KJZZ News

Cuba flag
The world is still reacting to the death of longtime Cuban leader Fidel Castro, and the reverberations are even being felt here in Arizona.
Nov. 28, 2016
Amazon Phoenix warehouse
A survey by the National Retail Federation finds 122 million Americans plan to shop this Cyber Monday, that’s a million more than last year. Some of those orders placed through Amazon are being processed in a warehouse in southwest Phoenix.
Nov. 28, 2016
maricopa county seal
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors has approved a $278,000 addition to the Medical Examiner’s budget for the 2017 fiscal year. It will be used to hire needed staff.
Nov. 28, 2016
University of Arizona
Noam Chomsky, renowned linguist, political activist, and sometimes controversial professor,​ is returning to t​he University of Arizona ​to teach a spring politics course.
Nov. 28, 2016
West-MEC aviation maintenance class
On Election night, the $141 million bond looked to be failing, but rebounded as additional ballots were counted.
Nov. 28, 2016
Dollar pesos
The U.S. ranks number one and Canada number seven in the number of millionaires in the country, while Mexico will soon crack the top 20.
Nov. 28, 2016
Central Arizona Project canal
Arizona water managers are quietly making their pitch to those who rely on the Colorado River to voluntarily give up some water now to avoid potentially losing even more later.
Nov. 28, 2016
Republican-led states that signed onto Medicaid expansion are in a tough spot as they wonder if President-elect Donald Trump's pledge to dump the Affordable Care Act means the expansion goes away.
Nov. 28, 2016
A key member of the Mexican senate said she wants her country to engage in more commerce with countries other than the United States.
Nov. 28, 2016
Flagstaff Homeless
At last count earlier this year Coconino County had 755 people experiencing homelessness. Flagstaff Shelter Services is working on finding them permanent homes faster.
Nov. 28, 2016
The city of Tempe is looking for businesses to volunteer for a pilot program aimed at pay equity based on gender. The test group will be asked to share salary information and feedback to create a certification process to highlight certain employers.
Nov. 28, 2016
As families gather for the holidays, some parents want their adult children to leave with more than new memories. They’re hoping to unload antique furniture, collectibles and family heirlooms. But, many Baby Boomers are discovering their treasures aren’t valued as much as they expected.
Nov. 28, 2016
With an annual budget of more than $1 billion, the Maricopa County Community College District is one of the largest community college districts in the country.
Nov. 28, 2016
If you haven’t checked your soap lately, you may want to do so. Some companies are changing up the ingredients you’re lathering up with in an effort to abide by a recent FDA ban.
Nov. 27, 2016
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton will meet with mayors from around the world to discuss how they can address climate change.
Nov. 26, 2016
Border Fence
Mexican authorities are preparing for those who plan to return from the U.S., as a result of Donald Trump’s administration.
Nov. 26, 2016
Christmas Tree
The tradition of families heading into the woods to chop down Christmas trees is alive and well in Arizona.
Nov. 25, 2016
phoenix municipal court building
Since launching a program last January to help people with past due traffic fines, the city of Phoenix has collected more than $4 million.
Nov. 25, 2016
While most Phoenix households have curbside collection, more than 20 percent toss their trash in big bins located in alleys behind their homes. Several years ago the Public Works Department wanted to move collection from alleys to streets saying it would be more efficient, but reportedly not enough residents bought into the idea. Now, that may be changing.
Nov. 25, 2016
Outdoor gear and sporting goods retailer REI is closing its stores on Black Friday for the second year in a row, encouraging its employees and customers to spend the day outdoors.
Nov. 25, 2016

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