KJZZ News

National Weather Service heat chart
Record-breaking temperatures are possibly in store this weekend for the Phoenix area and the Maricopa County Department of Public Health is encouraging people to take precautions. However, the heat has already claimed its first victim of the year.
Jun. 14, 2016
Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan
The Arizona Attorney General will not pursue criminal charges against Secretary of State Michele Reagan for not issuing an election manual.
Jun. 14, 2016
U.S. Capitol Building
United State of Women summit brought thousands of people, including a few from Arizona, together to help make changes toward gender equality.
Jun. 14, 2016
Phoenix City Council meeting
Members of the Phoenix City Council later today will appoint a replacement for former Councilman Bill Gates.
Jun. 14, 2016
carlos torres
A bill to help immigrant U.S. military veterans banished from the country for committing crimes is awaiting committee assignment in Congress. U.S. Rep. Ruben Gallego, D-Ariz., introduced the legislation two months ago to help deported veterans return to the United States.
Jun. 14, 2016
University of Arizona logo
Some University of Arizona employees will be getting a pay raise later this fall. Many faculty, staff and graduate assistants will see the bumps, starting in September.
Jun. 14, 2016
girl scout cookies
Girl Scout CEO Anna Maria Chávez is an Arizona native and says the organization continues to prepare young women for the future.
Jun. 14, 2016
movie theater
Part of the Loop 303 remains closed through until Wednesday night for filming of the new Transformers action movie.
Jun. 14, 2016
Tonto National Forest 1
A plan to control motorized vehicle use in the Tonto National Forest has some environmental groups disappointed.
Jun. 14, 2016
Arizona Lottery logo
State lottery revenue across the country has either stagnated or fallen over the last decade for most states, but not so for Arizona.
Jun. 14, 2016
palm trees
A California-based company is on its way to becoming the first business to open at Phoenix’s Resource Innovation Campus. A city subcommittee voted Tuesday to recommend the full council approve the deal when it meets next week.
Jun. 14, 2016
hot Thermometer
Phoenix has experienced record-breaking heat already this month, and another heatwave is forecast in the next week. That made us wonder, exactly how hot is it supposed to be in June?
Jun. 14, 2016
Skyline High School says Jason Benjamin Josaphat graduated in 2014. A tweet from the school’s athletic department called him an “amazing young man, always with a smile on his face.”
Jun. 14, 2016
Navajo Nation seal
Navajo Nation leaders are firming up plans to meet with Donald Trump when he visits Arizona on Saturday. Campaign officials told the tribe that the Republican presidential candidate is open to meeting with Navajo lawmakers.
Jun. 14, 2016
overhead sprinklers
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is researching how different irrigation techniques work in the desert. The Ak-Chin Indian Community is already using one technology has seen a huge increase in water-efficient farming.
Jun. 14, 2016
As part of a national campaign to address prescription painkiller and opioid abuse, Dr. Vivek Murthy is trying to get buy-ins from doctors, policy makers and the public to spend more on treatment programs.
Jun. 14, 2016
Kaibab National Forest
Campfire and smoking restrictions will begin Wednesday in four of Arizona’s National Forests, in response to summer weather conditions.
Jun. 13, 2016
Uber app
As we continue our celebration of the working life, we’re looking at the people who do the jobs that you sometimes don’t see or don’t think about. Today, ride-sharing drivers.
Jun. 13, 2016
Some Arizonans are donating blood for the first time to help victims of the shooting in Orlando, Florida.
Jun. 13, 2016
The Democratic National Committee, a plaintiff in a lawsuit accusing Arizona of suppressing voters during the state’s Presidential Preference Election, has asked a federal judge to issue a preliminary injunction against the state.
Jun. 13, 2016

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