KJZZ News

Arizona State University is well known for its work with outside organizations. Now, they are embarking on a partnership with a renowned national laboratory to take on the planet’s biggest problems.
June 04, 2015
A just-released survey from the Census Bureau shows Arizona has one of the highest rates of federal spending and the lowest rates of state spending on education.
June 03, 2015
Arizona is one of 17 states that received shipments of anthrax in recent years, but health officials say the state is not at risk.
June 03, 2015
Alex recorded entries as she was on her way in and out of Tent City while she was on work release. In this installment, she describes the problems that come with sleeping outside and looks forward to her upcoming release.
June 03, 2015
As many as 200,000 comments have been submitted to the U.S. Forest Service about proposed development plans in Tusayan, just south of the Grand Canyon.
June 03, 2015
Valley Metro spokesperson Susan Tierney said lessons learned from the first 20 miles helped speed up the process.
June 03, 2015
Fountain Hills resident Anne A. Wilson had her first novel published this week. It’s called “Hover” and is based on Wilson’s experience as one of only a few female navy pilots.
June 03, 2015
As downtown Phoenix continues to infill, some business owners have encountered a law that has hindered their ability to sell alcohol. In at least three instances, microbreweries wanting to set up shop downtown couldn’t.
June 03, 2015
We talked with Joel Simon, executive director of the Committee to Protect Journalists, about how dangerous the current world is for reporters.
June 03, 2015
We spoke with DCS Director Greg McKay, who’s been on the job since February, about short-term concerns and long-term plans for the department.
June 03, 2015
The owners of Green Acre Dog Boarding near Gilbert, where 21 dogs died of heat exhaustion a year ago, have pleaded not guilty to charges of animal cruelty.
June 03, 2015
While the rainy May held off an early start to the fire season, recent low humidity rates are causing Tonto National Forest to dry up.
June 03, 2015
Stormwater is a major source of pollution in the Rio Grande. The U.S. Geological Survey released a nine-year study of stormwater in the Albuquerque area last week, finding high concentrations of pollutants in the city’s arroyos.
June 03, 2015
Arizona's top education official has serious doubts about Gov. Doug Ducey's timeline for overhauling the state's complex school financing formulas.
June 03, 2015
Arizona's Department of Public Safety is participating in an international event to promote the safe operation of commercial vehicles traveling along the nation's highways.
June 03, 2015
An Arizona court has upheld a woman's marijuana convictions based on a warrantless search conducted when sheriff's deputies were sent to a home in response to a 911 "hang-up" call that was treated as an emergency.
June 03, 2015
A Navajo Nation referendum election on whether to effectively scrap a requirement that candidates for tribal president and vice president speak the Navajo language fluently has been rescheduled to July 21.
June 03, 2015
Authorities say Scottsdale's city manager is hospitalized after collapsing at a City Council meeting.
June 03, 2015
The Arizona Supreme Court is being asked to overturn a lower court opinion that limits police powers to search houses without a warrant.
June 03, 2015
Arizona’s water chief wants California to shoulder more of the burden of drought in the Lower Colorado River Basin. The comments came during a hearing in front of the U.S. Senate Committee On Energy and Natural Resources.
June 02, 2015

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