KJZZ News

New Chapter For Historic Phoenix Church
There’s a new chapter in a decades-old story involving a beloved church in Phoenix. The city is negotiating the future of the historic Sacred Heart Church with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix.
Dec. 13, 2017
County Begins Renovation Of Madison Street Jail
The county decided to spend $60 million to $65 million on a remodel of the massive concrete structure, which takes up a whole block of Third Avenue between Madison and Jackson streets in downtown Phoenix.
Dec. 13, 2017
McCain Receiving Treatment For Cancer Therapy Side Effects
Arizona Sen. John McCain’s office says he’s receiving treatment in Washington, DC, for side effects of his therapy for an aggressive form of brain cancer.
Dec. 13, 2017
 Professor Walks Us Through Real, Mythic Frontier In
In the gritty Western "Godless" on Netflix, a tiny New Mexican town has been devastated by a mass casualty event in the local mine, a woman, twice-widowed, tries to raise her son on unyielding land, and a band of 30 outlaws roams the region hunting for a traitor.
Dec. 13, 2017
Moore
The election of Alabama Democrat Doug Jones to the U.S Senate could bring even more attention and money to Arizona’s 2018 race to replace Republican Senator Jeff Flake.
Dec. 13, 2017
Maricopa County To Remove Criminal History Question From Job Apps
Maricopa County will soon stop asking job applicants about their criminal convictions.
Dec. 13, 2017
Mesa Firetrucks Will Have Business Logos
The next time you’re in Mesa and you spot a firetruck, you may do a double take.
Dec. 13, 2017
How Do We Handle The Work Of People Accused Of Sexual Misconduct?
A number of high-profile people in the entertainment world have been accused of sexual misconduct — from Harvey Weinstein to Kevin Spacey to Louis C.K. And that’s led to a lot of people questioning how to handle the work they’ve done and thinking about how and whether to watch their performances.
Dec. 13, 2017
The Implications Of The African-American Vote In Alabama
One of the most interesting things about Tuesday’s highly contested Alabama Senate race was that the election was determined by black voters, especially black women.
Dec. 13, 2017
Lyle Jeffs Sentenced For Role In Food Stamp Fraud
Lyle Jeffs, brother of imprisoned polygamous sect leader Warren Jeffs, was sentenced Wednesday to almost five years in prison for his role in a food stamp fraud scheme, and for escaping confinement.
Dec. 13, 2017
Mesa Police Arrest Suspected Christmas Tree Arsonist
Mesa’s Merry Main Street Christmas celebrations have been marked by mishaps this year. First, warm weather thwarted the opening of the ice skating rink on November 24. Early Wednesday morning, a fire ravaged the nearly 4-story Christmas tree.
Dec. 13, 2017
What
We’ve heard KJZZ’s Sarah Ventre report on the community in Short Creek over the last several weeks. She joined The Show to talk about her reporting.
Dec. 13, 2017
Short Creek: Beyond FLDS, Part V - Reinvention
As more people leave the FLDS church, they also leave the support network and social structure that comes with it. Two women who left the church are now leading efforts to provide assistance to others doing the same.
Dec. 13, 2017
The Takeaway: Black Voters Deliver A Surprise Upset In Alabama Senate Race
After a heated and very close special election in Alabama, Democratic candidate Doug Jones will be the state's next U.S. senator after he beat Roy Moore in a special election on Tuesday.
Dec. 13, 2017
FDA Launches New Campaign To Encourage Smokers To Quit
The Food and Drug Administration this week launched a new campaign to try to get smokers to quit.
Dec. 13, 2017
Uranium Mining Ban Near Grand Canyon To Remain In Place
A three-judge panel of the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has handed a victory to environmental groups over a uranium mining ban on lands next to the Grand Canyon.
Dec. 13, 2017
Sen. Smith: Border Security Trust Fund Money Wasn
When the state legislature originally set up the Border Security Trust Fund six years ago, lawmakers billed it as a privately funded solution for building a border wall along Arizona's 378 mile border with Mexico.
Dec. 13, 2017
 Ex-NBA Star Chris Gatling Sentenced For Scottsdale Fraud Scam
A former NBA star was sentenced to 2.5 years in prison for his involvement in a telemarketing scam in Scottsdale.
Dec. 13, 2017
Federal Appeals Court Upholds Mining Ban Near Grand Canyon
A federal appeals court has kept an Obama-era ban on new mining claims near the Grand Canyon.
Dec. 13, 2017
Navajo Nation Sues Wells Fargo In Federal Court
The Navajo Nation is suing Wells Fargo for allegedly engaging in predatory and unlawful banking practices that have harmed its tribal members.
Dec. 12, 2017

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