KJZZ News

Six vacant federal judge posts in Arizona are now one step closer to being filled. The Senate Judiciary Committee in Washington, D.C. heard testimony on Tuesday on six nominees to the federal district court bench in Arizona.
January 28, 2014
A bill that would allow you to invoke your religion as a defense in court has cleared a state Senate Committee and is headed to the floor.
January 28, 2014
The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Board are investigating the crash of a small plane, which was attempting to take off from a private airstrip on a ranch near Wikieup.
January 28, 2014
A new study finds more than seven in 10 Arizona fourth graders are reading below grade level, and the reading gap between higher and lower-income students is growing wider.
January 28, 2014
The problem is the Arizona criminal code makes it a crime for anyone without a doctor’s recommendation to grow or possess marijuana, and hemp is a form of the same plant.
January 28, 2014
Arizona’s Senate Majority Leader has announced he won’t run for re-election this fall. John McComish faced a Tea Party challenge in the Republican primary.
January 28, 2014
Girl Scout cookie season begins Monday, and this time, the annual tradition has a sweet twist.
January 27, 2014
An Arizona lobbyist targeted in the investigation into corruption at the Fiesta Bowl will receive no jail time on an unrelated misdemeanor.
January 27, 2014
Volunteers will be fanning out across the Valley on Tuesday morning, to count the number of homeless people, on the streets.
January 27, 2014
Final preparations are underway for the Waste Management Phoenix Open, with tournament play set to begin Thursday.
January 27, 2014
A bill limiting media access to autopsy pictures and other information gets its first test this week at the state capitol.
January 27, 2014
A new documentary is set to air on PBS Monday night. “The State of Arizona” is an effort to provide insight into a border state, according to co-producer Catherine Tambini.
January 27, 2014
Arizona Sen. John McCain has officially been censured by his own party. State GOP spokesman Tim Sifert says McCain was censured on a voice vote on Saturday.
January 27, 2014
A lawmaker from Northern Arizona wants to put the state in charge of reimbursing ranchers when a wolf kills one of their cattle.
January 27, 2014
An Arizona high school student will join Michelle Obama in the first lady’s box during Tuesday night’s State of the Union address.
January 27, 2014
Intel announced it would delay the opening of a massive $5 billion factory in Chandler, Ariz. A few days later the computer-chip maker made headlines again when it said it would cut 5,000 jobs from its global workforce. What's going on inside Intel?
January 24, 2014
Three more sheep released by state wildlife officials in mountains north of Tucson have died. That is the latest update from the Arizona Game and Fish Department.
January 24, 2014
When you think of public transit or drive past a bus in Phoenix, art probably is not the first thing that comes to mind.
January 24, 2014
When it is unseasonably warm in the Valley as it is right now, most baseball fans start daydreaming about Spring Training. Teams do start reporting to camps early next month.
January 24, 2014
The flu is widespread in Arizona, but it is not the usual patients.
January 24, 2014

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