KJZZ News

While neighboring states like Nevada are seeing a 14 percent increase in food assistance program applications, Arizona has seen a decrease.
Apr. 23, 2015
KJZZ Senior Field Correspondent Stina Sieg earned a National Headliner Award for her July 2014 story “Odd Jobs: Don't Abandon That Knitting Project, Call A 'Finisher.'”
Apr. 23, 2015
Twenty-two young Native American women will compete for the Miss Indian World title this week in Albuquerque. Similar to Miss America the winner will represent all indigenous people throughout North America. But it’s not your typical pageant.
Apr. 23, 2015
Sheriff Joe Arpaio took the stand late Wednesday afternoon in the contempt of court hearing against him. He is expected to continue answering questions about how he repeatedly violated a federal judge’s orders in a long-standing racial profiling case.
Apr. 22, 2015
Carlos Slim, one of the richest people in the world, visited the Valley on Wednesday to talk about the importance of trade between Arizona and Mexico.
Apr. 22, 2015
Twenty-two young Native American women will compete for the Miss Indian World title this week in Albuquerque. Similar to Miss America, the winner will represent all indigenous people throughout North America. But it’s not your typical pageant.
Apr. 22, 2015
In August, Phoenix voters will get a chance to vote on the transit tax Wednesday afternoon.
Apr. 22, 2015
Valley Metro’s Rail Operations and Maintenance Center is being powered with energy from the sun, as of today.
Apr. 22, 2015
In 1994, singer-songwriter Lisa Loeb became popular and famous with the tune “Stay,” from the movie "Reality Bites."
Apr. 22, 2015
We invited Micah Nickolaisen in to talk about what it's like for him to leave a faith that has been such a defining part of his life and identity.
Apr. 22, 2015
Arizona Medicaid recipients want to be added as defendants to the Legislature’s lawsuit about the program.
Apr. 22, 2015
When the Valley's housing market was in deep trouble and full of foreclosures and short sales, investors were heavily involved in taking advantage of the depressed prices.
Apr. 22, 2015
Ray Rice’s arrest for domestic violence received some of the biggest headlines, but arrests of professional athletes aren’t necessarily rare.
Apr. 22, 2015
We talked rideshare regulations and renewed efforts to create an open primary system in Arizona with Jeremy Duda of the Arizona Capitol Times.
Apr. 22, 2015
We talked with Regents Chairman Mark Killian about tuition increases and what tuition so-called DREAMers should be paying.
Apr. 22, 2015
The Phoenix City Council could scale back the multibillion-dollar tax hike that would fund transportation projects in the Valley. On Wednesday, the council will meet to consider the changes to the ballot initiative.
Apr. 22, 2015
Elected officials in the West Valley joined tribal leaders of the Tohono O’odham Nation on Wednesday to voice their support for the development a casino near 95th and Northern avenues.
Apr. 22, 2015
Every year the Rio Grande surrenders its waters for human use. Today there's a government-led effort to buy back water rights to benefit the river. The water will irrigate native vegetation along the banks of the Rio Grande in southern New Mexico.
Apr. 22, 2015
After a six-month legal battle, the largest tribe in the country appears to have a new president. Navajo voters cast their ballots Tuesday for Russell Begaye.
Apr. 22, 2015
Last year, Bisbee became the first city in Arizona to ban plastic bags. Now, Arizona has become the first state in the country to ban plastic bag bans.
Apr. 22, 2015

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