KJZZ News

Visitors to the Grand Canyon this week may see smoke from a fire on the South Rim. That smoke will be coming from a prescribed burn the National Park Service is planning.
April 26, 2015
In the ongoing contempt of court case against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his staff, the sheriff’s second-in-command answered more questions Friday about possible investigations into the federal judge in the case, or his relatives.
April 24, 2015
This weekend, Short Leash will host the second annual Pinewood Classic, which they bill as a “grownups-only pinewood derby race in the heart of downtown Phoenix.”
April 24, 2015
A thousand feet of vinyl will be covering a street near you. But don’t worry, you don’t have to drive on it. It’s for sliding, set up by a traveling event called Slide the City.
April 24, 2015
Each year Arizona distributes state shared revenues to cities and towns based on their population. That data is based on the most recent complete U.S. Census.
April 24, 2015
The Institute of Museum and Library Services this week awarded its National Medal for Museum and Library Service to 10 institutions around the country. The Museum of Northern Arizona in Flagstaff was one of them.
April 24, 2015
On Friday Arpaio's chief deputy, Jerry Sheridan, took the stand. Sheridan, along with Arpaio, already admitted to violating the judge's orders. The question is whether it was willful.
April 24, 2015
Glendale is looking to sell off some of its buildings.
April 24, 2015
Arizona public school students have been taking the AzMERIT test. The testing window ends early next month.
April 24, 2015
The study by the group Measure of America ranks congressional districts based on the American Human Development Index.
April 24, 2015
This week, police arrested Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner and her fiancée Glory Johnson, of the WNBA’s Tulsa Shock, on assault and disorderly conduct charges. The incident is considered a domestic violence offense.
April 24, 2015
According to the ASPCA, approximately 4 million dogs enter animal shelters in the United States every year, but less than half of them are successfully adopted. New research suggests that labeling a dog a pit bull could reduce their chances for adoption.
April 24, 2015
In the effort to appeal to a broader audience, the Phoenix Symphony is giving traditional symphonic music a dose of hard rock by presenting the music of Led Zeppelin.
April 24, 2015
The Phoenix area's canal system isn’t identified with romance and beauty like those in Venice or Amsterdam. It’s more utilitarian than that. But ASU student Will Novak is trying to change that.
April 24, 2015
If you had to find old state records or photographs would you know where to go? Well, they’re located in a modern facility in downtown Phoenix created to withstand the times.
April 24, 2015
Fire managers in northern Arizona are planning a series of prescribed burns this weekend. Officials hope to treat almost 5,000 acres of land in the Mormon Lake area near Flagstaff.
April 24, 2015
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio took the stand again Thursday to testify about his role in repeatedly violating a federal judge’s order. While under oath, the sheriff made a surprising admission that the judge’s wife had been the focus of a secret investigation.
April 23, 2015
The contempt of court case against Sheriff Joe Arpaio took a stunning twist on Thursday when the sheriff admitted to the federal judge that he had secretly investigated the judge's wife.
April 23, 2015
Before they migrate back north, a look at how Baby Boomer snowbirds differ from their parents.
April 23, 2015
Hundreds of homeless people now staying in a Phoenix parking lot will soon be living indoors. This comes after a local nonprofit received more than $300,000 from Maricopa County.
April 23, 2015

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