KJZZ News

Arizona Supreme Court to Release Medicaid Suit Decision
The Arizona Supreme Court will announce Wednesday morning whether it’ll allow a group of GOP state lawmakers to challenge Arizona’s Medicaid expansion plan.
Dec. 30, 2014
Arizona To Help With Repair Costs For Mojave County Fish Hatchery
The state of Arizona will cover about half the cost of repairs needed at a Mojave County fish hatchery that raises trout for planting in the state.
Dec. 30, 2014
Celebrate New Years With An Arizona Style Ball Drop
New York City’s glittery ball drop is probably the most famous New Year’s Eve event in the country. But you don’t actually have to leave Arizona to see a dropping object to ring in 2015.
Dec. 29, 2014
Memorial Fund To Help Family Of Slain Police Officer
An account has been set up to help the family of an officer who was shot and killed over the weekend, Flagstaff police said.
Dec. 29, 2014
SRP Removes Canals White Amur Fish Ahead Of Dry-Up
For the second year in a row, Salt River Project is draining portions of the Arizona, Grand and Crosscut canals for debris removal, maintenance and construction projects starting Monday. If you saw what they did last year, then you know barely a drop of water gets left behind. Which begs the question: what about the fish? Turns out, SRP is quite keen on saving as many fish as possible.
Dec. 29, 2014
FQ Story Resident Says Long Holiday Weekend Impacted By Sky Harbor Noise
The busy holiday travel season along with the influx of tourists for the Valley’s bowl games means lots more flights and lots more noise. And for residents in the historic FQ Story neighborhood in Central Phoenix, it made for a particularly loud holiday weekend.
Dec. 29, 2014
Banged Up Arizona Cardinals Prepare To Enter Playoffs
Arizona Cardinals Coach Bruce Ariens said the team still has a chance for success in the playoffs, despite some key injuries. The Cardinals face the North Carolina Panthers in the first round of the NFC playoffs on Saturday.
Dec. 29, 2014
Super Bowl Program Supports Growing Urban Forest In Phoenix
Phoenix is known as an oasis in the desert, but can it become a city in a forest? There are some big local organizations and a big game that are trying to make that happen.
Dec. 29, 2014
Obamacare May Ignite Big Shift In How Businesses Pay For Health Care
Large companies will have to provide health benefits to employees under Affordable Care Act mandates starting next month, and it may spark a big shift in the way corporate America pays for coverage.
Dec. 29, 2014
Sen. McCain Visits Iraq To Discuss US Fight Against ISIS
Arizona Sen. John McCain is in Baghdad for meetings with Iraqi officials and U.S. military leaders. McCain wants to get an update on the fight against the Islamic state known as ISIS.
Dec. 26, 2014
Southern Arizona Program Uses Art To Help LGBTQ Youth Explore Identity
A new program in Southern Arizona uses art to help LGBTQ kids see themselves as they are, and their spaces as they could be.
Dec. 26, 2014
American Indian Studies Professor On Cultural Repatriation
Earlier this month, members of the Navajo Nation went to a Paris auction house, outbid a French art collector and bought seven masks for about $9,000.
Dec. 26, 2014
More Cremations Mean Less Concern About Space In Cemeteries
More Arizonans are choosing cremation, which means there are fewer traditional burials and less concern about there being enough available real estate.
Dec. 26, 2014
Marvel Experience In The Valley Through January 3
Ever wish you could jump in and join your favorite Marvel heroes? KJZZ’s Annika Cline stepped inside the Marvel Experience, a traveling exhibition making its debut in Phoenix, that puts you at the center of a Marvel story.
Dec. 26, 2014
Did You Know: Arizona Leads The Pack With Women Governors
Arizona has had 13 Democratic governors and nine Republicans. Most of our state leaders have been men. But Did You Know Arizona is the first state to have four women governors?
Dec. 26, 2014
Expect Street Closures In Parts Of Central Phoenix From Fiesta Bowl Parade
Residents of Central Phoenix will want to consider alternate routes for the area starting Friday evening. Saturday’s Fiesta Bowl Parade route will cut through nearly two miles of major roadways.
Dec. 26, 2014
Freeze Warning For Parts Of Western Arizona
Starting Saturday night, a hard freeze warning will go into effect for parts of Mohave County in Western Arizona. Justin Pullin is a meteorologist with the National Weather Service. He says temperatures will start to drop Friday.
Dec. 26, 2014
Greywater System Rebate Part Of Tempe Conservation Program
The city of Tempe wants to reduce the amount of water its residents use by as much as 600 million gallon. To help make that happen, the city is expanding its current initiatives and adding a new one.
Dec. 26, 2014
Juárez Man Offers Foot Massages To Weary Migrants
Feet are a symbolic part of practically every migrant’s story. The Mexican city of Juárez is no stranger to migrants, and it's where where one man has made it his mission to care for this particular body part.
Dec. 26, 2014
DUI Arrest Rates Down In 2014
Law enforcement officials in Arizona are reporting an increase in the number of sober designated drivers in traffic stops this year. Citations for driving under the influence are also down.
Dec. 26, 2014

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