KJZZ News

Up to two inches of rain fell in Apache Junction Thursday morning. The heavy rains led to flooding and road closures in some parts.
October 09, 2014
The U.S. Education Department has given Arizona a waiver from some provisions of the federal No Child Left Behind Act.
October 09, 2014
A federal appeals court has upheld the public corruption and money laundering convictions of former Republican Arizona Congressman Rick Renzi.
October 09, 2014
Tourists abandoned the Mexican border city of Juárez in droves when a vicious drug war erupted in its streets beginning five years ago. Now the city wants to win them back with the help of a new shuttle service that will chauffeur visitors from the American side of the border into Mexico.
October 09, 2014
An attorney who came to Phoenix to protect the civil rights of protesters says she herself was unfairly arrested by Maricopa County Sheriff’s deputies during SB 1070 protests in 2010.
October 08, 2014
The board stopped issuing new licenses for doctors last month after running into issues with a new state law, but reversed its decision on Wednesday.
October 08, 2014
Five U.S. airports are adding new layers of screenings for passengers to try to keep Ebola from entering this country, but national and state health officials caution this only a part of combating the deadly disease.
October 08, 2014
The U.S. Army has awarded $80 million in helicopter contracts to the owner of a Mesa company, even as the Justice Department investigates whether she played by the rules to win earlier military contracts.
October 08, 2014
Tempe did it. The town of Gilbert was considering it. Now, in northwestern Arizona, Mohave County has done it. The Board of Supervisors there voted to ban the use of e-cigarettes in public buildings. But not everyone thinks it’s a good idea.
October 08, 2014
A new report released by the College Board shows that about 35 percent of Hispanic sophomore high school students took the preliminary SAT in Arizona during the 2013-14 school year. That’s the highest rate of Hispanic student participation nationwide from that grade level.
October 08, 2014
Catellus Development Corporation has been chosen to oversee Arizona State University’s master development plan for its 330-acre University Athletics District in Tempe. The entire project should be completed within the next 10 to 20 years.
October 08, 2014
The U.S. Supreme Court has temporarily halted the march toward legal same sex marriage in Idaho but has allowed Nevada to go forward. KJZZ’s Nick Blumberg told us what that could mean for the future of same sex unions in Arizona.
October 08, 2014
We talked about the general election campaign and who may win next month with Arizona Republic columnist Bob Robb and State House Minority Leader Chad Campbell, who is not running for re-election or any other office in 2014.
October 08, 2014
In addition to its traditional season, Arizona Theatre Company is offering a group of plays under the umbrella of Café Bohemia.
October 08, 2014
Arizona State University President Michael Crow has announced long-term plans for the school’s athletic facilities district.
October 08, 2014
The National Football League has become the most popular sport in the U.S., but recent scandals involving Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice and other players accused of domestic violence could threaten fan loyalty.
October 08, 2014
Arizona’s Superintendent of Public Instruction nominees have different perspectives on how to improve the state’s K-12 education system.
October 08, 2014
The United States Supreme Court on Wednesday granted an emergency request to block marriages between gay couples in Idaho, just one day after a lower court said those unions should go forward. That could delay a potential ruling overturning Arizona’s gay marriage ban.
October 08, 2014
Mexico’s oil and gas industry is about to open up to the rest of the world, but before major exploration can take place, Mexico has to create an infrastructure to support it — roads and especially pipelines.
October 08, 2014
Conservation groups say a federal rule to cut haze-causing nitrogen oxide emissions at a northern Arizona coal plant is too lenient.
October 08, 2014

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