KJZZ News

Raytheon has agreed to deliver 44 missiles, called SM-3 Block IBs, but this could be increased to 52 missiles, a press release said. The impact of the missiles is comparable to that of a 10-ton truck traveling at 600 mph and is directed at incoming missiles.
May. 6, 2015
Final results from the Navajo Nation presidential election show Russell Begaye winning nearly 63 percent of the vote to defeat Joe Shirley Jr.
May. 6, 2015
Residents of Phoenix are not getting all they wanted in this year’s city budget. The council held a meeting Tuesday to look at what could and could not be included.
May. 6, 2015
Daimler Trucks North America LLC said that in addition to debuting the company's self-driving semi-truck on the Hoover Dam Tuesday night, the vehicle maker also broke Guinness World Records when it projected the highest light output ever turning the dam into a massive movie screen.
May. 6, 2015
Researchers are looking into the threat of pneumonia spreading among desert bighorn sheep in the Grand Canyon.
May. 6, 2015
Crews have located a break in a pipeline at the Grand Canyon that has renewed calls for visitors to conserve water.
May. 6, 2015
Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio plans two speeches in Arizona, one to the business community and another to a social conservative group that is a powerful force in the right-leaning state.
May. 6, 2015
A new report from the Legislature's budget analysts shows an unexpected surge in corporate and individual income-tax payments last month that is expected to wipe out the need for a $132 million transfer from Arizona's rainy day fund to balance the current budget.
May. 6, 2015
The federal judge overseeing contempt of court proceedings against Sheriff Joe Arpaio is standing by his questioning of Arpaio about the sheriff’s secret investigations. The judge has dismissed objections raised by the sheriff’s lawyers last week.
May. 5, 2015
A Maricopa County Superior Court judge ruled Tuesday that young immigrants who qualify for deferred action are eligible for in-state tuition because they are lawfully present in the U.S.
May. 5, 2015
A tall cactus at Saguaro National Park has fallen after listing at an incredibly steep angle, possibly for years. This comes less than a month after the cactus was featured in a Tucson newspaper.
May. 5, 2015
Death rates from diabetes and chronic liver disease are significantly higher among Latinos, according to the Centers for Disease Control study on Latino health risks.
May. 5, 2015
Forest Service officials are forecasting that fire suppression this year will cost between $800 million and $1.6 billion. The availability of that funding and how it’s allocated was among the discussions in a Senate Natural Resources Committee hearing Tuesday.
May. 5, 2015
The Pima County Board of Supervisors is set to vote today on a deal that could save the county $4.5 million over 20 years.
May. 5, 2015
Due to construction work at Arizona State's Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, the Cactus Bowl will be played for the next three years at Chase Field in Phoenix, home of baseball's Arizona Diamondbacks.
May. 5, 2015
The compromise with My Sister’s Closet, a high-end consignment retailer, came after Valley Metro had pulled one of the company's four ads, which featured a boot and the phrase “Make A Booty Call.”
May. 5, 2015
A Los Alamos National Laboratory employee was in critical condition Monday after being burned in an accident that also sent eight other workers at the nuclear weapons research facility to the hospital.
May. 5, 2015
The U.S. Geological Survey reports that a 3.2 magnitude quake occurred about five miles north of Sedona about 2 a.m. Tuesday.
May. 5, 2015
Legislation that's up for public comment would ban plastic bags and impose a fee on paper grocery bags. It encourages retailers to provide reusable bags at little or no cost, or provide boxes to customers.
May. 5, 2015
The Islamic State group claimed responsibility on Tuesday for a weekend attack at a center near Dallas, Texas, that was exhibiting cartoon depictions of the Prophet Muhammad — though it offered no evidence of a direct link to the attackers.
May. 5, 2015

Pages