KJZZ News

Arcadia Ice Arena in Phoenix
Listen to the sounds of first-grade teacher Michelle Clarke playing hockey at Arcadia Ice Arena in Phoenix.
Sep. 3, 2015
kingman prison
Private prison companies have less than 24 hours to express their interest in taking over a private prison facility in Kingman. The Arizona Department of Corrections severed its contract with the previous prison operator last week.
Sep. 3, 2015
EPA mine
The Navajo president has requested help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to assist his nation’s recovery from last month’s mine spill into a major waterway. The tribe is also preparing to sue the federal government over the disaster.
Sep. 3, 2015
Gila River Arena
The Glendale City Council will consider on Sept. 8 whether to hire a Massachusetts-based firm to help gather bids for Gila River Arena management.
Sep. 3, 2015
The iconic stadium has gone through major expansion renovations in both 1977 and 1988. But for the first time in its history, it is going through construction to reduce seating.
Sep. 3, 2015
A coalition of Texas clinics fighting strict state abortion rules appealed to the Supreme Court of the United States on Wednesday. The clinics argue the state is intentionally limiting access to abortion for millions of women.
Sep. 3, 2015
When Chris Benson signed up to sell Vemma juice drinks, he said something didn’t feel right.
Sep. 3, 2015
Storm damage at the Phoenix Zoo
Zoo spokeswoman Linda Hardwick said staffers and cleanup crews have been working around the clock to get things back in order.
Sep. 3, 2015
Broadway store
Metrocenter mall in north Phoenix has had its share of ups and downs. Now crews are demolishing the old Broadway Southwest Department Store to make way for a Wal-Mart Supercenter — and possibly a comeback.
Sep. 3, 2015
Arizona Attorney General's Office logo
The Arizona Attorney General's Office is asking a federal judge to allow it to pursue an investigation into whether anyone in Arizona is violating state laws dealing with the use of fetal remains.
Sep. 3, 2015
Justin O’Connell
Justin O’Connell is the Director of Academic Services at the Center for Student Achievement in Phoenix.
Sep. 3, 2015
monsoon storm
As we move later into the monsoon season, increased moisture may increase monsoon activity. Now, developments off the coast of Mexico may further fuel Valley storms.
Sep. 3, 2015
Cochise County
The way groundwater is regulated in parts of rural Arizona could soon change. As the water table around Willcox continues to drop, the people there who depend on that resource are looking to the Legislature for help.
Sep. 3, 2015
Chana Goldstein
Chana Goldstein, the blogger behind Reclaiming Pink, discusses what it means to be a member of the Orthodox Jewish denomination and a feminist.
Sep. 2, 2015
Football field
Analysts have highly ranked Arizona State University and University of Arizona football teams. Grantland reporter Michael Weinreb discusses the teams' coaches.
Sep. 2, 2015
VA Medical Center
Damage caused by Monday’s monsoon storm left about 40 percent of the Phoenix VA Health Care System’s beds temporarily unusable, an official said.
Sep. 2, 2015
democrat donkey
Politician Chris Herstam discusses why he has left the Republican party and has registered as a Democrat.
Sep. 2, 2015
Bisbee logo
The Bisbee City Council passed a resolution Tuesday urging the Cochise County Attorney to de-prioritize prosecuting those who aid terminally ill patients in ending their lives. Bisbee is the first city in Arizona to take this step.
Sep. 2, 2015
David Brancaccio
The term "roller coaster" has been applied to the United States stock market over the years; we talked with Marketplace Morning Report host David Brancaccio about stock market issues.
Sep. 2, 2015
Arizona Corporation Commission logo
On Wednesday, attorney Tom Ryan filed a complaint related to conflict of interest charges involving Arizona Corporation Commission Chair Susan Bitter Smith.
Sep. 2, 2015

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