KJZZ News

Let’s say you’ve got a great idea that would make your city a better place to live. What do you do to make your voice heard? You could attend a city council meeting, or you could tweet directly at the mayor. At least, that’s what the City of Mesa is hoping residents will do.
January 22, 2015
Apache Junction city vehicles may soon look like moving advertisements if the city council decides to go forward with a proposal.
January 22, 2015
Arizona’s public schools may go a few years without letter grades. The state Board of Education wants to look at how they’re calculated and see if that needs to be changed.
January 22, 2015
Globally, research estimates that several million people are currently in situations in which they’re being forced into sexual trafficking situations. And conventional wisdom says that type of exploitation increases around major sporting events.
January 22, 2015
A bill introduced yesterday in the state legislature would set aside money to help children who are being sexually exploited online.
January 22, 2015
Some Arizona law enforcement officials want to delay releasing the names of police officers involved in shootings.
January 22, 2015
A woman in Maricopa County tested positive for measles last month after visiting Disneyland. That woman has since recovered, but health officials say some of those exposed are still in the incubation period.
January 22, 2015
Super Bowl ticket holders are expected to come from all around the country.
January 22, 2015
The Department of Child Safety is opening a new office in downtown Mesa.
January 22, 2015
Border Patrol Agents have discovered a new cross border tunnel in Nogales.
January 22, 2015
Arizona is among the states with the worst highway safety laws, according to a report by Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety.
January 22, 2015
The House is moving toward a vote on a bill aimed at securing the U.S. border with Mexico as majority Republicans try to show they can chart their own course on immigration, not just oppose President Barack Obama's.
January 22, 2015
A judge Wednesday upheld a retirement board's decision to grant public-safety survivor benefits to one of the 19 firefighters killed in a 2013 wildfire in north-central Arizona.
January 22, 2015
Grandparents who are primary caregivers of their grandchildren will be able to use the state's school voucher program under a bill approved by a House committee.
January 22, 2015
"Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" is the latest musical to hit the stage at Arizona State University's Gammage Theatre. It’s part of a long list of Broadway plays that is boosting attendance.
January 22, 2015
Kathy Nakagawa is a Phoenix native and a third-generation Japanese-American. Her dad started growing vegetables in Arizona in the 1930s. But During World War Two, her parents were interned at the Poston War Relocation Camp in Yuma.
January 22, 2015
Legislation that would automatically adjust state tax brackets every year to account for inflation is to get its first hearing before a House Committee on Thursday.
January 22, 2015
Legislation that would deal with police officers involved in shootings is being proposed at the state capitol.
January 22, 2015
Three measures about law enforcement transparency are being discussed at the Arizona capitol. Two have been introduced as bills. The other is expected to be formally proposed next week. It would allow departments to withhold the name of an officer involved in a shooting for up to 90 days.
January 21, 2015
Arizona’s new school superintendent called on lawmakers and the governor to "stop the madness and put our children first."
January 21, 2015

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