KJZZ News

Taurus  constellation
Three Flagstaff astronomers are part of a team that’s found a giant planet orbiting a surprisingly young star. Before this discovery, scientists believed big planets could only form around old stars.
May. 31, 2016
Authorities say six workers at a west Phoenix scrap yard have been transported to a hospital after a chlorine leak.
May. 31, 2016
measles virus particle
Arizona is facing its first major measles outbreak since early last year. This most recent outbreak originated at a federal detention facility in Eloy.
May. 31, 2016
U.S. Supreme Court
Jurors deciding whether to sentence someone to death are entitled to be told that in Arizona, the only alternative is life behind bars, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled this morning
May. 31, 2016
After more than a century, the Army is sending home the remains of children buried at one of the first federally-run Indian boarding schools. From the 1870s to the 1960s the federal government forced more than 800,000 Native American children to leave their families and attend boarding school.
May. 31, 2016
Dr. Joseph Sirven
The next time you see your doctor, you may be greeted by a nurse practitioner instead. Our medical commentator, Dr. Joseph Sirven explains.
May. 31, 2016
Navajo Nation seal
The decades-old pipe broke May 13, cutting water to 72,000 acres of farmland in northwestern New Mexico.
May. 31, 2016
State transportation officials will be taking a closer look at the dirt and soil in the southwest valley. The analysis is the next step in the Loop 202 extension project.
May. 31, 2016
Supporters of a major overhaul of Hance Park in downtown Phoenix shared their final update during a city meeting last week. While some say it’s important for the city to stay focused on downtown development, not everyone is sold on the massive makeover.
May. 31, 2016
zootopia poster
Animated movies can bring in a lot of money from box office sales, and increasingly, they can take on subjects not previously discussed in kids’ movies.
May. 31, 2016
Volkswagen logo
Hoping for a faster-- and perhaps more favorable-- ruling, attorneys for the state are fighting Volkswagen's desire to have a lawsuit against the company handled in federal court by a federal judge.
May. 31, 2016
Tourism brings in nearly $21 billion a year in direct spending to the state. Yet in the coming fiscal year, the figure to promote it will stay at about $7 million.
May. 31, 2016
apartment building
The latest report from real estate firm Colliers International finds rents have increased by more than $100 over the past two years with the average rental price now $900 per month.
May. 31, 2016
Shane Bobb
We're celebrating the working life by looking at the people who do the jobs that you sometimes don’t see or don’t think about. We’re thinking about the jobs around the Phoenix area that might not be what you expect.
May. 30, 2016
The term "stereotype" is usually considered to be negative, as it’s seen as something that lumps groups of people together — sometimes without considering individuals.
May. 30, 2016
El Paso Gas Line
This natural resource was brought into the Valley during the Great Depression, and when it arrived it was a one of a kind.
May. 30, 2016
measles virus particle
There are now 11 confirmed cases of measles in the state of Arizona. All of the cases are either detainees or staff at a federal detention center in Eloy.
May. 30, 2016
home for sale
The City of Phoenix is lowering the primary property tax rate for 2016 to 2017.
May. 30, 2016
Six conservation groups are suing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Fish and Wildlife Service over a massive planned community in Benson, Arizona.
May. 30, 2016
A proposed $35 million water-bottling plant in Phoenix is drawing disbelief from conservationists focused on a lingering drought.
May. 30, 2016

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