KJZZ News

The people who answer 911 calls are in need of some help. The Phoenix Police Communications Bureau is looking to fill dozens of positions.
Jan. 23, 2017
There are smart cars, smart phones and increasingly, smart cities. And that means an increasing demand for tech-trained employees.
Jan. 23, 2017
Arizona historian and author Jack August has died at age 63. He was known for his work on water policy, but especially on the history of the West.
Jan. 21, 2017
Marchers gather in Phoenix
The streets surrounding the Capitol building in downtown Phoenix were flooded with peaceful demonstrators. Generally, the message was to protect the rights of women, people of color, immigrants, those with disabilities and other marginalized groups.
Jan. 21, 2017
If you’re heading out to see the snow this weekend, but admit it’s been a while since you’ve driven in snow, here are a few tips to help you navigate.
Jan. 21, 2017
JLL offfice
A report by commercial real-estate services firm JLL finds demand and rents are going up. Since 2012, vacancies have dropped the most in the Camelback Corridor. That’s also where rents are highest for Class A space, typically buildings with the newest amenities.
Jan. 21, 2017
Colorado City, Arizona
The police officer most recently hired by the Colorado City Marshal's Office has a criminal history that disqualifies him from working as a police officer in Arizona, records show.
Jan. 20, 2017
Two thousand seventeen's economy charges ahead, but key 2016 numbers driving the change were just released.
Jan. 20, 2017
The city made a deal with Washington, D.C., officials to provide more than two dozen Phoenix police officers for inaugural events.
Jan. 20, 2017
Alicia Jimenez
Last November, Alicia Jimenez found herself in the unique position of trying to convince a Superior Court judge in Bisbee that her husband hadn’t just disappeared in Mexico, but that he had died there. Last Thursday, the judge agreed with her, bringing to a close one story involving a typical style of crime in Mexico: missing victims whose fate normally leaves families hovering in limbo.
Jan. 20, 2017
Elk
A disease fatal to deer and elk has struck herds in some western states. But chronic wasting disease hasn’t yet arrived in Arizona, according to the Arizona Game and Fish Department.
Jan. 20, 2017
Federal Courthouse
Immigrants rights groups asked a federal judge for a preliminary injunction to stop the practice of denying licenses to so-called Dreamers. The plaintiffs argue Arizona is violating their Constitutional rights.
Jan. 20, 2017
U.S. foreclosures fell to a 10 year low in 2016, but in Arizona, they are still rising. One researcher said deportations play a part.
Jan. 20, 2017
snow in Flagstaff
The National Weather Service said rain clouds Friday will morph into more than two feet of snow at elevations above 5,000 feet.
Jan. 20, 2017
american flag
A bill is moving through the Arizona Legislature which could lead to more jail time for stealing the American flag.
Jan. 20, 2017
Penzone announced one of his first objectives as sheriff will be to weigh the merits of the outdoor jail.
Jan. 20, 2017
Daniel Pacheco
Since the November election, Mexico has been bracing for the inevitable shift in its relationship with the U.S. Mexico sent more than 80 percent of its exports to the U.S. last year, and incoming President Donald Trump has said he wants to correct what he says are Mexico’s unfair trade advantages.
Jan. 20, 2017
The widow of a Texas man fatally shot by a Mesa police officer has filed a $75 million lawsuit. The suit alleges the January 2016 shooting was unprovoked and could have been avoided.
Jan. 19, 2017
snow in Flagstaff
Expect rain throughout the day, and if you’re driving north to higher elevations — snow, lot’s of it! If it’s been awhile driving in snow for you, here's what to remember before you go.
Jan. 19, 2017
Lake Mead
Arizona’s farmers and suburban communities will be among the first to feel the squeeze of dwindling water supplies in the coming years. That’s if more isn’t done to conserve water in Lake Mead.
Jan. 19, 2017

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