KJZZ News

High Court Clears The Way For DREAMers To Drive
The U.S. Supreme Court has cleared the way for young immigrants known as DREAMers to get driver’s licenses in the coming days.
Dec. 17, 2014
Robrt Pela: The Tradition Of Holiday Shows
If you look online or pick up a publication that has a calendar or event schedule, you’ll see a lot of holiday-themed events around the Valley – a lot.
Dec. 17, 2014
A Look Back At Gov. Jan Brewers 6 Years In Office
Next month, Gov. Jan Brewer will hand over the reins of state government to Gov.-elect Doug Ducey after six years in office.
Dec. 17, 2014
What Does The PetSmart Buyout Mean For The Valley
Earlier this week, Phoenix-based PetSmart announced that it agreed to be acquired for $8.7 billion by a group of investors led by BC partners.
Dec. 17, 2014
Sportscaster Al Michaels On Famous Calls
Legendary sports broadcaster Al Michaels has a lot of career highlights. Michaels will be in the Valley over the weekend to call the Arizona Cardinals game against the Seattle Seahawks.
Dec. 17, 2014
Arizona Republics Rebekah Sanders On Shift In Arizonas Congressional Delegation
Republican Martha McSally was declared the winner today in Arizona's 2nd Congressional District shifting the state's 9-member delegation to a 5-4 advantage for the GOP.
Dec. 17, 2014
Arizona Senator Jeff Flake And Local Cuban Americans React To Policy Shift
President Barack Obama announced that the U.S. would be re-establishing diplomatic relations with Cuba on Wednesday.
Dec. 17, 2014
Martha McSally Wins Arizonas 2nd Congressional District Race After Mandatory Recount
The final tally in the mandatory recount found that Rep.-elect Martha McSally won by 167 votes, a difference of six votes from election night.
Dec. 17, 2014
High Demand For Turquoise Has Silversmiths Raising Jewelry Prices
The cost for turquoise has jumped in recent years. And that means Navajo artists and other silversmiths might be raising their jewelry prices this holiday season.
Dec. 17, 2014
AAA Predicts Near Record Travel For Holidays
This is expected to be a near-record year for holiday travel in Arizona. AAA spokeswoman Michelle Donati said the low price of gas has led to a major increase in people planning to travel over the holidays,
Dec. 17, 2014
Navajo Chief Hearing Officer Fired
The Navajo Nation's chief hearing officer has been fired for not having a state bar license just weeks after he disqualified a presidential candidate for not speaking Navajo fluently.
Dec. 17, 2014
Amy Silverman: The Trouble With Boys
Junior High can be a tough. You remember those days: finding your classes, making friends, growing up. Commentator Amy Silverman is experiencing it again too.
Dec. 17, 2014
Phoenix City Council Asks FAA To Revert To Previous Flight Path
Angry city leaders and community members laid into the Federal Aviation Administration Tuesday afternoon about new flight routes over central Phoenix.
Dec. 16, 2014
Mesa Plants Future Unknown As Court OKs Apple, GT Settlement
The bankruptcy court has agreed to approve a settlement between Apple and its former sapphire glass supplier, but the future of the Mesa plant is still up in the air.
Dec. 16, 2014
ASU Partners With Adidas After 9-Year Deal With Nike
Arizona State University announced a new partnership with Adidas on Tuesday. The apparel manufacturer will be supplying the school’s athletic department with about $4 million in equipment per year from 2015 through the summer of 2023.
Dec. 16, 2014
Man Who Mailed Bomb To Sheriff Joe Arpaio Sentenced To Prison
An Oklahoma man was sentenced Tuesday to seven years in prison after he was convicted of mailing an inoperable homemade bomb to Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
Dec. 16, 2014
Amanda Adkins
Amanda Adkins is a local artist. In 2013 she was hired to paint a mural for the Black Theatre Troupe in Phoenix. Over the month of December, she painted some of the people who helped make that theater so special, including founder Helen Mason.
Dec. 16, 2014
Pima Countys Vote To Ban Hiring Of Tobacco Users May Be Delayed
A vote on whether to ban Pima County from hiring smokers may be delayed.
Dec. 16, 2014
Large Philanthropist Gift To UA-Partnered Giant Magellan Telescope Observatory
The University of Arizona is partnering with ten other institutions to build the world’s largest telescope. Now, the founder of a Scottsdale based company is giving the project a sizable boost.
Dec. 16, 2014
Catholic Diocese In New Mexico Issues Accused Clergy List
The Catholic Diocese of Gallup, N.M., has released a list of what it calls “credibly accused clergy” linked to decades-old sex abuse cases in Arizona and New Mexico.
Dec. 16, 2014

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