KJZZ News

An effort to sharply expand the use of tax dollars to send students to private and parochial schools failed Thursday in the Arizona House.
April 18, 2014
The city of Phoenix is trying to save one of the Valley’s aging shopping malls. It has approved a plan to revitalize Metrocenter and surrounding neighborhoods in northwest Phoenix.
April 18, 2014
A retired police officer will be forced to testify in the retrial of a woman accused of having her 4-year-old son murdered.
April 17, 2014
Pinal County is setting a deadline for the federal government to increase payments for immigration detainees held at the county jail. Tthe county has been losing money on the agreement for eight years.
April 17, 2014
A new law prohibits local governments from restricting gun use on private property. Gov. Jan Brewer signed the bill into law yesterday.
April 17, 2014
Arizona’s unemployment rate was unchanged last month from February, at 7.3 percent.
April 17, 2014
Arizona homeowners are staying in their current homes longer than they would in a healthy housing market.
April 17, 2014
Shoppers are likely to pay more for produce this summer because of California’s drought. Research from Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business predicts prices for lettuce, avocados, peppers, grapes, tomatoes, melons and berries will increase nearly 20 percent.
April 17, 2014
After MCSO top officials were caught spreading misinformation about the judge's order in the racial profiling case against the agency, the judge has approved an accurate summary of his findings to be distributed to MCSO personnel. The judge rejected Arpaio's request to make last-minute changes to the statement.
April 16, 2014
State lawmakers have approved a bill putting extra requirements into place for so-called health insurance navigators.
April 16, 2014
About 100 people gathered in Steele Indian School Park on Wednesday in response to a recent congressional announcement alleging that about 40 veterans in Arizona died as a result of a delay in care at the Phoenix VA health care system.
April 16, 2014
Officials with the Phoenix Police Department and the Arizona Department of Public Safety announced the arrests of 28 people Wednesday as part of an investigation known as Operation Southland.
April 16, 2014
The Valley’s second-largest city made a change in leadership Wednesday. Mesa will hold an election this summer to replace outgoing Mayor Scott Smith.
April 16, 2014
The Brown Fire near Sierra Vista has grown to an estimated 366 acres.
April 16, 2014
Some people who get food assistance in the Valley will soon see fresh meat on their tables. The St. Mary’s Food Bank is getting beef donations from the Arizona Cattlemen’s Association.
April 16, 2014
The 13th annual Phoenix Improv Festival kicks off Thursday at the Herberger Theater Center.
April 16, 2014
It’s probably fair to say Suns fans have mixed emotions as they prepare for another post-season that their team will not be a part of.
April 16, 2014
Here to talk about creating a stand-alone child welfare agency is Charles Flanagan, the Director of the Division of Child Safety and Family Services.
April 16, 2014
NASA last week gave the go-ahead to researchers at the University of Arizona and elsewhere to start building the spacecraft and other facilities needed to study an asteroid.
April 16, 2014
KJZZ’s Steve Shadley attended a budget meeting at a senior center in Sunnyslope on Tuesday and he joins us with the details.
April 16, 2014

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