KJZZ News

Prosecutor Avoids Grand Jury In Albuquerque Police Killing
High-profile police killings in New York and Missouri did not lead to charges against the officers after grand juries met in secret proceedings that infuriated some members of the public. Faced with a similar decision over a police shooting in New Mexico's most populous city, the top prosecutor took a different approach.
Jan. 13, 2015
9th Circuit Court Hears Case On Arizona
On Monday, Arizona’s 2010 ban on ethnic studies went before the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. The federal court is considering the constitutionality of the entire law, as well as one of its provisions that was struck down by a federal judge in 2013.
Jan. 13, 2015
Flagstaff Council Looks At Plastic Bag Ordinance
The Flagstaff City Council takes up a draft ordinance Tuesday aimed at banning the use of plastic bags.
Jan. 13, 2015
Duceys State-Of-State Address Receives Mixed Reaction
Gov. Doug Ducey is challenging state lawmakers to wipe out the state’s massive budget deficit and fix the education system with limited funds. The newly elected Republican gave his first State-of-the-State address to a joint session Monday promising to tackle some of Arizona’s most pressing fiscal challenges.
Jan. 12, 2015
Plans Die For USA Basketball Complex In Downtown Tempe
Plans for a massive project in downtown Tempe where USA Basketball's headquarters was to be relocated have fallen apart after Arizona State University dropped its development partner. Experts say the project was unique, yet ambitious and expensive, which made financing extremely difficult.
Jan. 12, 2015
ASU Professor Files $2M Claim Against The University
An Arizona State University professor who was arrested by a campus police officer last year is preparing to file a multi-million dollar lawsuit against the school.
Jan. 12, 2015
Federal Regulators Change Mexican Wolf Protections
Federal regulators made changes Monday to the Mexican gray wolf protections, listing the Mexican wolf as endangered in its own unique subspecies. But some conservationists say the new rules won’t have lasting impacts.
Jan. 12, 2015
Transit Service Disruptions Possible If Negotiations Continue To Be Unsuccessful
Union officials representing Phoenix bus drivers on more than a dozen city routes say negotiations with service provider First Transit ended unsuccessfully last week. The two parties are scheduled to return to the bargaining table on Jan. 26.
Jan. 12, 2015
High Court Seems Likely To Side With Gilbert Church
The United States Supreme Court appears likely to side with a small Gilbert church in its fight with the town over the limits that have been place on roadside signs.
Jan. 12, 2015
Tempe Shop Teaches Women About Bike Mechanics
One local bike shop is working to get more women on two wheels.
Jan. 12, 2015
Appeals Court To Hear Two Arizona Education Cases Monday
Two court cases involving education in Arizona education go before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco on Monday.
Jan. 12, 2015
University of Arizona Establishes New Medical Biorepository
The University of Arizona has many labs and biological samples scattered about it’s campuses, often delaying and disorganizing samples. A new facility aims to fix that.
Jan. 12, 2015
State Budget Woes Could Prevent Arizona From Offering Free Community College
Arizona has 21 community colleges and about half a million students.
Jan. 12, 2015
SCOTUS To Hear Gilbert Churchs Arguments Monday
A small church and the Town of Gilbert will have their day in court Monday — the United States Supreme Court.
Jan. 12, 2015
Navajo Presidential Election Now Set For August
The president of the Navajo Nation will continue to serve in that office even though his term expires Tuesday.
Jan. 11, 2015
Health Officials Say Flu Ramping Up In The Valley
A vicious strain of the flu has been exploding across the country, but it’s just now starting to pick up in the Valley.
Jan. 11, 2015
13 African Travelers Tested At Arizona Border For Ebola
Federal agents have asked the Nogales Fire Department to screen 13 people from Africa for Ebola over the past few weeks. They were traveling from Mexico into the United States and were tested while crossing Ports of Entry near Nogales.
Jan. 9, 2015
Lawyers Debate Contempt For Arpaio And A Former Aide Speaks Out
KJZZ reporter Jude Joffe-Block talks with host Mark Brodie about possible contempt proceedings against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and comments from one of his top commanders.
Jan. 9, 2015
A Look At Why American-Style Chinese Food Is So Popular
Chop suey, egg rolls, fortune cookies. You’ve probably eaten one or more of those dishes at your favorite Chinese restaurant.
Jan. 9, 2015
Integrative Approaches To Cancer Treatment Gaining Momentum
In recent years, an integrative approach to treating cancer has gained momentum.
Jan. 9, 2015

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