KJZZ News

After World War I, entertainment venues began sprouting in cities across the country. Several right here in the Valley. One in particular is in Mesa and after 90 years it still exists.
Jun. 5, 2015
The small amount of rain in the Valley this morning has already broken records. The 0.02 inches that fell at the Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport is the average amount of rain for the month.
Jun. 5, 2015
The U.S. Senate has passed legislation aimed at stopping the Department of Defense spending to professional sports teams for honoring soldiers at their games.
Jun. 5, 2015
The United States and Mexico are preparing to launch a program that would speed up commercial border crossings by allowing customs agents from both countries to conduct pre-inspections on foreign soil.
Jun. 5, 2015
The U.S. Forest Service is planning to burn about 500 acres in Apache County next week if weather permits.
Jun. 5, 2015
The Arizona Board of Regents has approved budget plans for the upcoming fiscal year for Arizona State University, the University of Arizona and Northern Arizona University.
Jun. 5, 2015
The Arizona Supreme Court said police officers stopping vehicles based on suspicious behavior don't have to rule out the possibility that there could be an innocent explanation.
Jun. 5, 2015
An Arizona appellate court has rejected Tempe's challenge to the state's authority to investigate the city for alleged discriminatory housing practices.
Jun. 5, 2015
Emergency fire restrictions will still go into place today at Tonto National Forest, located north of Phoenix.
Jun. 5, 2015
The language was invented more than 100 years ago with the hope of creating world peace through a tongue everyone would learn. That hasn’t happened, but Esperanto still holds mystique for many.
Jun. 5, 2015
A majority of Americans support allowing immigrants living in the country illegally to stay and be granted legal status, according to a new poll released Thursday.
Jun. 5, 2015
Gov. Doug Ducey has unveiled a proposal to funnel billions of new dollars to public education in Arizona starting in 2017. Ducey made the announcement on Thursday at a high school in Phoenix.
Jun. 4, 2015
Earlier this week, the president of Universal Society of Hinduism issued a statement urging Arizona schools which have a “significant number of Hindu pupils” to include the Hindu holy day Diwali when putting together their calendars.
Jun. 4, 2015
ProPublica has published part two of its series on Colorado River water use. This week’s story looks at Las Vegas’ growth and whether that city’s longtime water czar Pat Mulroy was hypocritical in advocating the fast-forwarding of development while also talking about conservation.
Jun. 4, 2015
Alex's last entries were recorded after she was released from jail and as she began the process of preparing to serve the remainder of her sentence on home detention, which was monitored by an ankle bracelet.
Jun. 4, 2015
The wildfire burning 30 miles east of Douglas near the Arizona–New Mexico border continues to grow. But this type of fire will eventually benefit the environment.
Jun. 4, 2015
Two top officials with the Arizona State Hospital are no longer employed by the Arizona Department of Health. An ADHS spokesperson could not disclose why health department interim director Cory Nelson and hospital CEO Donna Noriega left the agency.
Jun. 4, 2015
The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office launch of a campaign Thursday to remind drivers not to leave kids and pets in hot cars.
Jun. 4, 2015
State lawmakers finished this year’s session in record time, but since they adjourned on April 3, some legislators have suggested they may have to come back to the capitol for a special session.
Jun. 4, 2015
Avondale’s plan is to set aside the $2 million balance it had in its budget to pay 20 percent of impact fees for new commercial and residential developments on a first-come-first-serve basis.
Jun. 4, 2015

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