KJZZ News

College graduates
Colleges and universities have honored prominent leaders and donors for decades. But lately, controversies have been generated by the pasts of some of those people.
Feb. 5, 2016
KJZZ’s Sarah Ventre spoke with Autumn Giles, Arizona author of a new canning and preserving cookbook called "Beyond Canning."
Feb. 5, 2016
The Arizona Interscholastic Association is looking at sensitivity training after an incident this week in Flagstaff, where a referee told a high school girls basketball team of mostly Navajos to take their hair down.
Feb. 5, 2016
Bomb dogs
Finding IED’s has posed a challenge to bomb detecting dogs. The Navy is funding research to change that.
Feb. 5, 2016
Arizona Capitol
Senate Bill 1284 would give small businesses 60 days to fix violations stemming from the Americans with Disabilities Act. But disability advocates say the law is discriminatory.
Feb. 5, 2016
Yuma residents posted the highest enrollment gains in the country as open enrollment for Obamacare ended, surging 21 percent in the last week alone, government officials said Thursday.
Feb. 5, 2016
scottsdale miracle
Many developmentally disabled and handicapped children find themselves on the outside looking in when it comes to playing sports.
Feb. 5, 2016
online sales craigslist
A Tempe councilmember’s plan to create a safe spot for people to handle Internet exchanges will require more research.
Feb. 5, 2016
Juno spacecraft
NASA’s mission to Jupiter left earth in August 2011. This week, the space agency fired up the spacecraft’s rockets to adjust its course to make sure the probe arrives at our solar system’s largest planet on target.
Feb. 5, 2016
US Foods logo
About 200 warehouse workers are picketing outside US Foods in west Phoenix, and officials say it is one of 10 Arizona locations where workers are pushing back against the foodservice provider.
Feb. 5, 2016
The Waste Management Phoenix Open is known for bringing high quality golfers and providing a good time for spectators.
Feb. 5, 2016
Sal DiCiccio
Phoenix Councilman Sal DiCiccio plans to bring prayer back to meetings by putting it to a vote of the people.
Feb. 5, 2016
Diane Douglas
The legislation approved by the Education Committee makes clear that the Board of Education-- not the superintendent-- has the power to hire, fire and supervise its own employees.
Feb. 5, 2016
City of Phoenix logo
A portion of the funds will be used hire four full-time victim advocates at the city’s Family Advocacy Center.
Feb. 5, 2016
Montezuma Well
A leech occupies the top spot in the food chain at Montezuma Well near Camp Verde. Surprisingly, its body contains the highest level of arsenic ever recorded in a living organism.
Feb. 5, 2016
Airplane taking off from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport
Since FAA flight path changes went into effect in September of 2014, Sky Harbor airport officials have received more than 27,000 noise complaints.
Feb. 5, 2016
Tornillo-Guadalupe port of entry
Officials from the United States and Mexico inaugurated a new border crossing in far west Texas on Thursday as part of an ongoing effort to improve aging infrastructure between both countries.
Feb. 4, 2016
Jon Ritzheimer
Jon Ritzheimer will be detained in Oregon as the criminal case against him proceeds.
Feb. 4, 2016
downtown mesa
Mesa announced Thursday plans for a vacant plot of land to finally be filled.
Feb. 4, 2016
Crisis Intervention Team training scenario
At a Tempe Police Department substation, a group of officers surrounded a man holding a baby doll and a knife.
Feb. 4, 2016

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