KJZZ News

While social media and smartphones can offer students expanded resources and opportunities to connect, they can also be a minefield for kids in their early teens. Schools across the country deal with problems related to cyberbullying and sexting on a daily basis. One Valley school district is trying to tackle the issue with a new set of classes.
Nov. 14, 2017
The state Department of Transportation is now taking public comments on a proposed path for State Route 30. The highway will connect Goodyear with west Phoenix.
Nov. 14, 2017
The line between freedom of speech and satisfying an employer’s social media policy can sometimes get blurred.
Nov. 14, 2017
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is back on Capitol Hill for a House Judiciary Committee hearing about his oversight of the Justice Department. He is also likely to face questions about Trump campaign contacts with Russia. Watch the hearing live and learn about the key players and terms that will likely be raised.
Nov. 13, 2017
 U.S. Companies May One Day Clear Mexican Customs In Mesa
Officials overseeing the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport face a key decision that could impact the future of cross-border commerce on Nov. 21.
Nov. 13, 2017
Lake Havasu City's City Council will vote Tuesday on borrowing $13 million to put into its public safety pension fund.
Nov. 13, 2017
FBI Data Shows Decrease In Phoenix Hate Crimes
The number of hate crimes in Phoenix dropped last year by about 24 percent from 2015, according to new FBI Uniform Crime Reporting data published Monday.
Nov. 13, 2017
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Prescott campus will launch a satellite early Tuesday morning.
Nov. 13, 2017
The Arizona Board of Regents says it’s developing an official policy around public university real estate transactions. Initial discussions will take place at this week’s board meeting.
Nov. 13, 2017
Ken Chenault will step down as the CEO of American Express early next year. Chenault is one of only four African-American CEOs leading a Fortune 500 company. The number of CEOs of color was on the rise in 2001 when Chenault took over and reached a peak in 2007. But that momentum has seemingly stalled and the number s have leveled off.
Nov. 13, 2017
The state of Arizona has hundreds of boards: they cover everything from barbers and funeral directors to public education and state transportation. Members can get paid for their time and expenses related to board meetings and work, but a new report from the Arizona Auditor General says boards need to improve their payment policies and procedures.
Nov. 13, 2017
The world of nonprofits is undergoing dramatic change, and it isn’t tied to technology. Here to explain how nonprofits are fighting to stay relevant and how becoming more politically active could affect that is Robert Ashcraft, Executive Director of ASU’s Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation.
Nov. 13, 2017
Moscow versus U.S. media companies and NAFTA renegotiations are among this week’s issues we’re previewing with the BBC’s Rich Preston.
Nov. 13, 2017
The Arizona Department of Education misallocated over $85 million in federal funding over the last four years. Here to explain more about how this happened and who is affected is Alia Rau, state legislative reporter from the Arizona Republic.
Nov. 13, 2017
Monday Morning Dumpster Dive: Puerto Rico Emergency Management Director Resigns
It's Monday which means there was probably a bunch of news over the weekend and some of it you may have missed. Journalist Yael Grauer and Trevor Hultner dig up a story in this Monday Morning Dumpster Dive.
Nov. 13, 2017
The day after Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in April, 1968, Jane Elliott returned to her third grade classroom in Riceville, Iowa. She looked at her class of white students, and decided she would not just talk to them about racial discrimination - she would show them how it feels.
Nov. 13, 2017
The community of Short Creek on the Utah-Arizona border is known for being the home to the FLDS church — an extremely strict and insular church that believes in the practice of plural marriage, or polygamy. In recent years, many followers have left or been kicked out of the church, which drastically impacts life in the community. In this series we explore faith, politics, and culture in Short Creek.
Nov. 13, 2017
Sunbelt states like Texas and Arizona have actually experienced job growth in skilled-services industries and did not lose large numbers of good blue-collar jobs
Nov. 13, 2017
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is moving forward with 11 nations, even after the Trump administration decided to pull the United States out of the agreement.
Nov. 13, 2017
Arizona’s biggest city is sounding the alarm about the state’s budget.
Nov. 13, 2017

Pages