KJZZ News

Mesa’s Merry Main Street Christmas celebrations have been marked by mishaps this year. First, warm weather thwarted the opening of the ice skating rink on November 24. Early Wednesday morning, a fire ravaged the nearly 4-story Christmas tree.
Dec. 13, 2017
We’ve heard KJZZ’s Sarah Ventre report on the community in Short Creek over the last several weeks. She joined The Show to talk about her reporting.
Dec. 13, 2017
Short Creek: Beyond FLDS, Part V - Reinvention
As more people leave the FLDS church, they also leave the support network and social structure that comes with it. Two women who left the church are now leading efforts to provide assistance to others doing the same.
Dec. 13, 2017
The Takeaway: Black Voters Deliver A Surprise Upset In Alabama Senate Race
After a heated and very close special election in Alabama, Democratic candidate Doug Jones will be the state's next U.S. senator after he beat Roy Moore in a special election on Tuesday.
Dec. 13, 2017
The Food and Drug Administration this week launched a new campaign to try to get smokers to quit.
Dec. 13, 2017
A three-judge panel of the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has handed a victory to environmental groups over a uranium mining ban on lands next to the Grand Canyon.
Dec. 13, 2017
When the state legislature originally set up the Border Security Trust Fund six years ago, lawmakers billed it as a privately funded solution for building a border wall along Arizona's 378 mile border with Mexico.
Dec. 13, 2017
A former NBA star was sentenced to 2.5 years in prison for his involvement in a telemarketing scam in Scottsdale.
Dec. 13, 2017
A federal appeals court has kept an Obama-era ban on new mining claims near the Grand Canyon.
Dec. 13, 2017
The Navajo Nation is suing Wells Fargo for allegedly engaging in predatory and unlawful banking practices that have harmed its tribal members.
Dec. 12, 2017
AZ Border Security Committee Gives Final Funds To Cochise County
A state committee on border security has decided to empty out its coffers and ask the Legislature to dissolve the task force.
Dec. 12, 2017
“If someone is going to be having their dog on a tether in their home in their house we’d rather they use a safe procedure to tether the dog, not just tie a dog to a rope and have the dog risk being choked,” said Councilwoman Lauren Kuby who helped develop the proposal after a town hall on animal protection.
Dec. 12, 2017
An endangered species native to Arizona is in trouble. This summer’s Frye Fire burned more than 48,000 acres around Mt. Graham in southeastern Arizona, and that has led to a dramatic decrease in the number of red squirrels found there.
Dec. 12, 2017
Current Arizona law requiring state lawmakers wanting to run for Congress to vacate their local seats before entering the race threatens to create a string of political vacancies.
Dec. 12, 2017
How many times have you made the decision to do something, and the result makes you wonder about whether it was a coincidence? Dr. Bernard Beitman has studied coincidences for decades and is the first psychiatrist since Carl Jung to attempt to categorize and even explain them.
Dec. 12, 2017
The Mesa Fire Department will now charge $100 for every false alarm call they respond to. The first false alarm and calls canceled while first responders are on the way will not cost anything.
Dec. 12, 2017
Time magazine’s 2017 Person of the Year is the women who have spoken out about sexual misconduct. In some cases, a common theme seems to be a lot of people heard about the allegations, but never did anything — often described as an “open secret.” But one philosophy professor has another word for the behavior.
Dec. 12, 2017
This year has seen a handful of high-profile shootings, from Las Vegas to Sutherland Springs, Texas, and it’s also seen calls to end gun violence. But some experts say doing that would require research.
Dec. 12, 2017
There has been a space battle raging above our heads and it has nothing to do with the new Star Wars.
Dec. 12, 2017
The U.S. Agriculture Department has given Arizona the OK to test out a program the state said is aimed at reducing fraud and illegal trafficking in food stamp cards.
Dec. 12, 2017

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