KJZZ News

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Though federal prosecutors had indicated their intent to prosecute Arpaio earlier this month, the charge was not official until U.S. District Court Judge Susan Bolton signed an order to show cause against the sheriff.
Oct. 26, 2016
Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has gained friends and foes all over the country for his hard-line stance on illegal immigration. Now immigrants and their allies in various states are among those mobilizing an effort to get him out of office.
Oct. 26, 2016
Sky Harbor Airport
Get ready for more construction at Sky Harbor International Airport. On Tuesday, the city council approved the airport spending $950 million to extend the Sky Train and build a new concourse at Terminal Four.
Oct. 26, 2016
A federal appeals court will hear arguments today on whether provisional ballots filed at the wrong polling place on Nov. 8 should be counted in Arizona this election.
Oct. 26, 2016
The governing board has come under scrutiny after the district overspent by $5 million.
Oct. 26, 2016
Mesa residents will vote next month on a measure to fund more public safety officers and bring ASU to its downtown.Where's the money? In a .4 percent sales tax increase. That's 4 cents of every $10 dollars. The boost would take the city's sales tax from 1.75 percent to 2.15 percent.
Oct. 25, 2016
compost, food, waste, soil
Tempe is piloting a program to pick up tree trimmings, lawn clippings and livestock manure from select neighborhoods weekly. The material will be turned into compost and available to residents, parks and local businesses.
Oct. 25, 2016
baseball
It’s fall. And that means holidays like Columbus Day, Halloween and Thanksgiving. These holidays that frequently bring images of Native Americans into popular culture can be problematic.
Oct. 25, 2016
Sgt. Steve Carbajal
A recent survey of policing in America shows hundreds of thousands of officers put in millions of hours every year moonlighting. That is, working private, off-duty security jobs.
Oct. 25, 2016
ASU and the Mayo Clinic are teaming up, in an effort to develop a new model for the country’s health-care system.
Oct. 25, 2016
Allysa Seely
Before this summer’s Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, we met Arizonan Allysa Seely, who was set to compete in the triathlon.
Oct. 25, 2016
Central Arizona Project canal
If you look down the ballot — pretty far down, in fact — you’ll see a number of candidates for the Central Arizona Water Conservation District.
Oct. 25, 2016
Map of Tempe streetcar route
Tempe residents will be able to get an update on their city’s streetcar project tomorrow night – over the past year, it’s gotten its environmental clearance, and federal funding.
Oct. 25, 2016
election vote campaign
Early voting is well under way in Arizona and a number of other states, in advance of Election Day on Nov. 8. And some of those voters are casting their ballots online.
Oct. 25, 2016
Students in fire science program
Voters in the West Valley will be seeing another issue on their ballot on Nov. 8, asking them to vote "Yes" or "No" for a $141 million bond to fund West-MEC, or the Western Maricopa Education Center District.
Oct. 25, 2016
Some students are finally returning to their old classrooms after severe storm damage closed down their schools almost three weeks ago.
Oct. 25, 2016
Arizona Corporation Commission debate
An independent expenditure committee called the Arizona Coalition for Reliable Electricity recently formed and plans to spend $1 million in the final run up to the election to support the three Republicans in the race: Andy Tobin, Bob Burns and Boyd Dunn.
Oct. 25, 2016
Proposition 123 sign
Twenty school districts in the county have bonds or overrides up for a vote this year, an effort to counteract huge cuts to education funding from the Arizona Legislature since 2009.
Oct. 25, 2016
grocery shopping cart
Grocery prices continue to fall as increasing numbers of stores open across Arizona. The competition isn’t all brick-and-mortar stores — it’s online retailers too.
Oct. 25, 2016
kids in a classroom
A coalition of business, education and political leaders hopes to build support to reinstate state-funded full-day kindergarten, a move that would pressure Gov. Doug Ducey to include it in his budget.
Oct. 25, 2016

Pages