KJZZ News

A ruling by Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Katherine Cooper would require Gov. Jan Brewer and the legislature to come up with an extra $316 million immediately — and potentially $2.9 billion over five years — to make up for aid to schools they illegally withheld starting in 2009.
July 16, 2014
After a tough first season in the Women's National Basketball Association, Brittney Griner is blossoming into the player everyone thought she would be— all the while embracing her status as a role model for the LGBT community.
July 16, 2014
Monsoon storms hit parts of Arizona for the third consecutive day on Tuesday, dumping up to an inch of rain and penny-size hail over parts of the Phoenix metropolitan area.
July 16, 2014
A Yarnell elementary school will stay open after struggling with enrollment and financial issues.
July 16, 2014
Saguaro National Park officials said they’ll take advantage of the increased moisture in southern Arizona from recent monsoon storms to resume work to restore native vegetation. Crews plan to apply herbicide on non-native buffelgrass, which competes with saguaro, Palo Verde trees and other plants that are native to the Sonoran Desert.
July 16, 2014
Home builder confidence hits a six-month high, but those in Arizona aren't as optimistic.
July 16, 2014
Two former Utah Attorneys General were arrested on Tuesday as part of a bribery investigation.
July 16, 2014
Flagstaff banned texting while driving — and cycling — Tuesday night.
July 16, 2014
The Glendale city council has dropped its long-standing opposition to a proposed casino near the city.
July 15, 2014
The end is near for the Compadre baseball stadium in Chandler. The one-time spring training facility for the Milwaukee Brewers will be torn down this month to make room for new homes.
July 15, 2014
A Works Progress Administration (WPA) building at the Arizona State Fairgrounds built in 1938 is scheduled to be demolished Wednesday.
July 15, 2014
Democrats in the Arizona House want Republican Gov. Jan Brewer to call a special session of the Legislature to allocate $317 million that a judge ordered the state to pay to schools.
July 15, 2014
A Phoenix man is under fire by the Arizona Corporation Commission for allegedly breaking the state’s securities laws and is facing more than $11 million in civil fines.
July 15, 2014
Phoenix-based Apollo Education Group says the U.S. Department of Education will start reviewing some aspects of its business next month.
July 15, 2014
Forest officials in northern Arizona are planning two public meetings on a draft environmental impact statement released by the Coconino National Forest.
July 15, 2014
The Women, Infants and Children food assistance program, known as WIC, is getting a makeover in Arizona thanks to a $5 million federal grant.
July 14, 2014
The Arizona Department of Revenue stopped more than $74 million in fraudulent refunds from being sent out in fiscal year 2013. That’s a $42 million increase from the year before.
July 14, 2014
The Salt River Project is reporting another dry winter runoff season. 2014 was the eighth driest winter on record in terms of snow melt for the Salt and Verde River watersheds.
July 14, 2014
The University of Arizona is joining hundreds of colleges across the nation with a campus-wide ban on tobacco.
July 14, 2014
Former Arizona Senate President Russell Pearce has been offered a job with the Maricopa County Treasurer's office.
July 14, 2014

Pages