KJZZ News

Tyler Kost
Tyler Kost, who was once accused of sexually assaulting several classmates at Post Butte High School has reached a plea deal with prosecutors.
Jan. 9, 2017
sports car
The North American International Auto Show, or NAIAS, is the largest auto event in the country, and it’s a preview of what’s to come in the auto industry. This is the first year technology and innovation are the focus. But while ride-sharing and smart-technology may be the future, it seems a long way away for the Valley.
Jan. 8, 2017
Paul Penzone
After a 24-year run as sheriff, Joe Arpaio’s name can still be seen all over Maricopa County. But new sheriff Paul Penzone is changing that.
Jan. 8, 2017
Cubs fans
Spring training tickets went on sale across the Valley Saturday morning. And at Sloan Park in Mesa, baseball fans got in line at least eight hours before the ticket office opened.
Jan. 7, 2017
Arizona’s business community wants to change the way some propositions make it to the ballot box. During the Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s legislative forecast luncheon on Friday, leaders promised to work with the governor and lawmakers to alter the initiative process.
Jan. 7, 2017
Amazon Echo
This year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas brought another bumper crop of tech for geeks and gearheads alike.
Jan. 6, 2017
Cash-strapped Mohave County has to come up with millions to pay for road maintenance and more sheriff’s deputies, and officials say they have to do it soon.
Jan. 6, 2017
Officials are fielding hundreds of questions from local businesses on who is exempt (almost no one) and what it means for their employees.
Jan. 6, 2017
EPA mine
In the summer of 2015, a massive spill from an abandoned mine contaminated rivers in three Western states.
Jan. 6, 2017
Grand Canyon National Park
President Obama decided Friday not to grant monument status to a large parcel of land adjacent to Grand Canyon National Park, a move that would have made permanent the administration’s temporary ban on uranium mining.
Jan. 6, 2017
Phoenix Herpetological Society
Arizona law generally prohibits taking, possessing, buying or selling wildlife, except in certain circumstances. But, that doesn’t stop poachers from capturing and selling reptiles and other exotic animals.
Jan. 6, 2017
Sky Harbor
TSA has put up notices informing travelers about the need to comply with the REAL ID Act by 2018. But in Arizona, driver’s licenses and IDs are supposed to be valid until 2020. To help figure it out, we spoke with Charlie Leocha. He’s chairman and founder of Travelers United.
Jan. 6, 2017
Kimber Lanning
We spoke with Kimber Lanning, founder and executive director of Local First Arizona, an organization that supports and promotes local businesses.
Jan. 6, 2017
voters lined up
The Voters Rights Summit at ASU West on Saturday, Jan. 7 will bring in voters, advocates and elected officials to brainstorm ways in which things could change.
Jan. 6, 2017
Painting
Music therapy is considered to be a method of dealing with Alzheimer’s, without truly treating or curing it. And there’s more work being done in the area of art therapy.
Jan. 6, 2017
apartment building
If you’ve driven through just about any city center in the Valley lately, you’ve probably heard the construction buzzing. So, how did Arizona’s real estate markets fare overall in 2016?
Jan. 6, 2017
The annual National Council of Legislators from Gaming States conference started in Scottsdale today. We talked about current gaming issues with Joseph Weinert, executive vice president of Spectrum Gaming Group, the organizer behind the conference.
Jan. 6, 2017
A new Phoenix-based think tank officially launched Thursday. The Arizona Center for Economic Progress is a project of Children’s Action Alliance.
Jan. 6, 2017
Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan
State lawmakers return to the Capitol on Monday, to open their 2017 legislative session. And, one of the issues they may take up, as they did last year, is election law.
Jan. 6, 2017
Some Sedona residents are fighting to protect the land surrounding the town where they live. They submitted a proposal to designate the area a national monument.
Jan. 6, 2017

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