KJZZ News

Martha McSally
Republican congresswoman Martha McSally, after months of criticism for not speaking directly with voters, finally held a town hall with constituents Thursday night.
Feb. 24, 2017
From Super Bowls to College National Championships, Arizona has hosted several mega football events. Next month, the Valley will tackle basketball when it hosts its first NCAA Men’s Final Four. While attracting new events is important to the tourism industry, legacy attractions remain just as relevant.
Feb. 24, 2017
Sheriff Paul Penzone
Sheriff Paul Penzone is asking the Federal government to weigh in on what he says is an unconstitutional mandate.
Feb. 24, 2017
The city of Surprise adopted a policy in 2009 to allow more signage to advertise small businesses in the West Valley. Council members voted this week to get those signs off the sidewalk.
Feb. 24, 2017
After suffering through a six-year drought, scientists say it appears Arizona is nearly flush with water. SRP hydrologist Stephen Flora says snow in the higher elevations has mostly melted — straight into our state reservoirs.
Feb. 24, 2017
playground swing
Arizona’s public schools are at the half-way point to approving a mandatory recess bill. The House proposal would require schools offer at least 50 minutes of recess throughout a regular day of school for children in first through fifth grades.
Feb. 23, 2017
Border Fence
The economic factors of immigration have been studied. But researchers are now looking at the human cost of immigration policy on undocumented immigrants and their families.
Feb. 23, 2017
business people
Does getting an MBA, a Master in Business Administration, ensure your career will succeed? The University of Arizona’s business school is answering that question by tailoring programs to working adults in Phoenix.
Feb. 23, 2017
players fighting
Listen to the sounds of Richard Marsden practicing some historical forms of martial arts with the Phoenix Society of Historical Swordsmanship.
Feb. 23, 2017
The 89th-annual Academy Awards are coming up this Sunday, and people will be watching for the winners, the fashion and, of course, the politics.
Feb. 23, 2017
Military vehicles
The U.S. has been fighting in Iraq since the original invasion of the country in 2003. One of the more successful periods of fighting there — though this doesn’t have universal agreement — was when the U.S. implemented what became known as the surge in 2007. Douglas Ollivant was an architect of that plan.
Feb. 23, 2017
 Maria Harper-Marinick
New Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was one of the more controversial Cabinet nominees by President Trump. We talked about DeVos and her potential impact on community colleges with Chancellor Maria Harper-Marinick of the Maricopa County Community College District.
Feb. 23, 2017
Maricopa County Sheriff's Office
The way we deal with immigrant detention has changed rapidly at the national and local level. KJZZ’s Jimmy Jenkins has been following the interaction between the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office and Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Feb. 23, 2017
On a party-line vote of 17-13, the state Senate has approved legislation that would expand Arizona’s racketeering laws to include rioting. We spoke with Republican Sen. John Kavanagh, a supporter of the legislation, and Democratic Sen. Katie Hobbs, who is opposed.
Feb. 23, 2017
resting in the shade
It’s been hot Down Under — like, record-setting hot. Australia’s seen a heat wave that caused temperatures and wildfire concerns to rise. To talk about some of those similarities between Arizona and Australia's desert areas is Dave White, a Fellow at the Global Security Initiative at ASU.
Feb. 23, 2017
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About 800,000 people suffer strokes every year in the U.S. Most of them are caused by a clot blocking a vessel, which cuts off pathways for blood to get to the brain.
Feb. 23, 2017
Planet Nine
The public can now join the hunt for the elusive Planet Nine, a massive planet astronomers believe might be hidden beyond Neptune.
Feb. 23, 2017
Now that Scott Pruitt is the head of the EPA, we wanted to find out what an Arizona environmentalist thinks some of the top issues might be. Pat Graham is the Arizona state director for the Nature Conservancy.
Feb. 23, 2017
When Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates announced the Bureau of Prisons would phase out the use of private detention facilities in August 2016, it reflected a change in the Obama administration. On Thursday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions changed course, saying the previous directive from Yates “impaired the bureau’s ability to meet the future needs of the federal corrections system.”
Feb. 23, 2017
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Student-athletes are often among the most recognized people on college campuses — especially at those schools with big-time sports. A University of Arizona researcher wanted to measure how allied some college athletes are with the LGBT community.
Feb. 23, 2017

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