KJZZ News

Arizona's top education official plans a statewide tour to meet with parents, students, teachers and other residents who have opinions or concerns about the state's K-12 school system.
April 17, 2015
A federal appeals court has denied a request to keep a review on the effects of burning coal from a Navajo Nation mine from moving forward.
April 17, 2015
About 1,500 commercial trucks cross into the U.S. in Nogales each day, loaded with fresh produce. Those trucks are bound for the produce warehouses that dot Santa Cruz County.
April 17, 2015
Arizona's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for March was 6.2 percent, down three-tenths of a percentage point from February.
April 17, 2015
Five people were found dead at a home in north Phoenix on Thursday evening.
April 16, 2015
The Federal Aviation Administration refused to change new flight paths that have caused noise disruptions in central Phoenix, despite several months of meetings with city officials.
April 16, 2015
The president of the Police Officers of Scottsdale Association, or POSA, announced this week his plans to step down. His resignation comes about five months after KJZZ raised questions about POSA's fundraising practices.
April 16, 2015
Local musician Margo Reed passed away Wednesday at the age of 73. She was known for her deep, stirring voice that marked the jazz, blues and gospel music she performed for decades.
April 16, 2015
A new study shows the use of e-cigarettes by young people is on the rise.
April 16, 2015
Exotic dancers are suing three Valley strip clubs for alleged unpaid tips and wages. At those clubs, the dancers aren’t employees, they’re independent contractors.
April 16, 2015
Listen to the sounds inside Harmon Library in Phoenix.
April 16, 2015
Sprout Film Festival is a collection of short films exclusively featuring people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, or I/DD.
April 16, 2015
According to a team of astronomers, the universe since the Big Bang is not accelerating at the rate that researchers had previously thought.
April 16, 2015
The Arizona Latino Arts and Cultural Center in Phoenix is hosting a traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian called “American Sabor: Latinos in U.S. Popular Music.”
April 16, 2015
Scientists have started trying to figure out why the Four Corners region is such a hot spot for methane.
April 16, 2015
The new state budget Governor Doug Ducey signed into law earlier this year included millions of dollars in spending cuts. About $1 million-worth of those cuts was to the Arizona Commission on the Arts which, among other things, deals with grants to arts organizations.
April 16, 2015
Last week we spoke with Arizona Republic Investigative Reporter Craig Harris, who wrote a story about the payout given to the founder of the charity Celebrity Fight Night, Jimmy Walker. Earlier this week, Go Daddy founder Bob Parsons said he’d give the organization $1 million a year over five years to cover Walker’s salary.
April 16, 2015
A group in Flagstaff has filed a lawsuit challenging a 2013 Arizona law that banned cities and towns in the state from setting their own minimum wages higher than the state’s. Arizona’s minimum wage was approved by voters in 2006 and currently stands at $8.05 an hour.
April 16, 2015
Officials on the Navajo Nation have signed a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of the Interior approving the Federal Land Buy Back program. It’s the latest tribe to participate in the federal program.
April 16, 2015
The town of Gilbert has been upgraded to Aaa credit rating from Moody’s Investors Service.
April 16, 2015

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