KJZZ News

Launch Complex 40
The University of Arizona’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is nearly a week into its seven-year journey, but a close call could have ended the mission before it launched from Cape Canaveral.
Sep. 14, 2016
A sharply divided Arizona Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that public employees can be paid public money for work for their unions.
Sep. 14, 2016
Leslie Allen Merritt Jr.
Attorneys for Leslie Merritt Jr. filed the suit alleging he was wrongfully arrested. Merritt spent nearly seven months behind bars after being accused of being involved in the I-10 shootings.
Sep. 14, 2016
Phoenix-based Swift Transportation will celebrate its 50th year of moving goods across the country on Thursday. For much of that time, the business model was pretty straightforward: a single trucker behind the wheel. But the future of freight will look much different as demand increases and drones and driver-less vehicles move in.
Sep. 14, 2016
Since the Great Recession many developers have come to expect tax incentives. And, many Valley cities have provided them. Now, Mesa hopes to do the same and send a message that it’s serious about revitalizing the area around Fiesta Mall.
Sep. 13, 2016
Textbooks, school, education
Students from one of the two Glendale Elementary School District campuses closed over safety concerns will attend class in an unused building in the Alhambra Elementary School District.
Sep. 13, 2016
Corporation Commissioner Bob Burns
An Arizona regulator will need the help of his fellow commissioners if he wants representation in a lawsuit filed by the state’s largest utility against him.
Sep. 13, 2016
Phoenix City Hall
Officials in Phoenix are tightening security at the City Hall building downtown. Residents will soon have to go through a metal detector and bag screener before being allowed inside.
Sep. 13, 2016
Divya Mohanraj dancing
Asha Gopal brought the ancient dance style Bharatanatyam to Phoenix 35 years ago.
Sep. 13, 2016
This summer’s monsoons have brought down trees and branches, and have made some of the Valley’s canals a bit muddy. That means a bit of a ramp-up at Phoenix’s water treatment plants, which take that H2O, and get it ready to deliver to homes and businesses.
Sep. 13, 2016
One year ago, three women and nine children were killed by flash floods in Hildale, Utah, the town that borders Colorado City, Arizona and is part of the collective community known as Short Creek.
Sep. 13, 2016
A new report finds thousands of Hispanic women are victims of sex trafficking in the U.S. and that it’s happening out of bars and cantinas. The group Polaris, which works against modern slavery, found more than half of the victims are minors.
Sep. 13, 2016
phoenix fire ambulance
The federal government awarded a nine million dollar grant to Phoenix Fire Department to hire more firefighters.
Sep. 13, 2016
Football Club Arizona is expected to make its debut next spring in the National Premiere Soccer League, playing its home games at Mesa Community College.
Sep. 13, 2016
Tuesday is a national day of action against the pipeline, with rallies planned in a number of cities, including Phoenix.
Sep. 13, 2016
The Arizona Supreme Court today ruled Phoenix police officers can continue to do union work while on the clock.
Sep. 13, 2016
There have been 19 confirmed cases of Zika to date in Maricopa County and about 30 across the state. All of them have been travel-related, but that's not stopping everyone from worrying.
Sep. 13, 2016
Police Chief Yahner believes this attempt to be a deliberate assault on local law enforcement.
Sep. 13, 2016
flood map
A developer convinced the city and the Federal Emergency Management Agency to reconsider the floodplain area near Rawhide Wash.
Sep. 13, 2016
Andy Biggs and Christine Jones
The recount was automatically triggered because the difference between State Senate President Andy Biggs and former Go Daddy executive Christine Jones is less than one tenth of 1 percent of their combined vote total.
Sep. 13, 2016

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