KJZZ News

Arpaio Takes The Stand In Contempt Of Court Case
Sheriff Joe Arpaio took the stand late Wednesday afternoon in the contempt of court hearing against him. He is expected to continue answering questions about how he repeatedly violated a federal judge’s orders in a long-standing racial profiling case.
April 22, 2015
Warren Buffett of Mexico Visits The Valley To Discuss International Trade
Carlos Slim, one of the richest people in the world, visited the Valley on Wednesday to talk about the importance of trade between Arizona and Mexico.
April 22, 2015
Three Arizonans Compete For Miss Indian World Title
Twenty-two young Native American women will compete for the Miss Indian World title this week in Albuquerque. Similar to Miss America, the winner will represent all indigenous people throughout North America. But it’s not your typical pageant.
April 22, 2015
Valley Metro Operations Facility Goes Solar
Valley Metro’s Rail Operations and Maintenance Center is being powered with energy from the sun, as of today.
April 22, 2015
Arizona Medicaid Recipients Want To Be Part Of Lawsuit On Program
Arizona Medicaid recipients want to be added as defendants to the Legislature’s lawsuit about the program.
April 22, 2015
Singer-Songwriter Lisa Loeb Talks About Her Latest Work
In 1994, singer-songwriter Lisa Loeb became popular and famous with the tune “Stay,” from the movie "Reality Bites."
April 22, 2015
Mesa Resident Raised In LDS Church Talks About Questioning Faith And Teachings
We invited Micah Nickolaisen in to talk about what it's like for him to leave a faith that has been such a defining part of his life and identity.
April 22, 2015
Why Valley Housing Market May Be Losing Appeal To Canadian Investors
When the Valley's housing market was in deep trouble and full of foreclosures and short sales, investors were heavily involved in taking advantage of the depressed prices.
April 22, 2015
Law Professor Rodney K. Smith Discusses Legal Challenges In Pro Sports
Ray Rice’s arrest for domestic violence received some of the biggest headlines, but arrests of professional athletes aren’t necessarily rare.
April 22, 2015
Jeremy Duda Of Arizona Capitol Times Discusses Rideshare Regulations, Open Primary
We talked rideshare regulations and renewed efforts to create an open primary system in Arizona with Jeremy Duda of the Arizona Capitol Times.
April 22, 2015
Arizona Board Of Regents Chairman Mark Killian Talks Tuition
We talked with Regents Chairman Mark Killian about tuition increases and what tuition so-called DREAMers should be paying.
April 22, 2015
Phoenix May Exempt Big-Ticket Purchases From Transportation Tax
The Phoenix City Council could scale back the multibillion-dollar tax hike that would fund transportation projects in the Valley. On Wednesday, the council will meet to consider the changes to the ballot initiative.
April 22, 2015
Casino Supporters Address Arizonas Efforts To Block Resort Near Glendale
Elected officials in the West Valley joined tribal leaders of the Tohono O’odham Nation on Wednesday to voice their support for the development a casino near 95th and Northern avenues.
April 22, 2015
Federal Project Seeks To Transfer Water From Lawns To River Banks
Every year the Rio Grande surrenders its waters for human use. Today there's a government-led effort to buy back water rights to benefit the river. The water will irrigate native vegetation along the banks of the Rio Grande in southern New Mexico.
April 22, 2015
Early Results Show Russell Begaye Is New Navajo Nation President
After a six-month legal battle, the largest tribe in the country appears to have a new president. Navajo voters cast their ballots Tuesday for Russell Begaye.
April 22, 2015
ASU Researcher To Study Police Body Cameras In Tempe, Spokane
The use of body cameras by police officers has soared in recent years. Now an Arizona State University researcher will look at how cameras affect officers and citizens.
April 22, 2015
Future Of Bisbees Plastic Bag Ban Unclear
Last year, Bisbee became the first city in Arizona to ban plastic bags. Now, Arizona has become the first state in the country to ban plastic bag bans.
April 22, 2015
MCSO Sergeant: Sheriff Arpaio Violated Court Order On Immigration Enforcement
The first day of the four-day civil contempt of court hearing got off to what seems to be a rocky start for the sheriff. Arpaio’s longtime lawyer withdrew from the case and a sergeant blamed him for continuing immigration enforcement tactics in violation of a court order.
April 21, 2015
Arizona Supreme Court Decides Not To Depublish Debra Milke Opinion
The Arizona Supreme Court decided Tuesday not to depublish the Court of Appeals opinion on Debra Milke. This means the case can be cited in future trials.
April 21, 2015
Arizona GOP Wont Challenge Independents Voting In Primary Elections
The Arizona Republican Party will not challenge a law that allows political independents to vote in and potentially decide the outcome of GOP primary elections.
April 21, 2015

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