KJZZ News

Proximity Of 15 Baseball Teams A Perk For Cactus League Fans
The Cactus League was first formed with only two teams. Today, 15 clubs play in 11 different ballparks all within an hour of each other. Some baseball fans say that’s what makes this league so unique.
March 25, 2015
Chicago Cubs Pitcher Misses Start After Driving To Wrong Stadium
Chicago Cubs pitcher Edwin Jackson missed his spring training start against the Oakland A’s Tuesday because he drove to the wrong stadium.
March 25, 2015
Placing Arizona Medical Students In Rural Areas Still A Challenge
Arizona will soon be facing a physician shortage, particularly in rural areas. Is the state doing enough to attract new doctors and keep medical talent in state?
March 25, 2015
ASU Basketball Looks To Replace Herb Sendek Quickly
Arizona State University's men's basketball program is in the market for a new head coach following Tuesday's firing of Herb Sendek.
March 25, 2015
Phoenix City Council Takes Steps To Promote Equal Pay
The Phoenix City Council unanimously voted Tuesday to take steps to promote equal pay among men and women.
March 24, 2015
Martha McSally
Arizona Representative Martha McSally has introduced a bill in Congress to deter look-outs who work to help cartels. The Congresswoman said it’s part of her pledge to tighten border security.
March 24, 2015
VA Expands Distance Requirements For Veterans Choice Program
The Department of Veterans Affairs is expanding its eligibility requirements for the Veterans Choice Program.
March 24, 2015
Newly Approved Bill Defines Animal Hoarding
In light of several recent animal hoarding cases in Arizona, the state senate approved House Bill 2150 on Tuesday.
March 24, 2015
Scottsdale Hotel Rates Up 14 Percent
Hotel occupancy in Scottsdale remains strong. February had an 82 percent occupancy rate, about the same compared to last year. One thing that has risen is the average price of a hotel room. Compared to February 2014, hotel room rates are up by almost 14 percent to an average of $240 a night.
March 24, 2015
Jerice Hunter Trial Will Not Be Live-Streamed
A Maricopa County Superior Court judge is restricting video coverage of the trial of an Arizona woman in the 2011 disappearance of her 5-year-old daughter.
March 24, 2015
Law Makes It Harder For Arizona Homeowners To Sue Builders
Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill repealing a law allowing homeowners to recover attorney and expert fees when suing a homebuilder.
March 24, 2015
New Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services Director Appointed
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced the appointment of Wanda Wright to be the director of the Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services.
March 24, 2015
Amy Silverman: Fear Or Exhilaration? Its All About Perspective
Do you sing in the car or in the shower? How about on stage? It can be frightening or exhilarating. Commentator Amy Silverman says it’s about your perspective.
March 24, 2015
Park Service: US Trails, Campgrounds Need $11.5B In Improvements
On Monday, the Park Service released its fiscal 2014 deferred maintenance statistics that showed a total of $11.5 billion in work to be done. That’s up from $11.3 billion the previous year.
March 24, 2015
TedCruz.com Doesnt Belong To The 2016 Presidential Candidate
Texas Senator Ted Cruz announced he was running for president on Monday morning, which drove people to look for him online at TedCruz.com. But what they found wasn’t his campaign website.
March 24, 2015
Arizona Churches Leasing Space To Get Tax Breaks
Governor Doug Ducey has signed a bill allowing property tax breaks for buildings leased by churches.
March 23, 2015
Arpaio To Face Deposition In Contempt Case
The lawyers who prevailed in a racial profiling lawsuit against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio have a chance to grill the sheriff on Wednesday. Arpaio is scheduled to be deposed for seven hours behind closed doors about how he committed contempt of court by violating a federal judge’s orders.
March 23, 2015
Ducey Wants Common Core Reviewed
Governor Doug Ducey announced Monday that Arizona should keep using the national education standards known as Common Core.
March 23, 2015
Group Pushes For Arizona Ballot Initiative to Cap Tuition Rates
When Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed the budget passed by lawmakers earlier this month, he implemented a plan that would cut nearly $100 million from the state’s three public universities.
March 23, 2015
Loss Of Arizona Venues Means Phoenix Actors Must Look Out of State
Earlier this year the Actors Theater in Phoenix brought down its curtain for the last time. That gave the Valley’s professional actors even less of opportunity to ply their on-stage trade.
March 23, 2015

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