KJZZ News

Having a baby is expensive, with hospital costs alone usually in the high thousands for a childbirth without complications. But you may not realize that a private adoption is often twice, sometimes even three or four times, as expensive.
Jul. 17, 2015
When you think about the Valley, is there a specific place you think of? A place that exemplifies your image of our desert home?
Jul. 17, 2015
This week President Barack Obama announced plans for criminal justice reform and reducing the federal prison population. Meanwhile, Arizona has increasing numbers of inmates and the state is building more prisons to accommodate the growth.
Jul. 17, 2015
It is one of the most recognized business schools in the world — and it’s right here in the Valley. But Thunderbird School of Global Management at Arizona State University had a different purpose during World War II.
Jul. 17, 2015
So far this year, 149 people have been rescued during mountain hikes by Phoenix Fire officials.
Jul. 17, 2015
This Sunday may well be the tastiest holiday you didn’t know existed — it’s National Ice Cream Day.
Jul. 17, 2015
Raising a lot of money — like tens of thousands of dollars — used to have to be done by going to a bank or having a wealthy relative.
Jul. 17, 2015
The Special Olympics World Games kick off next weekend in LA and one of the teams taking part in the softball tournament is from Arizona.
Jul. 17, 2015
For most schools in the Valley, there are still a few more weeks left of summer vacation. That’s not the case for the Chandler Unified School District.
Jul. 17, 2015
An airplane departing Sky Harbor Airport Wednesday night was blinded by a handheld laser device that was pointed at the cockpit. That plane was one of 35 across the country that was struck by a laser that night.
Jul. 17, 2015
The Department of Justice has confirmed it plans to settle with the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) over allegations of civil rights abuses.
Jul. 17, 2015
County health officials urging Valley residents to stay vigilant against West Nile during the monsoon season.
Jul. 17, 2015
The Maricopa County Public Health Department has confirmed two more deaths in relation to West Nile Virus. This brings the total to three deaths this season.
Jul. 17, 2015
Firefighters on the Tonto National Forest are battling a wildfire that was spotted Thursday afternoon in the Cave Creek Ranger District.
Jul. 17, 2015
The Arizona Department of Transportation said the facial recognition technology used in Arizona’s new driver’s licenses is weeding out criminals trying to commit identity theft and fraud.
Jul. 17, 2015
Scattered showers will be moving into the Phoenix area and higher terrain of central Arizona this weekend. One to two inches of rain is possible.
Jul. 17, 2015
As President Barack Obama calls for federal criminal justice reform, Arizona is growing its prison system. The state is planning to increase the capacity by expanding to accommodate new inmates.
Jul. 17, 2015
A three-judge panel in the Mexican border city of Juárez is expected to announce a verdict today in a high-profile trial that centers on the disappearances and deaths of 11 young women.
Jul. 17, 2015
The city of Tempe has been named one of six locations around the country to pilot a nationwide effort to become "dementia friendly."
Jul. 16, 2015
Are you tired of going to the usual places for dinner with the same old uninspired menus? Well, there’s a hot new restaurant in town — but it only exists for a few hours once a month.
Jul. 16, 2015

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