KJZZ News

KJZZ’s theatre critic Robrt Pela reviews By The Way, Meet Vera Stark, now at the Herberger Theater Center in Phoenix.
September 05, 2014
Dozens of community members and parishioners gathered at a Tempe church Thursday night. The group held a vigil in support of a man now living in the church — because he could be deported at any time.
September 05, 2014
Elvis Presley made a movie in Arizona’s red rock country almost 50 years ago. “Stay Away Joe” is an absurd musical comedy that got mixed reviews. But the movie is almost overshadowed by a rare record Elvis made while filming in the Verde Valley.
September 04, 2014
Peoria is holding a special election ordered by federal court for the Mesquite District City Council seat. Candidate Ken Krieger’s name was left off the original primary election ballot.
September 04, 2014
The Environmental Protection Agency released action plans for six companies in Arizona to lower haze. The rules force smelters, concrete kilns and power plants to clean up the air at nearby National Parks by reducing emissions of harmful chemicals.
September 04, 2014
Federal health officials say Arizona’s obesity rate last year was similar to its rate over the previous two years.
September 04, 2014
Bullhead City Police have made an arrest in the murder of an 8-year-old girl who was reported missing early Tuesday. The suspect is a friend of the family.
September 04, 2014
After enduring six years of government permitting and winning 14 lawsuits and appeals, a $1 billion desalination plant is under construction in Carlsbad, Calif. The plant is expected to open next year.
September 04, 2014
Sept. 3 marks the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act. The law protects 109 million acres. Most would assume the Grand Canyon is included in that preservation system. But it’s not.
September 04, 2014
The Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community election results are in. Delbert Ray Sr. has been elected to the office of the President. He won 60 percent of the vote among enrolled tribal members.
September 04, 2014
A man and a woman in Phoenix have been arrested on kidnapping charges for allegedly holding a boy from Honduras hostage.
September 03, 2014
Arizona’s Department of Child Safety expects to see an increase in the number of families receiving services in the coming year.
September 03, 2014
A Valley Metro bus fell into a sinkhole earlier today following a water main break in Tempe.
September 03, 2014
Voter participation on the Navajo Nation is up. Unofficial results from last week’s primary elections show a 3% increase in registered voter turnout since 2010.
September 03, 2014
Officials with the Internal Revenue Service say a large-scale phone scam has conned Arizona residents out of about $80,000 since January.
September 03, 2014
Tesla will not be building its gigafactory in Arizona after all. The Associate Press is reporting the car maker will break ground in Nevada instead.
September 03, 2014
Authorities say they’ve found a body near the home of a missing girl in Bullhead City in northwest Arizona.
September 03, 2014
Costco Wholesale Corporation will pay a settlement after the EPA found refrigerators and freezers leaking chemical gasses at almost 300 of its stores. Fourteen of the Costco stores are in Arizona.
September 03, 2014
The tiny nation of El Salvador is scrambling to receive thousands of children deported from Mexico back to their home country. In coming months, more children are anticipated to arrive, this time deported from the U.S.
September 03, 2014
American Airlines, which merged last year with Tempe-based US Airways, has decided not to renew the naming rights for US Airways Center
September 03, 2014

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