KJZZ News

The state court of appeals has ruled that the mother of a firefighter killed in the Yarnell Hill blaze cannot sue the state. In a unanimous opinion, the justices said there was no evidence of “willful misconduct” by anyone involved.
Jan. 2, 2017
The cryptocurrency Bitcoin has catapulted into the limelight in recent years. But it has problems and other cryptocurrencies have been vying for market share. One that’s been gaining status is based here in Phoenix.
Jan. 2, 2017
The Arizona Department of Transportation is hoping a new effort will reduce the amount of time drivers are impacted by flooded interstates during heavy rains. They’ll begin replacing 10 of their oldest freeway pump stations in 2017.
Jan. 2, 2017
To avoid paying an insurance deductible, patients rushed to schedule surgeries before Jan. 1, bringing more work to doctors and staff.
Jan. 2, 2017
Phoenix-based Viad Corporation announced it has acquired "FlyOver Canada", a virtual flight ride attraction.
Jan. 2, 2017
A Scottsdale-based metals company announced Friday it is one step closer to a functional processing plant in China.
Jan. 2, 2017
2016 was a record year for housing, with home prices increasing in value in many of the nation’s major metro areas.
Jan. 2, 2017
KJZZ’s Will Stone reported a series in April 2016 on how the small community of Prescott, Arizona, is grappling with the costs and benefits of being a recovery destination.
Jan. 1, 2017
A menorah that was being displayed in a front yard in Chandler for Hannukah was found twisted into the shape of a swastika on Friday, police said.
Dec. 31, 2016
After President Barack Obama approved the creation of new monuments this week in Utah and Nevada, supporters Grand Canyon National Heritage Monument are staying positive.
Dec. 30, 2016
Thousands of refugees migrate to the United States every year, fleeing war zones around the world. America offers hope and opportunity for many, but adjusting to a new country with a different culture, language and customs is often more complicated than many expect.
Dec. 30, 2016
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The Arizona Supreme Court Thursday rejected a last-ditch bid by the business community to delay the effect of Proposition 206. However, the ruling does not end the matter.
Dec. 30, 2016
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A State Grand Jury has indicted a Phoenix man on charges related to supporting a foreign terrorist organization.
Dec. 30, 2016
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Tempe estimates it will lose $2.8 million by not increasing water rates 4.75 percent to adjust for inflation.
Dec. 30, 2016
Seeds are among Arizona’s exports to Mexico. Some of them are grown in the outskirts of Mexico City and still using ancient pre columbian agricultural techniques.
Dec. 30, 2016
Meet the Patels
While the holidays are a joyous time for many people, sometimes getting together with your family means dealing with well-meaning, though often intrusive questions or “advice” to you about your personal life. This is especially true if your family really wants you to get married.
Dec. 29, 2016
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The Arizona Supreme Court this morning denied a request to block a new, higher minimum wage from taking effect on Sunday. Voters approved Proposition 206 in November. It will raise the minimum wage to $10 an hour on New Year's Day, eventually reaching $12 an hour by 2020.
Dec. 29, 2016
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The grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development will support services and programs that provide housing for people and families experiencing homelessness.
Dec. 29, 2016
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A team of scientists led by researchers at ASU is hoping to get the go-ahead from NASA to fly a mission to an asteroid called Psyche. But this is no ordinary asteroid — scientists think it could help explain a lot about our own planet.
Dec. 29, 2016
Phoenix was deemed to have some of the most predictable weather in the country — in fact, only LA, San Diego and Honolulu were more predictable.
Dec. 29, 2016

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