KJZZ News

Diane Douglas
A judge is being asked to resolve the ongoing power struggle between Arizona's schools chief and the state Board of Education.
May. 21, 2015
Celine Rille
Celine Rille grew up in the United Kingdom. Today, she runs a marketing and design business in Phoenix. But through most of her schooling, Celine had trouble fitting in with the latest trends.
May. 21, 2015
Arizona flag
If you think there are more people on the freeway or in line at the grocery store, there’s a reason for that. The latest census numbers show more people are moving into Arizona.
May. 20, 2015
In her own words, here is the story of an Alhambra High School senior from KJZZ's Spot 127 Youth Media Center in Maryvale who is getting ready to go to college.
May. 20, 2015
plastic bags
On Earth Day of last year, Bisbee became the first city in Arizona to ban plastic bags. Now it’s holding its ground, even though the legislature has prohibited such bans.
May. 20, 2015
Chase Bank
Federal bank regulators have scheduled a workshop on border banking challenges in Nogales, Ariz. next month. The workshop comes amidst growing concerns by Arizona border businesses about access to banking services.
May. 20, 2015
APS Protesters
Shareholders of Arizona Public Service’s parent company voted down a proposal to require the company to more fully disclose what it spends on political campaigns.
May. 20, 2015
Personal income tax form
Eliminating the personal income tax in Arizona is a topic that's been floated before. But the average Arizonan may not have heard non-economists talk about until last fall
May. 20, 2015
Republican Elephant
In just the past week or two, the Valley has seen visits from Jeb Bush, Carly Fiorina, Rand Paul and Marco Rubio. All four are seen as likely Republican presidential candidates in the 2016 cycle.
May. 20, 2015
Breast Cancer Society
According to the Federal Trade Commission, James T. Reynolds Sr. of Tennessee and his family used much of the $187 million it collected for cancer patients to buy themselves cars, gym memberships and take luxury cruise vacations.
May. 20, 2015
Nearly three decades ago, Evan Mecham became Arizona’s governor and it didn’t take long for him to generate national controversy. Mecham rescinded the order of his predecessor, Bruce Babbitt, that declared a holiday honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Arizona.
May. 20, 2015
Islamic State
We talked to Paul Kinsinger, professor at the Thunderbird School at ASU and a former member of the U.S. Intelligence Community.
May. 20, 2015
When the Federal Aviation Administration changed its departure and arrival procedures out of Sky Harbor Airport last September, noise became an issue for homeowners in several of Phoenix’s historic neighborhoods. Now some homeowners want to modify their historic properties to minimize the roar of jet engines. But for at least one, there’s a hitch.
May. 20, 2015
City of Phoenix logo
Members of city staff said the proposed budget would keep the city operating in the black without required tax increases.
May. 20, 2015
Prison cell
Men from Minnesota and Texas have been sentenced to federal prison terms in a mortgage fraud case in Arizona.
May. 20, 2015
police car
Town Manager Kevin Burke on Tuesday announced he has selected Peter Wingert to be Paradise Valley's police chief.
May. 20, 2015
body camera
As police departments nationwide move forward with body camera programs, they may find a lack of peer-reviewed information on how to implement them. Researchers from Arizona State University are hoping to fill that void.
May. 20, 2015
Maricopa County seal
The four judges who are retiring include Presiding Judge Norman Davis. The others are Mark Aceto, Bethany Hicks and Gerald Porter.
May. 20, 2015
Stephen B. Martin
A judge has refused to lower the bond for a Phoenix man accused of driving the wrong way on a freeway and killing a city fire department dispatcher.
May. 20, 2015
Shannon Rivers
Native Americans have some of the highest substance abuse rates compared to other racial or ethnic groups. Alcohol and meth are the drugs of choice. But many tribal police have been overwhelmed by a new crop of heroin.
May. 20, 2015

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