KJZZ News

Population Explosion Changes Buckeye
The town 38 miles west of downtown Phoenix looks nothing like it did 10 years ago.
May. 30, 2014
Solar Power Comes To More Phoenix Schools
Classes are out for many students across Arizona, but school districts are already preparing for next school year. Phoenix’s Madison School District is planning to install solar panels this summer at two of its schools.
May. 30, 2014
Did You Know: Goldfield Ghost Town Was Alive In The 1800s
They’re known as ghost towns, and it’s not because ghosts wonder through the area — well, at least not any we know of. In the Southwest these are towns filled with history, and there’s one on the outskirts of the Valley.
May. 30, 2014
White House Concussion Summit Hits Home In Arizona
Doctors, athletes and scientists gathered at the White House on Thursday to talk about concussions.
May. 29, 2014
Arizona Supreme Court: Expert Witnesses Don
The state Supreme Court has ruled an expert witness testifying about general principles and practices doesn't have to be familiar with a specific criminal defendant's case.
May. 29, 2014
U Of A Apologizes For Graduation Issues
University of Arizona officials are apologizing for the heat-related problems some graduates experienced during the school’s outdoor commencement ceremony May 17.
May. 29, 2014
 Surge Of Migrants In South Texas Overwhelms Federal Facilities
A surge of Central American families crossing the South Texas border are overwhelming federal facilities there. The effect is starting to impact Arizona.
May. 28, 2014
Hearing To Be Held On Phoenix VA
A Congressional hearing will be held Wednesday related to the Phoenix VA hospital and an alleged “secret list” that may have covered up chronic issues.
May. 28, 2014
Arizona Senators Demand VA Secretary Shinseki Resign
U.S. Senators John McCain and Jeff Flake are demanding the resignation of VA Secretary Eric Shinseki. They made the announcement on Wednesday after the VA’s inspector general confirmed that some VA wait time data had been manipulated.
May. 28, 2014
 Texas Clean Coal Plant May Be Environmental Game Changer
The EPA will place heavy restrictions on carbon emissions on June 2. Both the coal industry and some major environmental groups are hoping the announcement spawns renewed focus on Carbon Capture and Storage technology.
May. 28, 2014
Trout Moved Because Of Slide Fire
Half a million trout have been moved out of Oak Creek Canyon to save them from the Slide Fire.
May. 28, 2014
Flake: Congress Has Small Window On Immigration Reform
U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake joined us in-studio to talk about current issues, including immigration reform.
May. 28, 2014
#YesAllWomen Gives A Voice To Everyday Sexism
Following the shooting spree in Isla Vista, Calif., the Twitter hashtag #YesAllWomen has gone viral.
May. 28, 2014
Special Legislative Session Off To Slow Start
The special legislative session to form and fund a new child welfare agency in Arizona got off to a slow start Tuesday.
May. 28, 2014
The Future Of Copper Mining In Arizona
Copper mining has a deep connection to the history of Arizona.
May. 28, 2014
Looking At Sex Trafficking Victims In Juvenile Justice System
A new study from Arizona State University's school of social work has discovered that more than 160 minors who have received treatment or services through Arizona's juvenile court system were victims of sex trafficking.
May. 28, 2014
Brooklyn Nine-Nine
If you've watched the award-winning Fox sitcom Brooklyn Nine-Nine, then you know comedian and actress Chelsea Peretti.
May. 28, 2014
Community College District Approves Tax Hike
The Maricopa Community College District Governing Board has approved a 2 percent increase in property taxes.
May. 28, 2014
High-Pressure Systems Heat Up Southwest
This week has been the hottest so far in 2014. And watching forecasters talk about the heat and high-pressure systems got us thinking — what exactly is high pressure?
May. 28, 2014
Work Begins On Allocating Child Safety Funds
Arizona lawmakers have begun a special session to create and fund the new Department of Child Safety, to replace Child Protective Services.
May. 28, 2014

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