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Technology Helps Police Find Shooters Firing Guns In Celebration
It’s illegal to fire guns in celebration anywhere in Arizona, but officers in Glendale are making it even tougher to get away with on New Year’s Eve.
Dec. 30, 2017
Burn Ban In Place In Maricopa County, Stay Inside If You Can
Another burn ban is in place this weekend in Maricopa County, due to a high amount of pollution. Valley health experts say to stay inside as much as possible.
Dec. 30, 2017
No Wood Burning Allowed In Phoenix Area This Weekend
Another wood-burning ban will be in effect for Maricopa County from Saturday through Monday. That’s because Phoenix metro residents will experience air quality that is very unhealthy.
Dec. 29, 2017
Superintendent
A federal judge officially blocked Arizona’s law banning ethnic studies in public schools. The state superintendent responded Friday and she disagrees with the ruling.
Dec. 29, 2017
Pinball Makes A Comeback
According to the International Flipper Pinball Association, there were more than 55,000 registered competitive pinball players in 2017.
Dec. 29, 2017
Phoenix Sets Up Christmas Tree Recycling Stations
The Phoenix Public Works Department is offering Phoenix residents a green way to take down their Christmas trees and wreaths.
Dec. 29, 2017
ASU Police Officers Provide Active Shooter Training To Staff and Students
The ASU Police Department is offering free active shooter training to students and staff, in hopes of increasing their chances of surviving an active shooter event.
Dec. 29, 2017
State, Feds Sign Agreement Implementing Salt River Horse Protection Law
The agreement is the very first step in creating a herd management plan which could include birth control and fences.
Dec. 29, 2017
Holiday, Bowl Games Increase Travel Traffic At Phoenix Airport
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport will be busy again this holiday weekend.
Dec. 29, 2017
AZ Legislator Proposes Due Process Bill For College Students
Arizona Rep. Jay Lawrence is proposing a bill to make it harder for college students to be removed from school based on allegations involving any crime.
Dec. 29, 2017
Should Mayoral, Council Candidates Have To Declare A Party Affiliation?
Mayoral and council elections around Arizona are nonpartisan, and the Arizona Supreme Court has affirmed that direction. But Republican lawmaker Jay Lawrence of Scottsdale wants that to change.
Dec. 29, 2017
Arizona Senate President Considers Cap On Tuition Scholarship
The architect of a plan to use state tax revenues to help send students to private schools is now willing to consider a cap on the program.
Dec. 29, 2017
KJZZ
The Show looks back at some of the biggest stories of the year and looking ahead at what to expect in 2018.
Dec. 29, 2017
Phoenix Burton Barr Library Temporary Location To Open In January
Residents of downtown Phoenix will finally have an alternative library location to visit while repairs to Burton Barr on Central Avenue continue.
Dec. 29, 2017
Arizona Internet Entrepreneur Facing Questions
The entrepreneur behind Quepasa, the bilingual social media site created in the mid-1990s, is coming under scrutiny for another startup.
Dec. 29, 2017
Border Apprehensions Down In 2017, But Interior Arrests Up
President Donald Trump campaigned on a promise of heightened border security and a call for far more resources dedicated to the Mexican border.
Dec. 29, 2017
Real Remorse Or Fauxpology? ASU Professor Explains Difference
In light of so many sexual misconduct allegations against high profile men, we’re hearing a lot of apologies, denials and what some call "faux apologies."
Dec. 29, 2017
How Fund For Las Vegas Shooting Victims Will Be Distributed
It’s been almost three months since a gunman opened fire at a Las Vegas music festival and killed 58 people.
Dec. 29, 2017
The Takeaway: How Technology Changed The World In 2017
A look back at the intersection of technology, information security, privacy and gadgets in 2017.
Dec. 29, 2017
Author Explores Food Traditions Of The Southwest
If you traveled away from Arizona over the holidays, however far flung, Southwestern food probably wasn’t too hard to find there.
Dec. 29, 2017

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