KJZZ News

Tempe did it. The town of Gilbert was considering it. Now, in northwestern Arizona, Mohave County has done it. The Board of Supervisors there voted to ban the use of e-cigarettes in public buildings. But not everyone thinks it’s a good idea.
October 08, 2014
A new report released by the College Board shows that about 35 percent of Hispanic sophomore high school students took the preliminary SAT in Arizona during the 2013-14 school year. That’s the highest rate of Hispanic student participation nationwide from that grade level.
October 08, 2014
Catellus Development Corporation has been chosen to oversee Arizona State University’s master development plan for its 330-acre University Athletics District in Tempe. The entire project should be completed within the next 10 to 20 years.
October 08, 2014
The U.S. Supreme Court has temporarily halted the march toward legal same sex marriage in Idaho but has allowed Nevada to go forward. KJZZ’s Nick Blumberg told us what that could mean for the future of same sex unions in Arizona.
October 08, 2014
We talked about the general election campaign and who may win next month with Arizona Republic columnist Bob Robb and State House Minority Leader Chad Campbell, who is not running for re-election or any other office in 2014.
October 08, 2014
In addition to its traditional season, Arizona Theatre Company is offering a group of plays under the umbrella of Café Bohemia.
October 08, 2014
Arizona State University President Michael Crow has announced long-term plans for the school’s athletic facilities district.
October 08, 2014
The National Football League has become the most popular sport in the U.S., but recent scandals involving Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice and other players accused of domestic violence could threaten fan loyalty.
October 08, 2014
Arizona’s Superintendent of Public Instruction nominees have different perspectives on how to improve the state’s K-12 education system.
October 08, 2014
The United States Supreme Court on Wednesday granted an emergency request to block marriages between gay couples in Idaho, just one day after a lower court said those unions should go forward. That could delay a potential ruling overturning Arizona’s gay marriage ban.
October 08, 2014
Gov. Jan Brewer's says it's the latest major effort by the state to strengthen and secure economic ties with Arizona's largest trading partner.
October 08, 2014
Conservation groups say a federal rule to cut haze-causing nitrogen oxide emissions at a northern Arizona coal plant is too lenient.
October 08, 2014
Some parts of Arizona are getting hit by the remnants of another tropical storm, as what’s left of Hurricane Simon moves through. It’s the third slice of tropical moisture we’ve seen in the last six weeks or so.
October 08, 2014
A judge presiding over a racial profiling case against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's office has questioned whether Arpaio is undermining efforts to train his deputies in how to make constitutional traffic stops.
October 08, 2014
Phoenix Police have lifted the blue alert following Wednesday's early morning shooting of a Department of Public Safety officer during a traffic stop after the suspects' vehicle was found, but a manhunt for multiple suspects continues.
October 08, 2014
The two candidates Arizona Secretary of State discussed voter participation in Tuesday night’s debate.
October 07, 2014
A bug discovered at the border in Nogales has been identified as a destructive wood pest.
October 07, 2014
On Monday, ASU hosted the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition, focusing on the international opportunities that Arizona organizations have for global development.
October 07, 2014
Research recently published from the University of Arizona confirms what you may have been suspecting all along, hand sanitizers really do cut down on germs in the workplace.
October 07, 2014
Just one day after the U.S. Supreme Court effectively let gay marriages go forward in five states, the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against gay marriage bans in Idaho and Nevada. That means Arizona’s ban on gay unions could be struck down soon.
October 07, 2014

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