KJZZ News

Chandler-based Microchip Technology Inc. received antitrust clearance Tuesday from China to move forward with an acquisition of rival, Microsemi Corp.
May. 15, 2018
When the next Mars rover launches in 2020, it will sport a sidekick: a football-sized scout helicopter. NASA will test the chopper’s feasibility on the Red Planet and use its bird’s-eye view to improve mission planning and rover navigation.
May. 15, 2018
Tiny Desert Concerts is a series in which we bring local bands and musicians into the KJZZ studios to play a couple songs and talk about the music. This month, we hear from singer-songwriter Max Knouse, a veteran of other bands, now releasing his first solo album, “Dinasaur from Jensen.”
May. 15, 2018
Sinagua Malt in Camp Verde says it’ll produce four tons of malted barley a week for breweries and bakeries sourced from barley grown at Hauser and Hauser Farms. The 600-acre farm once grew corn but has now swapped its crop for barley and, in the process, has potentially saved millions of gallons of water in the Verde River.
May. 15, 2018
In what could be the plot of a modern-day bank robbery movie, unidentified hackers penetrated the bank-to-bank money transfer system in Mexico, stealing millions of dollars from financial institutions.
May. 15, 2018
Candidates running for federal office will be allowed to use campaign money for child care. That’s after a unanimous ruling by the Federal Election Commission.
May. 15, 2018
Climate Change Is Making Droughts Worse In The Western U.S.
A new study from NASA reinforces the idea that droughts are getting worse and could become more frequent in the Western U.S. The culprit is human-caused climate change.
May. 15, 2018
The Phoenix Suns will find out Tuesday night if they’ll have the top pick in June’s NBA draft — and in the future, you may be able to bet on that kind of thing here in Arizona.
May. 15, 2018
Brian Krauss shares a story about how one woman found herself for the first time on a Grand Canyon hike.
May. 15, 2018
It's now 2018 and people are still wondering if we'll ever see flying cars in our lifetime. Luckily, Uber might have an answer to that question.
May. 15, 2018
The Valley is a huge place, both in terms of the population and the actual amount of land it takes up, which means there are a bunch of neighborhoods. Some have been well-known for decades, and others may have been created by real estate agents or search engines.
May. 15, 2018
A decade-long dispute between the top three airlines in the U.S. — American, Delta and United — and the top three Persian Gulf carriers appears to have reached a resolution. But who came out on top remains up for interpretation.
May. 15, 2018
Even as President Trump has chosen to take the U.S. out of the Paris Climate agreement or renegotiate NAFTA, the country continues to have a very long reach.
May. 15, 2018
Officials in West Virginia are set to introduce 50 elk that were captured in Arizona. Gov. Jim Justice and the state Division of Natural Resources are scheduled to hold a ceremony Tuesday at the Tomblin Wildlife Management Area near Logan.
May. 15, 2018
Harassment in the workplace has been common for decades, but the #MeToo movement has helped to shine a brighter spotlight on the issue.
May. 15, 2018
The U.S. Department of the Interior is deploying specialized law enforcement to southern border locations, including Arizona’s Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.
May. 15, 2018
By this time next year Arizona farmers will have the freedom to plant hemp as a major crop, as the plant is removed from contraband status.
May. 15, 2018
Motorists with plans to hit the road for Memorial Day Weekend will be among hundreds of thousands of other Arizonans doing the same.
May. 15, 2018
The Takeaway: Dozens Killed, Thousands Injured in Gaza Protests
Monday marked the deadliest day for Palestinians in Gaza since the 2014 Israel-Gaza conflict. According to health officials in Gaza, Israeli soldiers killed more than 50 Palestinian protesters and injured more than 1,700.
May. 15, 2018
Arizona’s construction worker shortage stretches beyond metro Phoenix — and beyond home building. There’s also a big need for highways workers. Arizona is one of six states taking part in a federal pilot program focused on highway construction.
May. 15, 2018

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