KJZZ News

Russell Begaye
Leaders with the nation's most expansive American Indian reservation have culled a team of experts from around the country to serve as economic advisers.
Jul. 7, 2016
campfire
While fire danger is still high, bans have been lifted in Coconino and Kaibab national forests in the northern part of the state.
Jul. 7, 2016
Mahin Khan
The Arizona man arrested for allegedly conspiring to commit acts of terrorism in Phoenix and Tucson has been officially indicted by the state.
Jul. 7, 2016
When Neda Tavassoli was 22, she was dating a guy named David. He wore black nail polish and dyed his hair black. One day, out of the blue, he dumped her.
Jul. 7, 2016
minimum wage
With initiative petitions due today, Steve Chucri of the Arizona Restaurant and Hospitality Association is gearing up to convince voters to quash an initiative that would boost the state's minimum wage to $12 an hour by 2020.
Jul. 7, 2016
centers for disease control cdc
There are four critical areas the grant will be targeting: sudden infant deaths, domestic violence, traumatic brain injuries, seat belt safety.
Jul. 7, 2016
A new report by the Behavior Research Center puts the confidence index for the state at 88.4.
Jul. 7, 2016
U.S. Department of Homeland Security logo
The 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals said that lengthy detentions of migrant children violated a long-standing legal settlement ordering their quick release after processing.
Jul. 7, 2016
land on the navajo nation
The Navajo Nation announced Wednesday it has finally hired a police chief, 40-year-old Phillip Francisco, currently a Farmington Police Department patrol and training officer.
Jul. 6, 2016
A team of San Diego scientists recently put out a study suggesting an active ingredient in marijuana may be helpful in warding off Alzheimer’s disease.
Jul. 6, 2016
Tucson
More information is coming out about the arrest of a Tucson man on terror charges last week.
Jul. 6, 2016
As the official leader of the American Embassy in Mexico, Jacobson delivered her first public speech at her residence in the upscale neighborhood of Las Lomas, in Mexico City, highlighting the strong bonds between both countries.
Jul. 6, 2016
“When you call the cops they never show up,” said Piñon resident Grace Shonie. The community epitomizes the desperation many Navajo people feel due to the lack of adequate law enforcement.
Jul. 6, 2016
As part of our effort to talk with a variety of community leaders, we spoke with Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz about Judaism and spirituality.
Jul. 6, 2016
Frida Kahlo
Legendary artist Frida Kahlo was born 109 years ago on July 6 in Mexico.
Jul. 6, 2016
How did a California town with fewer than 40,000 residents have a chief administrative officer making $1.5 million a year in cash and other benefits?
Jul. 6, 2016
The Libertarian party at the national level is getting a growing amount of positive attention.
Jul. 6, 2016
Arizona Capitol building
Gov. Ducey said he’s hoping to curb what he considers the influence of special interests with an order eliminating the ability of state agencies to spend public money on contract lobbyists. A political expert says it could be a "political stunt" or meaningful change.
Jul. 6, 2016
Computer problems and a website that’s been taken down are causing complications for some Arizona candidates who would like to be publicly funded.
Jul. 6, 2016
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery
The Maricopa County Attorney said he’s bound by state law to seek death sentences even though officials have revealed Arizona is unable to carry out executions.
Jul. 6, 2016

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