KJZZ News

Native Americans are twice as likely to have diabetes as whites. And, diabetes is to blame for around two out of every three Native Americans with kidney failure.
Jan. 24, 2017
Electric Bike
Tempe City Council will vote Thursday whether to adopt ordinances that would set a speed limit of 28 mph on roads, 20 mph on shared use paths, require helmets for riders under 18 and prevent kids from riding e-bikes.
Jan. 24, 2017
kids in school uniforms
While Gov. Doug Ducey said he is bullish on giving public school teachers a 4-percent pay raise this year, he did favor raising the limit corporations can donate to private and parochial schools for scholarships.
Jan. 24, 2017
From 19th-century treaties to today’s clashes in rural North Dakota, Inside Energy walks you through the events of the Dakota Access Pipeline controversy.
Jan. 24, 2017
Giant Magellan Telescope
A former University of Arizona president will lead the effort to build a ground-based telescope more powerful than the Hubble Space Telescope.
Jan. 24, 2017
University of California President Janet Napolitano has returned to work after being hospitalized last week following side effects from cancer treatment.
Jan. 24, 2017
Pecans
A new federal report for farmers in New Mexico, Arizona, and West Texas shows the price paid for a common variety of pecans is ranging between $2.88 to $3.05 per in-shell pound.
Jan. 24, 2017
Brenna Goth shares a story about living south of the border for her first reporting job and learning some valuable lessons about problem solving and choosing rentals off of Craigslist.
Jan. 24, 2017
 photo enforcement camera
The study found cameras reduced crashes 24 percent at intersections and 37 percent on other road segments. “People are driving safer and better in Scottsdale everywhere because we have photo enforcement,” said Scottsdale Transportation Director Paul Basha, noting that collisions were reduced even at places without cameras.
Jan. 24, 2017
Homeless panhandler poverty
Hundreds of people will set out this morning to count Maricopa County's homeless population.
Jan. 24, 2017
classroom
Saying the most pressing need is keeping teachers in classrooms, the top teachers in Arizona want Gov. Doug Ducey to spend all of his new education dollars in a pay hike rather than spreading the cash around.
Jan. 23, 2017
Diane Douglas
Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas told Arizona lawmakers Monday that the state of education is at a crossroads.
Jan. 23, 2017
Flagstaff snow
The city of Flagstaff is expected to wake up to 3 feet of snow Tuesday. Skies are expected to clear Tuesday, but the National Weather Service said temperatures will stay below freezing.
Jan. 23, 2017
billboard at night
A state lawmaker from Lake Havasu City wants to open his section of the state to electronic billboards.
Jan. 23, 2017
Last week we heard from Sheriff Paul Penzone about his plans for his first 100 days in office. KJZZ’s Jimmy Jenkins was at the press conference and sat down with the sheriff for a one-on-one interview.
Jan. 23, 2017
Border Fence
Protesters took control of vehicle lanes at one of the busiest crossings on the U.S. Mexico border on Sunday to oppose gasoline price hikes in Mexico.
Jan. 23, 2017
Football field
The film "Jerry Maguire" made a big splash when it hit theaters 20 years ago, and probably no character had a bigger impact than Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Rod Tidwell, who demanded the team show him the money. Now, NFL Network has produced a special "A Football Life" documentary about Tidwell.
Jan. 23, 2017
Starting today, low and moderate-income Valley residents can get free help with their income taxes. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, or VITA, program has been around for decades; last year, more than 260 volunteers helped prepare tax filings in the Phoenix area.
Jan. 23, 2017
We often talk about not repeating history when it comes to the genocide carried out during World War II, or the inequities of Jim Crow Laws. But, one part of our country’s history that often seems lost are the slew of eugenics laws that made forced sterilization legal during much of the 20th century.
Jan. 23, 2017
syria flag
While the U.S. has been focused on the inauguration of President Trump, the rest of the world has focused on non-Trump items. We previewed those issues with Pooneh Ghoddoosi of the BBC.
Jan. 23, 2017

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