KJZZ News

Elementary Students Becoming Immersed In Mandarin
Around the world, it’s typical for children to learn a foreign language at a young age. We’re talking grade school. Then, there’s the United States, where most students wait until high school.
Mar. 5, 2014
Injured Police Officer Identified
A Phoenix police officer who was wounded in a shootout with a murder suspect on Monday afternoon has been identified.
Mar. 5, 2014
Poll Finds 49 Percent Of Arizonans Support Gay Marriage
A survey released Tuesday finds an increase in the number of Arizonans polled support marriage rights for gays and lesbians.
Mar. 4, 2014
Southern Arizona Hotshot Fire Crew To Be Disbanded
A southern Arizona fire company is eliminating its hotshot wildfire crew to cope with a budget shortfall.
Mar. 4, 2014
Arizona House Approves Surprise Inspections
The Arizona House of Representatives has approved a bill that would allow health officials to conduct unannounced inspections at abortion clinics.
Mar. 4, 2014
Race For Arizona Governor
A new poll finds no clear leader in this year's race for Arizona governor, on either side of the aisle.
Mar. 4, 2014
State Route 89A Switchback Closing
A popular road that connects Flagstaff to Sedona will be closed for five weeks this summer.
Mar. 4, 2014
BLM Clearing Brush Along I-8 To Reduce Smuggling
The Bureau of Land Management has begun a brush-clearing project along Interstate 8 east of Gila Bend.
Mar. 4, 2014
Rural Areas Missing Out On Job Growth
The job outlook for Arizona is improving, especially for those out of work or underemployed. But rural parts of the state are being left out.
Mar. 4, 2014
Bears Spotted Near Sierra Vista
The Arizona Game and Fish Department is warning people to be bear aware, after two recent encounters with humans near Sierra Vista.
Mar. 4, 2014
Detective Killed In The Line Of Duty Identified
The Phoenix Police Department has identified the detective killed yesterday as John Hobbs, 43. He was a 21-year veteran of the department.
Mar. 4, 2014
Latino Leaders Urge Sinema To Stay In District 9
Last week’s surprise announcement that Congressional District 7 Arizona Rep. Ed Pastor would be retiring has set off a scramble of Democratic would-be successors.
Mar. 4, 2014
Janis Joplin On Rejection
"In my insides, it really hurts if someone doesn't like me. It's silly." Interview by Howard Smith, 1970.
Mar. 4, 2014
Ballot Measure Spending Limit
A bill passed in the Arizona House on Monday limits how long voter-approved ballot measures would be paid for with tax dollars. The laws would be referred back to the ballot every eight years.
Mar. 3, 2014
New Student Regent Not A Current Student
One of the student positions for the Arizona Board of Regents will become vacant later this year. But the governor’s nominee replacement to the position is not a current student himself.
Mar. 3, 2014
Phoenix Police Officer Dies After Shootout
Two Phoenix Police Department detectives were shot this afternoon as they pursued a suspect on an outstanding felony warrant. One of the officers has died.
Mar. 3, 2014
Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial Moves Forward
The Arizona House of Representatives has approved a plan for a memorial on the site where 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots died last year fighting the Yarnell Hill Fire.
Mar. 3, 2014
Minimum-Wage Workers Are
A United States Department of Labor official has wrapped up a three-city tour of the West to get an update on the plight of minimum-wage workers.
Mar. 3, 2014
Firefighters Training For Wildfires This Week
Firefighters from a number of agencies across the state will be taking part in the annual wildland fire preparedness drill this week in Mesa.
Mar. 3, 2014
Tornado Touched Down In Mesa This Weekend
In Mesa, the storm also brought something uncommon to Arizona — a tornado.
Mar. 3, 2014

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