KJZZ News

The analysis released by the Joint Legislative Budget Committee bases that figure on taxing the nicotine vapor smokes at the same ratio as the current $2 per pack tax on regular cigarettes.
November 24, 2014
Four residents of a high-rise apartment building primarily occupied by University of Arizona students have been evicted for allegedly hurling objects onto the Islamic Center of Tucson.
November 24, 2014
While unemployment is on the way down, as the recovery continues in Arizona, state workers are sharing in the recovery at a much lower rate than those in other major western areas.
November 24, 2014
Gloating to friends back east over the cold weather is something many of us do every winter. That cold weather is also an opportunity for the Scottsdale Convention and Visitors Bureau.
November 24, 2014
The way people visit inmates has gotten a digital makeover at Maricopa County jails. Gone are the days of meeting in person, replaced by the largest inmate video visitation system in the country.
November 24, 2014
Arizona’s Game and Fish Department has started stocking the state’s lakes and ponds with rainbow trout. The agency says it will release 340,000 trout over the coming weeks and months. Half the lakes and ponds stocked are in cities and towns.
November 24, 2014
Alzheimer’s disease affects more than five million Americans. One of those is Tempe Mayor Mark Mitchell’s mother. Her illness has prompted Mitchell to push for Tempe to become a “dementia friendly” city.
November 24, 2014
The public now has until Dec. 2 to comment on the Arizona Corporation Commission's proposal to eliminate some of the state's energy efficiency standards.
November 24, 2014
Former Owner of Danny’s Family Car Wash was sentenced to a year in prison for hiring more than 200 unauthorized immigrants.
November 21, 2014
The president’s plan would defer deportation to parents whose kids are either U.S. citizens or permanent legal residents.
November 21, 2014
Something special, and pretty surprising, is happening on Arizona’s college and pro football fields. The home teams are winning ... a lot.
November 21, 2014
The Phoenix Art Museum is bringing in a new leader.
November 21, 2014
Thanksgiving isn’t until next week, which means Christmas is still a month away. That hasn’t stopped a couple of Valley radio stations and many others across the country from already trying to put all of us in the yuletide mood.
November 21, 2014
A decision about the Gila River’s future is expected Monday in New Mexico. A state judge has lifted a temporary restraining order, meaning the Interstate Stream Commission can go ahead with its planned meeting.
November 21, 2014
We put out a call to you to find out what your favorite burritos are in town and, based on your recommendations, we created our own burrito brackets and conducted a tasting in two parts.
November 21, 2014
An unfinished high rise in Chandler finds itself on the business end of an earth mover today. Many city residents considered the abandoned building an eyesore for more than eight years.
November 21, 2014
What is home? That question is at the heart of an art exhibit at monOrchid gallery in downtown Phoenix. Hugo Medina's exhibit, called “Home” will be on display through Nov. 28.
November 21, 2014
When do traditions or old folk stories become offensive?
November 21, 2014
Dozens of ambitious kids, all between 8 and 13 years old, showed up to audition for MasterChef Junior, the pint-sized cooking competition judged by Chef Gordon Ramsay, at a casting call in Phoenix.
November 21, 2014
He’s one of the most adored television personalities in Arizona. For years he made the young-- and the young-at-heart laugh. But making us laugh wasn’t his first love. It was playing baseball. KJZZ’s Nadine Arroyo Rodriguez tells us more.
November 21, 2014

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