KJZZ News

Downtown Phoenix
Phoenix is undergoing some dramatic changes, but there’s still work to be done to make the city more walkable and bikeable, and more of a community.
Jul. 25, 2016
Fire crews rescued four people from Phoenix trails today Monday in two separate, heat-related incidents.
Jul. 25, 2016
Road
Route 66’s history is one that’s primarily connected with the Nat King Cole song about getting your kicks, but that route was often an uncomfortable—sometimes risky—one for African-American travelers.
Jul. 25, 2016
It’s Monday, so let’s celebrate the working life. We’re looking at the people who do the jobs that you sometimes don’t see or don’t think about.
Jul. 25, 2016
Protesters gather at Camelback Road
Rashad Shabazz, an associate professor at ASU’s School of Transformation has been closely watching protests and rallies unfold in our community. He says the younger, diverse crowds are the "future of the Valley."
Jul. 25, 2016
The Show talked with Al Tompkins of the Poynter Institute about how government and political conspiracies seem to have made a comeback.
Jul. 25, 2016
One Arizona's delegates at the DNC is John V. Gomez. We talked with him to learn about his expectations.
Jul. 25, 2016
We checked in with NPR’s Don Gonyea for a preview and to find out about Arizona Democrats’ efforts to turn the state their way in November.
Jul. 25, 2016
One of Mexico's top drug lords has apologized to the U.S. government for the 1985 murder of a DEA agent, but denies having played a role in his death.
Jul. 25, 2016
For transgender people, the costs of sex reassignment surgery are substantial. Only in recent years have more employers begun covering those procedures, but others still don’t and a case is now headed to federal court.
Jul. 25, 2016
employee in kjzz newsroom
More companies are changing the way they evaluate employees. Recently, IBM joined Accenture and General Electric by overhauling or eliminating the traditional annual reviews. Company leaders determined the time, money and effort spent on annual reviews wasn’t paying off with improved performance.
Jul. 25, 2016
democrat donkey
Arizona’s delegation remains divided, but they’ve pledged to stay unified despite a series of email leaks that show party leaders trying to undermine Bernie Sanders in favor of eventual nominee Hillary Clinton.
Jul. 25, 2016
Drone Over Smoke
Arizona’s wildfire season has been busy.While people want to get pictures of the blazes while they burn, there are now new efforts to keep people from taking photos from above.
Jul. 25, 2016
According to the EPA and studies targeting Maricopa County, burning wood in fireplaces is a significant contributor to breathing-related health issues.
Jul. 25, 2016
Phoenix police have released the name of the 12-year-old boy who died while hiking in the heat.
Jul. 25, 2016
High school students
The Volunteer Services Healthcare Career Exploration Camp prepares students for careers in medicine by taking them inside a working hospital.
Jul. 25, 2016
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North American forests may be less able to absorb carbon from the atmosphere as the century progresses, in a key finding in research led by the University of Arizona.
Jul. 25, 2016
school classroom
For families across the Valley, it’s time to buy pencils, backpacks and laptops. According to the National Retail Foundation, total back-to-school spending for K-12 students is expected to increase by nearly ten percent from last year.
Jul. 25, 2016
Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funds once supported 66 families living there. In May, House of Refuge lost all of its federal funding.
Jul. 25, 2016
Downtown Prescott
The small Yavapai County town is moving forward to regulate group homes for recovering addicts.
Jul. 25, 2016

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