KJZZ News

Pinal Fire
Efforts to fight a wildfire near Globe are being hindered, but not by weather conditions. Drones are getting in the way of crews battling the Pinal Fire.
May. 25, 2017
Death rates from Alzheimer’s disease increased by more than 50 percent from 1999 to 2014, according to the Centers for Disease Control.
May. 25, 2017
Canvas Tents At Sheriff Joe Arpaio's Tent City
When Sheriff Paul Penzone took office this year, he identified the Tent City Jail as his No. 1 priority. He formed a committee to look at the positives and negatives of the facility and, ultimately, decided to shut it down.
May. 25, 2017
An independent investigation into allegations of document tampering and email monitoring at MCCCD found no evidence to support the claims, but did find "very serious departmental issues within the District." KJZZ’s education reporter Carrie Jung read the 145-page investigation report and explains the findings.
May. 25, 2017
Downtown Phoenix
U.S. Census Bureau population estimates once again flip flopped with Phoenix taking the 5th spot and Philadelphia moving back to 6th.
May. 25, 2017
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The debate over immigration surrounds the proposed building of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border — and its effect on the business world is still at the center of the conversation.
May. 25, 2017
An East Valley roadway is set to reopen Thursday afternoon. The northbound lanes of Gilbert Road between Thomas Road and State Route 87 were closed after the release of Salt River Project water washed them out.
May. 25, 2017
Ryan Winkle
Mesa City Councilman Ryan Winkle was arrested earlier this month on suspicion of driving under the influence.
May. 25, 2017
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New numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau show Phoenix edged ahead of Philadelphia — the city now has more than 1.6 million residents.
May. 25, 2017
The technology to allow filmmakers and others in the entertainment world to use actors who are not actually on set is improving quickly — but with that comes a number of ethical questions.
May. 25, 2017
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When a flu epidemic started spreading at the Only Human office, they decided to do what's right: trace it back to patient zero.
May. 25, 2017
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In 2017 alone, more than 59,000 migrants and refugees have risked their lives to reach Europe. Of those that have attempted the journey, an estimated 1,500 are feared drowned.
May. 25, 2017
Psyche robotic craft
NASA’s mission to 16 Psyche, the solar system’s only known iron-nickel asteroid, will launch in the summer of 2022, one year earlier than originally planned.
May. 25, 2017
The U.S. Treasury Department froze the assets Wednesday of a Mexican drug trafficking ring that is accused of selling heroin in the United States.
May. 25, 2017
wild horses
Trump budget proposes the United States will save $10 million rounding up and selling wild horses across Southwest states.
May. 25, 2017
Tom Horne
Arizona Supreme Court expects to rule on former A.G. Tom Horne's appeal in campaign finance scheme.
May. 25, 2017
A partial victory for some Phoenix residents who’ve been pushing city leaders to pay back money taken from a parks fund to bail out city-owned golf courses.
May. 25, 2017
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AARP launched a new ad campaign this week targeting several U.S. Republican Senators, including Jeff Flake. Their message is simple: vote no on the American Health Care Act.
May. 25, 2017
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Since the 1990s, co-ops have operated in remote parts of the state, sending teachers, materials and equipment out to the visually impaired students who need them.
May. 25, 2017
 Tent City Jail
On Wednesday, the tents were disrobed of their green canvas coverings and their metal skeletons were dismantled.
May. 25, 2017

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