KJZZ News

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
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
"In my insides, it really hurts if someone doesn't like me. It's silly." Interview by Howard Smith, 1970.
Mar. 4, 2014
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
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
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
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
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 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
In Mesa, the storm also brought something uncommon to Arizona — a tornado.
Mar. 3, 2014
A small group of veterans and members of the military will get a chance to reintegrate into society through a weekend in April writing in the wilderness near Tucson.
Mar. 3, 2014
Phoenix police have arrested the mother of a 2-year-old boy found wandering in a stranger’s backyard.
Mar. 3, 2014
Interstate 11, the proposed freeway between Phoenix and Las Vegas, could become an issue in the 2016 presidential campaign. And it apparently will, if Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval has his way.
Mar. 3, 2014
Five courts around the state will be trying out a new system to help judges decide whether it’s safe to release a criminal defendant prior to a trial.
Mar. 3, 2014
Federal officials are cutting off water to some California farms stuck in the worst drought on record. At the same time Arizona farmers are irrigating their fields with the diminishing Colorado River. They’re using the water to grow most of the country’s winter vegetables, and even shipping some crops to China.
Mar. 3, 2014
The Navajo Nation may have to wait another year to get a gambling compact with the state of New Mexico. With an expiration date of 2016 on the current compact, Navajo officials are getting nervous about the future of their investments.
Mar. 3, 2014
Arizona legislators will vote once again Monday on a bill that would limit the use of cellphones while driving. This time, the effort is aimed at teenage drivers.
Mar. 3, 2014
Representatives from the Arizona Republican Party, city of Phoenix and state tourism bureau will travel to Washington, D.C. on Monday.
Mar. 3, 2014
A major thoroughfare in North Phoenix will be closed for six months starting Monday.
Mar. 3, 2014
Arizona officials have long worried about human trafficking, and with the Super Bowl coming to Glendale next year, those efforts are expected to ramp up even more.
Feb. 28, 2014

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