KJZZ News

Atticus VanSlyke
If you see Atticus VanSlyke on YouTube, you see a happy, cuddly toddler who loves books. But that video is a few months old, and it's not the full story.
Aug. 28, 2015
Dead pinyon trees
Scientists looked at more than 400 research studies on forest mortality. They wanted to answer the question: Are forests becoming more vulnerable to projected climate change?
Aug. 27, 2015
Diablo Burger
In drought-stricken Arizona, grass and water are in short supply, and the infrastructure—like processing plants—isn’t in place for robust local markets. So how does grass-fed beef get from pasture to plate?
Aug. 27, 2015
Arizona Corporation Commission logo
'Dark money’ spending allegedly by Arizona Public Service Co. during the last year’s election has continued to put the Arizona Corporation Commission under intense scrutiny. But two commissioners have now decided to address the issue by asking the companies they regulate to voluntarily stay out of commission elections.
Aug. 27, 2015
Phoenix-based mining giant Freeport McMoRan has announced plans to cut 10 percent of its employees and contractors at its United States mining operations. What's behind the decision?
Aug. 27, 2015
Ahwatukee home demolished
The Arizona Department of Transportation demolished the first house in the Goldman Ranch neighborhood in Ahwatukee, which is in the path of the Loop 202 South Mountain extension.
Aug. 27, 2015
Art classroom
It’s been a busy week in the area of school funding in Arizona.
Aug. 27, 2015
State officials will evaluate all of Arizona’s private prison operators following the release of a blistering investigation of July riots at a facility near Kingman.
Aug. 27, 2015
Michelle Tanaka
Michelle Tanka, 25, is a Tucson native just back from the Mongol Derby.
Aug. 27, 2015
Airplane
New research suggests that noise, combined with exposure to jet fuels, could cause hearing and cognitive problems
Aug. 27, 2015
Chandler Symphony Orchestra - 3
Listen to the sounds of Mike Wallick on percussion. He plays with the all-volunteer Chandler Symphony Orchestra.
Aug. 27, 2015
Arizona State University logo
Arizona State University will be leading its first NASA mission. The school will build and operate a small spacecraft, which will map water-ice on the moon’s south pole.
Aug. 27, 2015
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Border agents report they have rescued more than 500 people in the southern Arizona desert since October of last year.
Aug. 27, 2015
Diamondbacks logo
The Arizona Diamondbacks lost to the St. Louis Cardinals last night 3 -1, but not without first hitting one of the longest home runs recorded this season.
Aug. 27, 2015
Thierry Marceaux
When Hurricane Katrina stranded 800 people at the historic Fairmont Hotel in downtown New Orleans, head pastry chef Thierry Marceaux sent up hundreds of chocolate truffles to the guest rooms. Those where his last days working at the century-old landmark.
Aug. 27, 2015
This is the Echo Canyon Trailhead entrance area at Camelback Mountain.
Two people have already died on city trails this year, and many more have been caught without enough water or wearing the wrong gear.
Aug. 27, 2015
Orion mock capsule
Before mankind takes that giant leap to Mars, there are a lot of smaller steps men and women are taking here on Earth to prepare for the mission.
Aug. 27, 2015
Police car
Arizona Department of Public Safety troopers have arrested a driver following a reported road-rage incident.
Aug. 27, 2015
Anel Arriola
Anel Arriola is a Mexican immigrant. Her parents brought her to the United States when she was 10 years old and enrolled her in a predominantly English-speaking school. Her first day of school she was so nervous about not being able to communicate with her teachers.
Aug. 27, 2015
Arizona will end its contract with the private company that operates a prison near Kingman where riots occurred earlier this summer, Gov Doug Ducey said Wednesday.
Aug. 26, 2015

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