KJZZ News

Ann Kirkpatrick and John McCain
The survey done this past week for NBC and the Wall Street Journal by the Marist College Institute for Public Opinion shows the five-term incumbent Republican with a 57-38 percent lead over his challenger.
Sep. 13, 2016
Arizona Supreme Court building
The Arizona Supreme Court has ruled that leaving your cellphone unattended in a home where you’ve been a guest does not give police the right to search it.
Sep. 13, 2016
Air Force officials say if the shortage isn't addressed soon, in 18 months there won't be enough fighter pilots to fill combat front-line squadrons. Arizona's Luke Air Force Base has been tapped to help solve the fighter pilot problem.
Sep. 13, 2016
GESD parent meeting
About 3,000 students in the Glendale Elementary School District will attend half-days while crews repair buildings on two campuses.
Sep. 12, 2016
Arizona’s grocery stores are at a three-year high for the amount of food sent to grocers, according to the latest numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau, which show $7 billion in foods shipped to stores in 2014. That’s up from $6.3 billion in both 2013 and 2012.
Sep. 12, 2016
Ashlynne Mike
The Navajo Nation has long opposed capital punishment. The mother of a murdered 11-year-old girl is asking the tribe to change its stance.
Sep. 12, 2016
Hillcrest Academy, a K-8 school, had almost 200 students enrolled when it closed. In their monthly meeting Monday, board members unanimously approved an intent to revoke Hillcrest Academy’s charter.
Sep. 12, 2016
skimmer map
The number of credit card skimmers discovered at gas station pumps around the state is still rising. The state has found 61 skimmer devices this year, almost half in the last month alone.
Sep. 12, 2016
polling place in Papago Park
The Democratic National Committee settled with the state in regard to the number of polling locations, but two other areas remain to be resolved.
Sep. 12, 2016
Did you ever play with dolls or action figures as a kid and did you ever create little friendships or relationships between them in your imagination? Meet a man who hasn't grown out of that habit.
Sep. 12, 2016
At the annual Arizona Farmer+Chef Connection conference, nonprofit advocacy group Local First Arizona connects our state’s food producers with suppliers. “We actually started our business at Arizona Farmer+Chef Connection,” said Emma Zimmerman, business manager of Hayden Flour Mills in Queen Creek.
Sep. 12, 2016
In Tempe, the Graffiti Abatement program works to keep neighborhoods and streets free of graffiti and unlicensed posters and stickers. Today, we step into a day-on-the-job cleaning up graffiti with Phillip Chandler.
Sep. 12, 2016
pew research
The Pew Research Center shows that expansion was only 2.8 percent a year from 2007 to 2014—down from 4.4 percent in the seven years before that.
Sep. 12, 2016
The concept of early voting has been embraced by 37 states, including Arizona. By most accounts, it’s been a success—at least to the extent that it increases scheduling flexibility for people who really want to make sure they vote.
Sep. 12, 2016
There have been 30 travel related Zika cases in Arizona. Most of those have been recorded in Maricopa County and diagnosed in the month of August.
Sep. 12, 2016
Saguaros in the Kofa National Wildlife Refuge
A Canadian scientist is exploring the link between historical volcanic activity and the saguaro cactus population of Kofa National Wildlife Refuge near Yuma.
Sep. 12, 2016
Dr. Joseph Sirven
Sometimes a note is all you need to make a medical diagnosis of Alzheimer’s. Dr. Joseph Sirven, explains.
Sep. 12, 2016
A fashion design business incubator will set up shop in downtown Tempe in October. “The point for us is to make this affordable for emerging designers because our goal, our mission is to scaffold the industry here to support these emerging designers,” said co-founder Angela Johnson.
Sep. 12, 2016
Open sign business
Forty may be the new 30, but 50 is the new entrepreneur. At least, according to the latest report by a market research company, which also says the face of the American entrepreneur is increasingly female and racially diverse.
Sep. 12, 2016
ITT tech welcome note on Twitter
In response to the recent closures of ITT Tech campuses in the Valley, the Maricopa Community Colleges is stepping in to help students who may be displaced.
Sep. 12, 2016

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