KJZZ News

Slide Rock State Park is suffering a 98 percent decrease in visitors in the wake of a recent wildfire near the popular recreation area. But, park officials hope to attract more people to the park with reduced entrance fees.
July 29, 2014
A Jan. 12 trial has been set for an Arizona woman charged with murder in the disappearance of her 5-year-old daughter in 2011.
July 29, 2014
The doctor who performed the autopsy on an Arizona death-row inmate whose execution was prolonged says the intravenous lines were placed correctly.
July 29, 2014
The city of Tempe has found a new way to become a greener community. It recently signed a 10-year lease agreement to turn one of its golf courses into a farm and garden. It’s a plan for the city to turn a financially draining property into an environmentally rich project.
July 29, 2014
The two Republican candidates for Attorney General faced off last night in a televised debate on KAET. Incumbent Tom Horne has faced several scandals and investigations during his time in office, including recent charges that his staff does campaign work on state time.
July 29, 2014
Phoenix Police arrested a Tempe man last week at Sky Harbor for pointing an AR-15 rifle at two people in a waiting area.
July 29, 2014
Monday was the last day for voters to register before the primary election.
July 29, 2014
Three Arizona lawmakers are trying to stop a proposed casino in the West Valley. It's the latest in a long series of attempts to block the development.
July 29, 2014
There’s a fairly new billboard on 7th Street, just south of I-17 in Phoenix. It features teens smiling under the words “60 Years of Excellence, South Mountain High School.” When did public schools start advertising?
July 29, 2014
In the next three years, a 5-million-square-foot biomedical campus in downtown Phoenix will be constructed. It will include research and clinical groups from all three state universities as well as governmental and private firms. So far, one quarter of the campus has been built.
July 29, 2014
Technology is one of the fastest-growing and most competitive industries in the Valley, which comes at a very high price for employers.
July 29, 2014
The National Park System protects some of the most beautiful and fragile ecosystems in the country. But those landscapes may start changing.
July 28, 2014
Dust storms that travel through the valley can carry more than just dust. While many residents are familiar with the fungal infection Valley Fever, diagnosis has not always been accurate. New research aims to change that.
July 28, 2014
Arizona State University biomedical engineers are teaming up with Phoenix Children’s Hospital to become pioneers in the field of three-dimensional heart models. A recent grant will allow this one-of-a-kind 3-D Cardiac Print Lab to expand, changing the lives of patients and surgeons.
July 28, 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized clean air rules for a coal-fired power plant on Navajo land in northern Arizona. The goal is to reduce haze at Grand Canyon and other wilderness areas. But, environmentalists said it takes too long for the rules to take effect.
July 28, 2014
Representative Jeff Miller and Senator Bernie Sanders unveiled the details of a compromise legislation designed to improve the Veterans Affairs health care system. The lawmakers estimate it will cost about $17 billion to fund.
July 28, 2014
A judge will allow a lawsuit filed by animal massage therapists to move forward. A state board had tried to get the suit dismissed.
July 28, 2014
The nursing program at Coconino Community College has been placed on probation.
July 28, 2014
Donations have been hard to come by for a project to renovate a University of Arizona building that will house a new executive office suite for the school's president.
July 28, 2014
Phoenix police said an off-duty Buckeye police officer was robbed while he was managing a convenience store.
July 28, 2014

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