KJZZ News

cactus league spring training logo
We’re just a little more than a month away from the start of Spring Training here in the Valley and expectations are already high.
Jan. 16, 2017
Former Mexican President Vicente Fox
Efforts to connect Tucson businesses across the Mexican border have found a new partner: former Mexican President Vicente Fox.
Jan. 16, 2017
The new head of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure wants a dime a gallon increase in Arizona’s gasoline tax.
Jan. 16, 2017
Pinal County Search and Rescue teams are looking for three missing hikers in the Superstition Mountains.
Jan. 16, 2017
border fence
Mexico's inability to fully seal up border tunnels dug by drug smugglers poses a security risk and is an "open invitation" for cartels to carve out new tunnels, according to officials in the United States.
Jan. 16, 2017
Chandler plans next weekend to dedicate a history kiosk in a park near the site of a World War II internment camp for Japanese Americans.
Jan. 16, 2017
mass
Sacred Heart Catholic Church is simple but cozy. The Church wants better ways to serve Latinos. The V Encuentro, or fifth meeting, asks Latinos to help build a map for the next 10 to 20 years.
Jan. 16, 2017
A judge ordered investigators to return a handgun belonging to a man once charged in a series of shootings on metro Phoenix's freeways.
Jan. 16, 2017
Gov. Doug Ducey
When Gov. Doug Ducey released his budget proposal Friday, it included $114 million in new funds for K-12 schools.
Jan. 16, 2017
Saturday in Phoenix, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) gathered for the first of its four “DNC Future Forums.”
Jan. 16, 2017
Peanuts
The state of Georgia accounts for about half of all U.S. peanut production. But, southwestern states produce about 18 percent of U.S. peanuts and play an important role in organic farming.
Jan. 16, 2017
Sprouts Grocery Store
Research by commercial real estate firm CBRE says more than 1.3 million square feet of new retail space opened across the Valley last year. That’s more than the double the year before, but still a fraction of the pre-recession peak.
Jan. 16, 2017
Cottonseed
Two thousand fifteen was a near-record low for cotton in the state, but in 2016, farmers planted a third more cotton acres.
Jan. 16, 2017
Handgun
A state lawmaker wants to amend an existing law to make it easier to keep guns away from people suffering from mental illness.
Jan. 13, 2017
If you pack it in, pack it out. That’s the message from Kaibab National Forest after rangers were left to pick up more than a 1,000 pounds of trash near Oak Hill Snow Play Area just outside Flagstaff.
Jan. 13, 2017
kids in a classroom
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has released a state budget that includes $114 million in new spending for K-12 education. This first year, the average teacher pay increase will be $225.
Jan. 13, 2017
EPA mine
DENVER — The Environmental Protection Agency announced Friday that it will not repay claims totaling more than $1.2 billion for economic damages from a mine waste spill the agency accidentally triggered in Colorado, saying the law prohibits it.
Jan. 13, 2017
There’s a new ramen shop in the Valley that opened up about 3 months ago. The chef used to live in Japan, but he’s actually gaijin, a foreigner, or, at least, a foreigner to Japan.
Jan. 13, 2017
USA Womens Goalball
If you’ve ever been to a sporting event — from Little League all the way up to professional — you’re used to hearing a lot of noise. But the atmosphere at a game of goalball is completely different. Fans and coaches are asked to be as quiet as possible because the visually-impaired players need to be able to hear the ball.
Jan. 13, 2017
classroom
A group of children from the Havasupai Tribe and the Native American Disability Law Center are taking the federal government to court over a complaint of not having access to a decent education.
Jan. 13, 2017

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