KJZZ News

Immersive Theater Finds Footing
The set-up of a traditional play is age-old, actors perform, and you watch. But with immersive theater, those roles are not so defined.
Jan. 31, 2014
Short Documentary Oscar Nominees Debut
This year’s Oscar nominees for short documentary debuted on Friday at the Harkins Valley Art in Tempe.
Jan. 31, 2014
New Roosevelt Row Project Worries Some
This week, the Phoenix City Council approved a new project for the area of downtown known as Roosevelt Row.
Jan. 31, 2014
Chandler Hockey Player Heads To Sochi
The U.S. Women’s Hockey Team plays its first game of the Olympics a week from Saturday against Finland.
Jan. 31, 2014
U of A Medical Surgeon Works To Speed Up Organ Transplantation Process
What if patients who needed new organs did not have to wait for their turn to come up on the organ donation list? Researchers are working to make that a reality.
Jan. 31, 2014
Arizona Federal Judicial Nominees Represent Diversity
Six nominees to the federal bench in Arizona had their long-awaited confirmation hearings this week.
Jan. 31, 2014
Phoenix Open Impacts Local Businesses
The Phoenix Open is in its second round on Friday, with more events this weekend. The annual event draws in hundreds of thousands of visitors each year, making North Scottsdale a high-traffic mess for the weekend
Jan. 31, 2014
Threatened Places: Duppa-Montgomery Homestead
If you want to go really old-school in Phoenix, there is one place you have got to go.
Jan. 31, 2014
Arizona Is A Model For National Voting Reforms
This is an election year, and elections themselves have been a big issue, both in Arizona, with the controversial law approved last year which lawmakers are now working to repeal and nationally, with the Supreme Court ruling invalidating parts of the Voting Rights Act.
Jan. 31, 2014
Did You Know: University Of Arizona Band Performed At The First Super Bowl
Would you believe Arizona had a Super Bowl marching band before it had a professional football team?
Jan. 31, 2014
Arizona Ranks Poorly In Personal Financial Security
The financial security of Arizona residents is 41st best in the country, according to a scorecard released by the Washington, D.C.-based Corporation for Enterprise Development.
Jan. 31, 2014
DPS Patrols Increase For Super Bowl Weekend
The Arizona Department of Public Safety says it will have extra patrols on the roads Sunday night to keep tabs on post-Super Bowl partiers.
Jan. 31, 2014
State Sees More Money From Tribal Gaming
State revenue sharing from tribal casinos was up 2.7 percent in the last quarter of 2013.
Jan. 31, 2014
Attack On Prison Worker Is Second In A Week
For the second time in less than a week, a state prison worker has been attacked by an inmate.
Jan. 31, 2014
New Specialty License Plates Approved, But Law Enforcement Concerned
A state House committee has approved legislation to create six more specialty license plates. The plates are important to the sponsoring organizations because they get $17 of the $25 the buyers pay to get the plates.
Jan. 31, 2014
Mexican Gray Wolf Population On The Rise
The Mexican gray wolf population in New Mexico and Arizona is on the rise.
Jan. 31, 2014
Reforms To Prevent Racial Profiling By Sheriff
Court-ordered changes seek to remake the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, but the price tag will be tens of millions of dollars.
Jan. 31, 2014
Phoenix Open Parking Shuttle Shortage
Golfers teed off Thursday morning in the first round of the Phoenix Open, but before spectators could get to the “greatest show on grass,” many had to get off the dirt. A long wait at a parking lot kept some spectators from getting to the grass as fast as they would have liked.
Jan. 30, 2014
Mexico Rail Link To Texas On Track For 2015 Construction
MARFA, Texas — Politicians in Chihuahua, Mexico and the West Texas county of Presidio have announced that a long-awaited rail connection linking large Mexican ports in Sinaloa and Michoacan to Texas will break ground in 2015.
Jan. 30, 2014
Report: Flipping Houses Down
The number of homes being purchased, rehabilitated and re-sold within six months was down last year in Arizona, even though nationally the practice known as flipping, increased 16 percent.
Jan. 30, 2014

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