KJZZ News

Park(ing) Day 2011
         Courtney Nush inside her Willy Wonka-themed parking spot.Click here to check out more photos! Metered parking spaces are really only designed for one thing…cars.
Sept. 20, 2013
Afghan Broadcasters in Yuma
More than 150 Community radio stations have hit the airwaves of Afghanistan since the fall of the Taliban in 2002 and many received start-up money from the US Government.  But has that money dries up, what happens to these community broadcasters? To figure that out, a group of Afghani Broadcasters traveled to the US in September to learn what they could from broadcasters here.
Sept. 20, 2013
Mesa Recall Election: Economy, Education on Candidates Minds
When Citizens for a Better Arizona took out papers to recall state senate president Russell Pearce, among the reasons they cited was a lack of focus on education and the economy.  But, as KJZZ’s Mark Brodie reports, both candidates in next month’s recall election say those are important issues for the state.
Sept. 20, 2013
Andrew Thomas Testifies
??Andrew Thomas took the stand in a disciplinary hearing that could disbar him if found he violated ethical rules.   ?? During the hearing, Thomas said Maricopa County officials were thumbing their noses at the law and it was his responsibility to flush the corruption.
Sept. 20, 2013
Mexican Retailers Getting A Holiday Head Start
Mexican retailers are hosting their own version of Black Friday, only it took place a week earlier than in the United States.  From Ciudad Juarez, Monica Ortiz Uribe reports the event aims to boost Mexico's economy.
Sept. 20, 2013
Whats next for Occupy?
As "Occupy" activists continue to protest economic inequality in the United States, some are asking what the next logical step is for the movement. Share your thoughts.
Sept. 20, 2013
Governor feels clarification will come from Supreme Court
Arizona Governor Jan Brewer is praising the United States Supreme Court’s decision to hear arguments on the state’s controversial immigration law. KJZZ's Peter O’Dowd reports.   PETER O’DOWD: The governor has argued since she signed SB 1070 last year that states must be allowed to enforce immigration laws because the federal government has failed to do so.
Sept. 20, 2013
Wildlife center offers holiday tours
A wildlife center in the northeast Valley is offering holiday tours. Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center, near Pinnacle Peak and Pima Roads, provides close encounters with native wildlife. Spokeswoman Kim Carr says the tours are offered year-round but that people really like to bring the family out, during the holidays.
Sept. 20, 2013
Andrew Thomas attorney speaks out on disciplinary hearing
The independent bar counsel has filed its closing arguments in the disciplinary hearing of former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas and two others. They’ll file their responses in the next couple of weeks.
Sept. 20, 2013
A Safeway In Arizona
It has been nearly a year since Jared Lee Loughner opened fire on a public meeting held by Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. Mark Brodie talks to senior writer for the Tucson Weekly Jim Nintzel about the events of that day, and what Tucson is doing for the anniversary of that event.
Sept. 20, 2013
Freshmen lawmakers reflect as they begin sophomore year
Nobody likes being a freshmen, whether you’re in high school or the state legislature.  Last year, the largest class of freshmen lawmakers since statehood took office facing yet another budget crisis.
Sept. 20, 2013
Widespread ASU Computer Breach Prompts Shutdown
 Computer problems are plaguing Arizona State University this morning.  The school has been forced to shut down its ASURITE system, the one students and staff use to log into classes and access other online services.
Sept. 20, 2013
Burges sworn in to replace Bundgaard
The northwest Valley has a new state senator. Republican Representative Judy Burges was sworn in Monday to replace former Senator Scott Bundgaard. JUDY BURGES: … And that I will faithfully and impartially discharge the duties, of the office of Arizona State Senator, of Arizona State Senator.
Sept. 20, 2013
Read the text of Gov. Brewers letter to President Obama
After initially saying it was a private letter and would not be shared with the public, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer's office released a copy of the letter she wrote to President Barack Obama. The release late Thursday afternoon fulfilled widespread requests to read the letter, which many argued was a matter of public record.
Sept. 20, 2013
KJZZ Feb 2012 - Centennial Minutes
KJZZ launched Centennial Minutes this morning-- one of a series of specials you will hear this month that reflect on Arizona’s rich history. Centennial Minutes features 90-second vignettes that tell the stories of Arizona people and places that have left an indelible mark on our state's history.
Sept. 20, 2013
SCOTUS to hear SB 1070 arguments April 25
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments on Arizona's immigration enforcement law on April 25. It is the last scheduled hearing of the court’s spring term. KJZZ’s Al Macias reports. The Supreme Court will review a lower court’s ruling blocking key provisions of the Arizona law, known as SB 1070.
Sept. 20, 2013
Gila River Indian Community rejects Loop 202 expansion route
Members of the Gila River Indian Community told the state last night they do not want an extension of the Loop 202 on reservation land -- and don’t want it anywhere else, either. The “no build” option received 720 votes out of more than 1,400 cast.
Sept. 20, 2013
Romney uses Mesa appearance to blast Obamas budget plan
Mitt Romney made a campaign stop in Arizona on Monday as the state prepares to vote in a Republican presidential primary at the end of the month. Romney took the opportunity to blast President Barack Obama’s new budget proposal.
Sept. 20, 2013

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