KJZZ News

College National Football Championship
Downtown Phoenix will host a variety of events this weekend to coincide with the championship game in Glendale next week.
Jan. 4, 2016
Susan Bitter Smith
Bitter Smith has now officially stepped down from her position as chair of the commission, and Gov. Ducey has appointed a replacement — former House Speaker and Republican Andy Tobin.
Jan. 4, 2016
Jacob Harvey
The state of Arizona has agreed to pay $3 million to a former prison teacher who was sexually assaulted by an inmate in 2014, according to documents released Monday.
Jan. 4, 2016
Arizona's system for candidates to gather petitions online to qualify for elections has been cited as an innovative step by Harvard University.
Jan. 4, 2016
Brnovich Times Square
A billboard reading “Paying for sex can get you flagged...for the rest of your life” is being featured in New York City.
Jan. 4, 2016
Experts said Arizona has remained largely unaffected by this new competitor because of the state’s unique position in the industry.
Jan. 4, 2016
water flowing on mars
The Arizona Science Desk team has spent the past year reporting on science, technology, health and innovation around the state. Here's a look back at the three most-viewed stories on science.kjzz.org in 2015.
Jan. 4, 2016
Joey Robert Parks
Joey Robert Parks is the founder and creative director of 26 Blocks. In this episode of the Arizona Storytellers project, Parks recalls an adventure traversing the storm drains beneath Tempe.
Jan. 4, 2016
chickens
In a unanimous vote in December, city council members approved several new rule changes for the sale and production of food on residential property.
Jan. 4, 2016
Former state Supreme Court Chief Justice Ruth McGregor will preside over bus labor talks starting January 4.
Jan. 4, 2016
In the study, the margin for the favored candidates was 1.7 percent higher in precincts with more signs.
Jan. 4, 2016
Susan Bitter Smith
The attorney for Susan Bitter Smith is asking the state Supreme Court to rule the conflict of interest charges filed against her are "legally meritless'' even though she is quitting the Arizona Corporation Commission.
Jan. 4, 2016
Valle del Sol
Lack of health insurance can be a major barrier to mental health care. A local organization wants to help uninsured kids can get the care they need in 2016.
Jan. 4, 2016
Many Native American businesses face unique cultural and regulatory obstacles. One group is trying to bridge the gap between entrepreneurial and native cultures and has had some success, but their federal funding just ran out.
Jan. 4, 2016
grocery cart
In 2016 some adults will have limits on how long they can get the benefits while out of work.
Jan. 4, 2016
In the year since the Phoenix City Council adopted the Bicycle Master Plan, progress has been made, but some bicyclists would like to see more improvements.
Jan. 4, 2016
dennis lambert
Dennis Lambert is retiring in January after almost 20 years on the air in Phoenix. His last day in the office was Dec. 30, 2015.
Jan. 2, 2016
Fiesta Bowl
Marching bands and large crowds will be converging on downtown and central Phoenix Saturday morning for the annual National Bank of Arizona Fiesta Bowl Parade. City and event officials estimate about 100,000 people will attend.
Jan. 1, 2016
Arizona’s largest blood drive is Sunday at Tempe Center for the Arts, at a time when blood is needed all across the state.
Jan. 1, 2016
Arizona DOT
With the new year comes new laws. One going into effect in Arizona will waive vehicle registration fees for the families of fallen police officers and firefighters.
Jan. 1, 2016

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