KJZZ News

I put the finishing touches on my tax return.I did everything the law allows to minimize my tax liability. Herb Paine (Courtesy photo)Paradoxically, the system is designed for me to cut corners on my obligation to the country while my country desperately needs more of my money to finance the things we all need.
April 17, 2012
KJZZ’s Fronteras: The Changing America Desk Wants to Know What it’s Like to Live in Your Town Does your community make you feel safe and included or scared and marginalized? The Fronteras: Changing America Desk is collaborating with Not in Our Town—a documentary producer that profiles people who have developed creative anti-hate crime programs— to gauge how hate is affecting communities throughout the Southwest.
April 17, 2012
A Holocaust era rail car is available for viewing Tuesday afternoon, nearly 11,000 miles from its start in Macedonia, which was occupied by Germany during WWII. The rail car is a cornerstone piece to the Holocaust & Tolerance Museum project under development in Chandler, Ariz.
April 17, 2012
The Glendale City Council begins a daylong budget session Tuesday to figure out how to close a $35 million shortfall. The recession and payments to the National Hockey League have left the city in a hole.
April 16, 2012
As we continue to celebrate Arizona’s 100th year as a state, we asked you to share your favorite memories of living here. Tice Supplee moved here almost 40 years ago, and has spent decades studying the state’s wildlife.
April 16, 2012
 The popular series Radiolab returns to KJZZ this May to give your brain the ultimate workout. Examine some of life's most enigmatic questions and hidden wonders-- Sunday afternoons at 3, beginning May 6.
April 16, 2012
Former Maricopa County Deputy Attorney Lisa Aubuchon is appealing her disbarment. Aubuchon and former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas were stripped of their legal licenses last week. KJZZ’s Al Macias reports.
April 16, 2012
The United States is missing out on tremendous untapped potential among Mexican tourists. That’s one of the findings of a recent study conducted by the North American Center for Transborder Studies at Arizona State University.
April 13, 2012
The University of California, San Diego, has agreed to overhaul practices for handling complaints of racial harassment after a series of campus incidents that targeted blacks two years ago. From Phoenix, KJZZ’s Terry Ward reports.
April 13, 2012
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments April 25 on Arizona’s illegal immigration enforcement law. To mark the occasion, immigrant-rights activists are planning to protest the law in Phoenix.
April 13, 2012
State lawmakers are apparently not ready yet to give up freebies. DENNIS LAMBERT: They've approved a new gifts law that puts only minor restrictions on the kind and size of gifts they can get from lobbyists.
April 13, 2012
The Democratic caucus of the U. S. House of Representatives is set to make history after the 2012 elections. The non-partisan Cook Political Reports projects for the first time in American history there will be a minority majority party faction in Congress.
April 13, 2012
Daniel Patterson’s replacement in the Arizona House of Representatives will be an independent, not a Democrat. From Phoenix, KJZZ’s Mark Brodie reports. Daniel Patterson (Photo by Mark Brodie - KJZZ) MARK BRODIE: Patterson changed his party registration from Democrat to independent earlier this month.
April 12, 2012
It looks like the Department of Justice is going ahead with plans to sue Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio over alleged civil rights violations.The latest letter from DOJ to the sheriff says there will be more no more telephone communications.
April 12, 2012
The State of Arizona has announced it will start accepting applications for medical marijuana dispensaries May 14. The applications will be accepted through May 25. Earlier, Dennis Lambert talked with Sunny Singh, who runs a WeGrow store in Phoenix.
April 12, 2012
State Representative Daniel Patterson of Tucson resigned Wednesday from the Arizona House of Representatives. That came shortly after the House Ethics Committee recommended to the full chamber that Patterson be expelled.
April 11, 2012
The U.S. Education Department has requested information from the Maricopa County Community College District, and a civil rights organization says the District’s practices are under investigation. The Civil Rights Center is a Phoenix-based non-profit.
April 11, 2012
Former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas says it was a political witch hunt that led to his disbarment. He held a press conference Wednesday to defend himself against the state bar’s decision to take away his license to practice law.
April 11, 2012
Chris Bliss is best known as a stand-up comedian and juggler, but he’s recently put his efforts into a new project. Bliss explains how a joke about a Bill of Rights monument may become a reality. Bliss says the idea stemmed from stand-up material.
April 11, 2012
KJZZ reporter Nadine Arroyo Rodriguez gives an update on the disbarment of Andrew Thomas, and we get insight from Clint Bolick of the Goldwater Institute. Bolick describes Thomas as a “very bright lawyer who went wrong.
April 11, 2012

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