KJZZ News

A collection of Native American artifacts from an excavation in Cottonwood inspired the creation of the Verde Valley Archaeology Center. That collection has come home to the Verde Valley.
June 12, 2015
A man who shot a Navajo Nation police officer in the head has pleaded guilty to discharging a firearm in a violent crime.
June 12, 2015
A former eligibility worker at the Department of Economic Security has been charged with creating fake families and then collecting thousands of dollars in welfare and food stamp benefits.
June 12, 2015
To build a home or apartment in the Valley, you need a sustainable source of water. For decades developers have gotten around this by paying more, but some say this arrangement, and the kind of growth it promotes, is no longer sustainable.
June 12, 2015
Mexico deported 79 percent more people from Central America's northern triangle in the first four months of 2015 than it did during the same period a year earlier, according to government statistics.
June 12, 2015
The Valley housing market’s upward momentum stayed strong in April, especially buyer demand, but one glaring problem was a continued decline in the number of homes for sale.
June 11, 2015
Officials say quarantines were ordered for four properties in Arizona that had quail, chickens and eggs that came from an Iowa facility where other birds tested positive for a bird flu virus.
June 11, 2015
After speculation of El Niño possibly forming this year, nearly all climate models suggest it is forming, and may stick around for a while. But what does that mean for southwest weather?
June 11, 2015
Another lawsuit alleging discriminatory policing by the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office could soon go to trial. A judge has set a trial date for August in a lawsuit brought by the U.S. Department of Justice.
June 11, 2015
Video games can improve dexterity, hand-eye coordination and, if you’re old school, your ability to know when to jump over a barrel rolled toward you by a giant gorilla.
June 11, 2015
We spoke with Michael Shuman, author of "The Local Economy Solution," who argues the better choice is to spend that energy on what’s already in the community.
June 11, 2015
Counting cow steps is helping Danzeisen Dairy in Laveen produce more milk.
June 11, 2015
Exports from Arizona increased by nearly 9 percent in 2014, which was about triple the national average. A report released by several state agencies including the University of Arizona shows the state’s exports to Mexico was a big driver of that growth.
June 11, 2015
Last night’s Glendale City Council vote was 5-2 in favor of voiding the contract the city has with the Arizona Coyotes hockey team.
June 11, 2015
The U.S. Education Department said it will forgive student loan debt for tens of thousands of former Corinthian Colleges students.
June 11, 2015
According to MLB, more baseball players who went to either high school or college in Arizona have been drafted than those from all but four other states.
June 11, 2015
Listen to Kim Cofer gardening and putting up a lattice at the Phoenix Renews garden in downtown Phoenix.
June 11, 2015
ASU and Banner Health are joining forces to fight neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.
June 11, 2015
The Arizona Community Action Association has gotten a $125,000 grant for an initiative called Raise Arizona.
June 11, 2015
The Arizona Supreme Court is standing by a lower court’s ruling that charter schools are not entitled to the same state funding provided to district schools.
June 11, 2015

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