KJZZ News

The Black Obituary Project is a growing collection of obituaries about people who are still alive. Each author frames their obituary as though they had been shot and killed by a police officer.
Oct. 3, 2016
LGBT youth face dramatic challenges, even as tolerance generally grows in the U.S. and being open with one’s sexuality is finding more areas of encouragement. For LGBT youth of color, the difficulties can be multiplied.
Oct. 3, 2016
Arizona is the best state in the country when it comes to services for people living with intellectual and developmental disabilities, according to a new report from United Cerebral Palsy.
Oct. 3, 2016
Textbooks, school, education
Recent polling done by the Morrison Institute and The Arizona Republic indicates there may be some buyers’ remorse related to the passage of the education funding measure, Proposition 123.
Oct. 3, 2016
leaders at Law Enforcement Appreciation Luncheon
Law enforcement officials around the country are paying closer attention to how they police their communities in light of several high-profile shootings and incidents involving officers nationwide.
Oct. 3, 2016
Arizona is quietly joining a growing energy market that’s expected to eventually save customers of the state’s largest utility millions of dollars.
Oct. 3, 2016
Grand Canyon National Park North Rim
Fall brings cooler temperatures and access restrictions to Arizona’s north country and there’s a few weeks left to fully explore the North Rim of the Grand Canyon.
Oct. 3, 2016
Jupiter's icy moon Europa and its complex terrain patterns
A thermal camera being built by Arizona State University, E-THEMIS, can identify areas where water on Jupiter’s moon Europa has recently come to the surface – prime candidates for further analysis by the mission's other instruments.
Oct. 3, 2016
Bell Road-Grand Avenue interchange project
The end is in sight for the Bell Road closure at Grand Avenue in Surprise. Bell Road has been closed in both directions since April 1.
Oct. 3, 2016
Arrowhead Ranch workers
Agriculture was a key industry long before Maricopa County transformed into one the nation’s most populous regions. Undocumented citrus workers went on strike 39 years ago today in the West Valley.
Oct. 3, 2016
Gary Johnson
Gary Johnson, the Libertarian candidate for president, was in Phoenix Saturday afternoon. The event was packed, but came on the heels of well publicized gaffes by the candidate.
Oct. 1, 2016
Faced with the choice of using Proposition 123 money on teachers or classrooms, most districts chose teachers.
Sep. 30, 2016
There are going to be a lot of efforts between now and November 8 to try to get you to vote, but most of them probably won’t be as colorful – or graphic – as the one at the Arizona Capitol Museum.
Sep. 30, 2016
Paul Penzone
KJZZ's Jimmy Jenkins breaks down the latest development in the race for the Maricopa County Sheriff's office.
Sep. 30, 2016
Among many potential titles, Valley creative Leah Marche, who is a stage poet and storyteller, is a self-described arts entrepreneur. "I want to do it myself. I want to own my own business. I want to be in control, run things," Marche said.
Sep. 30, 2016
 Interstate 8 bridge
Arizona’s highway performance was in the top half nationally in 2012, according to a new report.
Sep. 30, 2016
Libertarian Presidential candidate Gary Johnson will be campaigning in Phoenix Saturday, with an afternoon rally scheduled at the Phoenix Airport Marriott.
Sep. 30, 2016
quiz show logo
We're bringing back Leszek Pawlowicz, our resident quiz master who has won a Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions. He'll take on KJZZ host and producer Lauren Gilger.
Sep. 30, 2016
Phoenix VA hospital.
The new director of the Phoenix Veterans Affairs Health Care system will officially start her post on Sunday and the new appointment is receiving some criticism.
Sep. 30, 2016
Airborne Time Domain Electromagnetic Survey
The Bureau of Reclamation is charged with managing water — an important job in Yuma, where irrigation is key to the area’s agriculture industry. The Bureau’s Yuma Office recently conducted surveys to better understand the region’s groundwater.
Sep. 30, 2016

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