KJZZ News

Textbooks, school, education
School districts on average spend $12,000 on each student each year across the country.
Apr. 19, 2016
grocery cart
There are a number of food deserts in and around Maricopa County - areas in which residents have little-to-no access to healthy food.
Apr. 19, 2016
help wanted sign jobs employment
Across the U.S. there are generally more jobs right now than people looking for work.
Apr. 19, 2016
Phoenix Suns
Phoenix's mayor is calling on a public-private partnership to keep the Phoenix Suns downtown.
Apr. 19, 2016
Leslie Allen Merritt Jr.
There may be mounting evidence in favor of the suspect who says he was not the trigger man in a handful of shootings along Interstate 10 that rocked the Valley last year.
Apr. 19, 2016
Bob Boilen
If we’re lucky, every so often a song comes around that completely changes us.
Apr. 19, 2016
line of voters
A KJZZ analysis found that even more independents tried to vote in 2008’s presidential preference election — the year officials used as a model to predict turnout.
Apr. 19, 2016
asu cookbook
There’s a reason we say “easy as pie” and not “easy as roasted kohlrabi.” Some produce is just puzzling to prepare, but a new cookbook tries to sweeten you up to the idea.
Apr. 19, 2016
The permit would allow Hickman’s to install emergency generators and a boiler at their confined animal feeding operation a few miles west of Buckeye.
Apr. 19, 2016
tempe horse
The Tempe Police Department took name submissions for its newest mounted unit horse and has narrowed them down to three options.
Apr. 19, 2016
A group of parents and public education advocates in support of education funding measure Proposition 123 say the push to improve schools needs to continue beyond next month’s election. To do that, they’ve launched a new sister initiative called "Prop 123 Go."
Apr. 19, 2016
graduation
New research shows teenagers are less likely to become parents before the age of 18 if they have strong family and community ties.
Apr. 19, 2016
Leslie Allen Merritt Jr.
It was a major victory for defense lawyers for Merritt as they insist ballistic tests cast doubt on the claim by authorities that he was behind four of the freeway shootings.
Apr. 19, 2016
A provision tucked into an unrelated election bill Monday would require Maricopa County to have at least one polling place for every 1,700 eligible voters.
Apr. 19, 2016
U.S. Supreme Court
The case to be heard Tuesday marks a test for federal efforts to combat domestic violence in Indian Country, where Congress has begun broadening tribes' authority to prosecute cases.
Apr. 19, 2016
Current Arizona law allows candidates to post their campaign signs 45 days before an election. The Senate gave preliminary approval Monday to a measure extending that period to 86 days.
Apr. 19, 2016
Arizona Capitol building
The proposal would try and stop the government from indefinitely detaining or executing Arizona residents except for when it's authorized under state or federal law.
Apr. 19, 2016
Mel Begay, a Navajo Nation lawmaker
The tribe's election office declared a vacancy Friday for the legislative seat held by Mel Begay.
Apr. 19, 2016
Mark Brnovich
The attorney general's office is arguing state law doesn't allow the March 22 election results to be contested.
Apr. 19, 2016
In the tiny community of Birdsprings, Arizona, there’s a Navajo mother who wants to bring her baby girl home. But she can’t. Her daughter is hooked up to a machine in Phoenix. She needs a small intestine transplant. But the doctors say she can’t have one because her family doesn’t have running water.
Apr. 19, 2016

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