KJZZ News

Arizona AG: Theranos To Refund Anyone Who Purchased A Blood Test
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich said refund checks will be mailed to every Arizonan who purchased a Theranos blood test on Friday.
Dec. 14, 2017
The Takeaway: Climate Science
There’s been a steady lack of funding for climate science over several presidential administrations, and it’s getting worse under President Trump.
Dec. 14, 2017
Arizona Businesses Propose A 1.5 Cent Sales Tax For Education
Arizona business leaders are working on a plan to raise education funding and go straight to the voters in 2020.
Dec. 14, 2017
Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake On Doug Jones Victory:
As the margin narrowed last night in Alabama’s Senatorial race, Arizona’s Republican Senator Jeff Flake took to Twitter to write “Decency Wins.”
Dec. 14, 2017
Charles Barkley: Alabama Election Is A
Former Phoenix Suns player and Alabama native Charles Barkley campaigned for Democrat Doug Jones in the final days of that state’s special Senate election.
Dec. 14, 2017
Mohave Valley Residents Resist Water Transfer
Water, they say, is for fighting over. And a recent land deal in Northwest Arizona is yet another example of that. It's a plan to buy property to get ahold of its water.
Dec. 14, 2017
Phoenix Council Members Demand Downtown Arena Details
It’s been ten months since Phoenix council members approved a $75,000 contract for a consultant to evaluate the downtown arena where the Suns and Mercury play basketball. Wednesday, they approved spending another $125,000.
Dec. 13, 2017
New Chapter For Historic Phoenix Church
There’s a new chapter in a decades-old story involving a beloved church in Phoenix. The city is negotiating the future of the historic Sacred Heart Church with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix.
Dec. 13, 2017
County Begins Renovation Of Madison Street Jail
The county decided to spend $60 million to $65 million on a remodel of the massive concrete structure, which takes up a whole block of Third Avenue between Madison and Jackson streets in downtown Phoenix.
Dec. 13, 2017
McCain Receiving Treatment For Cancer Therapy Side Effects
Arizona Sen. John McCain’s office says he’s receiving treatment in Washington, DC, for side effects of his therapy for an aggressive form of brain cancer.
Dec. 13, 2017
 Professor Walks Us Through Real, Mythic Frontier In
In the gritty Western "Godless" on Netflix, a tiny New Mexican town has been devastated by a mass casualty event in the local mine, a woman, twice-widowed, tries to raise her son on unyielding land, and a band of 30 outlaws roams the region hunting for a traitor.
Dec. 13, 2017
Moore
The election of Alabama Democrat Doug Jones to the U.S Senate could bring even more attention and money to Arizona’s 2018 race to replace Republican Senator Jeff Flake.
Dec. 13, 2017
Maricopa County To Remove Criminal History Question From Job Apps
Maricopa County will soon stop asking job applicants about their criminal convictions.
Dec. 13, 2017
Mesa Firetrucks Will Have Business Logos
The next time you’re in Mesa and you spot a firetruck, you may do a double take.
Dec. 13, 2017
How Do We Handle The Work Of People Accused Of Sexual Misconduct?
A number of high-profile people in the entertainment world have been accused of sexual misconduct — from Harvey Weinstein to Kevin Spacey to Louis C.K. And that’s led to a lot of people questioning how to handle the work they’ve done and thinking about how and whether to watch their performances.
Dec. 13, 2017
The Implications Of The African-American Vote In Alabama
One of the most interesting things about Tuesday’s highly contested Alabama Senate race was that the election was determined by black voters, especially black women.
Dec. 13, 2017
Lyle Jeffs Sentenced For Role In Food Stamp Fraud
Lyle Jeffs, brother of imprisoned polygamous sect leader Warren Jeffs, was sentenced Wednesday to almost five years in prison for his role in a food stamp fraud scheme, and for escaping confinement.
Dec. 13, 2017
Mesa Police Arrest Suspected Christmas Tree Arsonist
Mesa’s Merry Main Street Christmas celebrations have been marked by mishaps this year. First, warm weather thwarted the opening of the ice skating rink on November 24. Early Wednesday morning, a fire ravaged the nearly 4-story Christmas tree.
Dec. 13, 2017
What
We’ve heard KJZZ’s Sarah Ventre report on the community in Short Creek over the last several weeks. She joined The Show to talk about her reporting.
Dec. 13, 2017
Short Creek: Beyond FLDS, Part V - Reinvention
As more people leave the FLDS church, they also leave the support network and social structure that comes with it. Two women who left the church are now leading efforts to provide assistance to others doing the same.
Dec. 13, 2017

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