KJZZ News

Construction Of New Wal-Mart Begins At Phoenix Metrocenter Mall
Metrocenter mall in north Phoenix has had its share of ups and downs. Now crews are demolishing the old Broadway Southwest Department Store to make way for a Wal-Mart Supercenter — and possibly a comeback.
Sept. 3, 2015
Arizona AG Looking Into Possible Violations Of Arizona Abortion Law
The Arizona Attorney General's Office is asking a federal judge to allow it to pursue an investigation into whether anyone in Arizona is violating state laws dealing with the use of fetal remains.
Sept. 3, 2015
Justin O’Connell
Justin O’Connell is the Director of Academic Services at the Center for Student Achievement in Phoenix.
Sept. 3, 2015
As Water Table Drops, Willcox Considers New Model Of Groundwater Regulation
The way groundwater is regulated in parts of rural Arizona could soon change. As the water table around Willcox continues to drop, the people there who depend on that resource are looking to the Legislature for help.
Sept. 3, 2015
More Monsoon Activity May Be In Store For Arizona
As we move later into the monsoon season, increased moisture may increase monsoon activity. Now, developments off the coast of Mexico may further fuel Valley storms.
Sept. 3, 2015
Political Analysts Discuss Complaint Against Arizona Corporation Commission Chair
On Wednesday, attorney Tom Ryan filed a complaint related to conflict of interest charges involving Arizona Corporation Commission Chair Susan Bitter Smith.
Sept. 2, 2015
Grantland Analyzes Arizona College Football Coaches
Analysts have highly ranked Arizona State University and University of Arizona football teams. Grantland reporter Michael Weinreb discusses the teams' coaches.
Sept. 2, 2015
Longtime Arizona GOP Politician Discusses Why Hes Now A Democrat
Politician Chris Herstam discusses why he has left the Republican party and has registered as a Democrat.
Sept. 2, 2015
Marketplace Host David Brancaccio Discusses Volatile Stock Market
The term "roller coaster" has been applied to the United States stock market over the years; we talked with Marketplace Morning Report host David Brancaccio about stock market issues.
Sept. 2, 2015
Storm Damage Forces Phoenix VA To Transfer Patients
Damage caused by Monday’s monsoon storm left about 40 percent of the Phoenix VA Health Care System’s beds temporarily unusable, an official said.
Sept. 2, 2015
Blogger Discusses How Feminism, Conservative Religion Meet
Chana Goldstein, the blogger behind Reclaiming Pink, discusses what it means to be a member of the Orthodox Jewish denomination and a feminist.
Sept. 2, 2015
Bisbee City Council Passes Aid-In-Dying Resolution
The Bisbee City Council passed a resolution Tuesday urging the Cochise County Attorney to de-prioritize prosecuting those who aid terminally ill patients in ending their lives. Bisbee is the first city in Arizona to take this step.
Sept. 2, 2015
Scottsdale Council Votes To Consider LGBT Non-Discrimination Law
The Scottsdale City Council voted this week to move forward with a law protecting members of the LGBT community. It reversed a previous decision in April that called for only a non-binding pledge.
Sept. 2, 2015
Phoenix Zoo Closed Again Thursday Due To Storm Damage
The Phoenix Zoo will remain closed for another day as staff and clean-up crews haul away trees and repair fences that were damaged by Monday’s monsoon.
Sept. 2, 2015
Attorney Files Complaint Against Arizona Corporation Commissioner Susan Bitter Smith
A Valley attorney is seeking the ouster of Arizona Corporation Commissioner Susan Bitter Smith, arguing her ties to the telecommunications industry represent a conflict of interest.
Sept. 2, 2015
Some Pima County DUI Offenders Will Be Eligible For House Arrest
Some low-risk DUI offenders Pima County will soon be eligible for house arrest with electronic monitoring, instead of spending their entire sentences behind bars.
Sept. 2, 2015
CDC Data: Brain-Eating Amoeba Disease Found In Yuma County Rare, But Often Fatal
A San Francisco woman died from primary amebic meningoencephalitis on Aug. 17, days after swimming in Lake Martinez, located in Yuma County on the Colorado River.
Sept. 2, 2015
Cronkite News: Traffic jamming: That time spent behind the wheel adds up
A study tracked traffic trends in 470 cities across the country and published findings on the time spent stuck in traffic and the costs of that congestion on 101 cities. Nine of those cities were in Arizona.
Sept. 2, 2015
Sudden Metro Phoenix Storms Test Wireless Emergency Alert System
The region is still cleaning up after Monday night’s monsoon poured down torrential rains, brought gale force winds and left a path of tangled trees and tens thousands without power in the region. In the storm’s aftermath, there was some confusion over the system used to alert residents of bad weather ahead.
Sept. 1, 2015
St. Marys Food Bank In Phoenix Copes With Power Outage
Monday night’s monsoon storm caused a large power outage in west Phoenix that threatened to spoil perishable food at St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance near 31st Avenue and Thomas Road.
Sept. 1, 2015

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