KJZZ News

Rain
Scattered showers will be moving into the Phoenix area and higher terrain of central Arizona this weekend. One to two inches of rain is possible.
Jul. 17, 2015
Prison cell
As President Barack Obama calls for federal criminal justice reform, Arizona is growing its prison system. The state is planning to increase the capacity by expanding to accommodate new inmates.
Jul. 17, 2015
A three-judge panel in the Mexican border city of Juárez is expected to announce a verdict today in a high-profile trial that centers on the disappearances and deaths of 11 young women.
Jul. 17, 2015
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The city of Tempe has been named one of six locations around the country to pilot a nationwide effort to become "dementia friendly."
Jul. 16, 2015
Are you tired of going to the usual places for dinner with the same old uninspired menus? Well, there’s a hot new restaurant in town — but it only exists for a few hours once a month.
Jul. 16, 2015
unemployment
Arizona’s unemployment rate is up slightly. The seasonally adjusted rate for June was 5.9 percent, one tenth of a percentage point more than in May.
Jul. 16, 2015
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To some, Phoenix could be considered a center-left city, but Arizona is definitely not seen as a center-left state.
Jul. 16, 2015
Hospital room
The Arizona Department of Health Services has been in the headlines recently, thanks primarily to an investigation into the state hospital.
Jul. 16, 2015
Arizona Museum of Natural History in Mesa
Listen to Dr. Robert McCord, curator of paleontology at the Arizona Museum of Natural History, and Ayden Iwan and Jaxon Hannah digging for fossils.
Jul. 16, 2015
Map
The Pew Research Center recently looked at which counties in the United States had the highest populations of residents 65 and older.
Jul. 16, 2015
gas pump
If it seems like the prices posted at gas stations around the state are higher now than they’ve been — that’s because they are.
Jul. 16, 2015
Arizona does not have a hospitable climate for charter schools to offer pre-Kindergarten programs.
Jul. 16, 2015
Maricopa County Sheriff's Office
Yesterday, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted on a tentative settlement of parts of a lawsuit that the U.S. Department of Justice brought against Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
Jul. 16, 2015
A House bill would make it easier for veterans who served in classified jobs to get mental health care that protects them — and the secrets they must carry.
Jul. 16, 2015
elk sign
An average adult elk weighs between 600 and 800 pounds and can cause serious damages and injuries.
Jul. 16, 2015
Bernie Sanders
Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders is making a stop in Phoenix and interest in his campaign has prompted a change in venue.
Jul. 16, 2015
Ralph Anderson
Need a well? If you live in Arizona, get in line. Some companies are sending him deposits of close to a million dollars just to save their spot in line for a well.
Jul. 16, 2015
Santa Cruz River
A federal grant will fund a study aimed at finding ways to meet future water demands for the lower Santa Cruz River basin in southeastern Arizona.
Jul. 16, 2015
Gov. Doug Ducey
Gov. Doug Ducey is defending himself against criticism of his plan to use state trust land money to fund K-12 education.
Jul. 16, 2015
A federal appeals court will hear oral argument Thursday morning in Pasadena over whether Arizona must keep providing driver’s licenses to young immigrants who qualify for work permits under an Obama administration program.
Jul. 16, 2015

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