KJZZ News

To cope with budget cuts, the Peoria Unified School District is considering going to a four-day school week - a schedule 42 other Arizona schools have adopted.
Mar. 13, 2015
The U.S. Border Patrol has garnered its share of criticism in recent years, particularly around agents’ use of lethal force. But the Tucson office has been trying to develop a more humanitarian reputation.
Mar. 13, 2015
A federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit that would have forced the government to sell or otherwise dispose of tens of thousands of mustangs in holding facilities in the United States.
Mar. 13, 2015
A pair of local developers is pouring $21 million into stripping the old Macy’s store down to its bare bones and rebuilding it into a corporate office campus that could bring as many as 1,300 jobs to the area.
Mar. 12, 2015
Microbreweries - like Four Peaks - and beer wholesalers had been at odds over issues like distribution and the ability to maintain restaurants.
Mar. 12, 2015
A group called the Arizona Film and Media coalition wants the state to restart offering tax incentives for movies and TV shows that film here.
Mar. 12, 2015
After the legislature pulled an all-nighter Friday into Saturday to pass a budget, Governor Doug Ducey put out a statement praising the plan, saying it solves the structural deficit and calling it the “first structurally balanced plan since 2007.”
Mar. 12, 2015
The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence has released its latest state scorecard. The list ranked states on whether they have laws to prevent criminals and what the campaign calls “dangerous people” from getting guns.
Mar. 12, 2015
Several veteran service organizations, including Disabled American Veterans and the American Legion, say they’ll be participating in what’s being called a roundtable discussion with President Obama Friday.
Mar. 12, 2015
Arizona Highways still gets a lot of traction from its paper editions, and a lot of people believe that’s the best way to experience photos from across the state that the publication has been known for.
Mar. 12, 2015
We talked with the Arizona Daily Star’s Bruce Pascoe about the 28-3 Arizona Wildcats and Jeff Metcalfe of the Arizona Republic told us about the ninth-ranked Sun Devil women’s team.
Mar. 12, 2015
Arizona’s unemployment numbers for January are unchanged from the month before, yet those numbers are still above the national rate.
Mar. 12, 2015
Legislation making it easier to prosecute Arizona law-enforcement officers who commit sexual assault was unanimously approved this morning in the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Mar. 12, 2015
Martha McSally made her first visit as an Arizona Congresswoman to Raytheon in Tucson Wednesday. The company is Southern Arizona’s biggest private employer.
Mar. 12, 2015
A report from the United States Census Bureau’s American Community Survey found two Arizona towns topped the list of cities sampled for the number of adults who had been remarried.
Mar. 12, 2015
After two years of repair work, a section of US 89 will reopen at the end of this month. A 500-foot landslide damaged the road south of Page in February 2013.
Mar. 12, 2015
An Arizona House panel approved a pair of measures designed to keep beggars at bay.
Mar. 12, 2015
The Arizona House unanimously approved a bill to protect rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft by allowing them to buy insurance.
Mar. 12, 2015
Arizona lawmakers are moving to put new requirements in place for women who want an abortion. Under the measure, women having a medical abortion would be informed they have the option of changing their minds.
Mar. 12, 2015
In rural communities across the Southwest, taxi services just don’t exist. So one small New Mexican town has come up with an innovative way for people to drink and not drive.
Mar. 12, 2015

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