KJZZ News

SRC Opens Its Doors To Victims Of Woolsey Fire In LA
A Scottsdale rehab center is offering a limited number of beds to people suffering from addiction, and now, people being affected by the the southern California fires.
Nov. 13, 2018
Mesa School
With more than 100,000 votes left in Maricopa County on Tuesday, that pass/fail status could change. The bond, which would go to school buses and technology, is passing by fewer than 1,000 votes.
Nov. 13, 2018
Orpheum Theatre Named Arizona
Phoenix is a young city, and while its looking to be one of the nation’s more innovative places, its also taking steps to preserve its history. Recently, Architectural Digest compiled a list of the most beautifully-designed theaters in each state, and the Orpheum Theatre won the honor for Arizona.
Nov. 13, 2018
First Transgender Judge In AZ Talks About Journey
Last month, Tracy Nadzieja stood in front of a courtroom, took an oath to become a commissioner of the Maricopa County Superior Court and became the first known transgender judge in the state.
Nov. 13, 2018
AZ Circle K
A new analysis from the Arizona Republic shows you’re much more likely to get your card information stolen by a skimmer at one specific type of gas station in Arizona.
Nov. 13, 2018
Phoenix Breaks With The League Of AZ Cities And Towns
Arizona’s largest city — Phoenix— has decided it no longer wants to be part of the League of Arizona Cities and Towns. Not surprisingly, leaders of the organization are disappointed by the council’s decision, including Ken Strobeck, executive director of the league.
Nov. 13, 2018
Seeing Female Superheroes Boosts Confidence In Girls
While Stan Lee was the force behind many of the most popular superheroes, it’s clear that the majority of them are men. But a new study found there’s a real-world connection between young girls seeing female superheroes on the big screen and their view of themselves and what they are capable of.
Nov. 13, 2018
Remembering Stan Lee
The U.S. box office has been dominated for the past several years by characters like the Avengers, Black Panther, Spider-Man and the X-Men — all of them superheroes who were either created or brought to a level of immense popularity by Stan Lee of Marvel Comics.
Nov. 13, 2018
Why Some Products Succeed While Others Fail
There are countless gadgets, inventions and items that never make their way onto store shelves, or into our homes or onto commonly-used websites. Some aren’t quite interesting or practical enough, while others could only appeal to our imaginations.
Nov. 13, 2018
AZ Firefighters Sent To Help Contain California Camp Fire
Fires are still blazing across the state of California.
Nov. 13, 2018
Navajo Nation Voters Get Another Chance To Cast Ballots
On Election Day, a number of eligible voters on the Navajo Nation were not able to cast their ballot. A new president to oversee the largest Native American reservation in the U.S. was the big-ticket item they hoped to vote for — but, polling places ran out of ballots.
Nov. 13, 2018
Breaking Down Arizona
There are still some big-ticket races that have yet to be called as of Tuesday morning, including that for the second-highest office in the state.
Nov. 13, 2018
Superintendent Of Public Instruction-Elect Hoffman Talks Priorities
More races are being called a week after midterm elections, including the closely-watched U.S. Senate race.
Nov. 13, 2018
Homes For The Brave: Obstacles And Outreach For Homeless Vets
On Dec. 19, 2013, then-Phoenix mayor Greg Stanton went on national television and made a big announcement: 'We have zero chronically homeless veterans on the street.” It was part of a program called H3, and in the five years since, the overall number of homeless veterans across the Valley has actually increased. In the special report “Homes for the Brave,” KJZZ explores why.
Nov. 13, 2018
The Takeaway: Doctors On Gun Violence:
Last month, The American College of Physicians released new recommendations around gun safety, calling for research and communication on gun violence. In response, the the NRA tweeted this: "Someone should tell self-important anti-gun doctors to stay in their lane."
Nov. 13, 2018
The Takeaway: Trump
The Trump Administration instituted a new policy change, effective on Saturday, that changes asylum requests in the U.S.
Nov. 13, 2018
USDA Celebrates Eradication Of Pink Bollworm
An undersecretary for the U.S. Department of Agriculture will be in Arizona Tuesday to celebrate the eradication of the pest from cotton-producing areas in the lower 48.
Nov. 13, 2018
Shelter Issues Have Consequences For Local Schools
Teacher Angela Patton gave the prompt for a writing assignment to a combined class of fifth and sixth graders: imagine finding a cave inside a tree and detail what’s inside.
Nov. 13, 2018
Hoffman Wins Superintendent Of Public Instruction Race
Democrat special education teacher and political novice Kathy Hoffman has won the race for Arizona superintendent of public instruction, beating an experienced Republican politician.
Nov. 12, 2018
2 Dead, 2 Wounded In Globe Bar Shooting
Authorities in eastern Arizona said Monday that a man hanging out with patrons inside a bar suddenly opened fire on them, killing two and wounding two others.
Nov. 12, 2018

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