KJZZ News

Trent Franks and Ruben Gallego
The day after the first presidential debate, as you might expect, there were two drastically different views from opposite sides of Arizona’s congressional contingent.
Sep. 27, 2016
police line do not cross
New FBI data shows violent crime rates in the United States in 2015 were up almost 11 percent from the year before. Several Arizona cities showed a similar trend.
Sep. 27, 2016
American expats and people interested in US politics
Like in the United States, groups gathered in Mexico City for presidential debate watch parties. One of them was at an American-style barbecue joint. The customers were encouraged to toast every time the word Mexico was mentioned during the debate.
Sep. 27, 2016
solar panels and radios
In Southern Arizona’s mountains, the United States is hunting down the eyes of Mexico’s cartels — but the real fight is in the courtroom.
Sep. 27, 2016
Mike Foreman
A former NASA astronaut spoke Arizona Western College in Yuma recently to encourage students to pursue careers in STEM. The presentation revealed how tough a career in the sciences can be.
Sep. 27, 2016
south mountain park
South Mountain Park is a beloved destination for both local residents and tourists. Some of its facilities are almost a hundred years old and now it’s time to make some improvements.
Sep. 26, 2016
New figures today from the Arizona Farm Bureau Federation show the bottom has dropped out of the price for poultry. Boneless chicken breasts which were selling for $3.24 a pound a year ago have now dropped to $2.48.
Sep. 26, 2016
The 5-year economic census for U.S. mining shows the state in the lead in a number of key materials production. More than half of the 26 companies across the U.S. that mine for copper and nickel are here in Arizona.
Sep. 26, 2016
star field in Taurus
For space exploration missions, the best word you can hear is nominal, meaning it is performing as it should be. The operation of the University of Arizona’s OSIRIS-Rex mission to an asteroid is being described in superlatives.
Sep. 26, 2016
office mug
When it’s time for an afternoon pick-me-up, if you reach for your mug from the morning to rinse out and refill -- wait just a second. There might be something in that mug you don’t want.
Sep. 26, 2016
The Desert Botanical Garden 8
When it comes to Arizona music, one of the most recognizable names is Marty Robbins. The City of Glendale named a one-mile stretch of Glendale Avenue after the famous country musician on Monday.
Sep. 26, 2016
The U.S. National Parks Service is celebrating its centennial this year and there’s little doubt that the U.S. was the pioneer in that category. Other countries have also embraced the concept of national parks and developed their own unique heritages.
Sep. 26, 2016
Fuller Fire Smoke
To learn more about inmate firefighting, we spoke with former wild land firefighter Bill Gabbert of Wildfire Today and University of Arizona doctoral student Lindsey Feldman, who became a certified firefighter herself to be alongside the inmates.
Sep. 26, 2016
south mountain
Initial construction of the controversial South Mountain Freeway extension began last week, but that hasn’t cooled opposition.
Sep. 26, 2016
golf ball
Arnold Palmer made many connections here in the Valley and leaves behind a total of five courses in the state that bear his name and design: Arrowhead in Glendale, Wildfire at Desert Ridge in North Phoenix, Starfire in Scottsdale, Mesa del Sol in Yuma and Starr Pas in Tucson.
Sep. 26, 2016
Heading into tonight’s first general election presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, some national polls are indicating that up to 20 percent of the voting public is undecided on which way to go.
Sep. 26, 2016
school education classroom
A new survey suggests that up to a quarter of open teaching positions in Arizona were vacant at the end of August. Officials in the participating districts filled many with candidates that did not meet standard teaching requirements.
Sep. 26, 2016
Abortions are on the decline in Arizona, but the reason for it is unclear. New figures from the Arizona Department of Health Services show 12,659 recorded abortions in 2015, about 2,000 fewer than in 2011.
Sep. 26, 2016
loop 202 extension map as of September 2016
The Arizona Department of Transportation is hosting two meetings. The first will be Tuesday evening at Desert Vista High School in Ahwatukee. On Wednesday, another will be held at Betty Fairfax High school in Laveen.
Sep. 26, 2016
prescott police department logo
Someone broke into a Prescott taxidermist's shop last week and stole $30,000 in antlers and animal skins. Now, Prescott police are seeking the public’s help in nabbing the criminals.
Sep. 26, 2016

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