KJZZ News

Earthrise
The "Full Cold Moon" that appears tonight has no particular scientific or astronomical significance. But its appearance on Christmas Eve may allow for reflection.
Dec. 23, 2015
U.S. Census Bureau logo
A new report from the U.S. Census Bureau shows Arizona's population grew by more than 1.4 percent in the past year. Much of that growth is reportedly due to retirees moving here from out of state.
Dec. 23, 2015
Grand Canyon West is owned by the Hualapai Tribe, who installed Skywalk, a glass bottomed bridge that juts out from the canyon’s edge.
Dec. 23, 2015
OSIRIS-REx
The device that will map the surface of an asteroid is being installed on the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft.
Dec. 23, 2015
Some thought it was a shooting star. Others thought it might have been aliens. Officials say it was debris from a Russian rocket.
Dec. 23, 2015
rendering of NASA’s Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope
NASA have picked a team of ASU scientists to lead a telescope project that will explore the "cosmic dawn" — the formation of the earliest galaxies in the universe.
Dec. 23, 2015
EPA logo
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has assumed responsibility for an August breach at the abandoned mine portal that sent 3 million gallons of mining wastewater into the Animas and San Juan rivers.
Dec. 23, 2015
Tonto Apache Tribe
The Tonto Apache Reservation in eastern Arizona has more than quadrupled in size. The additional land was signed into trust for the tribe on Monday.
Dec. 23, 2015
The Obama administration deported the fewest number of immigrants in fiscal year 2015 since the president took office.
Dec. 22, 2015
House under construction
According to an analysis by RealtyTrac, Valley homeowners spend a smaller percentage of wages on housing than renters.
Dec. 22, 2015
Dictionary.com word of the year
Dictionaries will often declare a word of the year, and usually, it’s one that’s new to the lexicon.
Dec. 22, 2015
Sue McConnell Salutes
The Tucson VA is one of the first hospitals in the country to open a clinic devoted specifically to the needs of Transgender Veterans.
Dec. 22, 2015
The number of kids living in shelters, group and foster homes and with extended family has increased by 25 percent in the past two years.
Dec. 22, 2015
Melody Larsen
Mixers are whirring in the kitchen of Sassy’s Cafe and Bakery in Mesa leading up to the holidays.
Dec. 22, 2015
Pro sports stadiums and arenas are commonly named after huge corporations that can gain a lot from the marketing and advertising.
Dec. 22, 2015
University of Arizona
Every year, medical professionals remind people to get a flu shot to keep the community healthier.
Dec. 22, 2015
jail
United States prisons contain many examples of wrongly imprisoned people serving time behind bars.
Dec. 22, 2015
Anheuser-Busch InBev's announcement to take over Four Peaks Brewery sent a lot of local beer lovers into worry mode.
Dec. 22, 2015
Storied Lives Project participants
As Christmas approaches many Valley seniors find themselves alone and detached. But at one local high school, students are pairing up with seniors to link the generations through storytelling.
Dec. 22, 2015
preparing an anthrax sample
Scientists at Northern Arizona University are studying an anthrax outbreak among heroin users in Europe. More than 100 people fell ill with “injectional anthrax” in Scotland in 2009 and 2010, and sporadic cases continue throughout Europe.
Dec. 22, 2015

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