KJZZ News

The Federal Reserve signaled it may begin raising interest rates this year for the first time since 2006, which would have a ripple effect on the economy, especially housing.
Mar. 18, 2015
It came as a surprise to many this week when Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio acknowledged he violated a federal judge’s orders in a racial profiling lawsuit and agreed to civil contempt of court charges. But some of the sheriff’s critics worry he is just trying to prevent the full story from coming out in court testimony.
Mar. 18, 2015
The Maricopa County Superior Court heard oral arguments in the college tuition case for immigrants protected from deportation by the Obama administration. The legal question at hand is whether those immigrants qualify for in-state tuition.
Mar. 18, 2015
Clean Elections was approved by voters in 1998 and utilized by a large number of candidates. That participation has dwindled quite a bit since the United States Supreme Court got rid of Clean Elections’ matching funds provision.
Mar. 18, 2015
Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in Arizona, according to the Arizona Department of Health. Despite that fact, many people aren’t comfortable getting screened.
Mar. 18, 2015
Last month, Governor Doug Ducey named Colonel Frank Milstead to be the new director of the state Department of Public Safety.
Mar. 18, 2015
The issue of unequal pay between men and women performing the same job has generated a lot more conversation in recent years, with President Obama signing executive actions to strengthen enforcement of equal pay laws for women.
Mar. 18, 2015
This weekend, Phoenix Theatre begins its annual Hormel Festival of New Plays and Musicals. That includes an evening of short new plays and a 24-hour theater project.
Mar. 18, 2015
Here and Now’s Steve Goldstein spoke to Jude Joffe-Block about why Arpaio and Sheridan are making such an offer, and what else is in their proposal.
Mar. 18, 2015
Arizona's drought conditions have improved from where they've been in recent years, though the state's water situation is still not strong.
Mar. 18, 2015
The proposal would not make homelessness a crime, just the act of camping on city property.
Mar. 18, 2015
Glendale considered an offer from Midwestern University to buy the library for $5 million dollars.
Mar. 18, 2015
A day before the University of Arizona is set play in the NCAA tournament, the Tucson City Council has pulled a proposed crowd control ordinance.
Mar. 18, 2015
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his chief deputy admitted to a judge they can be found in contempt of court for repeatedly violating court orders in an ongoing racial profiling lawsuit. The dramatic revelation came in court papers filed late Tuesday.
Mar. 17, 2015
From a changing climate to more mouths to feed, there are many challenges facing agriculture to increase production. But a new technology developed and tested in Arizona may help farmers overcome recent struggles.
Mar. 17, 2015
On Tuesday a Tucson judge dropped most of the charges against 12 people for protesting a federal immigration court program by chaining themselves to buses.
Mar. 17, 2015
Mexico's Yucatan peninsula juts out into the Caribbean Sea like a defiant fist. Three thousand miles away, the San Francisco Bay area looks like a miniature version of it.The two may be separated by distance but they depend on each other. Yucatan needs the work and San Francisco needs the workers.
Mar. 17, 2015
The hostile $22 billion takeover attempt of Macerich Co., Arizona’s largest shopping mall owner, escalated Tuesday after rejecting its rival's offer and putting defense tactics in place to thwart further action.
Mar. 17, 2015
The push to reform the use of photo radar in traffic citations is over – for now.
Mar. 17, 2015
Trader Joe’s is recalling its raw walnuts because of a possible salmonella contamination.
Mar. 17, 2015

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