KJZZ News

Flanked by bails of meth, pot and heroin, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio announced his office has seized nearly $6 million worth of drugs since September through the so-called "No Bust Too Small" operation.
Mar. 3, 2016
Adobe Mountain School youth prison
A national campaign to end juvenile incarceration called Youth First launched an effort Thursday to close the country’s youth prisons.
Mar. 3, 2016
Ford's Autonomous Fusion Hybrid
Research on autonomous vehicles continues, including in Arizona, despite safety concerns after crash.
Mar. 3, 2016
Water sprinkler
Phoenix recently rolled out a new program aimed at helping homeowners’ associations get a handle on how much water they’re using in common areas and to help them use less.
Mar. 3, 2016
Grand Canyon Institute
There’s been a lot of talk at the Capitol this year about the state’s Empowerment Scholarship Account program
Mar. 3, 2016
Arizona Capitol
This week, a state House committee voted to allow a new type of consumer loan into Arizona.
Mar. 3, 2016
Arizona Department of Education
As school districts find ways to cut costs, the Arizona Department of Education might have found a way to help.
Mar. 3, 2016
Money
A new report shows almost 500,000 people filed complaints with the Federal Trade Commission last year about identity theft.
Mar. 3, 2016
Phoenix City Council
Following another lengthy debate Wednesday night on how the Phoenix City Council should begin its meetings — with or without verbal prayers — a majority of members pulled a 180 of sorts.
Mar. 3, 2016
Arizona Department of Economic Security
Arizona’s Department of Economic Security has grabbed some uncomfortable headlines lately.
Mar. 3, 2016
The push is on to recognize that not every student has to graduate with a bachelor’s degree to be a productive worker and a member of the middle-class economically.
Mar. 3, 2016
John McCain
After 2012 GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney blasted Donald Trump as a “phony and a fraud” today, the 2008 nominee from Arizona has joined him in condemning their party’s front runner, Donald Trump.
Mar. 3, 2016
To better understand what is happening in the Americas, KJZZ’s Transborder Unit traveled to Colombia recently to bring back the hidden stories that you probably won’t hear any place else.
Mar. 3, 2016
mcc rose
Listen to the sounds of Lynn Twitchell tending the rose bushes at the Mesa Community College rose garden.
Mar. 3, 2016
mountain lion
A neighbor of the Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center sued the center last summer. The lawsuit received more social media and news attention this week.
Mar. 3, 2016
Ford Motor Co. showcased its version of an autonomous vehicle at an event at Phoenix co-working space CO+HOOTS on Wednesday.
Mar. 3, 2016
Taylor Edwards
A new species of desert tortoise has been described by a University of Arizona genetic researcher. Identifying the Goode’s Thornscrub Tortoise will aid in its preservation.
Mar. 3, 2016
pawn shop
Proponents say the fee amounts to a tax and should be eliminated. Opponents say police track the fees to identify stolen property
Mar. 3, 2016
Planned Parenthood office
Rep. Justin Olson, R-Mesa, has a new plan: Planned Parenthood cannot get Medicaid dollars unless it can show there is no cross-subsidization.
Mar. 3, 2016
Nick Moskovitz
Flagstaff astronomers are studying an asteroid that’s spinning faster than any other of its size. The asteroid has broken what’s known as the “spin barrier.”
Mar. 3, 2016

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