KJZZ News

The criminal investigation into the bizarre activities of a dead Maricopa County sheriff’s deputy may have an impact on other criminal cases.
May. 27, 2014
Researchers are releasing a study Tuesday, outlining evidence of 161 sex trafficking victims in Arizona’s juvenile justice system.
May. 27, 2014
A conservation group in Arizona is developing a computer program to make forest-thinning efforts more efficient and cost effective. It’s being tested on private land near Flagstaff.
May. 26, 2014
In honor of Memorial Day, a neighborhood association near Peoria has placed 95 full-size American flags in front of their member’s homes. This is the first time the organization has done so.
May. 26, 2014
The Slide Fire in Northern Arizona is continuing to grow.
May. 26, 2014
The Arizona Department of Health Services is not so sure a recent article in the Journal of the American Medical Association is correct.
May. 26, 2014
The University of Arizona is taking steps to become more competitive for students in the face of lagging demand for traditional law degrees.
May. 26, 2014
Drugs commonly used in the emergency room and intensive care unit are in short supply. This is causing problems for doctors and pharmacists trying to treat patients in Arizona.
May. 26, 2014
It's known in education circles as the Summer Brain Drain, or the Summer Slide.
May. 26, 2014
The Bureau of Land Management in Arizona received more than half a million dollars in federal grant money to support employment and mentoring programs for inner-city youth.
May. 26, 2014
Arizona drowning deaths are on the rise. A new water safety survey from the American Red Cross shows more than half of all Americans cannot swim and only 56% of self-described swimmers can perform five basic swim safety skills.
May. 25, 2014
An attorney for the widow of the one of the men who died fighting the Yarnell Hill fire says a decision granting her family death benefits could affect other survivors.
May. 24, 2014
Fire crews and a few volunteers from the community have kept flames from the Slide Fire from reaching 300 structures in Northern Arizona’s Oak Creek Canyon. But residents and businesses are still reeling from the impact of the blaze.
May. 23, 2014
Since the late 1990s bison have made the Grand Canyon home. That herd has grown too big and is now overgrazing park land, draining already low water resources and trampling through archaeological sites.
May. 23, 2014
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell kicked off her Memorial Day weekend in southern New Mexico with a visit to the country's newest national monument.
May. 23, 2014
State lawmakers will be back at the capitol next week for a special session to create the new Department of Child Safety.
May. 23, 2014
A few weeks ago, we heard from Rob Gay — he’s a paleontologist and teacher at Mission Heights Preparatory High School in Casa Grande.
May. 23, 2014
The Phoenix Fire Department is on track to respond to more than 200 rescues in the city’s mountain preserves this year.
May. 23, 2014
Every so often, you hear something that just makes you feel old.
May. 23, 2014
The Slide Fire was human-caused. And according to the National Interagency Fire Center, people are responsible for more than 62,000 fires every year.
May. 23, 2014

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