KJZZ News

The Drug Enforcement Administration announced the launch of the TIP 4-1-1 initiative on Wednesday. Officials hope to use the text-based tip line to combat illegal prescription drug activity.
Oct. 22, 2014
Last Friday, same-sex marriage became a legal reality in Arizona. So what goes into bringing about major social change? And what's still left to do in the realm of same-sex marriage?
Oct. 22, 2014
Shanesha Taylor is the Phoenix single mom who was charged by prosecutors for leaving her children in the car while she attended a job interview. Her situation brings into focus the difficulties homeless people—especially those with children—have in searching for a job.
Oct. 22, 2014
The term “science fiction” doesn’t always make sense because the fiction may not stay that way.
Oct. 22, 2014
In recent weeks, Mary Coyle’s ice cream shop and Baker’s Nursery decided to go out of business. Are those developments part of Phoenix losing its authenticity?
Oct. 22, 2014
Arizona’s budget deficit is growing even as the major party gubernatorial nominees Fred DuVal and Doug Ducey tout big fiscal plans. So what kind of shape are we really in?
Oct. 22, 2014
This November, Arizona voters will choose between two very different candidates to be the new Superintendent of Public Instruction. It’s a position that has seen its share of controversy recently.
Oct. 22, 2014
The parent company of Arizona’s largest utility is spending thousands of dollars through a third party to ensure Republican Mark Brnovich becomes the state’s next Attorney General.
Oct. 22, 2014
A Maricopa County Sheriff’s Detention Officer has been ordered to stay home for three weeks after he visited an Ebola-stricken area of West Africa.
Oct. 22, 2014
Gov. Jan Brewer has created a committee to develop and implement a plan to ensure Arizona is prepared if an outbreak of Ebola or any other infectious disease occurs.
Oct. 22, 2014
GT Advanced Technologies and Apple reached a settlement agreement Tuesday, allowing the closure of the Mesa plant and disposal of its more than 2,000 furnaces.
Oct. 22, 2014
This week, Nigeria was confirmed Ebola free. In Dallas, the first round of people that came into contact with Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan are free from quarantine. But the concerns about the virus are far from over. Here’s KJZZ commentator Dr. Joseph Sirven.
Oct. 22, 2014
The Arizona Attorney General’s office is asking a federal court to dismiss a lawsuit challenging Arizona’s so called revenge porn law.
Oct. 21, 2014
The Phoenix City Council has approved a measure to help safeguard water supplies against a future Colorado River shortage.
Oct. 21, 2014
The Arizona Court of Appeals has ruled drivers who use medical marijuana can still get a DUI.
Oct. 21, 2014
The Veterans Affairs Hospital System in Prescott will be decontaminating its water system this weekend after finding high levels of the legionella germ in the main clinic building. The contaminant can cause Legionnaires’ disease after prolonged exposure.
Oct. 21, 2014
The Border Patrol says it rescued an undocumented immigrant from Mexico and one from Guatemala in the mountains west of Arivaca.
Oct. 21, 2014
Dozens of school board elections around the Valley are being canceled due to a lack of candidates.
Oct. 21, 2014
The decision Friday by the state of Arizona not to oppose a court decision overturning the state’s ban on gay marriage led to a single-day record at the Maricopa County Superior Court Clerk’s Office.
Oct. 21, 2014
Some residents in the border town of Arivaca, Ariz., have claimed a local Border Patrol checkpoint does not make the community safer, but subjects people, especially Latinos, to unnecessary harassment.
Oct. 21, 2014

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