KJZZ News

The University of Arizona is turning empty lots at 7th Street and Van Buren Street in Downtown Phoenix into what they call a world-class medical school. And it appears the world is noticing, though it still lags behind other U.S. cities.
November 06, 2014
We talked with Daniel Ruiz from the Maricopa County Recorder’s Office about how often Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck end up getting votes.
November 06, 2014
If you watched television at all over the past six months, especially the local channels, you couldn't escape from political ads.
November 06, 2014
Three of Arizona’s congressional races were expected to be close— maybe even too close to call by the morning after Election Day.
November 06, 2014
KJZZ is exploring what it means to be part of community in a series called "We Are The Valley." This week, we’ll hear about how hair creates a strong connection between black women.
November 06, 2014
A southeastern Arizona city is debuting its film festival this week, the Bisbee Film Festival started last night.
November 06, 2014
Governor-Elect Doug Ducey has named former U.S. Senator Jon Kyl as chairman of his transition committee.
November 06, 2014
The U.S. Agriculture Department’s Ag census has all kinds of interesting tidbits in it, including that in seven of Arizona’s 15 counties, at least a quarter of farms are principally owned by women.
November 06, 2014
The Maricopa County Elections Office has started to count outstanding ballots from Tuesday's general election, and will continue tabulating every day until it's done.
November 06, 2014
Two 18-year-old men are in custody for allegedly damaging the Goldwater High School football field last month with a stolen vehicle.
November 06, 2014
The southbound off-ramp on State Route 143 at University Drive was blocked Thursday morning due to a bus fire.
November 06, 2014
Snowbirds aren’t the only species that call Sun City West home.
November 06, 2014
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery said Shanesha Taylor must put aside $40,000 of the money she got in donations toward trust funds for her children if she wants to avoid child abuse prosecution.
November 05, 2014
The gun rights advocate who walked around Sky Harbor Airport this summer with a semi-automatic rifle over his shoulder will not face criminal charges. But he is not allowed to enter Phoenix-area airports carrying a weapon for two years.
November 05, 2014
Latino voter groups estimate turnout in the 2014 midterm elections was even lower than 2010.
November 05, 2014
The results of election night mean the United States Senate will have a Republican majority. That shift brings Arizona Senator John McCain a new role as the Senate Armed Services committee chairman.
November 05, 2014
The formal ground-breaking ceremony for the new Arizona State University Law School is set for Nov. 13. The projected cost for the school is $129 million.
November 05, 2014
About 160,000 early and provisional ballots still have yet to be tabulated in Maricopa County. Election officials will start counting again Thursday morning and hope to have them done by the middle to end of next week.
November 05, 2014
Arizona’s economy could still be described as sluggish, especially when it comes to job growth. Is there something more that can be done or is a slow cycle at work? And how could last night’s election results affect things?
November 05, 2014
The Phoenix Symphony and Phoenix International Raceway don’t seem like they’d have much in common, but the new “Sound of Speed” is an effort to change that perception.
November 05, 2014

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