KJZZ News

Phoenixs Creative Environment
The debate over what Phoenix should be and whether it is welcoming enough to the creative class seems to be heating up lately.
Oct. 16, 2013
Phoenix Council To Vote On Opening Mexico Office
City leaders in Phoenix are trying to follow the example of their neighbors in the Southwest that have successfully established a business presence across the border.
Oct. 16, 2013
Perspective On Food Tax
The city of Phoenix’s two percent food tax was implemented in 2010 when the economy was still in a deep hole.
Oct. 16, 2013
Studying Wolves
When you think of wolves, you probably think of pack animals that are predatory and have a tiny bit in common with the dog that is sleeping right now on your living room couch. With Halloween approaching, you might even picture werewolves.
Oct. 16, 2013
Cameras In The Courtroom
To film or not to film. Cameras in the courtroom have been a controversial subject.
Oct. 16, 2013
Great Arizona Shakeout Raises Awareness
Arizona is not a place widely known for earthquakes, even though they are quite common in some of our neighbor states, including California and Nevada.
Oct. 16, 2013
State To Keep Grand Canyon Open
Even as the U.S. Senate moves toward a deal to re-open the federal government the state of Arizona has announced it will keep the Grand Canyon open for an additional nine days.
Oct. 16, 2013
Temporary Highway On Navajo Nation Completed
The Department of Transportation says it has completed the bypass on the Navajo Nation, near Page, after US 89 was damaged by a landslide.
Oct. 16, 2013
Navajo Nation To Vote On Coal-Related Energy Bills
The Navajo Nation Council is scheduled to vote on two coal-related energy bills on Wednesday.
Oct. 16, 2013
Roadblocks Removed For Marijuana Dispensary
A medical marijuana dispensary could be about to open in Sun City.
Oct. 16, 2013
Ruling Restores Lower Campaign Contribution Limits
The Arizona Court of Appeals on Tuesday blocked candidates from taking the sharply higher campaign contributions approved earlier this year by the Republican-controlled Legislature.
Oct. 16, 2013
Wood Burning Ban
A doctor’s group in Utah is pushing for a complete ban on wood-burning in urban areas, saying wood smoke is more toxic than cigarette smoke.
Oct. 16, 2013
Female Mormon Missionaries
For many young Mormons, going on a mission is a rite of passage, but most missionaries have traditionally been men. Now, that is changing. Last October, the church lowered its minimum age for female missionaries from 21 years old to 19 years old. The response was instant and enthusiastic.
Oct. 16, 2013
Phoenix Food Tax
Grocery bills in Phoenix may decrease next year. That is if the Phoenix City Council votes Wednesday to cut the food tax in half to 1 percent starting January 2014.
Oct. 16, 2013
Family Members Arrested
Members of an Arizona family with ties to white supremacist groups were arrested Monday on firearm charges. Authorities seized weapons and thousands of rounds of ammunition.
Oct. 15, 2013
Arizona Lawmakers Work On Survivor Benefit Bill
Arizona state lawmakers are working on legislation that would pay survivor benefits to the families of the 13 part-time firefighters who died in Yarnell Hill Fire back in June.
Oct. 15, 2013
Jumbo Loan Market
The market for luxury home loans is waking up. Banks had been wary of lending big money as the market recovered from an historic recession, but now they have started loosening the purse strings.
Oct. 15, 2013
Yarnell Water And Fire Struggle
An Arizona House committee met Tuesday to learn about the benefits paid to survivors of the Granite Mountain Hotshots. It also heard about the difficult recovery facing the town of Yarnell.
Oct. 15, 2013
Judge Rules Against Maricopa County In Medical Marijuana Case
A judge has overturned Maricopa County's zoning ordinance which restricts where medical marijuana dispensaries can be located.
Oct. 15, 2013
Customers Who Received Contaminated Gas Encouraged To Call Western Refining
Western Refining is looking for people whose vehicles may have been damaged by a problem at its refinery in northwestern New Mexico.
Oct. 15, 2013

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