KJZZ News

Dr. Charlotte Richards
Yuma County officials are worried about the Zika virus — and they have reason to be. Yuma has many agricultural workers who come from parts of Mexico and Central America, where the virus is present.
Jun. 21, 2016
hot Thermometer
The low temperature before midnight Monday night was 101.
Jun. 21, 2016
Maricopa County seal
More than half of the total budget is for public safety and criminal justice.
Jun. 21, 2016
Arizona Supreme Court building
The Arizona Supreme Court is keeping tough limits on when criminal defendants can claim law enforcement officers entrapped them into committing a crime.
Jun. 21, 2016
A new report shows Arizona’s 8th grade math proficiency improved dramatically in 2015, rising the ranks from 35th in the nation to 18th.
Jun. 21, 2016
According to a 2006 study from the CDC, one quarter of U.S. adults are at-risk for Vitamin D inadequacy.
Jun. 21, 2016
On Tuesday, a city subcommittee will discuss a proposal that could displace dozens of low-income seniors.
Jun. 21, 2016
Channel Islands
Scientists have found evidence of what could be the earliest known use of fire by humans in North America. A scientist at Northern Arizona University is part of the team that sampled ancient charcoal on the Channel Islands, off the coast of Southern California.
Jun. 21, 2016
cotton-picking machine
Starting this week, Arizona farmers can apply for the program, which allows them up to $97 an acre.
Jun. 21, 2016
In the State of Oaxaca, Southern Mexico, six people are reported dead and at least 53 injured after the local police clashed last Sunday with protesters from a teachers union.
Jun. 20, 2016
Downtown Prescott
Temperatures have been about 10 degrees above normal throughout Arizona in the last few days. Prescott hit an all-time high Monday of 105.
Jun. 20, 2016
The race will be four days long and will span almost the entire country. This year, it starts at Embry Riddle in Prescott.
Jun. 20, 2016
A small community south of Show Low has been put on pre-evacuation orders because a wildfire has crept within a few miles.
Jun. 20, 2016
native dance
Phoenix is the third-largest city in the country when it comes to the number of indigenous people who live here. That has led to a strong push for the city to actually mark that significance with an Indigenous Peoples Day.
Jun. 20, 2016
Donald Trump
Arizona isn’t the only Republican-leaning state with concerns about expected presidential nominee Donald Trump.
Jun. 20, 2016
So it’s Monday — the day of the week that is usually accompanied by pessimism and gloom.
Jun. 20, 2016
The Cleveland Cavaliers brought down the NBA’s best-ever regular season team last night, winning Game 7 of the finals over the Golden State Warriors.
Jun. 20, 2016
Republicans are getting ready for next month’s national convention in Cleveland, typically a time of celebration.
Jun. 20, 2016
Airplane
Officials with Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport said they aren’t expecting any significant delays due to excessive heat this week. Most major airlines can operate in conditions as hot at 150 degrees.
Jun. 20, 2016
Mark Brnovich
The Attorney General's Office said as part of a settlement, company owner James Roman Acevedo admitted violating the state’s consumer fraud act and agreed to pay customers up to $20,000.
Jun. 20, 2016

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