KJZZ News

Dr. Joseph Sirven: Happiness Can Be Skin Deep
Acne is often dismissed as a rite of passage during adolescence. However, with the ever-rising increase in depression and anxiety in teens and young adults as well as the escalating number of cuttings and suicides, these studies are a major wake up call for all of us.
May. 7, 2018
Legislature Left $56M In Child Care Funding On The Table
Federal funding for child care and development block grants received a big boost back in March — a $2.4 billion increase to be exact. Arizona’s share is $56 million, but that money was not included in the state’s new budget.
May. 7, 2018
Tucson Mayor: Budget May Take Away Raises For Some Teachers
One of the issues that got a lot of attention as the session was winding down was to shift the cost of school desegregation funding from the state to counties.
May. 7, 2018
What Arizona Legislature Did And Did Not Accomplish This Year
Shortly after midnight on Friday morning, Arizona lawmakers adjourned their 2018 session. The session started with discussion of the #MeToo movement, and was dominated at the end by #RedForEd.
May. 7, 2018
AZ Superintendent Says Education Should Count On Economy
Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas is discouraging Arizona's teacher movement from pushing forward with a statewide ballot initiative aimed at stabilizing school funding.
May. 7, 2018
AG Jeff Sessions Speaks At Conference In Scottsdale
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke at the Association of State Criminal Investigative Agencies 2018 Spring Conference at McCormick Ranch in Scottsdale.
May. 7, 2018
The Toughest Job In The Rodeo Arena Is Being A Bullfighter In Face Paint
We are in the middle of rodeo season right now. Last week, the Grand Canyon Professional Rodeo Association held a series of competitions at the Tucson Rodeo Grounds.
May. 7, 2018
Phoenix Being Sued Over Downtown Arena Negotiations
A Phoenix resident who owns property downtown is suing the city for not releasing records involving the home of the Phoenix Suns.
May. 7, 2018
MCCCD Announces Public Hearing On Property Tax Increases
The Maricopa County Community College District is holding a public hearing on property tax increases within the district.
May. 7, 2018
Phoenix Library Almost Ready To Reopen After Flood Damage
In a report to council members, City Manager Ed Zuercher said Phoenix has spent $8.7 million of the $9 million the city has received in insurance funds and $2.1 million of library reserve funds to cover restoration work and upgrades at Burton Barr Central Library.
May. 7, 2018
Suspected Neo-Nazi To Go On Trial For Murder
An Arizona man who authorities say is a neo-Nazi is going to trial in a little-known murder case. He’s accused of killing a white woman because she was dating a black man.
May. 6, 2018
Public Meeting On Potential Chase Field Settlement Set For Monday
A long-running feud between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Maricopa County Stadium District over who should pay for work on Chase Field may soon come to an end — and district officials want to hear what the public thinks.
May. 6, 2018
Colorado River Indian Tribes Recall 2 Councilmembers
The Colorado River Indian Tribes released the results of last weekend's recall. Members voted to recall two members of the Tribal Council, including chairman Dennis Patch.
May. 5, 2018
Rio Salado VP Resigns After Investigation Into Sexual Misconduct
One woman KJZZ spoke to whose claims in the report were also substantiated and asked to remain anonymous says the months-long investigation was “emotional hell.”
May. 4, 2018
Legislature Ends Session Without Progress On Water
The Arizona Legislature left the state Capitol this session without passing any major water legislation. That’s a problem, experts say, when both groundwater pumping and Colorado River policy need attention.
May. 4, 2018
UA Cancer Center Expands Bioinformatics Collaboration
One researcher at the University of Arizona is using the science of bioinformatics to better treat cancer patients.
May. 4, 2018
Trump Administration Ending Temporary Protection Status for Hondurans
The Trump administration said it’s ending special immigration protections for over 50,000 Hondurans in the United States.
May. 4, 2018
Federal Judge Denies Motion To Disqualify Himself From Prison Health Care Settlement
Magistrate Judge David Duncan called the motion a “meritless distraction.”
May. 4, 2018
Grateful Teachers, Excited Kids Return To Arizona Classrooms
Hundreds of Valley teachers welcomed their students back into the classroom Friday after a week of closures when educators across the state walked out to demand the legislature restore education funding to pre-recession levels.
May. 4, 2018
Superman Celebrates 80 Years
Most 80-year-olds have some aches and pains and definitely wouldn’t be able to fly or save the world. But Superman isn’t your typical octogenarian. So when you look up in the sky, you just may see him up there — along with the birds and the planes.
May. 4, 2018

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