KJZZ News

Recent Rain, Warm Temperatures Mean Blooming Wildflowers
The largest wildflower bloom in 10 years is expected near Picacho Peak this weekend.
March 3, 2015
Phoenix Gets UberESPAÑOL
Uber launched its Spanish service Monday.
March 3, 2015
Phoenix City Council Considers 35-Year Transportation Plan
Phoenix is planning for the next 35 years. On Tuesday, the city council is scheduled to vote on whether to move forward with an expanded transportation plan.
March 3, 2015
ADOT Says No Major Accidents After Mondays Heavy Snow Fall
Monday’s winter storm that dumped several inches of snow in and around Flagstaff has finally moved out of the area. Despite some tough driving conditions, Arizona Department of Transportation spokesman Tom Herrmann says there were no major accidents.
March 3, 2015
Valley Saw Second-Warmest February Ever
You may have noticed that February, in the Valley, was pretty warm. In fact it was the second-warmest February ever.
March 3, 2015
Texas Recruiting Highway Patrol Officers To Southern Border
The Texas Department of Public Safety is looking to fill vacancies along the U.S.-Mexico border with fresh recruits. The agency is accepting applications for an accelerated training program set to begin this summer.
March 3, 2015
Apple Tax Break Legislation Awaits Governors Signature
Arizona lawmakers have swiftly approved a bill that would line up millions of dollars in tax incentives for Apple Inc.’s global command center in Mesa, and now awaits the governor's signature.
March 2, 2015
MMR Vaccination Rates Jump In Arizona
State health officials are reporting a significant jump in measles mumps and rubella vaccination rates.
March 2, 2015
After Wildfire, Winter Weather Means Oak Creek At Risk For Flooding
Emergency crews are searching for one car that swept down Oak Creek and they’re keeping a close watch on Oak Creek Canyon. Last May’s Slide Fire has left the danger for mudslides and flooding.
March 2, 2015
Off-Roading Trail Would Span Three Arizona Counties
A new trail for off-roading vehicles is in the process of being designed. The Arizona Peace Trail, if approved, would span across Yuma, La Paz and Mohave counties.
March 2, 2015
New Development Means Endowment For Tempe Arts Center
A new regional operation center for a large national company will be built in south Tempe. This means more funding for the Tempe Center for the Arts.
March 2, 2015
Train Derails Near Williams After Hitting Boulder
Railroad crews in northern Arizona are working to repair some track near Williams after a Burlington Northern train derailed Sunday night.
March 2, 2015
Advocates Call For Release Of Detained Transgender Asylum Seeker
The plight of a Guatemalan transgender woman seeking asylum in the United States is gaining attention. The federal government is holding her in an all-male immigration detention unit, where she says she was assaulted.
March 2, 2015
Sky Harbor To Begin Construction Inside Terminal 3
Officials at Sky Harbor will be moving the Terminal 3 construction indoors in March.
March 2, 2015
Study Links Breastfeeding, Reduction In Pet Allergies
Results of a new study show that breastfeeding can reduce pet allergies when a baby grows up. It all comes down to little things called microbes.
March 1, 2015
Oral Arguments Set For Medicaid Expansion Program
A Maricopa County Superior Court Judge has agreed to hear oral arguments in a case involving the authorization of the funding source for Arizona’s Medicaid expansion program.
March 1, 2015
State House Preliminarily Approves Naloxone Bill
The House gave preliminary approval to a bill that would give Arizona first responders access to a lifesaving medicine.
Feb. 27, 2015
Northern Trust Building New Office In Tempe, Promising 1,000 Jobs
Tempe announced its adding yet another company to its roster of big name businesses. Northern Trust, a financial services company, is expanding its current operations by building a new office, and it is promising to create 1,000 jobs in the next three years.
Feb. 27, 2015
Valley Sees Sudden Surge In Homebuying Activity
A sudden spike in buyer activity in February may signal a turnaround for the Valley's housing market, which has been experiencing a cooling off period for more than a year, according to a special report by Arizona State University.
Feb. 27, 2015
Report Shows Low Student Spending In Arizona
A new report demonstrates Arizona is behind the national average in spending per student. The auditor general’s report released Friday shows a fourth of district’s are in moderate to high financial stress.
Feb. 27, 2015

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