KJZZ News

The Kearny River Fire burning 85 miles south of Phoenix has grown another 700 acres since Thursday morning.
June 18, 2015
The heatwave in the valley will continue today. Forecasters say area highs could be record breaking.
June 18, 2015
The Supreme Court ruled Thursday for an Arizona church in a dispute over a town's sign law in a decision that three justices said could threaten municipal sign regulations across the country.
June 18, 2015
The New Horizons space probe is set to pass Pluto next month, marking humanity’s closest encounter with the dwarf-planet. As data is sent back to Earth, an Arizona laboratory is ready to recreate what is found.
June 18, 2015
U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva introduced legislation Tuesday aimed at repealing a land exchange approved in the 2015 defense spending bill. It’s the latest effort by exchange opponents who say some of the impacted land holds religious significance to a local Native American tribe.
June 18, 2015
The death of an immigrant detained at a private facility in Eloy has been ruled a suicide, according to an autopsy report released on Wednesday. The circumstances of the man’s death in May were one factor that sparked recent protests over conditions at the detention center.
June 17, 2015
The members of three local Native American tribes were outside an Arizona Dept. of transportation meeting Wednesday and speaking out against an extension of the Valley’s Loop 202 Freeway.
June 17, 2015
There is a rise of drug overdose deaths in half of the U.S. population.
June 17, 2015
Arizona Congressman Raul Grijalva introduced legislation Wednesday aimed at blocking Resolution Copper from opening a mine near Superior, Ariz.
June 17, 2015
Writing a series of novels takes a lot of creativity, skill and luck. And when you’re picking up someone else’s characters and style, that increases the challenges.
June 17, 2015
Arizona State University’s baseball team has produced a roster of Major League Baseball all-stars, but it’s rare that a college baseball head coach moves on to become a Major League Baseball manager.
June 17, 2015
With the recent declared candidacies of Jeb Bush and Donald Trump on the Republican side and Martin O’Malley on the Democratic side, there are now 19 people running for president in 2016.
June 17, 2015
After going into executive session yesterday, the Glendale City Council says it will continue its legal battle with the Coyotes, but the city says it’s still hoping to renegotiate a fair deal with the organization.
June 17, 2015
The forecast of 110 degrees and higher peak temperatures has prompted an Ozone Health Watch for the Valley.
June 17, 2015
The family of a University of Massachusetts Amherst student killed when she was struck by a vehicle has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the driver.
June 17, 2015
Two scientists are planning to conduct research that they hope will lead to a better understanding of how to manage Lake Havasu, which provides drinking water for millions of people in Arizona and Southern California.
June 17, 2015
The American Civil Liberties Union is asking appellate judges to force the Tucson Police Department to release information about devices that allow them to track cell phones and, by extension, their users.
June 17, 2015
The Justice Department said that for the second year in a row Arizona was unable to submit proof of compliance or assurances that it was meeting federal prison rape prevention laws.
June 17, 2015
Arizona Lottery officials said the winner of the $188.9 million Powerball jackpot has come forward to claim the prize from the June 3 drawing.
June 17, 2015
Researchers in Tucson are taking part in the first study of its kind -- they are studying dust in Amish communities that could hold the key to preventing asthma.
June 17, 2015

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