KJZZ News

It's that time of year again, when kids are lining up to meet one special man. But for some children with special needs, seeing Santa in a noisy, crowded mall is more of an emotional nightmare.
Dec. 19, 2016
john mccain
Arizona’s John McCain, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, joined Democrats over the weekend in calling for a special select committee to investigate Russian cyberattacks and their effect on the election.
Dec. 19, 2016
american flag
A Republican state lawmaker wants to make it an automatic felony to steal an American flag that’s on display. The proposal will be considered in the 2017 legislative session.
Dec. 19, 2016
woman with smartphone
A new app from Valley startup, Tappetite may soon provide you with a way to get homemade baked goods through your smart phone.
Dec. 19, 2016
As expected, the Federal Reserve this past week raised interest rates – but what kind of impact might that have on the Valley’s housing market?
Dec. 19, 2016
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality announced a high pollution advisory, resulting in a ban on burning wood in the metro area Sunday.
Dec. 19, 2016
Arizona’s 11 representatives to the Electoral College cast their ballots unanimously for Donald Trump on Monday to become the next United States president.
Dec. 19, 2016
citizen science
For 11 years, volunteer citizen scientists have gathered near Seligman, Arizona, to help spot, capture and release endangered black-footed ferrets. The survey is part of a program created by the Arizona Game and Fish Department to monitor a population of captive-bred ferrets that wildlife specialists began reintroducing to Aubrey Valley 20 years ago.
Dec. 19, 2016
Bankruptcy Court
More fights over legal matters are paying off for some law firms in Arizona. An international consulting firm finds hourly rates are rising faster here than the national average.
Dec. 19, 2016
solar panels
How should Arizona value rooftop solar? This week, state regulators will take up that question in a highly anticipated proceeding that could decide the fate of the growing industry.
Dec. 19, 2016
Current Chief John Meza will retire at the end of the year.
Dec. 18, 2016
'Tis the season to procrastinate on getting your Christmas gifts in the mail. The U.S. Postal Service has opened 10 post offices in the Valley every day this weekend.
Dec. 17, 2016
This time of year, many schools and non-profit groups are asking for cash donations, and they’re promoting how those donations can lower the amount of taxes people pay. So, what's the difference between tax credits and deductions?
Dec. 17, 2016
arizona signs
It started with “peas and guac”… and more than a year later, the Arizona Department of Transportation is still coming up with the unconventional safety messages dotting the Valley’s freeways.
Dec. 16, 2016
drone
Last year, the Federal Aviation Administration implemented a registration system for small unmanned aircraft — more commonly referred to as drones. The response to the registry has been positive.
Dec. 16, 2016
Star Wars Rogue One
The new Star Wars movie, "Rogue One," opened today, with, of course, much fanfare. A Valley auction house is hoping to capitalize on that with a sizeable collection going up for bid tomorrow.
Dec. 16, 2016
border fence
Immigration reform was a significant and controversial issue during the presidential race.
Dec. 16, 2016
students
Even as Prop 206 is challenged in court, Arizona school districts are preparing to boost wages to the required $10 in January.
Dec. 16, 2016
Vector Space System logo
Through a grant from NASA as well as economic incentives from Pima County and the state of Arizona, Tucson-based Vector Space Systems is planning to build 100 rockets a year dedicated to microsatellites.
Dec. 16, 2016
cyber security
A new survey released by the University of Phoenix finds many people are willing to overlook cybersecurity risks for the sake of convenience. Sixty percent of respondents who use unsecure, open Wi-Fi networks say they don’t trust the networks’ security to protect their personal information, but admit the convenience outweighs the risks.
Dec. 16, 2016

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