KJZZ News

Mesa officials say about 125 residents have visited the city’s Resource Information Center since it opened on Wednesday morning.
September 12, 2014
A Phoenix church that was flooded during the recent storm is preparing for Sunday service—without its worship room. The congregation is gearing up for new accommodations.
September 12, 2014
Whether it's baseball cards or Impressionist masterpieces, a shared interest in collecting can bring people together. The KJZZ community series We Are the Valley introduces us to a man who lives in one of his collections and dips his toe in many different communities.
September 12, 2014
The Arizona congressional delegation has called on Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert MacDonald to appoint a new permanent director to the Phoenix VA. The office was at the center of a national scandal this spring over delays in patient care.
September 12, 2014
Arizona isn’t the only desert spot seeing an influx of precipitation lately. Areas in southeastern New Mexico have seen more than 3 inches of rain since Thursday. The threat of flash flooding forced officials at Carlsbad Caverns National Park to close early on Friday.
September 12, 2014
When the song "You Oughta Know" by Alanis Morrisette was released in 1995, anyone who’d heard of the singer was probably more familiar with her as a child actor in Canada. But that piece of music—and the album it was on, "Jagged Little Pill," attracted millions of fans.
September 12, 2014
The City of Phoenix has opened two recovery centers to help flood victims. The centers will be open through Sunday, September 14.
September 12, 2014
The expanding diversity in the Valley isn’t limited to people who speak Spanish as a first language. Far from it.
September 12, 2014
On Thursday, a state panel chaired by Governor Jan Brewer approved a swap of state trust land in north Phoenix that she expects to be one of the final steps in creating the Arizona Biomedical Corridor.
September 12, 2014
Phoenix’s record rainfall on Monday isn’t expected to put much of a dent in the long-term drought. We’ll have to wait and see what kind of snowpack winter brings.
September 12, 2014
A US district court judge has ruled in favor of a gay man in Arizona who was denied death benefits after losing his husband to cancer. The ruling only applies to this particular case.
September 12, 2014
More than a century ago people came to the hot, dry Phoenix climate to recover from all sorts of pulmonary ailments…tuberculosis, for instance. Today, one of the places that was popular back then became a town of its own.
September 12, 2014
A Price Double A Current Meter looks like a yellow submarine, with several spinning cups on top of it, connected to a meter and the USGS uses it to measure water velocity.
September 12, 2014
Recommendations for improving transportation in Carefree and Cave Creek from the Maricopa Association of Governments focus on things like bike lanes, sidewalks and parking.
September 12, 2014
The United States Postal Service is carrying through with its plan to fully close its mail processing operation center in Tucson.
September 12, 2014
D'Andrea: The Phoenix Mercury aren't just seeking their third WNBA Championship. They are on an unending quest for perfection that has elevated their play to record-shattering levels.
September 12, 2014
They'll be looking at places that were used as shooting ranges during the war. Army officials say more than 36,000 soldiers trained at 15 skeet ranges in the area between 1943 and 1946.
September 12, 2014
Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake is getting a new title: reality TV star. The Discovery Channel recently filmed Flake and Democratic New Mexico Sen. Martin Heinrich as they lived for a week on a deserted island.
September 12, 2014
A new report shows the number of abortions among Arizona residents was up slightly, last year, but among 18- and 19-year-olds, the number of abortions dropped by a third.
September 12, 2014
You may want to keep your umbrella handy. The National Weather Service says more rain is in the forecast as early as Friday.
September 12, 2014

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