KJZZ News

The Valley-based Bridge Initiative got started in order to shine the spotlight on the fact that women aren’t getting the same opportunities on stage or behind the scenes that men are.
February 19, 2015
Arizona’s lawmakers have gotten used to staring at enormous budget deficits. There was a short respite, but now they’re trying to figure out ways of dealing with a half-billion dollar hole.
February 19, 2015
Have you ever wondered if it was possible that there could be beings out there from another planet that have visited us? It’s not as crazy as you might think. We went to the 24th Annual UFO Congress to talk with some true believers.
February 19, 2015
A bill that would expand the transition program for non-violent prisoners passed committee Thursday.
February 19, 2015
The Senate Judiciary Committee took the first step in repealing the Arizona Clean Elections Act. The measure would eliminate the program but retain the money.
February 19, 2015
Yoni Kachlon trains dogs for a living, but one of his biggest goals is to compete on "American Ninja Warrior." To that end, he’s built a makeshift miniature course at his house, where people from around town come to train.
February 19, 2015
Happy new year! Or as they say in China, Gong hey fat choy!
February 19, 2015
The Peoria Unified School District is looking into cutting a day out of its school week. It’s put together a team to consider the feasibility of moving to a four-day week.
February 19, 2015
In recent weeks at the state Capitol, Arizona’s House Republicans decided that holding closed-door meetings was okay, especially when so-called personal issues needed to be discussed.
February 19, 2015
Allergy sufferers aren’t likely to get much relief in the coming weeks or months. And one culprit is the beautiful weather we’ve been enjoying lately.
February 19, 2015
The Arizona Department of Agriculture has extended the state’s citrus quarantine to parts of Maricopa County. Officials hope the move with slow the spread of the Asian Citrus Psyllid, a bug that can carry a fatal citrus tree disease.
February 19, 2015
Cold weather on the East Coast during a normal winter brings tourists to Arizona. This winter has seen record-breaking amounts of snow, which makes the unseasonably warm temperatures in Arizona even more desirable.
February 19, 2015
South Mountain’s summit road has been closed since August following back-to-back monsoons. Now, the City of Phoenix is about to reopen the road.
February 19, 2015
You may want to lay off the texting and driving. The Department of Public Safety is looking for you with a campaign that at the least could cost you some extra time.
February 19, 2015
Children learn about the life cycle of the monarch butterfly at a newly completed education center called Papaloztin. The name comes from an indigenous word meaning "little butterfly."
February 19, 2015
Four Republican lawmakers are opposing the creation of a national monument near the Grand Canyon.
February 19, 2015
The City of Glendale has appointed a temporary city manager as it looks for someone to permanently fill the position.
February 19, 2015
A state House Committee has voted to dump the Common Core educational standards and any tests associated with them.
February 19, 2015
The numbers are in on the second year of sign-ups for the Affordable Care Act.
February 19, 2015
Residents of the Prescott area held a vigil in memory of humanitarian aid worker Kayla Mueller, who died while in the captivity of the Islamic State.
February 19, 2015

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