KJZZ News

Sixty years ago today, the country witnessed what was, at the time, the deadliest commercial air traffic accident in history.
Jun. 30, 2016
The Indian Health Service has awarded more than $7.5 million dollars in grants to health care facilities in urban areas around the country.
Jun. 30, 2016
music box shop
Listen to the sounds of Dawn Cox, playing and repairing music boxes at The Music Box Shop.
Jun. 30, 2016
It’s the busiest time of year for Fireworks Productions of Arizona based in Chandler. From Friday, July 1 through Monday, July 4, the company is scheduled to shoot 87 displays across the state, including 55 tonight.
Jun. 30, 2016
The group Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol presented boxes of what they say are more than 250,000 signatures to be verified by the Secretary of State.
Jun. 30, 2016
measles virus particle
A measles outbreak that has shuttered the Eloy, Ariz., federal immigration court and restricted movement at the neighboring detention center is being fueled by detention center staff who are refusing to provide proof of vaccination or get themselves vaccinated against the virus.
Jun. 30, 2016
Arizona Game and Fish Department
Arizona Game and Fish is advising anglers to avoid eating dead or dying fish in the area in Tonto National Forest southwest of Payson.
Jun. 30, 2016
A new initiative would have provided more dollars for publicly-financed contenders and forced greater disclosure of anonymous donations.
Jun. 30, 2016
Smokehouse Fire
Forest managers nationwide are starting to watch for wildfires with high-tech cameras, sometimes installed on mountaintops where human lookouts have historically kept watch. Arizona hasn’t yet adopted this technology. When it does, a fire lookout’s job could be made easier — or obsolete.
Jun. 30, 2016
Amnesty International has released a scathing report on the physical and psychological torture of women arrested by the Mexican Army and police. This reinforces the United Nations conclusion that torture is common in Mexico.
Jun. 30, 2016
Anger over a custody hearing turned into gunfire Tuesday afternoon, ending with two people dead and one wounded outside a Holbrook courthouse.
Jun. 30, 2016
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey
Governor Ducey has signed an executive order banning the use of public funds to pay for outside lobbyists.
Jun. 30, 2016
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona has announced it will stop offering Affordable Care Act plans in Maricopa and Pinal Counties in 2017.
Jun. 30, 2016
The average funeral in this country costs about $7,000. There are hundreds of families who cannot afford that expense. And hundreds more who die each year without family, unclaimed. For both, the responsibility for burial falls to Maricopa County. In the latest installment of KJZZ’s series, The Business of Dying, officials here do their best to give those in that position a dignified farewell.
Jun. 30, 2016
A new report projects Arizonans would buy nearly $550 million worth of marijuana by 2020 if voters agree in November to allow recreational use.
Jun. 29, 2016
 death chamber
The state’s supply of the lethal injection drug Midazolam is expired, and it cannot get any more.
Jun. 29, 2016
When temperatures soar, hiking trails may be off limits in Phoenix.
Jun. 29, 2016
Arizona Theatre Company logo
Without an influx $2 million, Arizona Theatre Company may have to cancel its upcoming season and potentially take even more dramatic steps.
Jun. 29, 2016
coyote
Coyotes are all around us in the Valley. This interview answers a few questions like why do they target pets? where did they come from and how have they survived?
Jun. 29, 2016
Airlines are predicting a record number of passengers this summer. More than 230 million people are expected to fill airports across the country. The increase comes at a time when some airlines are reporting a pilot shortage.
Jun. 29, 2016

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