KJZZ News

cigarette butt
Fewer motorists along valley freeways are littering, that’s according to a new survey by “Don’t Trash Arizona.”
Nov. 9, 2015
Frozen turkey
With Thanksgiving just a couple weeks away, St. Mary’s Food Bank is concerned there won’t be enough turkeys to meet the need.
Nov. 9, 2015
Meteorite sample
Meteorites fall evenly all over the Earth, but with little rain in the Southwest, the extra-terrestrial rocks last longer in this part of the world. But if you aren't sure what you picked up is simply construction debris or from another world, an Arizona lab can help you find out for sure.
Nov. 9, 2015
Delma and Antonio Salazar
Many Native Americans with Alzheimer’s are outcasts in their own communities. There’s little knowledge about the disease on reservations, let alone support and resources.
Nov. 9, 2015
turkey
Turkey prices are already high compared to last year, and they are expected to rise even more going into the holiday season.
Nov. 9, 2015
pregnant woman
A recent study by the Centers for Disease Control found many women across the country gain too much weight during pregnancy. And the problem, which also affects some Arizona women, can have serious consequences.
Nov. 9, 2015
Dogs are known for their keen sense of smell. Research indicates a dog’s snout could be more than a 1,000 times more powerful than the human schnoz. But not all dogs are created equal and one unlikely breed may be at the head of the pack.
Nov. 8, 2015
Located on the corner of Roosevelt and Third Street, the building will be demolished and replaced with a mixed-use apartment complex.
Nov. 6, 2015
Arizona Department of Health Services
The Arizona Association of Midwives filed a lawsuit Thursday, the same day they staged a protest outside the health department's offices.
Nov. 6, 2015
Joy Bus
Last week, many meat-lovers felt singed by the World Health Organization’s announcement that processed and red meats can cause cancer.
Nov. 6, 2015
Tempe Mayor Mark Mitchell will deliver his State of the City speech next week - and he says the state of Tempe is excellent.
Nov. 6, 2015
test answer sheet
President Obama recently called for a cap on standardized testing, saying students shouldn’t spend more than 2 percent of their time in the classroom taking such tests.
Nov. 6, 2015
Arizona voters 25 years ago today decided to amend the state constitution to include a Victims’ Bill of Rights.
Nov. 6, 2015
school classroom
The Arizona Board of Education this week appointed a new executive director - Karol Schmidt.
Nov. 6, 2015
Museum of Walking
Art can be about many things, including finding the beautiful in the mundane. It can also be as simple as just putting one foot in front of the other.
Nov. 6, 2015
Battles were fought across the country during the U.S. Civil War more than 150 years ago. A few of those battles were fought right here in Arizona.
Nov. 6, 2015
EPA mine
Western senators introduced legislation this week that would force companies to clean up — or at least set aside money to clean up — abandoned, inactive mines.
Nov. 6, 2015
mini-vintage racer
The city of Scottsdale is hosting a first of its kind event this weekend. Organizers of the city's first Grand Prix say it’s more than just a race, it's an art and fashion show as well.
Nov. 6, 2015
body cameras
Arizona State University police officers have started wearing body cameras. The officers spent the last three weeks learning how to use the equipment, which they hope will improve transparency and build trust within the community.
Nov. 6, 2015
A coalition of government, industry and citizen groups are meeting Monday in Colorado to discuss air quality in the Four Corners region. The discussion will include new federal requirements on ozone emissions.
Nov. 6, 2015

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