KJZZ News

Eric Eilertsen
A Phoenix-based organization that matches retirees with non-profits looking for talent has a new CEO.
Nov. 8, 2016
Phone
Some voter-advocacy organizations run their own, and states also have hotlines. KJZZ dialed a few numbers to see what kinds of calls they’re getting.
Nov. 8, 2016
Arizona Corporation Commission debate
One of Arizona’s tightest races this year has been for three spots on the state’s public utilities commission.
Nov. 8, 2016
uber
Between 2012 and 2014, the Phoenix area saw 21 percent growth in payroll jobs in ground transportation industries, like taxis.
Nov. 8, 2016
E-Pollbook
Glitches with the electronic tablets poll workers use to check in voters caused lines at various polling places throughout Maricopa County on Election Day morning. By late morning, election officials said sites that had seen morning lines were running smoothly again after problematic e-pollbooks were swapped out.
Nov. 8, 2016
mail-in ballots put through a counting machine
The Maricopa County Recorder's Office counted roughly 831,000 mail in ballots before stopping the tally to focus on live returns.
Nov. 8, 2016
strawberries
Frozen strawberries are being recalled nationwide for being contaminated with hepatitis A.
Nov. 8, 2016
Amber Alert logo
One of the four corner states has volunteered to issue Amber Alerts for the Navajo Nation. In the event an abduction of a child on the Navajo Nation, the state of New Mexico would notify both Arizona and Utah if the nation issues an Amber Alert.
Nov. 8, 2016
Virginia Sanchez
Arizona voters have turned out in record numbers this year, but some last-minute voters still aren’t sure what they want from this presidential election. Both candidates have left a bad taste for some Valley voters.
Nov. 8, 2016
Arizon Gov. Doug Ducey
Gov. Doug Ducey has a vested interest in seeing Arizona stay red today, perhaps most of all in the state Senate.
Nov. 8, 2016
Santa Cruz River
A dry riverbed that winds through downtown Tucson might flow with water once more.
Nov. 8, 2016
Buckeye Mayor
Buckeye residents with bills showing extraordinarily high water usage will not be charged late fees or have their water turned off while their case is reviewed, Mayor Jackie Meck confirmed Monday.
Nov. 8, 2016
Franklin Police Fire High School
Franklin Police and Fire High School is a public school, but there are only around 300 students here, all of whom had to apply to get in. In junior year, students join either the fire or law enforcement track, where on top of the typical high school curriculum, they train to become firemen or police officers.
Nov. 8, 2016
Hickman's Family Farms built a facility with four million chicken in 2014 and locals say it has ruined the air quality.
Nov. 8, 2016
early ballot for Maricopa County
Voters with early ballots can drop them off at any polling place on Election Day and do not need to wait in line. Election officials must receive all early ballots by 7 p.m. on Tuesday.
Nov. 8, 2016
police
Since the Phoenix Police Department resumed hiring in March 2015, it has increased the numbers of women, minorities and veterans. Nearly 30 percent of new hires identified as Hispanic, 12 percent more than current sworn officers.
Nov. 7, 2016
The 40-mile project would bridge the gap between the US 60 and the I-10. An environmental review study has been on hold for more than a year because the state couldn’t provide the required funding.
Nov. 7, 2016
Coach Josh Brittain
At Tempe Prep, they know they don’t need a perfect athlete. Tempe Preparatory Academy head football coach Josh Brittain is a commanding presence on the field.
Nov. 7, 2016
Arizona Center
When the Arizona Center was built in downtown Phoenix near Third and Van Buren streets in 1990, it was a big deal. The center featured retail spaces, restaurants, a movie theater and office spaces. Nothing like it had been built in downtown Phoenix before.
Nov. 7, 2016
Colorado River Basin
It’s a critical time for the drought-stricken Colorado River, and researchers want to make sure the next president does not abandon key efforts to keep it flowing.
Nov. 7, 2016

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