KJZZ News

Las Vegas Shooting
Gunfire rained down on a country music concert attended by thousands of people Sunday night. More than 500 people were taken to hospitals in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
Oct. 2, 2017
Don’t get too comfy with the cooler weather. The National Weather Service has warned triple digits are still on the horizon this week.
Oct. 2, 2017
A state lawmaker in Mesa wants to end a plastic bag law in Bisbee.
Oct. 2, 2017
Tens of thousands of youngsters in Arizona are in jeopardy of losing health care after Congress allowed the $15- billion federal Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) to lapse.
Oct. 2, 2017
Terry Goddard
Former Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard is spearheading a legal effort hoping to derail President Donald Trump’s pardon of Joe Arpaio.
Oct. 2, 2017
H-2A
Arizona has hosted about 5,700 guest farmworkers through the federal government’s H-2A visa program this year, and the number has been growing since at least 2011.
Oct. 2, 2017
NASA OSIRIS-REx
The Arizona-based spacecraft flying to an asteroid sent home pictures and data as it swung by Earth last week.
Oct. 2, 2017
farm land
The battles around public lands and whether they should remain in federal hands is the subject of a new documentary being screened Monday night in Tempe.
Oct. 2, 2017
elderly patient
When it comes to nursing home care, Medicaid is what helps foot the bill if a resident doesn’t have the financial means. But a Kaiser Health News analysis of the quality of care shows that future cuts to such a program could mean less care for residents.
Oct. 2, 2017
DACA Papers
The deadline for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals renewal applications is Thursday, Oct. 5, but recipients of the program have been strongly encouraged to have theirs in the mail no later than Monday, Oct. 2.
Oct. 2, 2017
Arizona is known for its mountains, desert and host of ground-dwelling, slithering reptiles — which can end up as uninvited dinner guests in your dining room. Enter the snake remover.
Oct. 2, 2017
Medical marijuana
The recession had a major impact on real estate, leaving a glut of commercial space that traditional businesses couldn’t fill post-recession, that has allowed non-traditional businesses to occupy the space. One of the more notable examples is the cannabis industry which has grown exponentially over the last decade.
Oct. 2, 2017
Homeless panhandler poverty
As Phoenix prepares to launch a new program aimed at homeless encampments, the vice mayor is urging caution.
Oct. 2, 2017
small dogs on leash
Why do some dogs show more “leash aggression,” barking and lunging at other canines when out for a walk? Researchers at the University of Arizona are trying to find out.
Oct. 1, 2017
Phoenix may soon get out of the hotel business. Council members are scheduled to vote Wednesday on selling the Sheraton Grand Phoenix — at a lower price than originally expected.
Sep. 30, 2017
Government surveillance of social media is about to get wider — and it’s targeting U.S. immigrants.
Sep. 30, 2017
The 127,000-square-foot center will be built in Peoria and will offer a range of services. Chief among them is behavioral health.
Sep. 30, 2017
In March of this year, Mesa Airline's approximately 1,000 flight attendants went on strike, citing low wages. Now, an agreement has been reached and a new contract has been signed.
Sep. 30, 2017
Forget Me Not Project
African-Americans are twice as likely as white Americans to develop Alzheimer’s disease. They’re also less likely to get a diagnosis. Education is key to raising awareness within the African American Community, and one way to do that is through the arts.
Sep. 29, 2017
Arizona Department Of Child Safety
Turnover across the state Department of Child Safety has been around 30 percent for the last two fiscal years.
Sep. 29, 2017

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