KJZZ News

Bill Expanding Concealed Carry Permit Rights Moving In House
A proposed gun law called the “Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act” is making its way through the House. It just passed an important hurdle with a 19-11 vote by the House Judiciary Committee.
Nov. 30, 2017
Sounds Of The City: Firefighters Train Tough … With Giant Tires
Listen to the sounds of Christina Leon training in full gear with her fellow firefighters in Phoenix.
Nov. 30, 2017
Chandler Police Hope To Catch Doorstep Thieves With Bait Boxes
Police in Chandler have left presents on doorsteps waiting to catch a thief.
Nov. 30, 2017
Phoenix To Hire Homeless Outreach Team For Light Rail
The Phoenix City Council Wednesday night approved a plan to hire a homeless outreach team specifically for the light rail.
Nov. 30, 2017
What
2017 has been a good year for U.S. housing prices, which have steadily risen. Is a lack of home availability going to keep that trend going? What about new home construction? Some analysts are worried that a bubble is about to burst in 2018.
Nov. 30, 2017
Homicide Rates Rising — Here Are 2 Explanations Why
Homicide rates across the country were up in 2015 and again in 2016. And a new report from the National Institute of Justice looks into two explanations for that.
Nov. 30, 2017
American Airlines Scheduling Glitch Leaves 15,000 Flights Without Pilots
Travelers making holiday travel plans on American Airlines this December found a big lump of coal waiting for them online.
Nov. 30, 2017
Podcast Playlist:
New and notable podcasts out now, including "Dirty John" from the Los Angeles Times.
Nov. 30, 2017
The Takeaway: What The GOP Tax Bill Would Look Like For The Middle Class
The Senate's $1.5 trillion tax bill may pass by the end of the week.
Nov. 30, 2017
Tucson Diocese Welcomes New Bishop
Tucson's Catholic community welcomed a new leader to its church, as a Bishop retired.
Nov. 30, 2017
Gallup, New Mexico —
Three decades ago Gallup, New Mexico, was known as Drunk Town, USA. For many years it ranked number one nationally in the number of alcohol-related deaths. The community, which borders the Navajo Nation, has worked hard to save lives and change its image.
Nov. 30, 2017
Section Of Loop 202 Remains Closed After Two-Way Vehicle Crash
Part of the Loop 202 Red Mountain will remains closed after a two way vehicle crash early Thursday morning.
Nov. 30, 2017
Phoenix Moves Forward With Naming Airport Terminal After John McCain
Phoenix leaders unanimously agreed to move forward with naming Terminal 3 at Sky Harbor International Airport after Arizona Sen. John McCain.
Nov. 30, 2017
Partial Victory For Phoenix Neighborhoods In Group Home Fight
Phoenix now has a timeline for when it will vote on group home regulations. The new schedule comes after neighborhood groups complained the city wasn’t moving fast enough.
Nov. 30, 2017
 National Forest Working To Shut Unauthorized Coconino County Forest Roads
​ ​National Forest officials are working to close several unauthorized dirt roads throughout the Coconino County Forest.
Nov. 30, 2017
Cannabis Company Signs Long-Term Lease For Arizona Property
The Pharm, LLC is one of the largest wholesalers of medical-grade cannabis in Arizona and operates in about half of Arizona's 99 retail dispensaries and markets under the brand "Sunday Goods." This week, the company signed a new 15-year lease in what will be one of its larger commercial real estate transactions in the state.
Nov. 29, 2017
Feds Approve Lease For Navajo Generating Station
The West’s largest coal-fired plant will remain open through the end of 2019.
Nov. 29, 2017
Tracking Mesa Jail Costs
KJZZ has compiled the total monthly cost Mesa pays for all misdemeanor incarceration. Mesa is continuing to pay a decreasing amount to the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office because inmates who were originally sentenced there were not moved after the contract took effect.
Nov. 29, 2017
Arizona Highways Magazine Finds Missing 1930 Edition, Thanks To The Show
Earlier this month, we told you about how the editors of Arizona Highways Magazine were on the hunt for a copy of the December 1930 edition. That interview led to the unearthing of a copy of that edition. It was in the collection of Dennis Chandler of Avondale, who joins me.
Nov. 29, 2017
Arizona Voters Could See
An effort to make political contributions in Arizona more transparent has officially begun.
Nov. 29, 2017

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