KJZZ News

 Kingman Passes Ban On Smoking With Kids In Car
Councilmembers narrowly approved the ban with a 4-3 vote Tuesday, making it a secondary offense to smoke in a car with people under the age of 18 present.
May 21, 2015
Diane Douglas, Arizona Board Of Education Head To Court
A judge is being asked to resolve the ongoing power struggle between Arizona's schools chief and the state Board of Education.
May 21, 2015
Celine Rille
Celine Rille grew up in the United Kingdom. Today, she runs a marketing and design business in Phoenix. But through most of her schooling, Celine had trouble fitting in with the latest trends.
May 21, 2015
Barbara Olachea: College Dream Becoming A Reality
In her own words, here is the story of an Alhambra High School senior from KJZZ's Spot 127 Youth Media Center in Maryvale who is getting ready to go to college.
May 21, 2015
Census Numbers Show More Are Moving To Arizona
If you think there are more people on the freeway or in line at the grocery store, there’s a reason for that. The latest census numbers show more people are moving into Arizona.
May 21, 2015
Bisbee Keeps Backing Its Bag Ban
On Earth Day of last year, Bisbee became the first city in Arizona to ban plastic bags. Now it’s holding its ground, even though the legislature has prohibited such bans.
May 20, 2015
Historic Preservation Office Enacts Policy To Deal With Conservation Easements
When the Federal Aviation Administration changed its departure and arrival procedures out of Sky Harbor Airport last September, noise became an issue for homeowners in several of Phoenix’s historic neighborhoods. Now some homeowners want to modify their historic properties to minimize the roar of jet engines. But for at least one, there’s a hitch.
May 20, 2015
Federal Regulators To Host Workshop On Border Banking Challenges
Federal bank regulators have scheduled a workshop on border banking challenges in Nogales, Ariz. next month. The workshop comes amidst growing concerns by Arizona border businesses about access to banking services.
May 20, 2015
APS Shareholders Meeting Draws Protest Over Campaign Contributions
Shareholders of Arizona Public Service’s parent company voted down a proposal to require the company to more fully disclose what it spends on political campaigns.
May 20, 2015
ASU Economist: Eliminating Personal Income Tax In Arizona Is Possible
Eliminating the personal income tax in Arizona is a topic that's been floated before. But the average Arizonan may not have heard non-economists talk about until last fall
May 20, 2015
How Important Will Immigration Topics Be In The 2016 Presidential Campaign?
In just the past week or two, the Valley has seen visits from Jeb Bush, Carly Fiorina, Rand Paul and Marco Rubio. All four are seen as likely Republican presidential candidates in the 2016 cycle.
May 20, 2015
How Organizations Are Monitored To Regulate Charity Fraud
According to the Federal Trade Commission, James T. Reynolds Sr. of Tennessee and his family used much of the $187 million it collected for cancer patients to buy themselves cars, gym memberships and take luxury cruise vacations.
May 20, 2015
Rev. Warren Stewarts New Book Explores Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday In Arizona
Nearly three decades ago, Evan Mecham became Arizona’s governor and it didn’t take long for him to generate national controversy. Mecham rescinded the order of his predecessor, Bruce Babbitt, that declared a holiday honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Arizona.
May 20, 2015
A Discussion About US Involvment, Strategy Against Islamic State
We talked to Paul Kinsinger, professor at the Thunderbird School at ASU and a former member of the U.S. Intelligence Community.
May 20, 2015
Phoenix City Council OKs $1.16 Billion Budget
Members of city staff said the proposed budget would keep the city operating in the black without required tax increases.
May 20, 2015
2 Get Federal Prison In Arizona Mortgage Fraud Case
Men from Minnesota and Texas have been sentenced to federal prison terms in a mortgage fraud case in Arizona.
May 20, 2015
Wickenburg Police Chief Picked For Paradise Valley Job
Town Manager Kevin Burke on Tuesday announced he has selected Peter Wingert to be Paradise Valley's police chief.
May 20, 2015
ASU Research Focuses On Best Practices For Police Body Cameras
As police departments nationwide move forward with body camera programs, they may find a lack of peer-reviewed information on how to implement them. Researchers from Arizona State University are hoping to fill that void.
May 20, 2015
4 Maricopa County Superior Court Judges Retiring
The four judges who are retiring include Presiding Judge Norman Davis. The others are Mark Aceto, Bethany Hicks and Gerald Porter.
May 20, 2015
New Strain Of Rabies Found In New Mexico
A new strain of rabies has been discovered in southern New Mexico. It’s the first new strain to be found in the United States in several years.
May 20, 2015

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