KJZZ News

Tomas Robles shares a story about how he learned to be proud of his military heritage.
May. 14, 2018
Massive changes to how public schools will be allowed to hire builders for large construction projects, as well as harsh new penalties for malfeasance that occurs during the selection process are included in the $10.4 billion budget passed by Arizona lawmakers and signed by Gov. Doug Ducey last week.
May. 14, 2018
The Chiricahua National Monument is closed because of an active wildfire near the Pinery Canyon campgrounds in Cochise County.
May. 14, 2018
Dockless bike sharing programs allow users to leave bikes anywhere after they’re done riding them — and that’s led to complaints about blocked sidewalks and cluttered neighborhoods.
May. 14, 2018
The CDC reports that death from older adult falls is on the rise — from about 18,000 in 2007 to almost 30,000 in 2016. Fall deaths in Arizona are also up. "In 2007 Arizona had 637 fall deaths and that rose to 983 in 2016," said Elizabeth Burns, a health scientist with the CDC.
May. 14, 2018
The property near 32nd Street and Washington is currently home to Arctic Paws, a company that makes dog and cat treats. The owner is looking to move operations and offered to sell to Sky Harbor.
May. 14, 2018
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey will make another push for his school safety proposal. Governor’s Aide Dan Scarpinato said Ducey is determined to bring back the original plan. Ducey wants to see something that provides tools not only to law enforcement, but to parents and school officials as well.
May. 13, 2018
A new wildfire has started 29 miles southeast of Willcox Arizona. The Pinery Fire which started Saturday has reached 1,200 acres and was zero percent contained as of Sunday morning.
May. 13, 2018
A White House communications aide caused a stir this week when she made a comment about Senator John McCain’s declining health. Some politicians don’t think the White House has appropriately responded to the comment.
May. 13, 2018
Program provides immediate access to medicine and treatment, and results in early viral suppression.
May. 13, 2018
While many women will spend this Mother's Day with their children, not everyone can be with mom this weekend. Activists in Phoenix have raised at least $16,000 to help bail out impoverished mothers behind bars.
May. 12, 2018
Willie Bloomquist Field was dedicated in Tempe Saturday morning, as part of the “Diamonds Back” Youth Field Building Program. Bloomquist played for the Diamondbacks starting in 2011 and later played for the Seattle Mariners before announcing his retirement in 2016.
May. 12, 2018
Firefighters have stopped forward progress on the Viewpoint Fire, burning about 15 miles north of Prescott. The fire reached more than 5,000 acres by Friday afternoon, before crews could stop its growth.
May. 12, 2018
In recent years, roughly 7,400 foreign students from Arizona State University, Grand Canyon University and the University of Arizona worked temporary jobs in the Valley after graduation, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of government data.
May. 12, 2018
Earlier this week, a teenager in Southern Arizona gained a bit of fame after she hit an owl with her car – and then was trapped by the bird in her vehicle for 20 minutes.
May. 11, 2018
In a meeting this week, a presidential aide joked that Sen. John McCain’s opposition to Trump’s pick to head the CIA doesn’t matter because, “He’s dying anyway.”
May. 11, 2018
A U.S. Border Patrol agent who was acquitted of second-degree murder while jurors deadlocked on lesser counts will be retried in the cross-border shooting of a rock-throwing teen, prosecutors announced Friday in Arizona.
May. 11, 2018
It’s a deal some Catholics never expected to see while others never lost faith.On Wednesday, Phoenix council members are scheduled to vote on a plan that would reopen a church steeped in history.
May. 11, 2018
A jury in Alaska has convicted a former Arizona lawmaker of first-degree murder in the 2016 death of a man during a hunting and fishing trip.
May. 11, 2018
New legislation would keep the West’s largest coal-fired power plant open. The Navajo Generating Station was on track to shut down at the end of 2019.
May. 11, 2018

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