KJZZ News

Marijuana
State lawmakers are moving to make felons of doctors who don't follow rules when recommending a patient be allowed to use marijuana.
Feb. 16, 2018
There’s good news for Valley football fans. A future hall-of-famer will return to the Arizona Cardinals for least one more season.
Feb. 15, 2018
Arizona Department of Corrections building
The latest court filings in an ongoing federal court case show Arizona could now be facing more than a million dollars in fines — just for the month of December.
Feb. 15, 2018
For most collegiate athletic programs in the NCAA, the goal is simple: sustained success at the Division I level. But getting to that point doesn’t come easily.
Feb. 15, 2018
Lorena Ananieva
Listen to the sounds of Mirela Ananieva teaching figure skating at AZ Ice Arcadia.
Feb. 15, 2018
School Bus
Many rural school districts in Arizona are losing students, which means they’re also losing state funding. Numbers compiled by the Arizona School Boards Association find counties with declining enrollment have lost more than $13 million since 2015.
Feb. 15, 2018
Donna Rossi has been a fixture on TV news in Arizona for three decades. She’s worked in Flagstaff, Tucson and in Phoenix at CBS5, and has covered every major story in our state in that time. And, last week, she announced her retirement.
Feb. 15, 2018
Arizona Capitol building
Arizona doesn’t have a huge Asian-American population, but the current political cycle features four candidates with that background. Three of them are Democrats: congressional candidates Dr. Hiral Tipirneni and Anita Malik, and state House candidate Amish Shah. The fourth is longtime Republican state lawmaker Kimberly Yee, who is running for state treasurer.
Feb. 15, 2018
Border Fence
A ruling is expected anytime now in a lawsuit challenging the Trump administration’s efforts to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Feb. 15, 2018
The U.S. Veterans Affairs Department’s Inspector General is accusing Secretary David Shulkin of misusing public money, and his chief of staff of doctoring an email to justify a trip Shulkin and his wife took to Europe. The Inspector General’s report, released on Wednesday, also accuses Shulkin of improperly accepting gifts on that trip.
Feb. 15, 2018
U.S. Supreme Court
Gerrymandering and redistricting have been a part of electoral politics in the U.S. for generations, and their power to influence who controls the House and Senate are even more in the spotlight now.
Feb. 15, 2018
Arizona’s Independent Redistricting Commission would be expanded — and state lawmakers would be able to ask voters to overrule the maps the commission drew, under a measure moving through the state Legislature this week.
Feb. 15, 2018
Hamilton High School
On Wednesday, Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery announced that his office wouldn’t be charging Hamilton High School administrators after an ongoing hazing investigation.
Feb. 15, 2018
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What is love? Infidelity is widespread, and half of first-time American marriages end in divorce before the 20 year mark. So Science Vs asks: have we been lied to by our love songs? Click here to listen to the full episode.
Feb. 15, 2018
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Embattled and defiant South African President Jacob Zuma has resigned after his party, the African National Congress, pressured him for two months to step down.
Feb. 15, 2018
Stina Sieg
It just takes a quick scroll through Facebook to know what your friends were up to on Valentine’s Day. What you likely didn’t see was a giddy post about garbage. Unless, of course, you’re friends with KJZZ’s Stina Sieg.
Feb. 15, 2018
Arizona’s flu rate continues to climb.
Feb. 15, 2018
Navajo Generating Station
The Arizona Legislature is being asked to exempt coal used in a power plant on the Navajo Nation from the state's sales tax as a way to help make the plant more attractive for potential buyers.
Feb. 15, 2018
Grand Canyon National Park
Flight restrictions put in place in the Grand Canyon after a sightseeing helicopter crashed last weekend have been lifted.
Feb. 15, 2018
Camelback Family Planning
An Arizona Senate panel dominated by Republicans has approved a proposal that greatly boosts abortion reporting requirements for doctors, clinics and hospitals.
Feb. 15, 2018

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