KJZZ News

What was 2011 a good year for?
2011 has been a challenging year in many ways, with the economy causing uncertainty and struggle. But as the year draws to a close and it's time to assess, we want to look at the glass as half-full.
Sept. 20, 2013
Traveling Through Time, Forwards and Backwards
Time travel is a concept most people associate with H.G. Wells, Star Trek, or Back to the Future. But in fact, time travel is possible…it’s just a question of how fast, and in what direction.  Arizona State University professor Paul Davies wants you to know that you travel through time every day, by simply moving forward: it’s just kind of hard to notice, because we usually only gain about a billionth of a second or so.
Sept. 20, 2013
Valley Cities Work Together....Sometimes
New Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton this week called for Valley cities to work together…saying the metro area would sink or swim as a region.  As KJZZ’s Mark Brodie reports, that sentiment is shared by the leaders of other Valley cities….
Sept. 20, 2013
Capitol Buy Back Would Cost $105 Million
In her State of the State address this week, Governor Jan Brewer asked the legislature to help celebrate the state’s centennial by buying back the capitol complex.  KJZZ’s Mark Brodie reports on what that would entail.
Sept. 20, 2013
New state bill looks to curb copper theft
Copper theft has been on the rise in Arizona over the past several years. New bills in the state legislature may help to curtail theft by making copper more difficult to resell. From Phoenix, KJZZ’s Nick Blumberg has more.
Sept. 20, 2013
Arizona voter registration numbers down
Arizona has lost more than 27,000 registered voters since the fall, and about 63 percent of them were Democrats.  From Phoenix, KJZZ’s Mark Brodie reports.   MARK BRODIE: The new voter registration numbers released by the Secretary of State’s office show approximately 3.
Sept. 20, 2013
Time running out to register for Presidential Primary Election
People who want to cast a ballot in Arizona’s presidential primary don’t have much longer to get registered as a voter. By law, voters must be registered 29 days in advance, which means that Monday, Jan.
Sept. 20, 2013
KJZZ Feb 2012 - AZSCITECH
Imagine a medical treatment uniquely designed for you. Science fiction or fact? Examine the potential of Personalized Medicine during an ARIZONA SCITECH forum presented by KJZZ and Rio Salado College on March 8, 2012.
Sept. 20, 2013
Guns on campus bill gets hearing today
A measure that would allow some guns on university and community college campuses will get its first hearing today at the state capitol. From Phoenix, KJZZ’s Mark Brodie reports. MARK BRODIE: The bill would apply only to people who hold concealed weapons permits, and would allow the schools to ban guns on campus if they provide storage lockers in each building.
Sept. 20, 2013
The challenges of treating post-traumatic stress disorder
Dr. Jason Caplan, associate professor and department chair of psychiatry at the Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, and Dr. Adam McCray of the Department of Veterans Affairs talk about causes and treatment of PTSD.
Sept. 20, 2013
Centennial Minute: Statehood
This month, Arizona turns 100. KJZZ  is marking the centennial each week in February with stories of our state’s history, people and places. We're calling it the Centennial Minute. This morning, authors and Arizona residents Fred DuVal and Lisa Schnebly Heidinger tell us about that unique Valentine’s Day – 100 years ago.
Sept. 20, 2013
Anti-public employee union bills as much about politics as policy
Public employee unions say they’re under attack by legislative proposals mostly written by a conservative think tank. The Goldwater Institute claims Arizona taxpayers could save half-a billion dollars by targeting collective bargaining, union dues, and government funded salaries of union leaders.
Sept. 20, 2013
Helicopter collision in Yuma kills seven Marines
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Two military helicopters collided over the California desert during nighttime training exercises, killing seven Marines in the latest of several similar accidents in the region.The service members with the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing were based at Camp Pendleton north of San Diego, Lt.
Sept. 20, 2013
Peoria cop demoted over Facebook posting
A Peoria Police Officer will face punishment over an internet posting that some argued threatened the president. Last month, Peoria Police Sergeant Patrick Shearer posted a picture on Facebook showing a bullet-riddled t-shirt with the face of President Barack Obama.
Sept. 20, 2013
Union members try to stop anti-union bills
Four bills introduced at the state legislature target public employee unions. Supporters say the measures will save taxpayer’s money. But union members disagree. They showed up in force at the state capitol Thursday.
Sept. 20, 2013
Gov. Brewer pushes budget priorities
Budget talks between the legislature and governor have restarted, after the governor broke them off late last month. From Phoenix, KJZZ’s Mark Brodie reports. MARK BRODIE: After state lawmakers passed their budget proposal out of their respective committees, Governor Brewer called it “reckless.
Sept. 20, 2013
Boeings 787 -- developed in part by local company -- comes to Phoenix
The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is scheduled to land in Phoenix on Thursday for a three-day visit. The plane is on a worldwide tour as part of the aircraft’s commercial roll out. A local company played a major role in the development of the new plane.
Sept. 20, 2013
Phoenix bus strike: City council votes on related incentive
Phoenix bus drivers have a hand-shake agreement with Veolia Transporation on a new labor contract. This comes after a six-day strike that paralyzed bus service across the city. As drivers vote on the contract today, the Phoenix city council is hoping to provide some incentive.
Sept. 20, 2013

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