KJZZ News

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey
Gov. Doug Ducey said he doesn’t want to raise taxes. Instead, he’s asking the Trump administration to help Arizona deal with many of its financial woes.
Mar. 3, 2017
Fewer than 5,000 cases of the flu have been reported this season, which began in October. That number is less than half the number of cases reported at this same time last year.
Mar. 3, 2017
Tempe Town Lake
Tempe Town Lake has reopened after being closed to boating and water activities because of high amounts of debris in the water.
Mar. 3, 2017
Arizona Department of Education building
Competition for IT professionals in the valley is spiking, and is expected get even more intense as the tech industry continues to expand. That has some state agencies worried about hanging on to their tech employees.
Mar. 3, 2017
Watermelon
An Arizona produce distributor has been suspended from doing business, after failing to pay nearly $1.8 million to four growers in Mexico and Arizona.
Mar. 3, 2017
The Big Chino sub-basin covers almost 2,000 square miles and feeds the Verde River.
Mar. 3, 2017
Avondale Flooding
The Tres Rios Nature Festival is rescheduled for Saturday, April 1 and Sunday, April 2, after SRP released water from a northern dam and flooded the site.
Mar. 3, 2017
Arizona DOT
The Arizona Department of Transportation is giving homeless veterans camping out on state land more time to relocate. Almost 30 people have been living in tents in a camp near the Loop 202 and the Salt River.
Mar. 3, 2017
prescott
A groundwater basin underneath northwest Arizona will soon be closely examined to see the effects of future pumping. The Prescott City Council approved a million-dollar contract this week to model the water supply in Big Chino Sub-basin, which comes from the Verde River.
Mar. 3, 2017
maricopa county seal
A stretch of Gilbert Road at the Salt River has washed away. And isn’t the first time this has happened.
Mar. 2, 2017
indoor skydiving
Listen to the sounds of Josh Walker and his dad, John, skydiving indoors at iFLY in Scottsdale.
Mar. 2, 2017
Beyond Buckskin logo
If the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the phrase "Native American fashion" is buckskin and turquoise, there’s a lot more to it. Jessica Metcalfe created a space for them to showcase and sell their work when she started the online store Beyond Buckskin.
Mar. 2, 2017
jaguar
Another jaguar has come through southern Arizona. It's only the third seen in the state since 2011. A trail camera photographed the rare animal in the Dos Cabezas Mountains about 60 miles north of the border in November 2016.
Mar. 2, 2017
There may be more potential to find new treatments for different types of cancer in our four-legged friends than in lab mice and rats. That’s something Nicole Ehrhart, professor of surgical oncology at Colorado State University, studies.
Mar. 2, 2017
ADOTmessageboard
ADOT opened up the field in a contest for you to submit your own potentially-famous safety slogans, and the results are in. KJZZ’s Katherine Fritcke, our Morning Edition producer, made the cut! And she’s here with us now. Katherine, welcome.
Mar. 2, 2017
One Arizona logo
Before the 2016 election, we heard a lot about the potential voting power of the “sleeping giant” Latino voters and how Donald Trump’s rhetoric on immigration could awaken it. But after the results were in, they seemed underwhelming. One Arizona Communications Director Pita Juarez disagrees.
Mar. 2, 2017
The changing face of media has created opportunities for some — a chance to hear many different voices and read different perspectives. But it’s also created a different level of confusion for kids and adults.
Mar. 2, 2017
Tempe Town Lake's new dam
If you’ve driven over the Salt River over the past few days, you may have noticed something unusual: water.
Mar. 2, 2017
Federal Courthouse
Plaintiffs and defendants in the Melendres racial profiling case met for a status conference in federal court on Thursday. The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office updated the court on its attempts to come into compliance with the judge’s orders.
Mar. 2, 2017
Podcast Playlist logo
There are a lot of good stories and audio to listen to with radio shows and new podcasts. It’d be impossible for any one person to find and listen to all of the good podcasts that are available now.
Mar. 2, 2017

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