KJZZ News

Tom O’Halleran won the First Congressional District Democratic primary against Miguel Olivas by a wide margin— 59.2 to 40.8 percent as of Wednesday morning. On the Republican front, former Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu claimed the GOP victory before many of the votes were counted.
Aug. 31, 2016
The office just paid $750,000 to revamp its election recording system, which was touted by Secretary of State Michele Reagan as a replacement for a glitch-prone website that also led to reporting delays in the 2012 and 2014 election cycles.
Aug. 31, 2016
Jaime Awe
Archeologists made a major discovery in Belize this summer: they uncovered one of the largest Mayan tombs ever found, along with two hieroglyphic panels. Northern Arizona University professor Jaime Awe led the expedition and talked about the discovery with the Arizona Science Desk.
Aug. 31, 2016
Horses pull stagecoaches full of tourists in laps around Tombstone’s historic district, which still looks a lot like it did when Wyatt Earp was judge, jury and executioner.
Aug. 31, 2016
Former legislator Matt Heinz won the Democratic primary election in Arizona's 2nd Congressional District, McSally, who won her seat two years ago by 167 votes after a recount, said she is ready for the challenge this time, because she has something to run on.
Aug. 30, 2016
Arpaio defeated former Buckeye Police Chief Dan Saban, former Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office posse leader Marsha Hill and former MCSO deputy K. Wayne Baker. As of Tuesday evening with 86 percent of precincts counted, Arpaio had captured 66 percent of the vote.
Aug. 30, 2016
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will visit Mexico’s president Wednesday in Mexico City.
Aug. 30, 2016
KJZZ is focusing on five key races including the 1st and 5th Congressional Districts, Corporation Commission, Maricopa County Recorder and U.S. Senate.
Aug. 30, 2016
For the third time in a month, Scottsdale Fire Department has had to remove snakes from residents' backyards. All three have been found around the same area of 75th Street and Osborn Road.
Aug. 30, 2016
Jose Gonzalez doesn’t wear a “Make America Great Again” hat, or have Donald Trump bumper stickers on his truck. But he's leaning toward Trump.
Aug. 30, 2016
Willis Towers Watson opened its technology hub and service center on Tuesday.The 92,000 square foot center will house customer service representatives handling insurance accounts, benefit advisors and software engineers.
Aug. 30, 2016
As floods in Baton Rouge remind us, weather and climate can have devastating impacts on our cities. To try to mitigate those effects, a group of scientists from 17 institutions around the U.S. and Latin America are trying to figure out ways to build more resilient infrastructure.
Aug. 30, 2016
Every year for the past 25 years, "The Princeton Review" has been putting out a book ranking what the company says are the country’s best colleges in a wide variety of categories – from “Great Financial Aid” to “Happiest Students” to, yes, “Party Schools.” But, one way you will not see them rank colleges is from the best to the worst.
Aug. 30, 2016
America’s opiate epidemic has been well documented, and Arizona is not immune from that. Public health officials are working on ways to combat the problem, and some of the underlying issues, as well.
Aug. 30, 2016
The governing body of the Gila River Indian Community has voted unanimously to appeal a recent court decision allowing construction of a freeway that would run through land the tribe holds sacred.
Aug. 30, 2016
The Safeguard Tribal Objects of Patrimony, or STOP Act, would increase penalties under an existing law that aims to get items back to the tribes to whom they belong.
Aug. 30, 2016
The German pilot who deliberately flew an airliner filled with passengers into a mountainside last year was trained in Arizona.
Aug. 30, 2016
Polls are open until 7 tonight, and we’ll start getting results around 8. Joining KJZZ's The Show to talk about primary-related issues is Dan Hunting, a senior policy analyst at the Morrison Institute for Public Policy at ASU.
Aug. 30, 2016
The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana like Alcohol is suing the state’s chief election official for what it calls errors in the ballot language.
Aug. 30, 2016
Every year for the past 25 years, The Princeton Review has been putting out a book ranking what the company says are the country’s best colleges in a wide variety of categories— from Great Financial Aid to Happiest Students to, yes, Party Schools.
Aug. 30, 2016

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