KJZZ News

Arizona Treasurer Jeff DeWit
In light of a scandal involving fraudulent accounts, Arizona’s treasurer believes the state does not need to divest itself from Wells Fargo Bank.
Oct. 6, 2016
Indigenous Peoples' Day design
Phoenix is now the largest city in the United States to officially recognize Indigenous Peoples' Day.
Oct. 6, 2016
Representatives for Valley Metro
Three Phoenix city councilmen were unsuccessful in their push to stop a settlement between Valley Metro and its former CEO.
Oct. 6, 2016
Peregrine Falcon
Have you ever seen a strange critter crawling across the floor you couldn’t identify? The Arizona Science Desk wants to help you get answers!
Oct. 6, 2016
Fossil Creek
The U.S. Forest Service has purchased the last parcel of private land along Fossil Creek in central Arizona. It’s one of only two rivers in the state with the National Wild and Scenic River designation. The purchase means the Forest Service can now manage the entire river corridor.
Oct. 6, 2016
Maricopa County Board of Supervisors
Nearby property owners are up in arms over the prospect of a firing range in their backyard and say the weapons testing site is decreasing their property value.
Oct. 5, 2016
block 23 map
By a 7-2 vote, council members approved up to $18.3 million of financial support to bring a Fry’s grocery store downtown. The deal with RED Development calls for Fry’s to anchor the intersection of First and Jefferson Streets.
Oct. 5, 2016
Top leaders with the Department of Veterans Affairs met with members of congress, VA employees and other stakeholders in Phoenix Wednesday.
Oct. 5, 2016
Crossing the Horizon book cover
Writer and humorist Laurie Notaro's newest book is historical fiction, and focuses on three women who wanted to be the first to pilot a plane across the Atlantic.
Oct. 5, 2016
Border Fence
Journalist Devin Browne focuses on a different, less emphasized part, of the immigration debate with her first film "Hotel Arizona." That focus is on the migration economy.
Oct. 5, 2016
Doug Ducey
Gov. Doug Ducey is currently on what’s being called an economic development mission in Canada. He’s scheduled to meet with that nation’s leaders in the mining and aerospace industries.
Oct. 5, 2016
Marijuana
Will Proposition 205 help put money into Arizona’s underfunded public schools or will it make marijuana easier to access for kids and lead to greater addiction? We learned more about it from Ray Stern of Phoenix New Times.
Oct. 5, 2016
It’s so crowded around restaurants at Phoenix Sky Harbor’s busiest terminal that the airport is now working with the businesses to improve customer service. Inside Terminal 4, airport leaders want to add four small spaces at the beginning of the concourse where passengers could buy drinks and pre-packaged foods.
Oct. 5, 2016
People gather outside Donald Trump's rally
KJZZ's Here and Now spoke with analysts Chris Herstam and Shane Wikfors about Trump’s message and whether his frequent trips to the state mean that the presidential election is expected to be very close.
Oct. 5, 2016
Rain on a window
Now that the monsoon season is over, how did Arizona do? The answer, as usual, depends on where you live.
Oct. 5, 2016
Mannys Rodriguez
Two immigrant neighborhoods along the U.S./Mexico border and a strip of post World War II architecture in Tucson are highlighted in a 2016 list of endangered historic places released Wednesday by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Oct. 5, 2016
Majerle Lister
Majerle Lister is a young Navajo voter who has lived on and off the reservation. There are 22 federally recognized tribes in Arizona including the largest in the country — the Navajo.
Oct. 5, 2016
Phoenix VA hospital.
A Veterans Affairs Inspector General report released Tuesday said veterans are still dying while awaiting care at the Phoenix VA Health Care System.
Oct. 5, 2016
Lake Powell
Economists have criticized a proposal to pipe Colorado River water 140 miles from Lake Powell to southern Utah. They say the preliminary financial plan has fatal flaws.
Oct. 5, 2016
ocelot in the Huachuca Mountains
Two environmental groups are asking a judge to block a federal agency from trapping and removing predators from certain areas of Arizona. They’re worried about the endangered ocelot.
Oct. 5, 2016

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