KJZZ News

American students generally spend about 180 days in school each school year. But districts around the country, including those in Arizona, have been playing with the calendar a bit to change how those 180 days are spread out.
Apr. 23, 2015
There’s an average of $13 to $14 billion dollars worth of exchange between Arizona and Mexico each year. But five years ago today, that relationship took a bit of a hit when then-Governor Jan Brewer signed SB 1070 into law.
Apr. 23, 2015
JRC and Diana Welsch hosting Simpson’s Trivia Night, and Teresa Newkirk playing along, at Bragg’s Factory Diner.
Apr. 23, 2015
The Hungarian movie "White God" centers around a girl named Lili and her dog Hagen. After the city imposes a fee on mixed-breed dogs, Lili’s father sets Hagen loose on the streets — and he becomes the unlikely leader of a coup against humans. Hagen is played by two dogs that came from a trailer park in a small border town in Arizona.
Apr. 23, 2015
Gov. Doug Ducey has ordered the Department of Child Safety to allow both married same-sex parents to legally adopt a child in state care.
Apr. 23, 2015
A new report shows tourists are spending more at National Parks in Arizona. Agency analysis shows tourists spent more than $800 million in the state in 2014.
Apr. 23, 2015
While neighboring states like Nevada are seeing a 14 percent increase in food assistance program applications, Arizona has seen a decrease.
Apr. 23, 2015
KJZZ Senior Field Correspondent Stina Sieg earned a National Headliner Award for her July 2014 story “Odd Jobs: Don't Abandon That Knitting Project, Call A 'Finisher.'”
Apr. 23, 2015
Twenty-two young Native American women will compete for the Miss Indian World title this week in Albuquerque. Similar to Miss America the winner will represent all indigenous people throughout North America. But it’s not your typical pageant.
Apr. 23, 2015
Sheriff Joe Arpaio took the stand late Wednesday afternoon in the contempt of court hearing against him. He is expected to continue answering questions about how he repeatedly violated a federal judge’s orders in a long-standing racial profiling case.
Apr. 22, 2015
Carlos Slim, one of the richest people in the world, visited the Valley on Wednesday to talk about the importance of trade between Arizona and Mexico.
Apr. 22, 2015
Twenty-two young Native American women will compete for the Miss Indian World title this week in Albuquerque. Similar to Miss America, the winner will represent all indigenous people throughout North America. But it’s not your typical pageant.
Apr. 22, 2015
In August, Phoenix voters will get a chance to vote on the transit tax Wednesday afternoon.
Apr. 22, 2015
Valley Metro’s Rail Operations and Maintenance Center is being powered with energy from the sun, as of today.
Apr. 22, 2015
In 1994, singer-songwriter Lisa Loeb became popular and famous with the tune “Stay,” from the movie "Reality Bites."
Apr. 22, 2015
We invited Micah Nickolaisen in to talk about what it's like for him to leave a faith that has been such a defining part of his life and identity.
Apr. 22, 2015
Arizona Medicaid recipients want to be added as defendants to the Legislature’s lawsuit about the program.
Apr. 22, 2015
When the Valley's housing market was in deep trouble and full of foreclosures and short sales, investors were heavily involved in taking advantage of the depressed prices.
Apr. 22, 2015
Ray Rice’s arrest for domestic violence received some of the biggest headlines, but arrests of professional athletes aren’t necessarily rare.
Apr. 22, 2015
We talked rideshare regulations and renewed efforts to create an open primary system in Arizona with Jeremy Duda of the Arizona Capitol Times.
Apr. 22, 2015

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