KJZZ News

You may want to lay off the texting and driving. The Department of Public Safety is looking for you with a campaign that at the least could cost you some extra time.
February 19, 2015
Children learn about the life cycle of the monarch butterfly at a newly completed education center called Papaloztin. The name comes from an indigenous word meaning "little butterfly."
February 19, 2015
Four Republican lawmakers are opposing the creation of a national monument near the Grand Canyon.
February 19, 2015
Gov. Doug Ducey has appointed a businessman who has never worked in government as the new director of the Arizona Department of Economic Security.
February 19, 2015
The Denver Post reported that Colorado's attorney general accused a college with campuses in four states of misleading students it promises to prepare for careers in business, computers and health care.
February 19, 2015
The City of Glendale has appointed a temporary city manager as it looks for someone to permanently fill the position.
February 19, 2015
The former owner of a Phoenix car wash chain must report to prison by March 23 to start serving a one-year sentence for his acknowledged role in a scheme to hire hundreds of workers who weren't in the country legally.
February 19, 2015
A state House Committee has voted to dump the Common Core educational standards and any tests associated with them.
February 19, 2015
The numbers are in on the second year of sign-ups for the Affordable Care Act.
February 19, 2015
Residents of the Prescott area held a vigil in memory of humanitarian aid worker Kayla Mueller, who died while in the captivity of the Islamic State.
February 19, 2015
The Arizona Department of Corrections settled a class action lawsuit about prison health care Wednesday. The case on behalf of more than 34,000 inmates was filed three years ago.
February 18, 2015
Federal Magistrate Judge David K. Duncan is considering whether to approve a settlement in Parsons v. Ryan. It's a class action suit that was filed on behalf of about 34,000 prisoners in Arizona's state-run prisons who have been impacted by systemic deficiencies in how health care is provided in those facilities.
February 18, 2015
In his proposed budget for the next fiscal year, Governor Doug Ducey is looking to cut $75 million from the state’s three public universities. The University of Arizona would lose $21 million of its funding if the Ducey budget becomes a reality.
February 18, 2015
Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas attempted to fire the executive director of the Arizona Board of Education last week. About one day later, Governor Doug Ducey overturned that decision. That, in turn, led to one of the most surprising and intense press releases in recent history.
February 18, 2015
Journalists have been attracting a lot of headlines lately. And the one who has drawn opinions across the board is the anchor of NBC’s Nightly News, Brian Williams.
February 18, 2015
The Grammy award voters were very good to a few artists earlier this month, including singer/songwriter Rosanne Cash. She collected three for the pieces she created on the album “The River and the Thread.”
February 18, 2015
The Valley's explosive housing recovery in recent years officially slowed down in 2014, ending the year with a modest 5.4 percent increase in home prices. With investor interest waning, the rebound now lies in the hands of traditional buyers, who experts say could start returning to homeownership this coming year.
February 18, 2015
In the weeks following the latest measles outbreak, there have been no new confirmed cases – yet.
February 18, 2015
If you have relatives back east you probably already know about the polar vortex that has been freezing them out the last few weeks. But that same phenomenon is causing our temps to spike.
February 18, 2015
Episcopal leaders in Arizona are heading to the streets and sidewalks on Ash Wednesday to conduct the "Ashes To-Go" program.
February 18, 2015

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