KJZZ News

Hurricane Patricia map
Hurricane Patricia is expected to make landfall Friday night on the west coast of Mexico. While Valley weather won’t be significantly impacted, organizations like the Red Cross of Arizona are ramping up programs to help residents locate family from the area.
Oct. 23, 2015
Freeport McMoRan logo
The company said it would eliminate 460 jobs at its Sierrita Mine in Green Valley south of Tucson. That’s in addition to the 150 reductions it made at the same mine in August.
Oct. 23, 2015
water flowing on mars
NASA confirmed what many suspected at the end of September; Mars does indeed have water flowing on its surface. At least — for part of the year.
Oct. 23, 2015
cover casino construction
A southern Arizona congressman is trying to block what he claims is a rushed vote on legislation to prevent the Tohono O'odham from opening a casino in December on the edge of Glendale.
Oct. 23, 2015
clean water
Access to safe drinking water will be the subject of a hearing Friday by an international human rights commission in Washington, D.C. Among the participants are representatives from the Navajo Nation.
Oct. 23, 2015
Stuart Roosa
Jack Roosa’s father, Stuart, was the command module pilot for Apollo 14, and among his accomplishments aboard that scientifically focused mission was caring for 500 tree seeds that orbited the Moon in early 1971.
Oct. 23, 2015
Tim Cleary
In 1988, Tim Cleary was working as a consultant for a religious publishing house. He had a heart for the work and saw helping others as a vocation so he threw himself into it. But after an especially taxing 18 month assignment, something shifted.
Oct. 23, 2015
Greg McKay
DCS reached out to community partners and previous staffers asking them to temporarily come back to the agency to help agency deal with the backlog of nearly 16,000 investigations.
Oct. 22, 2015
Pluto
The first formal results about Pluto from NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft appeared in the journal Science last week.
Oct. 22, 2015
Chandler Symphony Orchestra - 2
Do kids care for classical music? Do they understand it? And if they do, is that something they’ll carry through for the rest of their lives?
Oct. 22, 2015
space ballon
This week’s explosion of ticket sales for the next Star Wars movie is an indication of just vital a part science fiction plays in pop culture.
Oct. 22, 2015
Fossil Creek
Every year, more and more people visit Fossil Creek. In 2006, around 20,000 people visited. That number jumped to 80,000 in 2013.
Oct. 22, 2015
Food - Paul Wilson
Thursday is Phoenix Food Day, and a newly formed coalition is using the occasion to talk about local food production and food security in the Valley
Oct. 22, 2015
pluto
Pluto appears to be full of surprises as the New Horizons mission continues to send back images.
Oct. 22, 2015
home for sale
There’s a sector of the Valley’s housing market that’s been really picking up: multi-family.
Oct. 22, 2015
A Chicago-based architect publicly unveiled the preservation master plan for Taliesin West - Frank Lloyd Wright’s winter home in Scottsdale.
Oct. 22, 2015
Solar panels
Tucson Electric Power has recently started implementing a plan approved late last year, called the TEP Residential Solar Program.
Oct. 22, 2015
jail
Some of the nation’s most prominent police chiefs and law enforcement officials came together this week to call for a reduction in the prison population.
Oct. 22, 2015
Pan Devils Steel Band
Listen to the sounds of Patrick Askins play with the Pan Devils Steel Band as they get ready for their next concert.
Oct. 22, 2015
One in five people between the ages of 16 and 24 don’t work and don’t go to school in the Phoenix area.
Oct. 22, 2015

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