KJZZ News

More than two dozen American Indian tribes are teaming up with a tourism group and the National Park Service to tell a new story for travelers along historic Route 66.
November 19, 2014
A Maricopa County detention officer, who returned from a visit to his home country, Sierra Leone, three weeks ago, is back on the job after being quarantined for 21 days out of concerns about Ebola.
November 19, 2014
The Arizona Court of Appeals says the state’s school funding system is not unconstitutional. They upheld a lower court’s ruling that charter schools and traditional public schools are not entitled to the same state funding.
November 19, 2014
Federal officials are holding a hearing Wednesday in Phoenix on a plan to cut carbon dioxide emissions from four power plants on tribal land.
November 19, 2014
As California continues to try new ways to deal with the ongoing drought, one city has agreed to advance a $2.5-billion plan to recycle wastewater for drinking.
November 19, 2014
It’s not illegal to BASE jump in Phoenix, but it’s not legal either. Unlike the federal government, Phoenix doesn’t regulate the extreme sport at its parks. For years BASE jumpers have leaped without any regulations.
November 19, 2014
Phoenix will soon allow business owners to convert parking spaces in front of their store into mini parks.
November 18, 2014
The Colossal Cave Mountain Park near Tucson is getting an infusion of much-needed cash for repairs and operations. The Pima County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to temporarily help the park while it searches for a new private firm to manage the property.
November 18, 2014
Men’s ice hockey just got a big promotion at Arizona State University.
November 18, 2014
The number of unauthorized immigrants in Arizona is dropping dramatically.
November 18, 2014
Researchers have released the results of a study that show adding magnets to football helmets could reduce the risk of concussions. The helmets would literally repel each other, reducing the force of collision.
November 18, 2014
Livestock operators in Arizona and New Mexico are receiving their first payments from the Mexican Wolf/Livestock Coexistence Council. The seven month old program is getting mixed reviews from activist groups.
November 18, 2014
KJZZ is partnering with the Arizona Republic to bring you the Arizona Storytellers project on the radio. Storytellers in Phoenix share their stories at live events in town. Some of the stories are about living here, some are not.
November 18, 2014
An arrest warrant for a newly elected state representative has been dropped, after outstanding fines were paid.
November 18, 2014
The state is currently spending $9.3 billion. That will increase by $100 million next year, even if Arizona does not shell out the $336 million it owes the public schools.
November 18, 2014
Arizona Rep. Kyrsten Sinema is taking a Democratic leadership role in the U.S. House of Representatives.
November 18, 2014
Many Valley Metro riders know that when their bus or light rail arrives, it may not match the time on their schedule. But a new policy may make live transit data available to the public, though your access to it may be outside the city’s hands.
November 18, 2014
Apartment managers and Tucson City Council members are taking action to stop students from disrupting the Islamic Center in Tucson near the University of Arizona campus.
November 18, 2014
The Vatican confirmed Pope Francis will visit the United States next fall and he might even stop in Arizona. But the pope’s travel itinerary has not yet been finalized.
November 17, 2014
The Phoenix Law Enforcement Association is holding a vote of no confidence on the city’s police chief Daniel Garcia.
November 17, 2014

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