KJZZ News

The Department of Corrections is investigating the state prison in Kingman. The complex was the site of multiple riots last weekend that injured officers, inmates and forced the relocation of more than a third of the prisoners.
Jul. 7, 2015
A nonprofit watchdog group is days away from getting access to a state utility regulator’s cell phone, which could recover hundreds of deleted text messages that took place during last year’s controversial Arizona Corporation Commission election.
Jul. 7, 2015
The law that banned a Mexican-American Studies program in Tucson is going back on trial. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court Of Appeals upheld the Arizona education law in large part, but the court did disagree with the lower court’s decision in one area.
Jul. 7, 2015
Maricopa County Health Officials have announced the first confirmed case of West Nile Virus this season.
Jul. 7, 2015
Last year, a prominent study was released claiming that humans can detect a trillion distinct smells -- but, ASU researchers have called this into question.
Jul. 7, 2015
The Discovery Channel Telescope tracked Pluto's position to help SOFIA get into position for the occultation event.
Jul. 7, 2015
For people who utilize and rely on a service animal, dealing with imposters — people who try to pass off their pet as a service animal — are an unfortunate and all too common occurrence. Now, the City of Phoenix is taking steps to deal with bad actors who visit some of its parks.
Jul. 7, 2015
They entered the U.S. Naval Academy as individuals, but they were all plebes - freshly shorn of hair and civilian identities - by the end of induction day.
Jul. 6, 2015
Doctors order lab work to check a patient's health and look for a variety of diseases. Now, Arizonans don’t have to wait for a physician to write them a test order because of a new law that went into effect July 3.
Jul. 6, 2015
Officials with the U.S. Forest Service are asking residents to stop flying drones near active wildfires. The unmanned aircraft have become a growing problem for the agency.
Jul. 6, 2015
Members of the San Carlos Apache tribe and several of their supporters are headed to Washington D.C. this week to continue their protest against plans to build a copper mine in an area known as Oak Flat.
Jul. 6, 2015
Maricopa County Animal Care and Control said they are seeing more runaway pets after the Fourth of July weekend.
Jul. 6, 2015
The Supreme Court ruling affirming same-sex marriage across the country will have some far-reaching impacts, and one of them involves health insurance.
Jul. 6, 2015
Young immigrants who were brought here illegally as children and qualify for an Obama administration program are criticizing the state’s decision to appeal two recent court rulings granting them rights.
Jul. 5, 2015
A recent change to Yuma’s Lettuce Days exposes thousands of visitors to ongoing research at a university farm and has now been recognized with a statewide tourism award.
Jul. 3, 2015
Arizona is experiencing more rain than usual this summer, the same cannot be said for the Northwest. And the reason is El Niño, an irregularly occurring weather pattern that increases water temperatures in the central pacific.
Jul. 3, 2015
Specialty license plates have proven to be very popular in Arizona. And with House Bill 2252 taking effect, there’s another specialty plate.
Jul. 3, 2015
The self-proclaimed Islamic State has attracted additional followers, in part through a strong commitment to social media and having its messages go viral.
Jul. 3, 2015
The U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team takes on Japan Sunday in the Women’s World Cup final.
Jul. 3, 2015
The Pima County Public Library has gotten a $70,000 grant from the state to create more media programs for teens.
Jul. 3, 2015

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