KJZZ News

Prescott Valley Event Center
All the tickets for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's scheduled appearance in Prescott Valley are taken.
Oct. 4, 2016
Taser
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday let stand a lower court’s ruling that said use of a Taser on a mentally-ill man who died does count as unconstitutional, excessive force.
Oct. 4, 2016
mexico 911 logo
For decades, Mexicans have had a hard time trying to report an emergency. There’s a number for the police, another one for the Red Cross — and even different numbers in different cities and states.
Oct. 4, 2016
Enrique Pena Nieto
Maria Contreras-Sweet, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, met with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and toured the floor of the country’s annual entrepreneurship convention on Monday afternoon.
Oct. 4, 2016
Joint or preroll
A new study from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention has found marijuana use by adults over the age of 55 has narrowly eclipsed that of teenagers over the past the decade
Oct. 4, 2016
Raquel Gutierrez
Raquel Gutierrez knew by the sixth grade that her father had a different job. Gustavo Gutierrez was a big charismatic man who spent days in fields all over the Valley — but he wasn’t harvesting.
Oct. 4, 2016
Regardless of who wins the election, one of the first bills to be introduced in Congress next year could be a bill to change the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Oct. 3, 2016
AeroMart flight 106 landed at 12:53 p.m., 23 minutes after its scheduled arrival.The flight marked the first time in just shy of eight years that a commercial flight from Mexico touched down in Tucson.
Oct. 3, 2016
Marco Werman
For the past two decades, Marco Werman has been the host of Public Radio International’s daily program, The World — a show heard on many public radio stations, including KJZZ.
Oct. 3, 2016
downtown phoenix
The widow of late baseball Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew could see her share of $11 million in restitution from a Phoenix businessman who broke the state’s securities laws.
Oct. 3, 2016
ASU sign
Lee Gardner, a senior reporter at the Chronicle Of Higher Education, said that may have more to do with an increase in reporting not the actual number of assaults.
Oct. 3, 2016
baby doctor
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump don’t agree on much, but both have said they support the concept of paid family leave. This marks the first time both major party nominees favor paid leave.
Oct. 3, 2016
preschool child playing
A new Arizona Auditor General report suggested the Arizona Department of Child Safety could improve several practices when permanently placing abused or neglected children in new family settings.
Oct. 3, 2016
The Black Obituary Project is a growing collection of obituaries about people who are still alive. Each author frames their obituary as though they had been shot and killed by a police officer.
Oct. 3, 2016
LGBT youth face dramatic challenges, even as tolerance generally grows in the U.S. and being open with one’s sexuality is finding more areas of encouragement. For LGBT youth of color, the difficulties can be multiplied.
Oct. 3, 2016
Arizona is the best state in the country when it comes to services for people living with intellectual and developmental disabilities, according to a new report from United Cerebral Palsy.
Oct. 3, 2016
Textbooks, school, education
Recent polling done by the Morrison Institute and The Arizona Republic indicates there may be some buyers’ remorse related to the passage of the education funding measure, Proposition 123.
Oct. 3, 2016
leaders at Law Enforcement Appreciation Luncheon
Law enforcement officials around the country are paying closer attention to how they police their communities in light of several high-profile shootings and incidents involving officers nationwide.
Oct. 3, 2016
Arizona is quietly joining a growing energy market that’s expected to eventually save customers of the state’s largest utility millions of dollars.
Oct. 3, 2016
Grand Canyon National Park North Rim
Fall brings cooler temperatures and access restrictions to Arizona’s north country and there’s a few weeks left to fully explore the North Rim of the Grand Canyon.
Oct. 3, 2016

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