KJZZ News

An airplane departing Sky Harbor Airport Wednesday night was blinded by a handheld laser device that was pointed at the cockpit. That plane was one of 35 across the country that was struck by a laser that night.
Jul. 17, 2015
The Department of Justice has confirmed it plans to settle with the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) over allegations of civil rights abuses.
Jul. 17, 2015
County health officials urging Valley residents to stay vigilant against West Nile during the monsoon season.
Jul. 17, 2015
The Maricopa County Public Health Department has confirmed two more deaths in relation to West Nile Virus. This brings the total to three deaths this season.
Jul. 17, 2015
Firefighters on the Tonto National Forest are battling a wildfire that was spotted Thursday afternoon in the Cave Creek Ranger District.
Jul. 17, 2015
The Arizona Department of Transportation said the facial recognition technology used in Arizona’s new driver’s licenses is weeding out criminals trying to commit identity theft and fraud.
Jul. 17, 2015
Scattered showers will be moving into the Phoenix area and higher terrain of central Arizona this weekend. One to two inches of rain is possible.
Jul. 17, 2015
As President Barack Obama calls for federal criminal justice reform, Arizona is growing its prison system. The state is planning to increase the capacity by expanding to accommodate new inmates.
Jul. 17, 2015
A three-judge panel in the Mexican border city of Juárez is expected to announce a verdict today in a high-profile trial that centers on the disappearances and deaths of 11 young women.
Jul. 17, 2015
The city of Tempe has been named one of six locations around the country to pilot a nationwide effort to become "dementia friendly."
Jul. 16, 2015
Are you tired of going to the usual places for dinner with the same old uninspired menus? Well, there’s a hot new restaurant in town — but it only exists for a few hours once a month.
Jul. 16, 2015
Arizona’s unemployment rate is up slightly. The seasonally adjusted rate for June was 5.9 percent, one tenth of a percentage point more than in May.
Jul. 16, 2015
To some, Phoenix could be considered a center-left city, but Arizona is definitely not seen as a center-left state.
Jul. 16, 2015
The Arizona Department of Health Services has been in the headlines recently, thanks primarily to an investigation into the state hospital.
Jul. 16, 2015
Listen to Dr. Robert McCord, curator of paleontology at the Arizona Museum of Natural History, and Ayden Iwan and Jaxon Hannah digging for fossils.
Jul. 16, 2015
The Pew Research Center recently looked at which counties in the United States had the highest populations of residents 65 and older.
Jul. 16, 2015
If it seems like the prices posted at gas stations around the state are higher now than they’ve been — that’s because they are.
Jul. 16, 2015
Arizona does not have a hospitable climate for charter schools to offer pre-Kindergarten programs.
Jul. 16, 2015
Yesterday, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted on a tentative settlement of parts of a lawsuit that the U.S. Department of Justice brought against Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
Jul. 16, 2015
A House bill would make it easier for veterans who served in classified jobs to get mental health care that protects them — and the secrets they must carry.
Jul. 16, 2015

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