KJZZ News

sex chromosomes
New ASU research suggests what was once thought to be a clear-cut divide of where sex is assigned may be blurrier than we realize.
Mar. 29, 2016
The Copa America is the oldest international soccer tournament and crowns the champion of South America every four years. The last games were held in Chile in 2015 and plans are set for Brazil 2019, but this year, the tournament will leave its native continent for the first time in history to celebrate its 100th birthday in the United States.
Mar. 28, 2016
Alcoholic drink
An Arizona law to crack down on underage drinking may soon be overturned because a state lawmaker wants tourists who are over 21, but have valid, vertical driver's licenses, to be able to buy alcohol.
Mar. 28, 2016
The top election officials for both the state and Maricopa County insisted there were reasons for the decisions they made that led to hours-long lines at polling places.
Mar. 28, 2016
Pet waste poop sign
City leaders are scheduled to tackle pet waste during Tuesday's work study session.
Mar. 28, 2016
flock of birds
To keep birds away, growers have tried more than just scarecrows — including cannons, noises that mimic predators and even lasers. Nothing really works.
Mar. 28, 2016
Group A Strep
Flagstaff scientists have identified a rare strain of “flesh-eating bacteria” in Coconino County. It’s the first time the “superbug” has been seen in Arizona.
Mar. 28, 2016
cursive writing
The measure would require students to show by the end of fifth grade they are able to create readable documents through legible cursive handwriting.
Mar. 28, 2016
Baker Canyon Fire
The Baker Canyon Fire has burned almost 8,000 acres near Douglas in southeastern Arizona. But, fire officials say the blaze is now 90-percent contained.
Mar. 28, 2016
EMT Rollin Jones
For many people who are homeless or who have behavioral health issues, the right medical care is too far out of reach. Often folks turn to emergency services for basic healthcare—which can be both expensive and ineffective. Santa Fe is just one of a dozen cities across the U.S. to try out a new program that brings meaningful help to people who frequently call 911.
Mar. 28, 2016
downtown scottsdale parking
Finding a parking spot in downtown Scottsdale can be tough. While the city is working on long-term solutions to help businesses and visitors, it’s asking for public feedback.
Mar. 28, 2016
Maricopa County Sheriff's Office logo
The laws in question were passed by the Arizona Legislature in 2007 and 2008 and criminalize using a fake identity to seek work. They have been used by Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio to arrest unauthorized immigrants in worksite raids.
Mar. 28, 2016
Mormon Church officials are examining a lawsuit filed this week by two Navajo siblings who say they were sexually abused in a church program decades ago.
Mar. 25, 2016
South Rim of the Grand Canyon
The unit of Grand Canyon National Park that ran river trips is being dismantled, months after a federal report found a long history of sexual harassment within it.
Mar. 25, 2016
bell grand closure
The intersection will be closed for six to eight months, but Surprise is working with the 300 businesses effected to lessen the impact.
Mar. 25, 2016
More than 50 years ago the Voting Rights Act was signed into law to prevent racial discrimination and voter suppression efforts in nine states, including Arizona.
Mar. 25, 2016
For years, Apple has made its product launches into huge events with media members wanting to be the first to report.
Mar. 25, 2016
school education classroom
If you’re a parent, you’ve probably seriously considered getting very involved with your child’s school in some way.
Mar. 25, 2016
arctic-ice
The Arctic had an extremely warm winter this year, and the latest satellite images from NASA reveal the lowest levels of winter Arctic sea ice on record.
Mar. 25, 2016
Central Arizona Project canal
When discussing water issues, words like conservation and drought often come to mind. But at the recent White House Water Summit, an ASU professor announced a new initiative to turn water conversations from scarcity to abundance.
Mar. 25, 2016

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