KJZZ News

The Phoenix Police Department will hold its first round of written exams of the year on Friday.
Sep. 26, 2014
Officials with the Department of Justice and the Department of the Interior joined Navajo Nation leaders in Window Rock today to sign a settlement awarding the tribe more than half a billion dollars.
Sep. 26, 2014
An online marketplace connecting meeting planners with venues has come out with its list of the 50 top meeting destinations in the U.S., and three Arizona cities made the cut.
Sep. 26, 2014
In this week's We Are The Valley segment, KJZZ’s Sarah Ventre took a ride with the Copper Cruisers, a local women’s motorcycle club. Most of the women are veteran bikers, but it was Sarah’s first time.
Sep. 26, 2014
Since 1982, the last full week of September has been recognized as banned-books week. Advocates across the country use the week as a way to highlight texts that have been banned or challenged.
Sep. 26, 2014
It’s time to head to another of the Valley’s hot corners — spots with a lot going on.
Sep. 26, 2014
Campaigns have spent more than $12 million on television ads in Arizona during the current election cycle. That’s a jump of more than 400 percent over the last midterm election in 2010.
Sep. 26, 2014
An air control problem has caused nearly 1,500 flights in and out of the Chicago area to be canceled, including more than 20 in Phoenix.
Sep. 26, 2014
On Thursday, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced he’d be leaving the position as soon as the Senate approves his successor.
Sep. 26, 2014
There are 30 teams in Major League Baseball. And for most of this season, the Diamondbacks have had the 29th or 30th best record in the league. In other words, they’ve had a terrible season.
Sep. 26, 2014
The state Court of Appeals has ruled criminal defendants are entitled to credit for the time they serve before being tried in another country, but there are stipulations.
Sep. 26, 2014
The Pentagon has announced a new policy to allow young people who were brought to the country illegally as children the chance to serve in specific military roles. But advocates who pushed for more military inclusion of immigrants say the plan falls short.
Sep. 26, 2014
Astronomers at the University of Arizona are celebrating. The State Board of Regents has approved the university’s contract to make mirrors for the world’s largest telescope.
Sep. 26, 2014
During the 19th century Arizona’s legislative body was a traveling office. It moved between the northern and southern part of the state so often it eventually got a nickname.
Sep. 26, 2014
Meteorologist Dave Vonderhide of the National Weather Service in Flagstaff said this could be the start of a trend as we could be in for above-normal precipitation through the fall and into the winter as an El Nino weather pattern develops.
Sep. 26, 2014
Arizona’s three public universities could see a nearly 8 percent increase in their operations budgets in 2016. The Arizona Board of Regents outlined its proposal for university funding at a meeting in Flagstaff Thursday.
Sep. 26, 2014
Candidates for Superintendent of Public Instruction had their first televised debate Thursday night. The two candidates disagree on Common Core and school funding.
Sep. 26, 2014
The Navajo Supreme court will hear arguments Friday about whether a candidate for the office of tribal president should be disqualified.
Sep. 25, 2014
Earlier this week, Phoenix firefighters rescued several hikers on Camelback Mountain. The rescue took place at night after the mountain had closed. It was just one of a handful of nighttime mountain rescues that have taken place this year.
Sep. 25, 2014
Governor Jan Brewer’s appointed team has finished investigating all of the child abuse cases that were ignored by the former Child Protective Services Agency.
Sep. 25, 2014

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