KJZZ News

Arizona Supreme Court building
The Arizona Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to decide whether students with DACA status are eligible for in-state tuition.
Feb. 14, 2018
A new poll suggests the pump is primed for progressive political candidates in Arizona in 2018.
Feb. 14, 2018
A newly released national study has found Arizona kids, on average, face far more adversity while growing up than most children in our country.
Feb. 14, 2018
Arizpe
For more than 50 years, historians have been uncertain whether the body of the Basque explorer for the Spanish Crown was actually who everyone assumed it to be. A single clerical error led to a centuries old mystery in northern Mexico.
Feb. 14, 2018
Snowbowl skiing
This week's active storm system has delivered several inches of much needed snow to Northern Arizona's mountains.
Feb. 14, 2018
The senior minister of a north Phoenix church said he did not follow the normal vetting process when he recently offered sanctuary to an undocumented Mexican man with a son fighting cancer.
Feb. 14, 2018
Pat Rudikoff and Cupid the Congo Grey Parrot
If you drive north from Benson long enough, past where the road turns to dirt, you’ll reach the tiny community of Cascabel.
Feb. 14, 2018
“You want the people that are actually using those credit cards and incurring those costs to actually pay for the cost of using the credit card, not the entire customer base,” said Mesa spokesman Steven Wright.
Feb. 14, 2018
Arizona officials warned earlier this year that unusually warm and dry conditions are making for an earlier, stronger fire season. But now that the state is receiving some moisture, is any of that changing?
Feb. 14, 2018
Arizona Department of Corrections
Director Charles Ryan said health care costs are driving a $30 million increase in the FY 2019 budget.
Feb. 13, 2018
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that a lawsuit seeking access to a Border Patrol checkpoint near Arivaca should not have been thrown out, and the plaintiffs will now get another shot to prove they’re entitled to be close enough to the checkpoint to see what happens.
Feb. 13, 2018
Arizona voters could soon be faced with a question — should half of the state’s energy come from renewables?
Feb. 13, 2018
The trouble started on a Monday night in late January when residents along Seventh Avenue between Glendale and Northern heard construction work.
Feb. 13, 2018
Welcome to the Tiny Desert Concert. This is when we bring local Arizona bands into the KJZZ studios to play a couple songs for us and talk a bit about the music. For this month, we hear from Flamenco Por La Vida.
Feb. 13, 2018
There are thousands of homeless people on the streets who we pass by everyday. And, when they die, they often go unaccounted for — their stories untold. Now, a recent story in The Arizona Republic tells one of them. She was known as the Safeway Lady, a homeless woman who lived —- and died — near a Safeway in central Phoenix.
Feb. 13, 2018
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As the #MeToo movement continues to reverberate, one reporter uncovered a story totaling years of allegations of sexual harassment — and even rape — at a school run by the federal government. We spoke more about this with Eric Katz, reporter with the Atlantic Group’s “Government Executive,” who uncovered this story.
Feb. 13, 2018
Food Stamps
When the Trump administration released its budget it included $200 million in cuts to the SNAP program, that’s the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, known colloquially as “food stamps.”
Feb. 13, 2018
Usually, the midterm — or off-year — congressional elections go very poorly for the party of the president. Seats — sometimes a lot of them — are lost, and even control of the House or Senate can be lost. With me to talk about that is Zach Messitte political scientist and president of Ripon College in Wisconsin.
Feb. 13, 2018
A group calling itself ACT Now – which stands for Accountability, Community and Transparency – will hold a rally this afternoon ahead of a Scottsdale Unified School District Governing Board meeting. Members have a number of concerns with the district’s leadership.
Feb. 13, 2018
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The Department of Homeland Security late last month renewed Temporary Protected Status, or TPS, for another 18 months for Syrians living with that designation in the U.S.
Feb. 13, 2018

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