KJZZ News

Arizona Supreme Court building
The Arizona Senate has approved a plan to add two justices to the state Supreme Court that has drawn criticism from both the court and Democrats.
May. 3, 2016
The police chief for the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community has stepped down, but still remains one of nine candidates for the Phoenix police chief position.
May. 3, 2016
Solar Impulse 2 in PHX, plane
On a journey to become the world’s first solar powered airplane to traverse the planet, Solar Impulse 2 landed outside Phoenix late last night. Although it still has a long way to travel, the craft and its pilots arrived to a lot of fanfare at its second U.S. stop.
May. 3, 2016
A civil rights group says the Tucson Police Department is holding people at traffic stops longer than it should in order to check their immigration status. The complaints stem from the city’s enforcing a slice of Arizona’s immigration law, SB 1070.
May. 2, 2016
David Gowan
A bill that would give developers more power to issue municipal bonds and levy taxes to pay for public infrastructure in communities they are building has advanced in the Arizona Senate.
May. 2, 2016
A federal appeals court has ruled to reinstate two Arizona identity theft laws that make it a felony to use a fake identity to seek work, and provided the legal basis for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s worksite raids against unauthorized immigrants.
May. 2, 2016
Desert Diamond West Valley casino
Tribal gaming revenue in Arizona has decreased in the last year.
May. 2, 2016
It’s been one month since Bell Road closed at Grand Avenue in Surprise.
May. 2, 2016
Wild horses
The Bureau of Land Management's Nevada director wants to round up 4,000 wild horses in Elko County this summer in response to the continued deterioration of drought-stricken rangeland.
May. 2, 2016
A private landowner in Mexico erected his own gate in March, effectively shuttering the San Miguel crossing. O’odham tribal leaders say this new gate prevents members from crossing the border on their own land.
May. 2, 2016
Dan Hunting of Arizona State University’s Morrison Institute for Public Policy explains the basics of Prop 123.
May. 2, 2016
Tempe officials introduced roughly 1.2 million goldfish and minnows as natural insect control.
May. 2, 2016
Arizona DOT
The state Department of Transportation is applying for a total of $110 million in federal grants.
May. 2, 2016
The Swiss-made Solar Impulse 2 left Mountain View south of San Francisco shortly after 5 a.m. for an expected 16-hour trip to Phoenix.
May. 2, 2016
Apollo Education Group
The offer, which came over the weekend, is for $10 dollars per share-- 50 cents higher than the previous offer. If approved, the deal would be worth $1.14 billion.
May. 2, 2016
greyhound dog
Governor Ducey is expected to sign a bill ending dog racing in Arizona this week.
May. 2, 2016
cactus league spring training logo
A March game between the Mariners and hometown Diamondbacks drew 11,319.
May. 2, 2016
Each year Arizona certifies about 3,00 to 4,000 teachers. But that’s still not quite enough to fill all of the teaching jobs that remain vacant in the state. To cope with the problem, a few schools in Arizona are looking beyond state and even country borders to find the teachers they need.
May. 2, 2016
April showers bring May … mushrooms? Arizona’s winter has led to a great season for morel hunting.
May. 2, 2016
For many students, attending a four-year college immediately after high school is considered the best pathway to success, but a growing number of educators and business leaders are promoting another option-- career and technical education
May. 2, 2016

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