KJZZ News

The number of restaurants owned by women and people of color has increased significantly compared to the overall economy. From 2007 to 2012, the National Restaurant Association found women-owned restaurants increased 40 percent nationally compared to all businesses. In Arizona, women restaurant owners grew 71 percent, compared to 9 percent for all restaurants.
May. 24, 2016
John Cover
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed a bill giving state officials power to regulate post-mortem body donation companies, but it could be up two years before they officially start.
May. 24, 2016
The report also cites U.S. and Mexican landowners on both sides of the border working together contributed to restoring the habitat.
May. 24, 2016
Followers of the Satanic Temple will not be allowed to give the opening prayer at an upcoming Scottsdale City Council meeting.
May. 23, 2016
Arizona State Schools For The Deaf And Blind logo
Annette Reichman will take over the century-old institution, which has more than 2,000 students. She is the first superintendent to be deaf and also have limited vision.
May. 23, 2016
american flag
Refugees face dramatic challenges as they’re forced to leave their home countries and land in unfamiliar places that may or may not be welcoming.
May. 23, 2016
lake mead
The Southwest drought continues, and its impact is being felt in Lake Mead. The Colorado River reservoir has shrunk to its lowest levels since the completion of Hoover Dam in 1936. The lake is only 37 percent full.
May. 23, 2016
Prison cell
More than a year after a settlement was approved, the federal judge involved in Parsons v. Ryan has found that prisoners in the state still aren’t getting acceptable healthcare.
May. 23, 2016
Salad
A Phoenix-based company is recalling pre-packaged salads over fears of listeria.
May. 23, 2016
For nearly 50 years, Arizona State University students have stopped at a Tempe bookstore to pick up school supplies. But the decades-long tradition will soon come to an end.
May. 23, 2016
baby doctor
Postpartum depression is vastly underdiagnosed. A new study concludes that women are not being screened often enough — or at all — for the disorder.
May. 23, 2016
Jerry Cramer
We continue our celebration of the working life by looking at the people who do the jobs that you sometimes don’t see or don’t think about.
May. 23, 2016
proposition 123 sign
The votes have been counted and Proposition 123 has been approved by the voters. Now, advocates for the education funding bill are ready to move on to the next phase.
May. 23, 2016
The fire temporarily forced the evacuations of 60 homes Friday evening in the Mohave Valley area.
May. 23, 2016
Reina Alanis (left) and Lucia Martinez
At first, the forecast sounds pretty good. Over the next decade, the National Restaurant Association says restaurant jobs in Arizona are expected to grow by 19 percent. Now, consider this: turnover in the hospitality sector topped 70 percent last year, the highest since the Great Recession.
May. 23, 2016
A multi-million dollar budgeting error has forced the Roosevelt School District to cut jobs for the next school year.
May. 23, 2016
Some Arizona districts, like Saddle Mountain Unified School District, have such high property value that they don't receive much state aid.
May. 23, 2016
Sports Authority announced in a bankruptcy court this week it will close all 460 of its stores, including all 17 in Arizona.
May. 20, 2016
Desert Diamond West Valley casino
A federal court says they won’t be reconsidering a recent decision to allow the Tohono O’odham Nation to run a gaming operation on its land near Glendale.
May. 20, 2016
 photo enforcement camera
If you’ve sped by a deactivated speed camera in the last few months, the free ride is over. Photo enforcement cameras are turning back on across the Valley after many were suspended for the last two months.
May. 20, 2016

Pages