KJZZ News

Darwin Stiffler
The 3-2 vote came with divisive comments. Evaluations claim Superintendent Darwin Stiffler misused travel funds and didn't communicate enough with the board members.
Dec. 8, 2017
The number of flu cases is on the rise and we haven’t hit our peak season yet.
Dec. 8, 2017
Hopi Elementary School
Change is coming to Scottsdale’s public schools. Voters in the district approved a $229 million overhaul in 2016. But as the district has rolled out their plans, some of the same members of the community who supported the project began raising objections.
Dec. 8, 2017
Queen Creek students learn to code
The Queen Creek Unified School District is introducing the idea of computer coding to its youngest students.
Dec. 8, 2017
The Mesa Police Department released two videos Thursday evening showing the fatal shooting of Daniel Shaver in a Mesa hotel in January 2016.
Dec. 7, 2017
Maricopa County Sheriff's Office.
People who believe they were unlawfully stopped and detained by the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office now have an opportunity to claim damages from a compensation fund set up by the federal courts.
Dec. 7, 2017
A former Mesa police officer has been found not guilty of a second-degree murder charge.
Dec. 7, 2017
Pecans
Pecans are native to North America. Growers in 14 states, including Arizona, and Mexico are primary producers for the world. Most recent numbers show $517 million in total production, but growers have never had a collective council or way to market and sell their products, until now.
Dec. 7, 2017
The Poynter Institute, which calls itself the world’s leading instructor and resource for informing citizens in 21st Century democracies, is out with a new research that shows good news and bad news for American media.
Dec. 7, 2017
american flag
Naturalization applications in Arizona jumped to more than 19,000 last year. That’s an increase of 48 percent from the previous year.
Dec. 7, 2017
Lake Powell
Washington County, Utah, just across the Arizona border, wants more water from Lake Powell. To get it, officials there are proposing to build a pipeline, move the water 2,000 feet uphill with five pumps and then deposit the water into a reservoir outside St. George, about 140 miles away.
Dec. 7, 2017
Members of the conference committee that’ll now take up the House and Senate versions of the tax bill have been named. GOP leaders are aiming to take final votes on a compromise measure in the next couple of weeks.
Dec. 7, 2017
horse grooming with brush
Listen to the sounds of Jennifer Free with her son, Angelo Free, grooming horses at Wild Horse Ranch Rescue in Gilbert.
Dec. 7, 2017
child at the doctor
Public health, school officials and politicians from different regions of the U.S.-Mexico border said Wednesday that immigrants in their communities have been adversely affected by immigration policies implemented by President Donald Trump’s administration.
Dec. 7, 2017
Voting sign
We hear on a regular basis how Americans are becoming increasingly polarized when it comes to our politics.
Dec. 7, 2017
Customs and Border Protection has been mandated hire 5,000 employees, with the emphasis on border patrol agents.
Dec. 7, 2017
Patagonia
On Monday, President Trump announced he’d downsize a pair of national monuments in Utah. That’s led to lawsuits and reactions from some retailers.
Dec. 7, 2017
Aaron Saucedo
Prosecutors plan to seek the death penalty against a former Phoenix bus driver charged in a string of deadly nighttime shootings that led some people to stay inside after dark.
Dec. 7, 2017
The 10th annual National Immigrant Integration Conference, or NIIC, starts Sunday in downtown Phoenix.
Dec. 7, 2017
Trent Franks
Republican U.S. Rep. Trent Franks says he’s resigning because he’s the subject of a House Ethics Committee review. In a statement, Franks acknowledges he talked about surrogacy with two women who’d worked in his office, “making each feel uncomfortable.”
Dec. 7, 2017

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