KJZZ News

K-9 dog
A new federal regulation is making it easier for dogs to “handle their business” at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport. A pet relief area just opened inside one terminal with more scheduled to open soon. The change was designed to help passengers using service animals, but customers traveling with pets will benefit, too.
Nov. 8, 2016
Paul Penzone
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, known for his controversial immigration enforcement policies, has lost re-election. The Arizona sheriff was defeated after 24 years in office.
Nov. 8, 2016
Sen. John McCain
Arizona Sen. John McCain has won a sixth term, defeating Democratic Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick in a hard-fought race. Kirkpatrick represented McCain's strongest challenge in years, but his prolific fundraising and name recognition proved difficult to overcome Tuesday.
Nov. 8, 2016
On this election day in Arizona, at least one thing seems certain: the Latino vote in the state will count more than ever.
Nov. 8, 2016
Voting sign
For almost five decades Coconino County election workers have hiked into Supai Village to set up a polling place.
Nov. 8, 2016
downtown phoenix light rail
That bit of fake research from my alma mater was courtesy of The Onion — the article went on to suggest problems with transportation infrastructure in the — expanded — Valley could add up to 1,400 hours to workers’ daily commutes.
Nov. 8, 2016
Eric Eilertsen
A Phoenix-based organization that matches retirees with non-profits looking for talent has a new CEO.
Nov. 8, 2016
Phone
Some voter-advocacy organizations run their own, and states also have hotlines. KJZZ dialed a few numbers to see what kinds of calls they’re getting.
Nov. 8, 2016
Arizona Corporation Commission debate
One of Arizona’s tightest races this year has been for three spots on the state’s public utilities commission.
Nov. 8, 2016
uber
Between 2012 and 2014, the Phoenix area saw 21 percent growth in payroll jobs in ground transportation industries, like taxis.
Nov. 8, 2016
E-Pollbook
Glitches with the electronic tablets poll workers use to check in voters caused lines at various polling places throughout Maricopa County on Election Day morning. By late morning, election officials said sites that had seen morning lines were running smoothly again after problematic e-pollbooks were swapped out.
Nov. 8, 2016
mail-in ballots put through a counting machine
The Maricopa County Recorder's Office counted roughly 831,000 mail in ballots before stopping the tally to focus on live returns.
Nov. 8, 2016
strawberries
Frozen strawberries are being recalled nationwide for being contaminated with hepatitis A.
Nov. 8, 2016
Amber Alert logo
One of the four corner states has volunteered to issue Amber Alerts for the Navajo Nation. In the event an abduction of a child on the Navajo Nation, the state of New Mexico would notify both Arizona and Utah if the nation issues an Amber Alert.
Nov. 8, 2016
Virginia Sanchez
Arizona voters have turned out in record numbers this year, but some last-minute voters still aren’t sure what they want from this presidential election. Both candidates have left a bad taste for some Valley voters.
Nov. 8, 2016
Arizon Gov. Doug Ducey
Gov. Doug Ducey has a vested interest in seeing Arizona stay red today, perhaps most of all in the state Senate.
Nov. 8, 2016
Santa Cruz River
A dry riverbed that winds through downtown Tucson might flow with water once more.
Nov. 8, 2016
Buckeye Mayor
Buckeye residents with bills showing extraordinarily high water usage will not be charged late fees or have their water turned off while their case is reviewed, Mayor Jackie Meck confirmed Monday.
Nov. 8, 2016
Franklin Police Fire High School
Franklin Police and Fire High School is a public school, but there are only around 300 students here, all of whom had to apply to get in. In junior year, students join either the fire or law enforcement track, where on top of the typical high school curriculum, they train to become firemen or police officers.
Nov. 8, 2016
Hickman's Family Farms built a facility with four million chicken in 2014 and locals say it has ruined the air quality.
Nov. 8, 2016

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