KJZZ News

Arizona Supreme Court Rules On Marijuana Impairment
The Arizona Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that drivers who have a non-impairing substance in their systems after smoking marijuana can’t be charged with driving under the influence.
April 22, 2014
Lawsuit Against States Medicaid Expansion Revived
The Arizona Court of Appeals has revived a lawsuit challenging the expansion of Arizona’s Medicaid insurance plan for the poor.
April 22, 2014
Lawmakers Remove Words Disabled, Handicapped From State Statutes
State lawmakers have given final approval to changing the language of state statutes to remove words some consider offensive.
April 22, 2014
US Forest Service To Make Decision On Rosemont Mine
A decision is expected soon from the United States Forest Service on a massive, open-pit copper mine in the Santa Rita Mountains, about 30 miles southeast of Tucson.
April 22, 2014
MCCCD Governing Board To Vote On Tuition Increase
Students within the Maricopa County Community College system could be facing another tuition increase. The college district board is scheduled to vote on a proposal Tuesday night that could raise student costs by $5 per credit hour.
April 22, 2014
Early Morning Matches Draw Out Football Fans
With Premier League viewership at an all-time high in the United States, two Phoenix fan clubs have found homes at local bars.
April 22, 2014
Alcohol Powder Has Approval Revoked
There has been talk throughout the country about an alcohol powder that was approved for sale by a federal agency. But the Tempe company developing that product now says that approval has been withdrawn.
April 21, 2014
Two Gun Bills Await Action From Brewer
Tuesday is the last day for Gov. Jan Brewer to take action on two gun bills. The measures deal with concealed weapons in public buildings, and cities or towns that pass gun control ordinances.
April 21, 2014
Arpaio Makes Play For Pinal Countys Disputed ICE Contract
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is trying to outbid Pinal County to take over a federal detention contract. It’s the latest twist in the dispute between Pinal County and the federal government over housing immigrant detainees.
April 21, 2014
Report: 1 In 4 Arizona Kids Are Hungry
One in four Arizona kids don't have enough food to eat, according to a new study.
April 21, 2014
Multiple Lightning Strikes Cause Fire Near Tucson
A lightning-caused fire about 45 miles southeast of Tucson has been largely contained.
April 21, 2014
Arizona Senate To Review Spaceport Measure
The Arizona Senate is to take up legislation today to pave the way for a spaceport in the state.
April 21, 2014
Republicans May Revive School Voucher Measure
The battle over expanding the voucher program for private and parochial school educations may not be over for the year.
April 21, 2014
Legislature Could Be In Last Week Of Regular Session
The state legislature enters what is expected to be the last week of its regular session on Monday.
April 21, 2014
Mesa Swears In New Mayor
Mesa will swear in a new mayor Monday. He’s city council member Alex Finter.
April 21, 2014
Report Gives Arizona B Grade For Spending Transparency
An annual report put out by the Public Interest Research Group scores all 50 states on government spending transparency.
April 21, 2014
School Districts Sponsoring New Charter Schools Face Budget Challenges
Several Arizona public school districts are back to square one. Gov. Jan Brewer signed a budget that included a proposal forbidding school districts from converting its schools to charter — and ultimately collecting more state funds.
April 21, 2014
Grid Bike Share Launch Delayed ... Again
Phoenix's bike share program was supposed to officially launch Monday, but the rollout has been pushed back once again.
April 21, 2014
Bust Out The Turntable For Record Store Day
Saturday is Record Store Day, a music-lover's holiday.
April 18, 2014
Elected Officials Looking To Create Megaregion
A group of elected officials from Arizona met last week with some of their counterparts in Sonora, Mexico, and agreed to create what they’re calling the “Arizona-Sonora Binational Megaregion.”
April 18, 2014

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