KJZZ News

A state Senate panel yesterday voted to enact Arizona’s first-ever law banning texting while driving.
February 05, 2015
Health officials have confirmed the first pediatric influenza death of the season in Maricopa County.
February 05, 2015
Officials with the Tonto National Forest are under orders to change a proposal allowing the use of helicopters to manage Bighorn Sheep. Environmentalists are applauding the decision.
February 05, 2015
A House panel voted Wednesday to make it easier for Arizonan’s to buy a Tesla.
February 05, 2015
The Navajo County Sheriff’s Office is trying to make Craigslist deals safer.
February 04, 2015
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton’s re-election campaign kicked off on Tuesday night.
February 04, 2015
The W.P. Carey School of Business at ASU is introducing the Large Landowner Initiative, which is intended to combine the interests of the public, the real estate industry and the government, among others.
February 04, 2015
Marijuana has been legalized for either medicinal or recreational use in 23 states and Washington, D.C. The United States Department of Justice recently released a memo saying it would treat American Indian tribes the same way it treats states that have legalized pot.
February 04, 2015
Most, if not all, U.S. presidents see their approval ratings rise significantly after they leave office. Arizona Theatre Company is banking on high approval numbers for its new production, an original called “Five Presidents.”
February 04, 2015
National Geographic explorers Mike Libecki and Cory Richards spent 10 days climbing to the summit of Bertha’s Tower in Antarctica.
February 04, 2015
President Barack Obama’s fiscal year 2016 budget proposal includes a 12 percent increase in funding for Indian Affairs. The Indian Health Service could see an additional $460 million, with some of that money earmarked for projects in Arizona.
February 04, 2015
Many parents are choosing not to vaccinate their kids by signing a personal belief exemption form. But the overuse of this document at some Arizona schools is cause for concern.
February 04, 2015
The Valley is receiving some praise for the availability of technology-enabled mass transit services like car sharing and virtual ticketing.
February 04, 2015
White House officials say when more immigrants enter the legal workforce, buy homes and start businesses it helps state economies.
February 04, 2015
Kiva Elementary School in Paradise Valley sent a letter to parents Friday warning them the family member of a student there might have the measles.
February 04, 2015
Senate Republicans are maneuvering to put Democrats on the record in opposition to legislation that would fund the Department of Homeland Security and overturn the president’s executive action on immigration.
February 04, 2015
The question of whether to vaccinate or not has become a hot topic on the political scene, but not for the new leader of Arizona.
February 04, 2015
A state senator is working to change the way new laws and ordinances are crafted in Arizona.
February 04, 2015
State lawmakers are moving to curtail or even eliminate photo radar enforcement in Arizona.
February 04, 2015
Pancreatic cancer used to be a death sentence for many, but with new medication it is more treatable. Ongoing research is testing how effective different drug combinations are at treating the disease.
February 03, 2015

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