KJZZ News

Students across the country have been visiting the Grand Canyon without having to fill out a permission slip. It’s part of the national park’s distance learning program.
Mar. 26, 2015
Jenissa Yauney and Michelina Abrahamzon are getting ready for a showing of "Les Miserables" at the Arizona Broadway Theatre. You can catch that show through April 4.
Mar. 26, 2015
The University of Arizona College of Medicine’s Native American Research and Training Center has gotten a $975,000 grant from the Indian Health Service to recruit more American Indians into medicine and healthcare careers. It was one of two university-based grants awarded by IHS.
Mar. 26, 2015
The western romance story is nothing new. But we’ll tell you what is - a western romance with a woman who’s an Arizona senator as the lead. In a new book titled "Seducing His Senator," Elle Marlow couples a western romance with the Arizona State Capitol.
Mar. 26, 2015
Shopping carts — the work horse of our economy. Despite their utilitarian design and wobbly wheels, consumers tend to hold on to them longer than they should.
Mar. 26, 2015
It’s that time of year — allergy season. In fact, Phoenix has some of the highest pollen levels in the country right now. While you may be reaching for the nasal spray and allergy medication, many people swear by an allergy remedy that comes courtesy of mother nature: bees.
Mar. 26, 2015
Before and during World War II, Arizona was home to several military training stations. Today there are a few remnants of these facilities. One in particular was recently opened.
Mar. 26, 2015
Phoenix residents may soon get the opportunity to apply for a municipal ID card. The proposal for a multi-use photo ID passed a city council subcommittee this week.
Mar. 26, 2015
Johnny Diloné from the Maricopa County Environmental Services Department said that while seeing a swarm might be unnerving, hold off calling to complain.
Mar. 26, 2015
A planned overpass to route vehicles over the railroad tracks in the town of Maricopa has been given the green light by a federal agency.
Mar. 26, 2015
Maricopa County had the second largest growth in the country between 2013 and 2014. The United States Census Bureau reports county population grew by 74,000 people.
Mar. 26, 2015
Gov. Doug Ducey signed a new law this week to make it harder for homeowners to sue builders for construction defects, a move opponents say it puts homeowners at a disadvantage while supporters say it’ll limit costly litigation for everyone involved.
Mar. 26, 2015
A Glendale police officer fatally shot a man who authorities said threatened a woman with a gun during a confrontation a drive-thru ATM.
Mar. 25, 2015
A young Mexican man who urgently needs a heart and liver transplant has been denied a U.S. visa for the second time, according to his family.
Mar. 25, 2015
During the Cold War, mining companies extracted four million tons of uranium from Navajo land to make nuclear weapons. Uranium left a deadly legacy. And the federal government is still cleaning up the contamination.
Mar. 25, 2015
When we think about rivers in Arizona, we tend to focus on the Colorado and whether it’ll have enough water to satisfy the needs of people who live in the West. But there are many other well-known rivers in the U.S. and across the globe that are beautiful to look at, while also providing an important natural resource.
Mar. 25, 2015
Decades after the 1978 Scottsdale killing of former "Hogan's Heroes" star Bob Crane, a new book by his son revisits the case.
Mar. 25, 2015
There’s been a recent narrative that Phoenix has become a more attractive city for millennials as more is going on in business and the arts and with public transit, especially the light rail.
Mar. 25, 2015
Though Arizona is far from alone as a place where for-profit colleges and universities have been established, the Valley-based University of Phoenix and Grand Canyon University are widely acknowledged as having been leaders in the field. The reputation of for-profits, though, has suffered because of some questionable practices.
Mar. 25, 2015
During last fall’s campaign, Governor Doug Ducey said he was opposed to the Common Core education standards and wanted to eliminate it. But on Monday, he called on the state board of education to look for ways to improve Arizona’s standards rather than completely toss out Common Core.
Mar. 25, 2015

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