Gov. Doug Ducey said his push for new school safety legislation will include a focus on gun sale background checks, but appeared opposed to closing a loophole that allows private sales at gun shows and in person without such a check. Meanwhile, activists, students and minority Democrats gathered at the Capitol to call on the Arizona Legislature to take action.
When President Donald Trump visits Southern California on Tuesday to get his first up-close look at the border wall prototypes, protesters and supporters will be there to greet him.
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The James Beard Awards are like the Oscars of the food world and this year, three Arizona chefs were named as semifinalists for Best Chef: Southwest. All three came into KJZZ studios recently to talk more about that and how they would like to see Arizona become a real food town.
There’s a presidential election coming up in Russia, but there’s little doubt about what the result will be. That’s just one of the big stories in the coming days on the international stage — here for KJZZ's weekly look ahead to the next week is the BBC’s Rob Hugh-Jones.
The American Civil Liberties Union filed a class action lawsuit against the federal government on Friday for separating immigrant families. In the suit they claim that hundreds of families have been split up, and ask a judge to declare family separation illegal.
President Trump is moving to apply tariffs to steel and aluminum imports, with exceptions possibly being carved out for Mexico, Canada and Australia. In a recent editorial, The Arizona Republic explored the issue of tariffs with the focus on sugar from Mexico. Editorial Director Phil Boas is here for his weekly appearance to talk about it.
Television dramas aren’t supposed to be exactly true to life. They’re supposed to be entertaining and give us some idea of what being a doctor or attorney or private investigator is like. The terminology is often pretty accurate but the rest of it can be hit or miss.
Election season is on the way, which means you'll be seeing and hearing a plethora of campaign ads for candidates. That also means the phrase “I approve this message” will be ubiquitous. Do those four words really mean anything, though, when it comes to believability of a candidate and his or her promises?
Most states have their fair share of strange and outdated laws, and Arizona is no different. Of the 117 felony laws passed in Arizona since 2011, 74 have never been used to charge anyone; that’s 63 percent.
The Maricopa Community College District Faculty Association has filed a lawsuit against the district’s governing board. The suit aims to overturn a decision the board made last month to do away with a bargaining process known as “meet and confer.”
The Arizona Diamondbacks played their first major league game 20 years ago this month. And the franchise is celebrating two decades in the Valley this year, with a little help from a man who's been with the team since the beginning.