KJZZ News

Mesa Mayor Scott Smith waited…and then waited a little more…then on Thursday, he officially jumped into the race to be Arizona’s next governor.
January 10, 2014
I’m afraid I have seen Xanadu.
January 10, 2014
Arizona is known for farming cattle, cotton and citrus, but there is actually another item that grows abundantly in this Southwestern desert.
January 10, 2014
Congress is back in session in Washington and one of the top items on the ‘to-do list,’ is the Farm Bill.
January 10, 2014
A nurse from a private health care firm, who worked at the Lewis Prison in Buckeye, has been suspended after an incident involving contaminated needles used on two dozen inmates.
January 10, 2014
Anderson is taking a big pay cut to head athletics at the school, which he says shows how much he values the opportunity.
January 10, 2014
Border Patrol agents in southern Arizona have shut down another drug-smuggling tunnel in Nogales before it could be completed.
January 10, 2014
You might call it a two state wildlife trade. New Mexico officials plan to capture and relocate almost 200 pronghorn and trade for some turkeys.
January 09, 2014
PHOENIX (AP) — Two tiger cubs found in Phoenix-area backyards have found a new home at a wildlife park in northern Arizona.
January 09, 2014
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Former NFL executive Ray Anderson will be named Arizona State's vice president for athletics, a person familiar with his hiring told The Associated Press.
January 09, 2014
PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — A Prescott stockbroker convicted of killing his ex-wife has been denied a new trial.
January 09, 2014
PHOENIX (AP) — Maricopa County Supervisor Denny Barney has been elected as chairman of the Board of Supervisors.
January 09, 2014
An ad from the Arizona Department of Tourism is getting a lot of attention in Chicago, in the wake of this week’s "polar vortex."
January 09, 2014
The housing data company RealtyTrac is releasing its fourth quarter report on residential properties that are deeply underwater, meaning they are worth at least 25 percent less than the properties are worth.
January 09, 2014
Visitors to the state’s prisons will continue to be subject to a one-time fee that funds maintenance of state-run detention facilities.
January 09, 2014
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery is blasting efforts to follow Colorado’s lead and legalize recreational marijuana use.
January 09, 2014
The Republican field for governor has grown. Mesa Mayor Scott Smith filed paperwork on Thursday to run for the state’s highest office.
January 09, 2014
Hickman's Family Farms is building a new ranch, and that means at least two million chickens are moving to Tonopah. Neighbors in the small town west of Phoenix are not pleased.
January 09, 2014
Maricopa County will spend tens of millions of dollars over the next several years to meet a federal court ruling against county Sheriff Joe Arpaio. County supervisors approved more than $7.5 million dollars on Wednesday.
January 09, 2014
After more than 30 years of legal battles over the state’s treatment of seriously mentally ill people, a historic settlement was announced on Wednesday by Gov. Jan Brewer. The state and attorneys for the mentally ill reached an agreement that promises more services and opportunities.
January 08, 2014

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