KJZZ News

After a journey of 15 1/2 years since launch, a space probe is set to make its closest approach to Pluto.
Jul. 10, 2015
Ashwini Roy-Choudhury is the director of clinical research at the University of Arizona. She explained the basics of clinical trials and what has changed in recent years.
Jul. 10, 2015
For a lot of us, the ukulele might seem like a kid’s instrument, or one that’s an ideal way to hear authentic Hawaiian music. But in the hands of Jake Shimabukuro, it becomes something much more dramatic.
Jul. 10, 2015
Following an investigation by a federal agency, the Arizona State Hospital is taking steps to correct dozens of highly critical deficiencies. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services had threatened to revoke the hospital’s Medicare provider agreement unless the Arizona Department of Health submitted a plan of correction.
Jul. 10, 2015
In Flagstaff, where Pluto was discovered, scientists will be waiting to analyze those photographs and other data. But they’re not the only ones. Artists are creating their own interpretations of Pluto, and they’ll use New Horizons for inspiration.
Jul. 10, 2015
A Utah hunter who killed the first gray wolf seen near the Grand Canyon in seven decades won't face criminal charges because he thought he was shooting a coyote, U.S. Fish and Wildlife announced Thursday.
Jul. 10, 2015
Tempe continuing in its plans to build a housing community dedicated to veteran and their families.
Jul. 10, 2015
Rachel Simmons and her son, Jake, sold everything they had and moved to Greece. Then Rachel met and married a man named Dimitri.
Jul. 10, 2015
The Arizona Department of Public Safety and Homeland Security conducted dozens of early morning traffic stops yesterday at commercial truck stops in a massive human-smuggling sting.
Jul. 10, 2015
Energy production in Texas is dominated by oil and gas — but the state also leads the United States in the production of wind power. Some energy analysts suggest that wind power's success in the Lone Star state has now become its challenge.
Jul. 10, 2015
This week, three people have died hiking Arizona trails. Others have required rescue.
Jul. 10, 2015
An Arizona Supreme Court ruling issued Thursday allows the state to be sued in the 2009 death of a Tucson-area woman killed when a motorist slammed into a Highway Patrol officer's car where the woman was in custody during her DUI arrest.
Jul. 10, 2015
Valley home builders have had a rough few years, but they’ve been much more optimistic in recent months. A new report by Arizona State University’s business school shows home building saw a big jump late spring.
Jul. 9, 2015
Doctors may start to get reimbursed for end-of-life care discussions with patients. Tuesday, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services proposed a change that would encourage physicians to start having these conversations with patients.
Jul. 9, 2015
In June, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services sent a letter to the hospital threatening to terminate its Medicare provider agreement. In it, CMS said the hospital did not meet four Conditions of Participation during an investigation.
Jul. 9, 2015
Some Bosnian refugees here in Phoenix lost relatives in Srebrenica. Members of the Bosnian Muslim and Bosnian community in Phoenix will gather on Saturday to remember the 20th anniversary.
Jul. 9, 2015
Sustainability isn’t a word usually associated with professional sports or college athletic programs.
Jul. 9, 2015
Listen to a summer bowling league at Let It Roll Bowl in Phoenix.
Jul. 9, 2015
We talked with Bryan Snider, a storm chaser and weather documentarian who gets especially excited about the monsoon.
Jul. 9, 2015
The Valley will be getting a new children’s hospital. Hacienda Children’s Hospital will open in Mesa later this month.
Jul. 9, 2015

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