KJZZ News

Seen as the broadest school choice initiative in the country — the Nevada Supreme Court has ruled that their state's voucher-style Education Savings Accounts program has an unconstitutional funding mechanism that should remain blocked.
Sep. 30, 2016
Tracie Ervin
Proposition 123 was passed — where does that money go? This is the first of KJZZ's yearlong series that delves into the classrooms of teachers from across the West Valley and beyond.
Sep. 30, 2016
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The city of Phoenix has sent a cease-and-desist letter to GOP Presidential candidate Donald Trump’s campaign saying they violated federal and state law by using copyrighted materials in a campaign ad.
Sep. 30, 2016
"John" poster for Stray Cat Theatre
Watching "John" is not unlike eavesdropping on a very long, fascinating conversation in a restaurant, while eating the delicious meal set before you.
Sep. 30, 2016
Phoenix VA hospital.
The Department of Veterans Affairs says the Phoenix VA Health Care System is getting another new director.
Sep. 30, 2016
Authorities say two Prescott Valley men have been arrested in connection with a burglary at a Prescott taxidermy shop.
Sep. 30, 2016
For several years art dealers have purchased sacred artifacts and had exported them overseas, where often French auction houses have sold them off to the highest bidder.
Sep. 29, 2016
Democratic candidate for sheriff Paul Penzone claimed an attack ad produced by the Arpaio campaign is inaccurate.
Sep. 29, 2016
Buying a home remains a challenge for many people, despite the Valley’s ranking as second best in a recent Bankrate.com study on the most affordable markets. That’s why a group gathered in Phoenix on Thursday to share ways to increase home ownership among low- to- moderate income families.
Sep. 29, 2016
In his new book, Presuasion, Robert Cialdini, professor emeritus of psychology and marketing at ASU explores the methods of putting us in something like a comfort zone in the moments before we may purchase something or get to know someone else more deeply.
Sep. 29, 2016
general election pamphlet
Arizona election officials say thousands of ballot pamphlets could be incomplete or contain errors.
Sep. 29, 2016
The Phoenix Marcos de Niza public housing project is one of 24 communities in the nation to benefit from a $2 million federal grant.
Sep. 29, 2016
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich, along with the Attorneys General in Nevada, Texas and Oklahoma, have filed suit to try and stop the transfer of the agency in charge of coordinating internet addresses and names.
Sep. 29, 2016
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The Maricopa County Education Service Agency will be getting $60 million from the federal education department to focus on teacher recruitment and retention.
Sep. 29, 2016
Southwestern willow flycatcher
Scientists have created the first map of the entire range of the endangered southwestern willow flycatcher. It shows the bird’s habitat is threatened by drought and exotic beetles.
Sep. 29, 2016
The Desert Botanical Garden 5
The proposed Desert Discovery Center in Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve has emerged as one of the most controversial issues in this fall’s city elections and has led to spirited debates both pro and con.
Sep. 29, 2016
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The Arizona Department of Education released official AzMERIT test scores for the 2015-16 school year in September 2016. AzMERIT replaced AIMS as the state’s new standardized test in spring 2015.
Sep. 29, 2016
 border fence
Immigrating mothers and children from Central America are being placed in family detention centers and some are being kept there for extended months rather than just days. Meet Sambo Dul, who volunteered her legal services to immigrants in Texas.
Sep. 29, 2016
An advocacy group that has come under fire for hundreds of lawsuits against Valley businesses has now flooded Arizona Attorney General’s Mark Brnovich's office with complaints.
Sep. 29, 2016
People at Sky Harbor
Officials at Sky Harbor Airport will be posting security line wait times for Terminals 2 and 4.
Sep. 29, 2016

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