KJZZ News

People at Sky Harbor
Phoenix Sky Harbor has been warning passengers about longer lines as more travelers are making their way through the airport. Now, they have the numbers to back that up.
May. 9, 2016
peregrine falcon eyass
A breeding pair of peregrine falcons made their nest atop a Maricopa County building on Third Avenue and Jefferson Street earlier this spring. Their first egg hatched over the weekend.
May. 9, 2016
Bureau of Land Management logo
The proposed project, which stretches mostly across federal lands, has encountered considerable resistance.
May. 9, 2016
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman
The head of the powerful Sinaloa cartel is housed in a federal prison 15 miles south of the U.S./Mexico border, setting off speculation about his extradition to the United States.
May. 9, 2016
The border city of El Paso, Texas has a policy that allows the city to jail people who can't pay their traffic fines. A lawsuit in federal court is challenging the policy, saying it violates a person's right to equal protection under the law.
May. 9, 2016
Transit of Mercury
The Transit of Mercury — the planet Mercury passing in front of the sun — is happening Monday morning, and there are lots of ways to see the rare celestial event.
May. 9, 2016
kidscare child action alliance
Governor Doug Ducey has signed the legislation. It should take effect in 90 days.
May. 9, 2016
lizard
If you’ve ever caught a lizard and it broke off its tail to get away, you may know it will grow its tail back. Now, researchers in Arizona have identified the specific molecules that makes that possible — and hope to apply the findings to help humans regenerate parts of their body as well.
May. 9, 2016
octocopter drone
The town of Paradise Valley is hoping the governor will veto a recently passed bill that would once again preempt local control. Senate Bill 1449 prevents city governments from regulating drones.
May. 9, 2016
Harriet Cole, a professional storyteller in Phoenix, recounts the time she joined a softball team to impress a boyfriend.
May. 9, 2016
desert bighorn sheep
The killing was part of an effort to combat the spread of bighorn pneumonia that's hit several western states.
May. 9, 2016
Cattle graze
Because Maricopa and Pima counties border Yuma, farmers and ranchers in those counties also qualify for natural disaster loans.
May. 9, 2016
Perscription pills
Arizonans turned in nearly 13,000 pounds of controlled substances as part of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s Prescription Drug Take-Back Day last week.
May. 7, 2016
Sen. John McCain
McCain has vowed to back whoever is the Republican nominee, including Trump. But that support for Trump could make McCain’s own reelection race much tougher.
May. 6, 2016
Arizona Special Election Guide
About 200,000 Arizona voters did not receive their election information guides far enough in advance of the May 17 special election.
May. 6, 2016
A huge number of organizations — in Arizona and across the country — are letting political candidates know that the time is fast approaching for them to fill out the groups’ questionnaires — if they’re interested in getting an endorsement.
May. 6, 2016
Winged Victory
The end could be near at the Arizona Capitol as lawmakers are debating and voting on bills as they hurtle towards adjournment.
May. 6, 2016
Arizona black rattlesnake
According to a new research study, the future of the Arizona black rattlesnake is being affected by wildfires and the species could be headed toward extinction.
May. 6, 2016
 Maria Harper-Marinick
The Maricopa County Community College District, one of the nation’s largest, has a new leader. Maria Harper-Marinick was officially appointed earlier this week as the district’s chancellor.
May. 6, 2016
Grand Canyon University
Efforts to slash Grand Canyon University’s property taxes have failed for the third year in a row, and one of the groups that opposed the break says it could have opened a Pandora’s Box.
May. 6, 2016

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