KJZZ News

After two years of investigation, multiple law enforcement agencies have busted an illegal marijuana growing operation in Northern Arizona.
Jul. 18, 2016
More than 1,000 chefs and food service professionals are learning the latest techniques, tools and trends at the American Culinary Federation Convention taking place in Phoenix.
Jul. 18, 2016
When you think of movies about musicians, nothing is as classic as Purple Rain. Now re-imagine that story in the Saharan Desert. That’s exactly what Portland-based director Christopher Kirkley did with his film Akounak Teggdalit Taha Tazoughai.
Jul. 18, 2016
It’s a late night on the job with public safety aide Donovan Haney, who patrols Mesa Community College.
Jul. 18, 2016
Prison cell
The Department of Corrections is moving medium security prisoners to a private facility in Eloy to ease overcrowding.
Jul. 18, 2016
Gov. Doug Ducey's administration decided Arizona needed a catchphrase, some simple way to sell the state to the rest of the world—especially tourists or entrepreneurs who may consider moving here.
Jul. 18, 2016
With airport traffic on the rise, the Phoenix City Council recently approved spending about $600,000, most of it grant money, to update the facility’s master plan.
Jul. 18, 2016
When you think of a terrorist, who do you think of? That’s the question Dr. Lori Poloni-Staudinger puts to her students at Northern Arizona University every year.
Jul. 18, 2016
border fence
Huge majorities of residents who leave on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border don’t believe a border wall needed, according to a new poll released Monday by Cronkite News at ASU.
Jul. 18, 2016
Protesters gather at Camelback Road
Monday night, the Arizona chapter of Black Lives Matter is hosting a town hall meeting in the Valley called Moving Phoenix Forward.
Jul. 18, 2016
Arizona Theatre Company logo
The show will go on. Following a last minute push, the Arizona Theatre Company has met its $2 million fund-raising goal.
Jul. 18, 2016
Fuller Fire
The growth of the Fuller Fire burning near the North Rim of the Grand Canyon has been fueled by strong winds and low humidity. The fire has now grown to 13,685 acres.
Jul. 18, 2016
Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Arpaio, a staunch supporter of Donald Trump who has appeared at many of his rallies, will also serve as an Arizona delegate for the candidate in Cleveland.
Jul. 18, 2016
As GOP leaders gather in Cleveland for the Republican National Convention, current Gov. Doug Ducey, plus predecessors Jan Brewer and Fife Symington, say uniting the party— and building a team and political support to win in November — will require a consistent message.
Jul. 18, 2016
Dr. Joseph Sirven
“I drink socially” is the Yada, Yada, Yada of doctor’s visits. Our medical commentator, Dr. Joseph Sirven, elaborates:
Jul. 18, 2016
porcupine fossils
A professor at Arizona Western College in Yuma has caused a stir in the world of paleontology. His research suggests that an ancestral porcupine evolved as a result of migration, causing a debate over migration vs. evolution that has become rather ... prickly.
Jul. 18, 2016
Near the banks of the San Pedro River in Sierra Vista, a fight is looming between two unlikely factions over the fate of one particular old cottonwood tree— bird watchers and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. This tree is known in government reports as Cottonwood W and it’s somewhere between 100 and 150 years old.
Jul. 18, 2016
Arizona is home to thousands of nonprofits. Whether it’s a well-known museum or a newly formed group, they share a common need: financial support.
Jul. 18, 2016
Zika virus
Health officials confirmed the number of Arizonans with Zika has grown to nine. Last week, the state had just seven cases.
Jul. 18, 2016
While the delegates are in Cleveland to nominate Donald Trump to be the party’s presidential nominee, the majority of Arizona’s delegates who are here originally backed Ted Cruz in the primary.
Jul. 18, 2016

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