KJZZ News

Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport Control Tower
The city of Phoenix and the Federation Aviation Administration have proposed a plan aimed at resolving a flap over noisy takeoffs and landings that followed changes in flight paths at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport three years ago.
Nov. 30, 2017
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The Senate's $1.5 trillion tax bill may pass by the end of the week.
Nov. 30, 2017
John McCain
Sen. John McCain says he's decided to support the Senate tax bill. The Arizona Republican's announcement gives a boost to GOP leaders hoping to push the measure through the chamber this week.
Nov. 30, 2017
Prescott Square
A project to build more than 10,000 new houses in Prescott has been approved by the City Council.
Nov. 30, 2017
Bishop Gerald Kicanas
Tucson's Catholic community welcomed a new leader to its church, as a Bishop retired.
Nov. 30, 2017
Arizona Treasurer Jeff DeWit
Arizona State Treasurer Jeff DeWit plans to leave his statewide elective office to take a job in the administration of President Donald Trump.
Nov. 30, 2017
Drunk Town
Three decades ago Gallup, New Mexico, was known as Drunk Town, USA. For many years it ranked number one nationally in the number of alcohol-related deaths. The community, which borders the Navajo Nation, has worked hard to save lives and change its image.
Nov. 30, 2017
Crash
Part of the Loop 202 Red Mountain will remains closed after a two way vehicle crash early Thursday morning.
Nov. 30, 2017
Senator John McCain
Phoenix leaders unanimously agreed to move forward with naming Terminal 3 at Sky Harbor International Airport after Arizona Sen. John McCain.
Nov. 30, 2017
Phoenix now has a timeline for when it will vote on group home regulations. The new schedule comes after neighborhood groups complained the city wasn’t moving fast enough.
Nov. 30, 2017
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​ ​National Forest officials are working to close several unauthorized dirt roads throughout the Coconino County Forest.
Nov. 30, 2017
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Arizona State University is joining an international consortium building a large new optical telescope in Chile.
Nov. 29, 2017
Medical marijuana
The Pharm, LLC is one of the largest wholesalers of medical-grade cannabis in Arizona and operates in about half of Arizona's 99 retail dispensaries and markets under the brand "Sunday Goods." This week, the company signed a new 15-year lease in what will be one of its larger commercial real estate transactions in the state.
Nov. 29, 2017
Navajo Generating Station
The West’s largest coal-fired plant will remain open through the end of 2019.
Nov. 29, 2017
Mesa Police Department
KJZZ has compiled the total monthly cost Mesa pays for all misdemeanor incarceration. Mesa is continuing to pay a decreasing amount to the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office because inmates who were originally sentenced there were not moved after the contract took effect.
Nov. 29, 2017
Earlier this month, we told you about how the editors of Arizona Highways Magazine were on the hunt for a copy of the December 1930 edition. That interview led to the unearthing of a copy of that edition. It was in the collection of Dennis Chandler of Avondale, who joins me.
Nov. 29, 2017
An effort to make political contributions in Arizona more transparent has officially begun.
Nov. 29, 2017
food, waste, compost
Phoenix has a goal to divert 40 percent of its waste from landfills by 2020. The city recently announced it’s now at 30 percent.
Nov. 29, 2017
Arizona Opera implemented a creative plan a few years ago under its former general director to have the state and the Southwest seem more connected to the company. As part of that, the Arizona Bold initiative presented productions like "Arizona Lady" and "Riders of the Purple Sage."
Nov. 29, 2017
pencils
State funding for Arizona’s K-12 public schools remains below pre-recession levels. That’s according to a report by the left-leaning Center on Budget and Policy Priorities released today.
Nov. 29, 2017

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