KJZZ News

The Valley restaurant scene has changed dramatically over the past quarter-century, with an increase in nationally praised chefs and the eaters who appreciate them and their creations.
April 01, 2015
Will Stone
April 01, 2015
Today, a new immigration-reform campaign is getting started to bring attention to the need for more visas for highly skilled workers.
April 01, 2015
The city of Mesa may soon enact a formal anti-discrimination law. City council members reviewed draft language for a potential ordinance earlier this week.
April 01, 2015
Gov. Doug Ducey has vetoed bills this week, including one that would have kept private for 60 days the identities of police officers involved in shootings.
April 01, 2015
Residents of Phoenix neighborhoods impacted by the Federal Aviation Administration’s flight path changes at Sky Harbor Airport are stuck in a holding pattern, despite efforts to mitigate the problem.
April 01, 2015
Before Diamondbacks fans can enter Chase Field this year, they will need to pass through the newest safety feature implemented by Major League Baseball.
April 01, 2015
About 20 percent of the salaried employees at the Pinto Valley Mine near Miami, Ariz. are losing their jobs. Officials with Capstone Mining, the company that owns the mine, said the layoffs are not a response to falling copper prices.
April 01, 2015
National Weather Service meteorologist Jessica Nolte said dry storm systems are usually seen at the beginning of the state’s wildfire season.
April 01, 2015
A state senator says one of Gov. Doug Ducey's appointees to the state Board of Education won't get an immediate confirmation hearing and that the rest of his first year in office will serve as a "test drive."
April 01, 2015
The legislation is being pushed by retailers, grocers and restaurants. They fear the efforts in places like Tempe and Flagstaff to follow the lead of Bisbee, which put a nickel-a-bag fee on single-use sacks.
April 01, 2015
The Phoenix City Council approved a 2 percent tax in 2010 as the city faced a $277 million budget shortfall. In 2014 lawmakers reduced that to 1 percent.
April 01, 2015
Starting today, the Navajo Nation will be the first in the country to impose a tax on chips, cookies, soda and all junk food. The tribe is attempting to curb high rates of obesity, diabetes and heart disease.
April 01, 2015
A federal court ruled Monday in favor of Indian families saying South Dakota violated the Indian Child Welfare Act when it didn’t allow families their day in court. This case could affect similar cases throughout the United States.
March 31, 2015
Ever since Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio admitted he committed contempt by violating a judge’s orders in a racial profiling case, it’s raised questions over whether county taxpayers will have to pay the sheriff’s potential fines. It's not the only lawsuit against the sheriff that could result in more liability for the county.
March 31, 2015
Governor Doug Ducey has signed a bill that limits insurance coverage of abortion procedures.
March 31, 2015
An Arizona pediatrician who was once the subject of an FBI manhunt was sentenced to federal prison Monday. He evaded capture for nearly four years.
March 31, 2015
On Tuesday night, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill increasing the production cap for state microbreweries.
March 31, 2015
Central Arizona Shelter Services has housed its last occupants at its overflow building near 12th Avenue and Madison in Phoenix.
March 31, 2015
A former police chief who served the twin towns of Colorado City, Arizona, and Hildale, Utah, said the community has always been a theocracy.
March 31, 2015

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