KJZZ News

City Wont Consider Parking Meters At Desert Preserves
The city of Phoenix is no longer considering the use of parking meters at its desert preserves. The move comes after public outcry and strong opposition from several city leaders.
Aug. 29, 2014
Building A Community Around The Absence Of Religion
Holly Schineller is an organizer in the Phoenix Atheists Meetup Group.
Aug. 29, 2014
California Considers Offering Bachelors Degrees At Community Colleges
California Gov. Jerry Brown is considering a bill that would allow a pilot program for some community colleges there to offer bachelor’s degrees.
Aug. 29, 2014
The Quiz Show: The VMAs, Hummingbirds And Macelfie
We brought back Leszek Pawlowicz, our resident quiz master who has won a Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions.
Aug. 29, 2014
Study Shows Link Between Medicaid, Cancer Screenings
Earlier this week, the Arizona Supreme Court said it would hear Gov. Jan Brewer’s appeal of a lower court ruling which allowed a group of Republican lawmakers to challenge her Medicaid expansion plan.
Aug. 29, 2014
Labor, Politics And A Changing Of The Guard
Though the holiday is usually associated with the last day of summer and leisure, its roots are anything but peaceful.
Aug. 29, 2014
Making Golf Cool Again
Less than a decade ago, golf’s popularity had left stereotypes behind. Its country-club reputation had morphed into something a lot more mainstream.
Aug. 29, 2014
How Can Law Enforcement Agencies Reflect The Communities They Serve?
The city of Phoenix is going to try to reduce a shortfall of law enforcement officers by hiring at least three hundred new police over the next three years.
Aug. 29, 2014
The City Of Santa Fe Celebrates The 90th Anniversary Of Zozobra
The annual burning of Zozobra will be held in northern New Mexico tonight. This is the 90th straight year the 50 foot marionette, also known as Old Man Gloom, will be set on fire in Santa Fe.
Aug. 29, 2014
Arizona Game And Fish Department Seeks Information In Shooting Of Desert Tortoise
Officials at the Arizona Game and Fish Department are investigating the shooting of a desert tortoise, a protected species.
Aug. 29, 2014
Tiny Desert Concert: Strange Lot
Strange Lot is a three-piece psychedelic band with a hint of garage rock based in Phoenix.
Aug. 29, 2014
Resident Petitions Scottsdale To Regulate Sober-Living Homes
A quiet Scottsdale neighborhood has become the most recent location to deal with the growing issue of sober-living homes.
Aug. 29, 2014
Did You Know: Territorial Insane Asylum Caused Tenion Between Cities
It was considered a premier project that would boost the state — and the city that housed it. But over time it became a divisive issue.
Aug. 29, 2014
Most Areas Open For Camping In Apache Sitgreaves Forest Labor Day Weekend
All but a few very small areas of the Apache Sitgreaves forest are open for camping in time for Labor Day weekend.
Aug. 29, 2014
Tucson-based Group Files Petition To Protect Monarch Butterfly
The Tucson-based Center for Biological Diversity has filed a petition to protect the insect under the Endangered Species Act as a threatened species.
Aug. 29, 2014
Maricopa County Election Officials Working To Finalize Primary Results
Maricopa County Elections officials will be working over the weekend to finalize results from Tuesday’s Primary Election. Three state legislative districts could be impacted.
Aug. 29, 2014
Attorneys For Arizona Republicans Ask US Supreme Court To Void Lines Drawn For Legislative Districts
Claiming illegal political motives, attorneys for Republicans are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to void the lines drawn by the Independent Redistricting Commission for the state's 30 legislative districts.
Aug. 29, 2014
National Guard Deploys To Bust Drug Crime In South Texas
The National Guard is now descending on the South Texas border. It’s part of a law enforcement surge called Operation Strong Safety. Governor Rick Perry ordered the mission to confront the never-ending flow of illegal drug traffic headed north from Mexico.
Aug. 29, 2014
Mom Who Left Kids In Car For Job Interview Regains Custody
Shanesha Taylor of Phoenix, who left her two children in a hot car while she attended a job interview, has regained custody of them.
Aug. 29, 2014
President Obama Considers Executive Action On Immigration
President Barack Obama says he still intends to act on his own to change immigration policies but stopped short of reiterating his past vows to act by end of summer.
Aug. 29, 2014

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