KJZZ News

Governor Jan Brewer is going to China Thursday for a trade mission. She will be trying to bring manufacturers to Arizona.
October 20, 2014
The Orionid meteor shower will be visible in Phoenix after midnight through early Tuesday morning. We see this shower because Earth passes through a stream of debris from Halley’s Comet.
October 20, 2014
From the snow-dusted peaks of northern Arizona’s San Francisco Mountains to the fire-singed mountainsides of New Mexico, Mother Nature is signaling that it’s fall.
October 20, 2014
Forest Service rangers in the North Kaibab district are reporting a busy prescribed burning season. In the last few weeks rangers have burned more than 7,000 acres of Forests Service Land in northern Arizona.
October 20, 2014
The Mesa police department, along with the Alzheimer’s Association, is gearing up to provide more in-depth trainings educating officers and staff about the signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s and other dementias.
October 20, 2014
Following a fire that ripped through northern Arizona's Oak Creek Canyon last summer, scientists are only now beginning to study the effects on sensitive plants and species.
October 20, 2014
Rachel Egboro’s dad grew up in Nigeria as an orphan. But he was influenced by his pagan uncles and by the Christian priests at his boarding school. So when he moved to Tempe to start a family, parenting was something he taught himself how to do by book.
October 20, 2014
In August the Tohono O’odham Nation officially broke ground on The West Valley Resort and Casino. Getting to this point hasn’t been easy. The casino’s faced significant pushback in the community. And it may not be over yet.
October 20, 2014
Same-sex couples hoping to marry in Arizona are being welcomed by the Episcopal Church. The Rev. Kirk Smith, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Arizona has announced same-sex marriages will be blessed in all Episcopal Churches in the state.
October 20, 2014
Thousands of Arizonans in low-wage jobs will be getting a pay hike on the first of the year. That’s because Arizona voters approved a state minimum wage in 2006, along with a cost-of-living escalator.
October 20, 2014
Changes might be coming to the state’s medical marijuana rules.
October 20, 2014
Group homes for kids are filled to the brim and costing the state twice as much as it was just four years ago. These problems stem from budget cuts and reductions in staff and in family programs in 2009.
October 20, 2014
Lesbian and gay couples around Arizona began marrying Friday after a federal judge overturned the state’s ban on marriage between same-sex couples. Advocates gathered Friday night in central Phoenix for a celebration.
October 17, 2014
It’s still a few weeks before Halloween, but haunted house season is in full swing.
October 17, 2014
For a lot of drivers, freeway speed limits are more like suggestions. But when it comes to construction areas where workers are present, transportation officials and contractors want to make sure you know what the limit is and why it’s especially important to follow it.
October 17, 2014
State officials say a crash caused by a wrong-way driver closed Interstate 10 eastbound at the I-17 'Stack' interchange in Phoenix for several hours Friday morning.
October 17, 2014
The growth of the solar industry in Arizona, especially with solar panels, has given pigeons another convenient place to hang out.
October 17, 2014
The Joint Corp., a Scottsdale-based chiropractic franchise, filed paperwork Friday to raise $35 million and go public on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange.
October 17, 2014
A new exhibit in the East Valley gives a pretty stark look at what life was like in Sudanese refugee camps. It’s called “Lost Boys of Sudan: Journey to the Future” and it’s a series of photographs by Loren Anderson.
October 17, 2014
If you’ve lived in Arizona for a while, you’ve probably heard the story of Winnie Ruth Judd. Infamously known as the trunk murderess, she’s one of the most sensationalized and talked about figures in Arizona history…and this week is the 83 year anniversary of the murders and their grizzly aftermath.
October 17, 2014

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