KJZZ News

An inmate who escaped an Arizona prison and murdered a couple from Oklahoma was sentenced to prison Tuesday. Two of his accomplices were also sentenced this week.
June 03, 2014
Passenger service is scheduled to begin July 25 for the new streetcar line in Tucson.
June 03, 2014
Police in Phoenix say they're investigating a case of animal cruelty involving the death of a dog.
June 03, 2014
Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne has fired back at a former employee who’s claimed Horne has staffers working for his reelection campaign on state time.
June 03, 2014
Former Maricopa County Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox has won an appeal over a nearly $1 million settlement in her lawsuit against the county.
June 03, 2014
The Tucson Unified School District is installing solar panels at more than 40 of its campuses. That’s the biggest solar project for any school district in the country.
June 03, 2014
The Valley’s air quality has improved over the last several years. On Friday the EPA approved a long-awaited clean air plan for Maricopa County.
June 02, 2014
An excessive heat warning is in effect for Phoenix through Thursday. Temperatures could get as high as 111 degrees. Increased temperatures can be especially harmful for pets, children and the elderly. These temperatures can also wreak havoc on home and car air conditioners, which means big business for repair technicians.
June 02, 2014
Arizona’s coal fired power plants could be required to significantly cut their carbon emissions. The reductions are part of a nationwide initiative to curb carbon pollution.
June 02, 2014
A collection of rare art works by Andy Warhol has been donated to ASU. The pop superstar never intended for the prints to be shared with the public.
June 02, 2014
Arizona Rep. Ron Barber said more funding is needed for mental health care in the wake of a recent mass shooting in Santa Barbara, Calif. But getting congressional support won’t be easy.
June 02, 2014
An Arizona scholarship program is in dire need of updated equipment to keep up with growing demand, according to the employees who run it.
June 02, 2014
Grand Canyon National Park officials say weather conditions are challenging firefighters working to contain a lightning-caused wildfire that's been burning on the north rim.
June 02, 2014
A Chandler man has been arrested after shooting his son during an argument at their home.
June 02, 2014
An Arizona State University student is dead after either falling or jumping overboard from a Missouri State Highway Patrol boat.
June 02, 2014
Firefighters who have been fighting a wildfire burning in northern Arizona for nearly two weeks are giving unused supplies of food and water to the surrounding communities.
June 02, 2014
State Game and Fish officials say they’ve managed to save trout season by protecting more than 600,000 young fish at a hatchery threatened by the Slide Fire.
June 02, 2014
Now that lawmakers have officially created the new Department of Child Safety, work is underway to establish a permanent home for the agency.
June 02, 2014
Authorities say the alleged drug smuggler shot and killed by a Border Patrol agent in Tucson over the weekend is the same man recently arrested by Pima County Sheriff’s Deputies for drug trafficking.
June 02, 2014
The Slide Fire that has burned more than 21,000 acres in Oak Creek Canyon is now about 90 percent contained.
June 02, 2014

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