KJZZ News

The flooding that took place in metro Phoenix last week came during the month officials have set aside for people to make a plan to keep their families safe in an emergency.
September 15, 2014
Sergeant Margaret Bentzen says 15 patrol officers have already been trained to use the cameras, which were purchased in July. Bentzen says they expect all officers will be wearing the body cameras by early next month.
September 15, 2014
Arizona Public Service plans to close one of the generators at the Cholla Power Plant in 2016. The power company will go through with the plan if its compromise proposal is approved by the Environmental Protection Agency
September 15, 2014
Arizona ranks among the top 15 states for murders and suicides. The state is joining a national service that will help health officials better understand why violence rates are high here.
September 15, 2014
Officials with the Democratic National Committee were in Phoenix this week - the city is a finalist to host the party’s 2016 national convention.
September 12, 2014
When President Obama decided to delay any executive action on immigration reform, observers cited concerns from some Democrats, who were worried about voter backlash in November. But, how will that decision impact Latino voting?
September 12, 2014
Mesa officials say about 125 residents have visited the city’s Resource Information Center since it opened on Wednesday morning.
September 12, 2014
A Phoenix church that was flooded during the recent storm is preparing for Sunday service—without its worship room. The congregation is gearing up for new accommodations.
September 12, 2014
Whether it's baseball cards or Impressionist masterpieces, a shared interest in collecting can bring people together. The KJZZ community series We Are the Valley introduces us to a man who lives in one of his collections and dips his toe in many different communities.
September 12, 2014
The Arizona congressional delegation has called on Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert MacDonald to appoint a new permanent director to the Phoenix VA. The office was at the center of a national scandal this spring over delays in patient care.
September 12, 2014
Arizona isn’t the only desert spot seeing an influx of precipitation lately. Areas in southeastern New Mexico have seen more than 3 inches of rain since Thursday. The threat of flash flooding forced officials at Carlsbad Caverns National Park to close early on Friday.
September 12, 2014
When the song "You Oughta Know" by Alanis Morrisette was released in 1995, anyone who’d heard of the singer was probably more familiar with her as a child actor in Canada. But that piece of music—and the album it was on, "Jagged Little Pill," attracted millions of fans.
September 12, 2014
The City of Phoenix has opened two recovery centers to help flood victims. The centers will be open through Sunday, September 14.
September 12, 2014
The expanding diversity in the Valley isn’t limited to people who speak Spanish as a first language. Far from it.
September 12, 2014
On Thursday, a state panel chaired by Governor Jan Brewer approved a swap of state trust land in north Phoenix that she expects to be one of the final steps in creating the Arizona Biomedical Corridor.
September 12, 2014
Phoenix’s record rainfall on Monday isn’t expected to put much of a dent in the long-term drought. We’ll have to wait and see what kind of snowpack winter brings.
September 12, 2014
A US district court judge has ruled in favor of a gay man in Arizona who was denied death benefits after losing his husband to cancer. The ruling only applies to this particular case.
September 12, 2014
More than a century ago people came to the hot, dry Phoenix climate to recover from all sorts of pulmonary ailments…tuberculosis, for instance. Today, one of the places that was popular back then became a town of its own.
September 12, 2014
A Price Double A Current Meter looks like a yellow submarine, with several spinning cups on top of it, connected to a meter and the USGS uses it to measure water velocity.
September 12, 2014
Recommendations for improving transportation in Carefree and Cave Creek from the Maricopa Association of Governments focus on things like bike lanes, sidewalks and parking.
September 12, 2014

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