KJZZ News

For a long time, a traditional family was made up of a mother, a father, and 2.5 kids. But, things are changing, especially when it comes to who is a mother.
Feb. 14, 2018
There’s been a lot of talk about drought recently across Arizona and the West – especially with the relatively dry winter we’ve been having. But my next guest wishes we didn’t use the “d” word as much as we do.
Feb. 14, 2018
The Takeaway: College Campuses: The New Recruiting Ground for White Supremacists
Earlier this month, the Anti-Defamation League released a report that found that white supremacist propaganda on college campuses increased by 258 percent between fall 2016 and fall 2017. The incidents range from flyering, to unveiling posters, to marches, and direct confrontations with students.
Feb. 14, 2018
During the meeting, Birdwell announced another top administrator, chief operations officer Louis Hartwell, would be leaving the district. Hartwell’s departure follows the district’s chief financial officer last month.
Feb. 14, 2018
Don Shooter’s replacement was sworn in Tuesday, after the former state Representative was expelled following sexual harassment claims.
Feb. 14, 2018
The Arizona Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to decide whether students with DACA status are eligible for in-state tuition.
Feb. 14, 2018
A new poll suggests the pump is primed for progressive political candidates in Arizona in 2018.
Feb. 14, 2018
A newly released national study has found Arizona kids, on average, face far more adversity while growing up than most children in our country.
Feb. 14, 2018
Untold Arizona: Who Is Buried In Juan Bautista De Anza
For more than 50 years, historians have been uncertain whether the body of the Basque explorer for the Spanish Crown was actually who everyone assumed it to be. A single clerical error led to a centuries old mystery in northern Mexico.
Feb. 14, 2018
This week's active storm system has delivered several inches of much needed snow to Northern Arizona's mountains.
Feb. 14, 2018
Phoenix Sanctuary Leader Decided Not To Finish Vetting Process
The senior minister of a north Phoenix church said he did not follow the normal vetting process when he recently offered sanctuary to an undocumented Mexican man with a son fighting cancer.
Feb. 14, 2018
If you drive north from Benson long enough, past where the road turns to dirt, you’ll reach the tiny community of Cascabel.
Feb. 14, 2018
Arizona officials warned earlier this year that unusually warm and dry conditions are making for an earlier, stronger fire season. But now that the state is receiving some moisture, is any of that changing?
Feb. 14, 2018
“You want the people that are actually using those credit cards and incurring those costs to actually pay for the cost of using the credit card, not the entire customer base,” said Mesa spokesman Steven Wright.
Feb. 14, 2018
Director Charles Ryan said health care costs are driving a $30 million increase in the FY 2019 budget.
Feb. 13, 2018
Appeals Court: Lawsuit Seeking Access To Arivaca Checkpoint Raises Legitimate Questions
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that a lawsuit seeking access to a Border Patrol checkpoint near Arivaca should not have been thrown out, and the plaintiffs will now get another shot to prove they’re entitled to be close enough to the checkpoint to see what happens.
Feb. 13, 2018
Arizona voters could soon be faced with a question — should half of the state’s energy come from renewables?
Feb. 13, 2018
The trouble started on a Monday night in late January when residents along Seventh Avenue between Glendale and Northern heard construction work.
Feb. 13, 2018
Welcome to the Tiny Desert Concert. This is when we bring local Arizona bands into the KJZZ studios to play a couple songs for us and talk a bit about the music. For this month, we hear from Flamenco Por La Vida.
Feb. 13, 2018
There are thousands of homeless people on the streets who we pass by everyday. And, when they die, they often go unaccounted for — their stories untold. Now, a recent story in The Arizona Republic tells one of them. She was known as the Safeway Lady, a homeless woman who lived —- and died — near a Safeway in central Phoenix.
Feb. 13, 2018

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