KJZZ News

After two years of repair work, a section of US 89 will reopen at the end of this month. A 500-foot landslide damaged the road south of Page in February 2013.
March 12, 2015
An Arizona House panel approved a pair of measures designed to keep beggars at bay.
March 12, 2015
The Arizona House unanimously approved a bill to protect rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft by allowing them to buy insurance.
March 12, 2015
Arizona lawmakers are moving to put new requirements in place for women who want an abortion. Under the measure, women having a medical abortion would be informed they have the option of changing their minds.
March 12, 2015
In rural communities across the Southwest, taxi services just don’t exist. So one small New Mexican town has come up with an innovative way for people to drink and not drive.
March 12, 2015
KJZZ is partnering with the Arizona Republic to bring you the Arizona Storytellers project on the radio. Storytellers in Phoenix share their stories at live events in town. Some of the stories are about living here, some are not.
March 12, 2015
Wednesday evening was the latest community meeting to discuss the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office after a judge found the agency racially profiled Latinos.
March 11, 2015
Macerich Co., which owns the largest number of shopping malls in Arizona, is facing a $22.4 billion takeover bid by one of its biggest rivals and the dispute is becoming hostile.
March 11, 2015
A powdered alcohol product got final federal approval for the second time. The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau accidentally permitted it for a few weeks last year.
March 11, 2015
An investigative piece ran over the weekend in Tucson's Arizona Daily Star newspaper.
March 11, 2015
After spending all of Friday night into Saturday morning at the state Capitol, lawmakers approved a budget for the fiscal year beginning on July 1.
March 11, 2015
The decades-in-development South Mountain Freeway has moved a large step closer to construction.
March 11, 2015
The $8.7 billion buyout of Phoenix-based PetSmart Inc. became a done deal Wednesday, along with some immediate changes to top leadership.
March 11, 2015
Kevin Pollak began establishing his Hollywood acting career in the early 1990s, thanks to pivotal roles in films like "A Few Good Men" and "The Usual Suspects." But Pollak's earliest breaks came thanks to late night talk show impersonations of celebrities.
March 11, 2015
The director of the Veterans Affairs medical center in Phoenix testified before a state senate committee Wednesday. Glen Grippen updated Arizona lawmakers on the progress being made at the embattled facility.
March 11, 2015
The Arizona House has passed up a vote on legislation to dump the state’s Common Core education standards for the second straight day.
March 11, 2015
A former Department of Environmental Quality employee and her husband have been indicted by a grand jury for embezzling from the state.
March 11, 2015
Arizona Board of Regents Chairman Mark Killeen may be ready to lead an effort to sue the Arizona Legislature over its funding cuts to higher education.
March 11, 2015
The price of copper is down more than 40 percent from its peak just four years ago. Some of that is due to a drop off in construction activity. The trend has some small mining towns in Arizona worried as shrinking revenues are starting to translate into layoffs.
March 10, 2015
Lawyers filed briefs for the United States Supreme Court case about a drug used in what some are calling botched executions. Midazolam is still used in Arizona’s executions.
March 10, 2015

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