KJZZ News

Flagstaff Homeless
At last count earlier this year Coconino County had 755 people experiencing homelessness. Flagstaff Shelter Services is working on finding them permanent homes faster.
Nov. 28, 2016
As families gather for the holidays, some parents want their adult children to leave with more than new memories. They’re hoping to unload antique furniture, collectibles and family heirlooms. But, many Baby Boomers are discovering their treasures aren’t valued as much as they expected.
Nov. 28, 2016
With an annual budget of more than $1 billion, the Maricopa County Community College District is one of the largest community college districts in the country.
Nov. 28, 2016
The city of Tempe is looking for businesses to volunteer for a pilot program aimed at pay equity based on gender. The test group will be asked to share salary information and feedback to create a certification process to highlight certain employers.
Nov. 28, 2016
If you haven’t checked your soap lately, you may want to do so. Some companies are changing up the ingredients you’re lathering up with in an effort to abide by a recent FDA ban.
Nov. 27, 2016
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton will meet with mayors from around the world to discuss how they can address climate change.
Nov. 26, 2016
Border Fence
Mexican authorities are preparing for those who plan to return from the U.S., as a result of Donald Trump’s administration.
Nov. 26, 2016
Christmas Tree
The tradition of families heading into the woods to chop down Christmas trees is alive and well in Arizona.
Nov. 25, 2016
phoenix municipal court building
Since launching a program last January to help people with past due traffic fines, the city of Phoenix has collected more than $4 million.
Nov. 25, 2016
While most Phoenix households have curbside collection, more than 20 percent toss their trash in big bins located in alleys behind their homes. Several years ago the Public Works Department wanted to move collection from alleys to streets saying it would be more efficient, but reportedly not enough residents bought into the idea. Now, that may be changing.
Nov. 25, 2016
Outdoor gear and sporting goods retailer REI is closing its stores on Black Friday for the second year in a row, encouraging its employees and customers to spend the day outdoors.
Nov. 25, 2016
Act of God play
Just in time for the holidays, God has returned to Earth for only the second time in recorded history.
Nov. 25, 2016
For those suffering from a mental-health issue, finding care can be a lengthy process. Behavioral-health providers are in short supply nationwide and here in the Valley. Many patients end up turning to the emergency room in the hopes of finding a quick diagnosis and treatment. But most ERs aren’t equipped to handle psychiatric patients. The issue is forcing health-care providers to look for alternatives.
Nov. 25, 2016
More than 500 cars, trucks and SUVs are on display at the Phoenix Convention Center this holiday weekend, and you can’t buy a single one — at least not there. The Arizona International Auto Show is considered a “no sales zone."
Nov. 25, 2016
Travelers headed to northern Arizona this holiday weekend should be on the lookout for a potential storm around Flagstaff.
Nov. 24, 2016
Mole turkey
It’s the season for cooking turkey all over the United States. And in Mexico, the appetite for this bird has been growing during the holidays, too.
Nov. 24, 2016
minimum wage
More than 1 million taxpayers in Arizona could be affected by a new law that kicks in Jan. 1. It requires the Internal Revenue Service to hold refunds for people claiming the Earned Income Tax Credit or the Additional Child Tax Credit until at least mid-February.
Nov. 24, 2016
Chicken wings
Starting Monday, large poultry companies will be subject to new regulations when it comes to setting the price of chicken at the store.
Nov. 24, 2016
Agustín Carstens
This year has not been a good one for global finances. Stock markets outside of the U.S. have been continuously fluctuating, and currencies from emerging economies have been losing its value against the dollar.
Nov. 24, 2016
The research from ATTOM Data examines property ownership across the state. It finds more than 162,069 single family homes in Arizona are owned by out-of-state investors. Of those investors, about one in three calls California home.
Nov. 24, 2016

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