KJZZ News

President Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act in December, and now educators are hoping it will give local areas more control over student assessment.
Jul. 22, 2016
Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Criminal defense lawyers representing Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and three others argued Friday their clients should not face criminal contempt of court charges for violating a federal judge’s orders.
Jul. 22, 2016
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New veteran-focused groups are gaining momentum as membership in more traditional groups falls.
Jul. 22, 2016
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After a series of offseason trades and signings, the Arizona Diamondbacks were expected to contend. But so far in 2016, just about everything that can go wrong, has--with home fans bearing the brunt of the losing.
Jul. 22, 2016
We may soon be seeing agaves, and their byproducts, in places besides the desert and shot glasses. Ford Motor Company is working with Jose Cuervo, the tequila maker, to take agave fibers left from the juice extraction process and incorporate them into the plastic to be used in car parts.
Jul. 22, 2016
Rain falls on Interstate 10
The state transportation department says it plans to widen two of the three stretches of I-10 between Phoenix and Tucson that are still two lanes.
Jul. 22, 2016
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Astronomer Ian Crossfield is one of those on the team that helped find the new planets . He’s a NASA Sagan Fellow at the University of Arizona.
Jul. 22, 2016
We talked about the GOP and LGBT issues with Matthew Shuman, co-president of Arizona’s Log Cabin Republicans, a group that represents gay conservatives.
Jul. 22, 2016
The Republican National Convention wrapped up last night, as Donald Trump accepted his party’s nomination for president. Hear a rundown of what happened from KJZZ's Jude Joffe-Block.
Jul. 22, 2016
Brazilian researchers say they’ve found another species of mosquito that is able to transmit the Zika virus to humans. That particular mosquito can be found in Arizona.
Jul. 22, 2016
A new medical marijuana growing facility will be built in Prescott Valley. The town council approved a final development plan to allow up to 40,000 square feet of greenhouse facility to be built immediately.
Jul. 22, 2016
Fuller Fire Smoke
With the help of rainy weather, firefighters are making a continued effort to contain the Fuller Fire that has burned 14,396 acres north of the Grand Canyon.
Jul. 22, 2016
health
An Arizona hospital has been chosen to participate in a pilot program to increase Medicaid and Medicare enrollment of Indian Health Service patients
Jul. 22, 2016
Authorities have identified the 17-year-old boy killed by lightning on Humphreys Peak near Flagstaff.
Jul. 22, 2016
Arizona Cardinals
Green was known for his fiery candor during his three years at the helm of Arizona's NFL team.
Jul. 22, 2016
Many members of the Arizona delegation left the Republican National Convention optimistic after candidate Donald J. Trump accepted the party’s nomination in a 75 minute speech.
Jul. 22, 2016
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The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for June is 5.8 percent. That's up two tenths of a point over the prior month
Jul. 22, 2016
The Arizona Chamber of Commerce wants the initiative barred from the ballot, arguing there were problems with petition sheets, signature gatherers and the political committee filings.
Jul. 22, 2016
Vitro, a major glass manufacturer based in Monterrey, Mexico, plans to expand into the U.S. and Canada through a $750-million acquisition of an old Pittsburgh company.
Jul. 22, 2016
Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is scheduled to be back in federal court Friday afternoon where attorneys are expected to argue over whether to refer him for criminal contempt of court.
Jul. 22, 2016

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