KJZZ News

Homeless panhandler poverty
The grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development will support services and programs that provide housing for people and families experiencing homelessness.
Dec. 29, 2016
NASA logo
A team of scientists led by researchers at ASU is hoping to get the go-ahead from NASA to fly a mission to an asteroid called Psyche. But this is no ordinary asteroid — scientists think it could help explain a lot about our own planet.
Dec. 29, 2016
Phoenix was deemed to have some of the most predictable weather in the country — in fact, only LA, San Diego and Honolulu were more predictable.
Dec. 29, 2016
Arizona Game and Fish
An invasive snake has been found in Yuma waters. Officials are concerned because the snakes could pose a threat to local species and alter the Colorado River ecosystem.
Dec. 29, 2016
st marys volunteers pack boxes
St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance in Arizona is one of the largest food banks in the United States. They take in 2.5 million pounds of food every year through food drives. About 40 percent of that supply comes in during November and December.
Dec. 29, 2016
underwater hockey
Listen to the sounds of William Cleveland playing underwater hockey.
Dec. 29, 2016
Tucson was one of the last places to get a college football bowl game before the start of three-year moratorium on adding new ones.
Dec. 29, 2016
fireworks
Phoenix police are reminding New Year’s revelers to stay away from their guns.
Dec. 29, 2016
OSIRIS-REx's main engine firing
The University of Arizona mission to bring back a sample from an asteroid fired its main engine in space for the first time Wednesday.
Dec. 29, 2016
National Rifle Association logo
The National Rifle Association says Tucson’s policy of destroying seized and surrendered weapons is designed to suppress gun ownership.
Dec. 29, 2016
Vandals targeted the outside of a Jewish synagogue in Sun City on the first night of Hanukkah, and the rabbi says the FBI is investigating the incident as a potential hate crime.
Dec. 29, 2016
police car
Local and state police officers are making their final big DUI enforcement push of the year.
Dec. 29, 2016
As the New Year arrives, so does peak flu season in Arizona. And the virus is more easily spread this time of year when we hug family members, sample friend’s drinks and fly in the small confined spaces of an airplane.
Dec. 29, 2016
Marijuana
A state representative has filed a bill to decriminalize marijuana in the wake of voters having rejected legalizing recreational pot.
Dec. 29, 2016
collage of top stories
The KJZZ News team has spent the past year reporting on breaking news, business, education, politics and more around Arizona.
Dec. 29, 2016
rent home airbnb
An Arizona law that prevents Arizona cities from banning short-term rentals, such as Airbnb, takes effect in January.
Dec. 29, 2016
minimum wage
Business interests are making a last-ditch effort to stop Arizona’s new minimum wage law from taking effect on Sunday.
Dec. 29, 2016
Northern Arizona has some of the richest uranium deposits in the country, including the Canyon Mine, where additional drilling will begin in January.
Dec. 29, 2016
Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Lawyers for outgoing Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio are asking a federal court to remove the judge overseeing his racial profiling case.
Dec. 28, 2016
Sheriff Joe Arpaio
We wrapped up 2016 with a panel of writers discussing the impact of Donald Trump’s victory in November’s election, why so many of us feel connected to movie and music stars, and what Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s loss may mean for Maricopa County heading into 2017.
Dec. 28, 2016

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