KJZZ News

Maricopa County will soon stop asking job applicants about their criminal convictions.
Dec. 13, 2017
The next time you’re in Mesa and you spot a firetruck, you may do a double take.
Dec. 13, 2017
A number of high-profile people in the entertainment world have been accused of sexual misconduct — from Harvey Weinstein to Kevin Spacey to Louis C.K. And that’s led to a lot of people questioning how to handle the work they’ve done and thinking about how and whether to watch their performances.
Dec. 13, 2017
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One of the most interesting things about Tuesday’s highly contested Alabama Senate race was that the election was determined by black voters, especially black women.
Dec. 13, 2017
Lyle Jeffs
Lyle Jeffs, brother of imprisoned polygamous sect leader Warren Jeffs, was sentenced today to almost five years in prison for his role in a food stamp fraud scheme, and for escaping confinement.
Dec. 13, 2017
Mesa's Christmas tree burns
Mesa’s Merry Main Street Christmas celebrations have been marked by mishaps this year. First, warm weather thwarted the opening of the ice skating rink on November 24. Early Wednesday morning, a fire ravaged the nearly 4-story Christmas tree.
Dec. 13, 2017
We’ve heard KJZZ’s Sarah Ventre report on the community in Short Creek over the last several weeks. She joined The Show to talk about her reporting.
Dec. 13, 2017
As more people leave the FLDS church, they also leave the support network and social structure that comes with it. Two women who left the church are now leading efforts to provide assistance to others doing the same.
Dec. 13, 2017
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The Arizona Supreme Court has agreed to review a groundwater supply issue involving a planned large new residential development in Sierra Vista.
Dec. 13, 2017
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After a heated and very close special election in Alabama, Democratic candidate Doug Jones will be the state's next U.S. senator after he beat Roy Moore in a special election on Tuesday.
Dec. 13, 2017
Smoking Cessation
The Food and Drug Administration this week launched a new campaign to try to get smokers to quit.
Dec. 13, 2017
Abandoned uranium mine site
A three-judge panel of the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has handed a victory to environmental groups over a uranium mining ban on lands next to the Grand Canyon.
Dec. 13, 2017
The National Park Service says it will boost camping fees at the Chiricahua National Monument from $12 a day to $20 per day starting Jan. 1.
Dec. 13, 2017
When the state legislature originally set up the Border Security Trust Fund six years ago, lawmakers billed it as a privately funded solution for building a border wall along Arizona's 378 mile border with Mexico.
Dec. 13, 2017
Grand Canyon National Park
National parks in the U.S. will sharply drop the number of days they allow visitors to get in for free, a move that was criticized by opponents of the parks' plan to raise entrance costs at other times of the year.
Dec. 13, 2017
Russell Begaye
Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye says he has signed a contract to purchase software to implement an emergency system for Amber Alerts, wildland fires, hazardous waste spills, weather notification and road closures.
Dec. 13, 2017
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A former NBA star was sentenced to 2.5 years in prison for his involvement in a telemarketing scam in Scottsdale.
Dec. 13, 2017
A federal appeals court has kept an Obama-era ban on new mining claims near the Grand Canyon.
Dec. 13, 2017
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The Navajo Nation is suing Wells Fargo for allegedly engaging in predatory and unlawful banking practices that have harmed its tribal members.
Dec. 12, 2017
Mark J. Dannels
A state committee on border security has decided to empty out its coffers and ask the Legislature to dissolve the task force.
Dec. 12, 2017

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