KJZZ News

Politician Chris Herstam discusses why he has left the Republican party and has registered as a Democrat.
Sep. 2, 2015
The Bisbee City Council passed a resolution Tuesday urging the Cochise County Attorney to de-prioritize prosecuting those who aid terminally ill patients in ending their lives. Bisbee is the first city in Arizona to take this step.
Sep. 2, 2015
The term "roller coaster" has been applied to the United States stock market over the years; we talked with Marketplace Morning Report host David Brancaccio about stock market issues.
Sep. 2, 2015
On Wednesday, attorney Tom Ryan filed a complaint related to conflict of interest charges involving Arizona Corporation Commission Chair Susan Bitter Smith.
Sep. 2, 2015
Authorities say a state worker has been fired and arrested in the suspected fraud and embezzlement of at least $1.5 million from Arizona's Medicaid program starting as early as 2006.
Sep. 2, 2015
The Scottsdale City Council voted this week to move forward with a law protecting members of the LGBT community. It reversed a previous decision in April that called for only a non-binding pledge.
Sep. 2, 2015
The Phoenix Zoo will remain closed for another day as staff and clean-up crews haul away trees and repair fences that were damaged by Monday’s monsoon.
Sep. 2, 2015
A Valley attorney is seeking the ouster of Arizona Corporation Commissioner Susan Bitter Smith, arguing her ties to the telecommunications industry represent a conflict of interest.
Sep. 2, 2015
Some low-risk DUI offenders Pima County will soon be eligible for house arrest with electronic monitoring, instead of spending their entire sentences behind bars.
Sep. 2, 2015
A San Francisco woman died from primary amebic meningoencephalitis on Aug. 17, days after swimming in Lake Martinez, located in Yuma County on the Colorado River.
Sep. 2, 2015
The Federal Aviation Administration is seeking a nearly $175,000 fine against a Phoenix-based regional airline for several failures in its drug-testing program for workers in safety-sensitive jobs.
Sep. 2, 2015
Authorities have identified a hiker who died last week in Grand Canyon National Park. Park officials say the hiker was 51-year-old Daniel Sarr of Flagstaff.
Sep. 2, 2015
Federal drug agents arrested more than 90 people and seized 16 underground labs in a 20-state operation targeting illegal steroids.
Sep. 2, 2015
At a detention hearing Tuesday in Phoenix, a federal judge ruled Ahmed Mohammed el Gammal is a flight risk, and he'll remain in custody pending any further review by the Southern District of New York.
Sep. 2, 2015
Earlier this year, Haggen bought 146 Albertsons and Safeway stores, expanding from 18 stores in Oregon and Washington into new markets in California, Nevada and Arizona.
Sep. 2, 2015
Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye is asking the Federal Emergency Management Agency for help in the tribe's recovery from a mine spill.
Sep. 2, 2015
Entrance fees at the Flagstaff-area national monuments are going up starting Oct. 1.
Sep. 2, 2015
A few thousand people still don't have electricity and the Phoenix Zoo is closed for a second day after a monsoon storm knocked down power poles and trees.
Sep. 2, 2015
A study tracked traffic trends in 470 cities across the country and published findings on the time spent stuck in traffic and the costs of that congestion on 101 cities. Nine of those cities were in Arizona.
Sep. 2, 2015
The area's two major utilities reported that more than 13,000 customers still had no electricity by midday Tuesday. About 70,000 homes and businesses had been in the dark immediately after Monday evening's storm.
Sep. 1, 2015

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