KJZZ News

Lisa Olson
If pot laws were colors, the U.S. map would resemble a tie-dye T-shirt. In some states it’s illegal. In others, it’s legal for medical purposes. This November, Arizona will be one of five states voting on recreational pot.
Sep. 26, 2016
The Farmington Daily Times reports that tribal legislators are pushing for a better understanding of energy industry practices as well as any necessary revisions of rules surrounding oil and gas production.
Sep. 26, 2016
As cooler temperatures move into the Valley, so do big events and tourists.This fall and winter, visitors to Scottsdale's city-owned airport will notice something new – a $5 million operations center. It’s part of a master plan to deal with growth projections over the next 20 years.
Sep. 26, 2016
A judge Friday halted more than a thousand lawsuits filed by a group described as a serial litigator by the Arizona Attorney General’s office. Mark Brnovich's office asked the court to consolidate the cases that have been filed by the group.
Sep. 23, 2016
So on the fourth floor of a building on ASU’s Tempe campus, in a kind of back hallway, there’s a bank of roughly a dozen freezers – some commercial-grade, but many like the one in your kitchen. These freezers don’t hold employees’ lunches, or even frozen organs to study.
Sep. 23, 2016
bee
Bumble bees spend a considerable part of their days buzzing around in the quest for pollen. Although there are a couple of other categories of buzz, including when they’re searching for a mate or displaying aggression toward potential predators.
Sep. 23, 2016
Amid a wave of historic coal bankruptcies, states like Texas and Colorado have taken proactive steps to make sure coal companies are on the hook for their future cleanup costs while in Wyoming, over $1 billion of these cleanup costs have gotten tied up in bankruptcy court.
Sep. 23, 2016
Drought
A federal government report released this week said climate change will probably pose a significant national security challenge for the U.S. over the next two decades. Here in Arizona, ASU’s Global Security Initiative—or GSI—is putting together a new program on climate and national security.
Sep. 23, 2016
election vote campaign
Some polls have shown a tight presidential race here, despite the fact that only one Democrat has won Arizona since 1952.
Sep. 23, 2016
preschool child playing
The number of children in foster care in Arizona grew 86 percent from 2009 to 2015 to more than 19,000 children today. Now, more than 750 young adults leave care every year. What happens to them after that?
Sep. 23, 2016
The Solana Generating Station in Gila Bend will also invest millions in upgrades and repairs after 21 violations over one and a half years.
Sep. 23, 2016
Friday morning, a federal judge announced his decision not to block an Arizona law that prohibits ballot harvesting.
Sep. 23, 2016
Commercial outfitters can once again offer guided trips to the popular turquoise-colored waterfalls on Havasupai land under a new licensing system for pack animals.
Sep. 23, 2016
One of four skydivers aboard a light plane that crashed into a suburban Phoenix home told investigators that he heard a loud noise before seeing damage to a wing that then became engulfed in flames, according to a preliminary report released Friday.
Sep. 23, 2016
Shawn Skabelund and Janice Chiang
The Flagstaff Festival of Science begins Friday and this year the theme is “the science of change.” Two local artists have teamed up to create a musical experience about wildfire and climate change.
Sep. 23, 2016
Estrella Mountain Community College
Estrella Mountain Community College reports 61 percent of its students test below college level in math, English or reading.
Sep. 23, 2016
Chase Field in downtown Phoenix
The Diamondbacks declined to comment on when a meeting might take place. The team has previously said they would talk with the prospective buyer.
Sep. 23, 2016
Paul Penzone
The sheriff of metro Phoenix is facing stinging criticism from his political rival over the financial impact of a racial profiling case that targeted his trademark immigration patrols and is expected to cost taxpayers $72 million by next summer.
Sep. 23, 2016
The private firm that collected signatures to put raising the state’s minimum wage on the ballot is claiming it did not get fully paid for its efforts.
Sep. 23, 2016
APS
The showdown between a state utility regulator and Arizona Public Service over its political donation records has been delayed.
Sep. 23, 2016

Pages