KJZZ News

Tempe Mayor Mark Mitchell will deliver his State of the City speech next week - and he says the state of Tempe is excellent.
Nov. 6, 2015
test answer sheet
President Obama recently called for a cap on standardized testing, saying students shouldn’t spend more than 2 percent of their time in the classroom taking such tests.
Nov. 6, 2015
Arizona voters 25 years ago today decided to amend the state constitution to include a Victims’ Bill of Rights.
Nov. 6, 2015
school classroom
The Arizona Board of Education this week appointed a new executive director - Karol Schmidt.
Nov. 6, 2015
Museum of Walking
Art can be about many things, including finding the beautiful in the mundane. It can also be as simple as just putting one foot in front of the other.
Nov. 6, 2015
Battles were fought across the country during the U.S. Civil War more than 150 years ago. A few of those battles were fought right here in Arizona.
Nov. 6, 2015
EPA mine
Western senators introduced legislation this week that would force companies to clean up — or at least set aside money to clean up — abandoned, inactive mines.
Nov. 6, 2015
mini-vintage racer
The city of Scottsdale is hosting a first of its kind event this weekend. Organizers of the city's first Grand Prix say it’s more than just a race, it's an art and fashion show as well.
Nov. 6, 2015
body cameras
Arizona State University police officers have started wearing body cameras. The officers spent the last three weeks learning how to use the equipment, which they hope will improve transparency and build trust within the community.
Nov. 6, 2015
A coalition of government, industry and citizen groups are meeting Monday in Colorado to discuss air quality in the Four Corners region. The discussion will include new federal requirements on ozone emissions.
Nov. 6, 2015
mesa police logo
The Mesa Police Department is conducting an excessive-force investigation after a confrontation between officers and a man who was stopped while riding his bicycle to work.
Nov. 6, 2015
California condor chick
A new study shows only about half of wild California condors live long enough to raise a chick. The researchers found one of the threats faced by the endangered birds is wildfire.
Nov. 6, 2015
Zullo
The federal judge overseeing the contempt of court case against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is expected to rule on whether one of the sheriff’s volunteer posse members must hand over certain documents related to a mysterious investigation that used a now-discredited confidential informant in Seattle.
Nov. 6, 2015
Votes in favor of the Deer Valley School District’s $24.75 million override have surpassed votes opposed to it, according to data from the Maricopa County Recorder.
Nov. 5, 2015
First Things First
First Things First will be audited in the next year. A legislative committee approved the request for the review Thursday.
Nov. 5, 2015
Maria Salenger
What spot gives you a sense of place for the Valley?
Nov. 5, 2015
Flower
A group of people in Maricopa was taken to the hospital this past weekend after being attacked by a swarm of bees.
Nov. 5, 2015
Arizona polo club
Listen to the sounds of people playing Polo.
Nov. 5, 2015
Arizona tax form
The Arizona Department of Revenue continues to process applications from the state’s tax amnesty, which ended earlier this week.
Nov. 5, 2015
Stethoscope
The Arizona Medical Board has approved new rules, which it said will improve the process for licensing physicians in the state.
Nov. 5, 2015

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