KJZZ News

Gilbert School Board Race Faces Multiple Divisive Issues
There are a lot of school board elections on this year’s ballot in Arizona and many of them are sleepy affairs. That is definitely not the case in Gilbert.
Oct. 31, 2014
Court Case To Determine Whether State Owes School Districts For Shorted Funds
The sides in Arizona’s school funding case have been making their cases in court this week.
Oct. 31, 2014
Law Requires Arizona Residents Have Time Off To Vote
Lots of Arizonans vote early, but if you’re not one of them, Tuesday’s your day.
Oct. 31, 2014
Mosquitoes Bring High Number Of West Nile Virus Cases To Maricopa County
If you’ve spent any time outside recently, it will not be a surprise to hear Maricopa County has been dealing with a lot of mosquitoes.
Oct. 31, 2014
How Businesses Are Affected By No Daylight Savings In Arizona
Valley residents will not “fall back” this weekend. Unlike most states, Arizona does not utilize daylight savings time to stay in synch with the sun.
Oct. 31, 2014
Phoenix-Based Center Helps Homeless LGBT Youth
For some groups, the focus on reducing homelessness has shifted to homeless teens and other young people, including members of the LGBT community.
Oct. 31, 2014
Navajo Postpones Presidential Election, Strips Board Of Authority
The Navajo Nation will postpone its presidential election and remove a candidate who is not fluent in the tribe’s language. The tribe's high court is also stripping the authority of its board of election supervisors.
Oct. 31, 2014
Downtown Phoenix Sheraton Hotel Reopens
The Sheraton hotel in downtown Phoenix is back in business.
Oct. 31, 2014
Arizona Grad Students Participate In Disaster Preparedness Workshop
University students from across the state participated in a disaster preparedness program on Friday. The event required participants to work through a mock disease outbreak.
Oct. 31, 2014
Did You Know: Arizona Has A Governors Mansion
Arizona is one of nearly half a dozen states without a Governor’s mansion. But we weren’t always without an official governor’s residence.
Oct. 31, 2014
Chandler Motorcycle Officer Killed In A Crash
For the second time in less than a week, a Chandler motorcycle officer has been killed in a crash. This time it happened early Friday morning.
Oct. 31, 2014
Tempe Begins Construction On Final Sections of Rio Salado Bike Pathway
Riding a bicycle from Phoenix to Mesa will be easier next year. Tempe has started construction on the final lengths of a bike path that will connect the three cities.
Oct. 31, 2014
Arizona Gas Prices Drop Below $3 Per Gallon
Arizona gas prices, on average, are the lowest they’ve been in more than three years
Oct. 31, 2014
Prosecutors Use Report To Lobby Against Marijuana Legalization
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery says a report from the Arizona Criminal Justice Commission says nearly 11 percent of 8th graders who used pot in the last 30 days got it from a legal medical marijuana user.
Oct. 31, 2014
Officials Look Into Grand Canyon Sighting Of Animal Resembling Gray Wolf
The first gray wolf on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon since the 1940s may have been spotted. Federal officials are trying to confirm the sighting.
Oct. 31, 2014
Javelina: Halloween Pumpkin Thieves
Trick-or-Treaters won’t be alone in the search for sweet snacks this Halloween. Here’s a warning: Anyone who decorates the outside of their home with real pumpkins might be visited by wild animals in search of food.
Oct. 31, 2014
Health Plan Eligibility Not Automatic After Same-Sex Marriage Ruling
The historic ruling making marriage between same-sex couples legal in Arizona has started to have wider effects. State health officials are looking into changes to vital records, and some people may now be able to carry a spouse of the same sex on a health plan offered by their company.
Oct. 31, 2014
Monitors Report Criticizes Sheriff’s Investigation
The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office made a series of mistakes in its investigation of its own former deputy, according to a court-appointed monitor.
Oct. 31, 2014
Corporation Commission Candidate Being Sued For $200K IRS Bill
Democrat Sandra Kennedy and her husband are being sued by the federal government for nearly $200,000 in taxes their former business owes the IRS.
Oct. 31, 2014
Arizona Ranks High In Energy Efficiency
How energy efficient is Arizona? According to a new scorecard, not bad.
Oct. 30, 2014

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