KJZZ News

Homeland Security Director Jeh Johnson spent some time on Capitol Hill on Monday, answering questions about terrorists potentially entering the U.S. by crossing the Southwest border.
September 23, 2014
Authorities in Mexico have issued a warning about possible contamination from a copper mine that may have spilled into an Arizona river. The mine owners blame the spill on flooding tied to last week’s Hurricane Odile.
September 23, 2014
Phoenix is one of the finalists to host the NCAA men’s basketball Final Four games. Site selectors will evaluate the bid Tuesday and Wednesday.
September 23, 2014
The long-awaited historic landmark designation of the David and Gladys Wright house in Phoenix is scheduled for December, but could get pushed back again.
September 23, 2014
The Maricopa County Superior Court officially dismissed the Arnold v. Sarn lawsuit Monday. The class action lawsuit accused the state and Maricopa County of not properly funding a mental health system required by a state statute.
September 22, 2014
An Indiana man has died while hiking in Grand Canyon National Park. Park officials say 46-year-old Michael Sperry of Valparaiso was having trouble breathing and collapsed Friday on a rim-to-rim hike with his two brothers.
September 22, 2014
A judge in Phoenix is refusing to lift restrictions on camera coverage of the penalty phase of Jodi Arias' trial.
September 22, 2014
Residents in Pinal County are back in their homes after they had to evacuate early Sunday morning because of the rising San Pedro River, authorities said.
September 22, 2014
A Tempe school football coach must miss his team's game Friday as part of a punishment for praying with his players.
September 22, 2014
A local charity is hoping the recent domestic violence arrests in the NFL, including last week’s arrest of Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer, will help them raise money to get to troubled kids early, in hopes of preventing similar crimes.
September 22, 2014
The idea is for seven states to allow doctors licensed in one of them to easily obtain permission to practice in another.
September 22, 2014
Attorneys for the state of Arizona are telling a judge that if he allows gays to marry, fewer straight couples will be willing to tie the knot.
September 22, 2014
Poverty rates in Arizona decreased by about a tenth of a percent from 2012 to 2013. That’s according to a new survey from the U.S. Census Bureau. While modest, some are considering the small change to be good news.
September 22, 2014
Arizona supermarkets are now required to pick up the costs for equipment that processes payments from food stamp users. Congress approved the change under the new Farm Bill to reduce federal spending.
September 22, 2014
Visitors to the Tonto National Forest in eastern Arizona may soon be paying more to camp and boat in the area. Officials plan to use the additional revenue to upgrade aging infrastructure.
September 22, 2014
City officials hope the new estimates for repairing the threatened 1938 building will change the State Fair's plans of future demolition.
September 22, 2014
The music streaming service Spotify created a list of the “Top 40 Most Musical Universities in America” and ASU came in No. 7.
September 19, 2014
Researchers from Northern Arizona University traveled to Alaska and Switzerland, among other places, in a quest to learn how the Earth’s climate has changed over time. It’s the subject of a documentary called "Taking Earth’s Temperature: Delving Into Climate’s Past."
September 19, 2014
The traditional Fall television season— the one that features the ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox networks— hit screens this week. But several of the new programs are less traditional and feature more Latino and African-American actors and performers.
September 19, 2014
You’ve probably had the pizza place around the corner put a flier on your doorknob. You’ve also seen the countless TV commercials by major corporations. All of that falls into the category of marketing. But what if you want to get more people to worship at your church or temple?
September 19, 2014

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