KJZZ News

firefighter helmet
The Sun City Fire Department serves more than 40,000 residents, and has three fire stations now.
Nov. 10, 2016
Charles Essigs
Education funding in Arizona has become a hot topic in recent years, as a teacher shortage has reached crisis levels and the debate over school funding Proposition 123 dominated the news last spring.
Nov. 10, 2016
shredding documents
Listen to the sounds of Tammy Kloostra dropping off documents at a shred-a-thon in Phoenix.
Nov. 10, 2016
Guillermo Padres
The former governor of Arizona’s neighboring Mexican state of Sonora turned himself in to authorities Thursday. He faces money laundering and tax-evasion accusations by the federal government.
Nov. 10, 2016
Arizona Corporation Commission debate
The Arizona Corporation Commission will still have an entirely Republican slate following the results of Tuesday’s election.
Nov. 10, 2016
Arizona National Guard soldiers
Lots of companies, organizations and government agencies are trying to make themselves more environmentally sustainable — and that includes the U.S. Military.
Nov. 10, 2016
supermoon in 2014
An unusually bright “supermoon” will appear in the sky Sunday night and Monday morning. There are usually several supermoons each year. This one is special.
Nov. 10, 2016
syria flag
The civil war in Syria has pushed millions of people out of their homes and, in some cases, to other nations.
Nov. 10, 2016
Mesa voters on Tuesday defeated Question 1, which would have added four-tenths of a percent to the city’s sales tax; the money would have gone to police and fire departments, as well as to help bring a five-acre ASU campus to downtown Mesa.
Nov. 10, 2016
After Tuesday’s election, state lawmakers have been meeting this week for smaller contests, to elect new leaders in both the Arizona House and Senate.
Nov. 10, 2016
Andy Tobin
One of Arizona’s newly elected regulators will be working double time this year, raising concerns among some about a possible conflict of interest.
Nov. 10, 2016
The finalists will present to the city council and public at a meeting tonight. Earlier this year, the council rejected three other finalists.
Nov. 10, 2016
early ballot for Maricopa County
Peoria Proposition 400 would have permanently raised Peoria’s sales tax by four tenths of a cent, bringing in about $17 million more a year. Surprise’s $63 million bond would have funded nine different public service projects over the next five years.
Nov. 10, 2016
concrete girder collapsed
The Industrial Commission of Arizona has levied a total of $13,000 in fines against three companies involved in a construction accident that occurred in June on the Bell Road overpass of Grand Avenue in Surprise.
Nov. 10, 2016
minimum wage
Thousands of Arizona workers will soon see bigger paychecks. Since voters approved raising the state’s minimum wage, many employers now need to boost their payrolls.
Nov. 10, 2016
Bazta Arpaio Campaign
The Bazta Arpaio campaign unfurled a giant “Eviction Notice” in front of Arpaio's office.
Nov. 10, 2016
early ballot for Maricopa County
Several national and local races in Maricopa County are still too close to call. Much of the uncertainty stems from the fact that officials still have more than 400,000 mail in ballots to count.
Nov. 10, 2016
Republicans who retained control of both chambers of the Arizona Legislature chose new leadership teams Wednesday.
Nov. 10, 2016
Proposition 205 on ballot
Recreational marijuana legislation was victorious in several states this week, including Maine, Massachusetts, California and Nevada. But Arizona's Proposition 205, the recreational marijuana bill, has not been decided.
Nov. 10, 2016
arizona supreme court logo
The Arizona Supreme Court is scheduled to rule Thursday on a pocketbook issue for judges in the state court system.
Nov. 10, 2016

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