KJZZ News

Pima County seal
Some low-risk DUI offenders Pima County will soon be eligible for house arrest with electronic monitoring, instead of spending their entire sentences behind bars.
Sep. 2, 2015
Naegleria fowleri trophozoites
A San Francisco woman died from primary amebic meningoencephalitis on Aug. 17, days after swimming in Lake Martinez, located in Yuma County on the Colorado River.
Sep. 2, 2015
A study tracked traffic trends in 470 cities across the country and published findings on the time spent stuck in traffic and the costs of that congestion on 101 cities. Nine of those cities were in Arizona.
Sep. 2, 2015
bike
As Arizona’s largest city prepares to ramp up the use of bike paths, a new report shows an increase in bicycle-related injuries.
Sep. 1, 2015
tree damaged
The region is still cleaning up after Monday night’s monsoon poured down torrential rains, brought gale force winds and left a path of tangled trees and tens thousands without power in the region. In the storm’s aftermath, there was some confusion over the system used to alert residents of bad weather ahead.
Sep. 1, 2015
Monday night’s monsoon storm caused a large power outage in west Phoenix that threatened to spoil perishable food at St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance near 31st Avenue and Thomas Road.
Sep. 1, 2015
hiking
This summer has been a particularly brutal one with a number of hikers dying in and around the Valley. This has led to conversations about the services available at trails, like shade and water.
Sep. 1, 2015
lost pet  map
It’s like a Google map, but instead of Thai restaurants, it shows you where cats and dogs were lost or found in the city.
Sep. 1, 2015
Arizona State University fetal chart
New research shows this intimate relationship between mother and child begins even before birth, but the effects aren’t always positive.
Sep. 1, 2015
University of Arizona
Students interested in mining law have a new place to study it. Starting this semester, the James E. Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona established the Global Mining Law Center.
Sep. 1, 2015
traffic signals
The storm caused flooding, winds downed trees and power poles and made a mess of many of the Valley’s roadways. Phoenix Mayor Stanton said cleanup efforts are still underway.
Sep. 1, 2015
Perscription pills
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says that health care facilities commonly flush unused drugs. Trace amounts of pharmaceuticals have been found in many U.S. waterways.
Sep. 1, 2015
douglas fire department
Rural communities across the country are losing their hospitals at an increasing rate — 57 rural hospitals have closed over the last 5 years.
Sep. 1, 2015
Colorado River
Despite its remote location, the Colorado River at the bottom of the Grand Canyon is dealing with pollution.
Sep. 1, 2015
Storm damage at the Phoenix Zoo
Phoenix Zoo staff and cleanup crews are removing debris spread throughout the property. Monday night’s storm caused minor damage, including torn down trees. A couple trees on pathway fences.
Sep. 1, 2015
Diane Douglas
This morning, the Coalition to Recall Diane Douglas began their efforts to recall the Superintendent Of Public Instruction.
Sep. 1, 2015
Arizona Department of Child Safety logo
There are 600 pages of proposed rules for the state's Department of Child Safety, and foster family advocates are saying not enough is being done to educate people about what may be changing.
Sep. 1, 2015
Phoenix Police Department
A federal appeals court ruled Monday that the rights of three Phoenix police officers were not violated when investigators took DNA samples from them while looking into the death of another officer.
Sep. 1, 2015
traffic signals
Thousands of valley residents are still without power following last nights storms. Strong winds knocked down trees and power lines making it a busy morning for area utility companies.
Sep. 1, 2015
Susan Schmidt
Glendale police Detective Roger Geisler tracked down and arrested a suspect in the city’s oldest cold-case homicide. Here's how he approaches these unsolved cases.
Sep. 1, 2015

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