KJZZ News

Ashlynne Mike
The Navajo Nation has long opposed capital punishment. The mother of a murdered 11-year-old girl is asking the tribe to change its stance.
Sep. 12, 2016
Hillcrest Academy, a K-8 school, had almost 200 students enrolled when it closed. In their monthly meeting Monday, board members unanimously approved an intent to revoke Hillcrest Academy’s charter.
Sep. 12, 2016
skimmer map
The number of credit card skimmers discovered at gas station pumps around the state is still rising. The state has found 61 skimmer devices this year, almost half in the last month alone.
Sep. 12, 2016
polling place in Papago Park
The Democratic National Committee settled with the state in regard to the number of polling locations, but two other areas remain to be resolved.
Sep. 12, 2016
Did you ever play with dolls or action figures as a kid and did you ever create little friendships or relationships between them in your imagination? Meet a man who hasn't grown out of that habit.
Sep. 12, 2016
At the annual Arizona Farmer+Chef Connection conference, nonprofit advocacy group Local First Arizona connects our state’s food producers with suppliers. “We actually started our business at Arizona Farmer+Chef Connection,” said Emma Zimmerman, business manager of Hayden Flour Mills in Queen Creek.
Sep. 12, 2016
In Tempe, the Graffiti Abatement program works to keep neighborhoods and streets free of graffiti and unlicensed posters and stickers. Today, we step into a day-on-the-job cleaning up graffiti with Phillip Chandler.
Sep. 12, 2016
pew research
The Pew Research Center shows that expansion was only 2.8 percent a year from 2007 to 2014—down from 4.4 percent in the seven years before that.
Sep. 12, 2016
The concept of early voting has been embraced by 37 states, including Arizona. By most accounts, it’s been a success—at least to the extent that it increases scheduling flexibility for people who really want to make sure they vote.
Sep. 12, 2016
There have been 30 travel related Zika cases in Arizona. Most of those have been recorded in Maricopa County and diagnosed in the month of August.
Sep. 12, 2016
Saguaros in the Kofa National Wildlife Refuge
A Canadian scientist is exploring the link between historical volcanic activity and the saguaro cactus population of Kofa National Wildlife Refuge near Yuma.
Sep. 12, 2016
Dr. Joseph Sirven
Sometimes a note is all you need to make a medical diagnosis of Alzheimer’s. Dr. Joseph Sirven, explains.
Sep. 12, 2016
The New England Patriots came to Arizona without Tom Brady, Rob Gronkowski, Rob Ninkovich and two starters on the defensive line.
Sep. 12, 2016
A fashion design business incubator will set up shop in downtown Tempe in October. “The point for us is to make this affordable for emerging designers because our goal, our mission is to scaffold the industry here to support these emerging designers,” said co-founder Angela Johnson.
Sep. 12, 2016
Open sign business
Forty may be the new 30, but 50 is the new entrepreneur. At least, according to the latest report by a market research company, which also says the face of the American entrepreneur is increasingly female and racially diverse.
Sep. 12, 2016
ITT tech welcome note on Twitter
In response to the recent closures of ITT Tech campuses in the Valley, the Maricopa Community Colleges is stepping in to help students who may be displaced.
Sep. 12, 2016
Angela Vera
Since June, Phoenix police have been asking the public to come forward and identify a serial killer they’ve connected to seven homicides in the city. But a 2011 University of Arizona study of SB1070's effect on young people found nearly half of participants would hesitate to call law enforcement.
Sep. 12, 2016
Uber app
Ridesharing company Uber plans to have hundreds of more drivers out on Tucson's roads.
Sep. 12, 2016
Northern Arizona University is starting the new school year with a system intended to reduce food waste by hundreds of thousands of pounds.
Sep. 12, 2016
Arizona's 5th Congressional District
After the inclusion of previously discarded provisional ballots, Senate President Andy Biggs' lead has grown over former Go Daddy executive Christine Jones for the Republican primary in Arizona's 5th Congressional District.
Sep. 11, 2016

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