KJZZ News

Arizona Workers Get Time Off To Vote
Even though many Arizonans will have already voted by Election Day tomorrow, there are those who still enjoy going to the polls in person. And state law requires they be given the time off from work to do so.
Nov. 3, 2014
Arizona DES Purchases Sunnyslopes El Cid Castle
A landmark in northwest Phoenix is getting a major facelift. Sunnyslope’s El Cid Castle has been purchased by the state for a new office complex.
Nov. 3, 2014
Valley Residents Encouraged To Recycle Election Campaign Signs
Campaign signs that have littered front yards and intersections for the past few months will soon disappear, or so they should. After Election Day, most of those signs can be recycled.
Nov. 3, 2014
Apple, GT Settlement Threatened By Ruling To Unseal Documents
A bankruptcy court plans to unseal certain details of why Apple's sapphire glass supplier went bankrupt, but the ruling could erode key elements of the legal proceedings.
Oct. 31, 2014
Maricopa County Attorney Challenges Arizonas Medical Marijuana Law
The Maricopa County Attorney is challenging Arizona’s medical marijuana law in the Arizona Court of Appeals.
Oct. 31, 2014
Valley Skateboarders Create A Community On Wheels
KJZZ is exploring what it means to be part of community in a series called "We Are The Valley." This week, we were introduced to a group of Phoenix skateboarders.
Oct. 31, 2014
Faith-Based Theater Group Presents New Musical At Herberger
If you like seeing theatre in the Valley, you typically have a lot of options, from community to professional performances.
Oct. 31, 2014
Montgomery To Ask Supreme Court To Preserve Law Denying Immigrants Bail
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery said he is now turning to the U.S. Supreme Court in the hopes of preserving a controversial Arizona law that denies bail to some undocumented defendants in jail.
Oct. 31, 2014
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

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