KJZZ News

City Of Phoenix And Maricopa County Services Combine
The city of Phoenix and Maricopa County are kicking off a new service on Monday.
Jan. 31, 2014
Chandler And Gilbert Consider Joint Jail
Gilbert and Chandler police may soon be sharing a jail. The partnership would save the departments money and save officers time.
Jan. 31, 2014
Narco Traffickers Slash Protected Rainforests
Scientists working in Central America have discovered an unexpected consequence of the drug war: deforestation.
Jan. 31, 2014
CPS Systemic Failures
Systemic failures, that’s what an investigation of Arizona’s Child Protective Services Agency found. The final report on CPS was released Friday by the independent commission looking at the agencies problems.
Jan. 31, 2014
Texas Board Of Education To Consider Mexican-American Studies
The Texas State Board of Education might consider adding Mexican-American studies as a course option.
Jan. 31, 2014
Navajo Tribal Council Approves Junk Food Tax
Junk food might be getting more expensive across the Navajo Nation. The Tribal Council has approved an additional 2 percent tax on unhealthy snacks.
Jan. 31, 2014
Immersive Theater Finds Footing
The set-up of a traditional play is age-old, actors perform, and you watch. But with immersive theater, those roles are not so defined.
Jan. 31, 2014
Short Documentary Oscar Nominees Debut
This year’s Oscar nominees for short documentary debuted on Friday at the Harkins Valley Art in Tempe.
Jan. 31, 2014
New Roosevelt Row Project Worries Some
This week, the Phoenix City Council approved a new project for the area of downtown known as Roosevelt Row.
Jan. 31, 2014
Chandler Hockey Player Heads To Sochi
The U.S. Women’s Hockey Team plays its first game of the Olympics a week from Saturday against Finland.
Jan. 31, 2014
U of A Medical Surgeon Works To Speed Up Organ Transplantation Process
What if patients who needed new organs did not have to wait for their turn to come up on the organ donation list? Researchers are working to make that a reality.
Jan. 31, 2014
Arizona Federal Judicial Nominees Represent Diversity
Six nominees to the federal bench in Arizona had their long-awaited confirmation hearings this week.
Jan. 31, 2014
Phoenix Open Impacts Local Businesses
The Phoenix Open is in its second round on Friday, with more events this weekend. The annual event draws in hundreds of thousands of visitors each year, making North Scottsdale a high-traffic mess for the weekend
Jan. 31, 2014
Threatened Places: Duppa-Montgomery Homestead
If you want to go really old-school in Phoenix, there is one place you have got to go.
Jan. 31, 2014
Arizona Is A Model For National Voting Reforms
This is an election year, and elections themselves have been a big issue, both in Arizona, with the controversial law approved last year which lawmakers are now working to repeal and nationally, with the Supreme Court ruling invalidating parts of the Voting Rights Act.
Jan. 31, 2014
Did You Know: University Of Arizona Band Performed At The First Super Bowl
Would you believe Arizona had a Super Bowl marching band before it had a professional football team?
Jan. 31, 2014
Arizona Ranks Poorly In Personal Financial Security
The financial security of Arizona residents is 41st best in the country, according to a scorecard released by the Washington, D.C.-based Corporation for Enterprise Development.
Jan. 31, 2014
DPS Patrols Increase For Super Bowl Weekend
The Arizona Department of Public Safety says it will have extra patrols on the roads Sunday night to keep tabs on post-Super Bowl partiers.
Jan. 31, 2014
State Sees More Money From Tribal Gaming
State revenue sharing from tribal casinos was up 2.7 percent in the last quarter of 2013.
Jan. 31, 2014
Attack On Prison Worker Is Second In A Week
For the second time in less than a week, a state prison worker has been attacked by an inmate.
Jan. 31, 2014

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