KJZZ News

Hundreds Of Thousands Of Maricopa County Residents Vote Early In Primary
The Maricopa County Elections Department is at work counting the early ballots received for Tuesday's primary. They're also getting ready for in-person voting tomorrow, even though not many people are expected to show up.
Aug. 25, 2014
Dispute Over Voter Identification Rights To Be Considered By Federal Court
A federal appeals court in Denver is considering whether Arizona and Kansas can force federal officials to change a national voter registration form to help them impose their proof-of-citizenship requirements.
Aug. 25, 2014
More Rain Expected For The Valley
Storms could be moving into the Valley again this evening.
Aug. 25, 2014
McCain Comments On Islamic State
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey said he continues to believe Islamic State militants represent more of a regional than an international threat.
Aug. 25, 2014
Climate Change Affecting Increase Of Insects And Pests In Arizona
Climate change is adversely affecting the outdoor experience in states like Arizona, according to a new report.
Aug. 25, 2014
DPS To Handle Investigation Of Phoenix Woman Shot By Police
The criminal investigation into the death of a mentally ill Phoenix woman who was shot to death by a police officer when she advanced on him with a claw hammer, will now be handled by the Department of Public Safety.
Aug. 25, 2014
Admission Free At National Parks On Monday
The National Park Service is 98 years old Monday, and it's celebrating by letting the public into all its parks and monuments for free.
Aug. 25, 2014
City Reviews Parking Shortage At Popular Phoenix Mountain Preserves
The Phoenix Parks and Recreation Board is reviewing ways to handle a shortage of parking spaces at popular mountain preserves.
Aug. 25, 2014
County Will Need More Courtrooms For Projected Population Growth
Maricopa County will continue to be one of the fastest-growing counties in the country and that means it will need more courtrooms.
Aug. 25, 2014
State
The University of Arizona is set to open the state’s first public veterinary school next fall.
Aug. 25, 2014
Early Ballot Counting Begins In Arizona Counties
Counties across the state have started counting their early ballots ahead of next Tuesday’s primary election.
Aug. 22, 2014
ASU To Form Sexual Violence Task Force
Arizona State University announced Friday that it will form a task force to address sexual violence among students.
Aug. 22, 2014
Peoria Primary Election For Mesquite District City Council Seat Stopped
A federal Judge ordered the election of the Mesquite District seat in the Peoria City Council primary to be stopped.
Aug. 22, 2014
44th & Camelback Is New Restaurant
It’s time to head out to another hot corner — a part of the Valley with a lot going on.
Aug. 22, 2014
National Park Service Birthday Means Free Entry To Parks Across The Country
On Monday, the National Park Service turns 98 years old, almost as old as Arizona. In celebration of its birthday, they’re offering you a present. You can get free entry to select parks all over the country.
Aug. 22, 2014
GM Opens IT Innovation Center In Chandler
General Motors opened its Information Technology Innovation center in Chandler on Friday. The 170,000-square-foot facility is the company’s fourth in the United States.
Aug. 22, 2014
Rattlers And Mercury To Play For Championships
It’s kind of a weird time, sports-wise. Baseball pennant races are starting to heat up, although the Diamondbacks are clearly not involved. The NFL pre-season is underway, it’ll be a few weeks until the games actually mean something. But here in the Valley, this is a big sporting weekend.
Aug. 22, 2014
Arizona Highways Photo Contest Winner Has Won Before
For the past six years, Arizona Highways Magazine has put on a photo contest. This year’s winner, 23-year old Chikku Baiju of Chandler is actually pretty familiar with the contest - he won it in 2009-2010.
Aug. 22, 2014
Ferguson Sparks Discussion Of Police Weapon Use
The unrest in Ferguson, Mo., following the shooting death of unarmed African-American teenager Michael Brown, is sparking many discussions. One of them is about the kind of equipment law enforcement agencies have, and use.
Aug. 22, 2014
Effects Of Flooding In Rural Areas
This has been a rainy week in the Valley. But some of the areas that experienced flooding were outside the metro area where there’s less infrastructure.
Aug. 22, 2014

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