KJZZ News

2 Dead In Small Plane Crash Near Camp Verde
Two people are dead following the crash of a small home-built plane in north-central Arizona. Investigators are still looking into the cause of the crash.
Aug. 19, 2018
Church Leader Wants To Move Away From Term Mormon
The 93-year-old leader of the Mormon Church is trying to change how people refer to the faith.
Aug. 19, 2018
Talking Stick Resort Remains Closed As Repairs Continue
Talking Stick Resort has been closed for a week now, following last weekend’s flooding and evacuation. The hotel and casino was scheduled to reopen Sunday, but employees need more time to repair damage caused by heavy rains.
Aug. 18, 2018
Backpage.com Executive Pleads Guilty To Running Prostitution Ads
The sales and marketing director of Backpage.com has pleaded guilty to conspiring to facilitate prostitution.
Aug. 18, 2018
Possible Measles Exposures In Northern Arizona
Health officials say an out-of-state visitor may have exposed an untold number of people in Northern Arizona to measles. No new cases have been reported, but that could change.
Aug. 17, 2018
Evidentiary Hearing In Clean Energy Case
Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Daniel Kiley ruled Thursday that the Clean Energy for a Healthy Arizona initiative must adhere to strict compliance for ballot measures.
Aug. 17, 2018
No Charges For Mesa PD Officers In Use Of Force Incident
The Scottsdale Police Department investigated a May 16 incident involving two Mesa Police officers and an armed robbery suspect.
Aug. 17, 2018
DPS: Body Cams Are Not Crucial To Departments Mission
No department video exists of the night a rookie Arizona trooper was fatally shot on the job. That’s because the Arizona Department of Public Safety doesn't have body cameras.
Aug. 17, 2018
Trial Date Set For Women Who Burglarized  Tempe Mosque
An Oct. 4 trial date has been set for two Arizona women charged with burglarizing a mosque in Tempe.
Aug. 17, 2018
Arizonans For Affordable Electricity Trying To Block Clean Energy Initiative
The state's largest electric company hopes to block a public vote on a renewable energy initiative by charging that initiative organizers purposely submitted signatures that were invalid.
Aug. 17, 2018
Water Ice Detected On Shadowy Surfaces Of Moons Polar Craters
A new study in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences offers the best evidence yet for water ice on the surface of the moon.
Aug. 17, 2018
Survey: Concussions Deterring Parents, Teen Athletes From High School Sports
A growing number of Arizona parents and teens are walking away from football and other sports. Nearly eight in 10 teens who have had concussions admit they’re afraid of the long-term impact of suffering hits to the head.
Aug. 17, 2018
Festival Celebrates AZs Prickly Pear Cactus Foods And Drinks
Have you ever had a prickly pear margarita? Well, it turns out there are lots of other ways to enjoy this desert fruit, and they’ll all be celebrated this weekend at the 7th Annual Prickly Pear Festival in Superior, Arizona.
Aug. 17, 2018
Strong Towns President On Making Phoenix Stronger
How can cities and towns become “strong?” It’s something Chuck Marohn travels the country talking about. Marohn is president of Strong Towns, a nonprofit that looks at cities’ financial strength and resiliency.
Aug. 17, 2018
UA, BYU Partner To Study Housing Evictions
Finding affordable housing is a growing challenge across the U.S. — Arizona is no exception — and that is related to the stark number of evictions being reported.
Aug. 17, 2018
Hundreds Of Migrant Children Still Separated
A court-imposed deadline to reunite undocumented immigrant families was reached late last month, but Trump Administration figures released yesterday show nearly 20 percent of children remain without their parents.
Aug. 17, 2018
KJZZs Friday NewsCap Aug. 17, 2018
Discussing the week in news with public policy consultant and former legislative leader Chris Herstam and Wes Gullett, CEO of OH Strategic Communications.
Aug. 17, 2018
Monsoon Stories 2018: A Painting And A Poem
The monsoon has been a muse for many — shifting, changing, sometimes teasing us with just a sprinkle, sometimes impossible to tune out. As part of our monsoon series, we’ve heard from a painter, a photographer, and a pair of architects. Today it's about words.
Aug. 17, 2018
Newspaper Editorials Respond To Trumps Fake News
President Trump has been very bold in his criticism of many news media outlets — with much of it laser-focused on CNN. The phrase “fake news” became one of Trump’s favorites on the campaign trail and it still makes frequent appearances in his Twitter feed.
Aug. 17, 2018
Nearly Half Of AZs Early Voting Ballot Already Submitted
The August primary elections are just a few weeks away now, and early voting is well underway. In fact, nearly half of early votes have already been cast.
Aug. 17, 2018

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