2018
Arizona Congressman Ruben Gallego said he’s concerned about comments made by Admiral Mike Mullen, a former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, that diplomacy is not working.
Jan. 3, 2018
Opioids
Buprenorphine was approved for treating opioid addiction in the early 2000s. But as Arizona grapples with an epidemic of opioid abuse, demand for this type of medication assisted treatment is now soaring. And there aren't enough doctors out there to meet the need.
Jan. 3, 2018
The 50-worker APS crew will help ongoing power restoration efforts on the island. Hundreds of thousands of people are still without electricity.
Jan. 3, 2018
Car steering wheel
New driving law that aims to curb distracted driving among minors in Arizona takes effect.
Jan. 3, 2018
Brian Kotsur
“I can put this thing up in the air, get a 360 view all the way around, a bird’s eye view, in a safe position,” said Deputy Shift Cmdr. Brian Kotsur, one of three licensed pilots in the department. “I can show the commanding officer, and I can give them whatever viewpoint they want.”
Jan. 3, 2018
Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb changes a tire
“We took a business approach to it,” Sheriff Mark Lamb said. “We came in and we looked at the effectiveness of every position, and once we started to getting an idea and a feel for that, we started doing some restructuring.”
Jan. 3, 2018
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Arizona has fired football coach Rich Rodriguez after a notice of claim was filed with the state attorney general's office alleging he ran a hostile workplace.
Jan. 2, 2018
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The Arizona Cardinals will have a new quarterback atop their depth chart next season as the Carson Palmer era has come to a close.
Jan. 2, 2018
Trent Franks
Several prominent lawmakers have expressed interest in running in a special election to replace Republican Rep. Trent Franks. However, the Secretary of State’s Office has only certified one candidate so far.
Jan. 2, 2018
Starting in 2018 Amtrak will no longer stop in Williams. The junction existed to shuttle people to the Grand Canyon Railway and its hotel.
Jan. 2, 2018
Desert Diamond West Valley casino
Casinos bank on certain tricks of the trade to keep people playing. To learn more about how the industry might evolve, KJZZ's Christina Estes spoke with Mike Stewart, director of design at YWS Design and Architecture, a Las Vegas-based company that focuses on leisure design.
Jan. 2, 2018
Dense salt cedar trees create fire and flood hazards. The county will replace them with more than 2,000 native plants.
Jan. 2, 2018
An Arizona family of four staying in a northern Arizona cabin was found dead on New Year’s Day. The Coconino County Sheriff’s Department believes the family died of possible carbon monoxide poisoning.
Jan. 2, 2018
The value of the U.S. dollar compared to other currencies is followed daily. And then there’s Bitcoin and its volatility. How legitimate is it? Who uses it?
Jan. 2, 2018
BBC Look-ahead
Hundreds of people have reportedly been arrested in the midst of protests in Iran; state media say at least 21 people have been killed. Here for our weekly look at the top international stories is the BBC’s Rob Hugh-Jones.
Jan. 2, 2018
Phil Boas
The Editorial Board has kicked off 2018 by choosing its 12 Arizonans to watch this year. There’s a mix of elected officials and education leaders, among others.
Jan. 2, 2018

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