KJZZ News

There is a growing demand for locally grown food in New Mexico, but farmers here are getting older. The average age is 65. However, there are programs that aim to inspire and train up-and-coming young farmers.
May 18, 2015
Gov. Doug Ducey said the head of the state Department of Weights and Measures was fired for planning a Super Bowl sting operation to get ridesharing companies off the road.
May 18, 2015
A man rappelling off boulder formations in the Prescott area was rescued by firefighters after he ran out of rope on his way down.
May 18, 2015
Mohave County is questioning whether to keep using state-contracted vending businesses owned by blind people.
May 18, 2015
A U.S. Marine from Phoenix who died in a helicopter crash in earthquake-ravaged Nepal was looking forward to starting a new chapter in California, his mother said Sunday.
May 18, 2015
Phoenix may allow Arizona State University and a private-sector partner to use city-owned land for a health care-focused project in downtown.
May 18, 2015
Arizona's schools chief moved her ongoing power struggle with the state Board of Education into court Friday.
May 18, 2015
Fewer children in the state’s Women, Infants, and Children supplemental nutrition program are overweight and obese.
May 18, 2015
The town of Jerome is known for a lot of things: a raucous past, ghosts, wine and historic homes. Many of those homes have been available as short term vacation rentals – until now. Officials recently told homeowners they’re in violation of Jerome’s planning and zoning regulations.
May 18, 2015
Last month, a college student in Georgia challenged young people to post videos of themselves defacing the American flag. Then an Eastern Arizona man responded by posting a video on Facebook calling for people to get a flag and display it proudly.
May 15, 2015
The Valley has seen visits from projected Republican presidential candidates Jeb Bush, Rand Paul, Marco Rubio and Carly Fiorina.
May 15, 2015
A new clothing boutique that aims to serve transgender youth recently opened in downtown Phoenix. I Have a Dream Shoe and Clothing Boutique opened in March.
May 15, 2015
Next Tuesday, the Phoenix City Council will vote on a final budget for the 2015-2016 fiscal year.
May 15, 2015
Remember the big storms we had last fall? Those are examples of emergency situations where our local government works around the clock to ensure safety. Well, most often those problems aren’t handled in government office buildings.
May 15, 2015
In the early 1900s, two brothers, Emery and Ellsworth Kolb, saw an economic opportunity at the Grand Canyon.
May 15, 2015
Half a million people who bought a cactus-based drink from a Scottsdale company will soon be getting checks in the mail. This comes after a lawsuit alleging that the company Trivita touted bogus health claims.
May 15, 2015
Miriam Robbins is director of marketing for the Grand Canyon Association, which raised most of the money for the project.
May 15, 2015
Shortly after a shooting earlier this month at an event featuring cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed in Garland, Texas, authorities determined the two suspects had attended a mosque in Phoenix.
May 15, 2015
This week, Phoenix unveiled a new icon for disability accessibility.
May 15, 2015
Is the self-described West’s Most Western Town losing its western-ness?
May 15, 2015

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