KJZZ News

Two women are weeping. A man dressed as a Disney dwarf arrives with a tea tray. References to Chekhov are made. It’s plain: We are watching a Christopher Durang play.
Oct. 16, 2014
A handful of states have even reported the statewide average price is under $3 a gallon. In Arizona, it’s not there yet. AAA says the average across the state is about $3.15 per gallon.
Oct. 16, 2014
Human Rights Watch alleges that Central Americans arriving at the United States border are routinely denied the chance to ask for asylum.
Oct. 16, 2014
Two seats on the Arizona Corporation Commission are up for election in November, and with solar at the forefront special interest groups are spending big money in hopes of swaying the outcome.
Oct. 16, 2014
Supporters of Arizona’s ban on same-sex marriage face an important deadline Thursday.
Oct. 16, 2014
The federal government is giving Arizona tribes $19.5 million to improve water quality, waste management and establish better environmental practices.
Oct. 15, 2014
A printing error is being blamed for hundreds of mismarked early ballots. The Maricopa County Recorder’s Office said some ballots had the wrong names on the return envelopes.
Oct. 15, 2014
When you live in Arizona, seeing big cats can be cause for excitement or alarm. For photographer Steve Winter, trailing big cats takes on a completely different meaning.
Oct. 15, 2014
Last year, the city of Phoenix decided to work to become the first city in the U.S. to end chronic homelessness among veterans.
Oct. 15, 2014
A first grader at Vistancia Elementary School in Peoria has died from a severe respiratory illness. Tests are being done to determine the cause.
Oct. 15, 2014
The 2014 wildfire season was calm in Arizona, relatively speaking. 200,000 acres of grassland and forest burned, but prescribed burns also may help limit the outburst of catastrophic fires.
Oct. 15, 2014
Award-winning investigative reporter Jana Bommersbach has written her first novel, though it treads on some familiar ground for Bommersbach.
Oct. 15, 2014
Southern Methodist University advertising professor Willie Baronet has been buying signs from homeless people for an art project.
Oct. 15, 2014
A federal appeals court struck down Prop 100 today on a 9-2 vote. The law denied bond to undocumented immigrants who were charged with "serious" crimes.
Oct. 15, 2014
The future of the 1.5 million square foot Apple plant is uncertain. GT Advanced Technologies, the company that makes glass for Apple products in Mesa, filed for bankruptcy.
Oct. 15, 2014
The Arizona Department of Corrections has agreed to implement significant improvements to the state’s prison healthcare system. The new standards are a part of a settlement filed on Tuesday by the American Civil Liberties Union.
Oct. 15, 2014
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday halted strict new rules for clinics that provide abortions in Texas. The order holds until a legal challenge against those rules goes before a federal appeals court.
Oct. 15, 2014
A first-grade student at Peoria’s Vistancia Elementary School, has died, after contracting what has been described as a serious respiratory condition.
Oct. 15, 2014
The Border Patrol said it rescued an undocumented immigrant from Mexico and one from Guatemala after the two became dehydrated and couldn’t keep up with others in their group in the mountains west of Arivaca.
Oct. 15, 2014
The major party candidates for governor, Democrat Fred DuVal and Republican Doug Ducey finally agree on something. Neither wants to say whether he inhaled marijuana.
Oct. 15, 2014

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