KJZZ News

New numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau show the country’s Hispanic population grew by more than a million people between July 1 of 2014 and the same date a year later – that’s a more than 2 percent increase.
Jun. 24, 2016
It’s something we all like to forget about, but, every day, 130 million gallons of wastewater is sent from our sewer system to a treatment plant near 91st Avenue and Broadway Road. There, it’s broken down, treated, and almost entirely reused.
Jun. 24, 2016
There will be extra shaded places and increased medical assistance provided outside the stadium.
Jun. 24, 2016
SRP
Salt River Project customers will get a break on their electricity bills the rest of this summer.
Jun. 24, 2016
hockey puck and players
The Coyotes will soon have a Southwest neighbor in the NHL—as the league has announced an expansion franchise has been granted to Las Vegas.
Jun. 24, 2016
University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix
The Arizona Board of Regents held a special meeting this week in Phoenix. On the docket was an in-depth discussion regarding concerns about leadership transitions at the University of Arizona Medical School Campus downtown.
Jun. 24, 2016
haboob
On July 5, 2011, a massive dust storm rolled over the Phoenix area. The National Weather Service called it “historic.” The haboob made headlines and it jump started the career of one Valley man who happened to be in the right place at the right time — camera in hand.
Jun. 24, 2016
Rep. Cecilia Vasquez
The Arizona state representative indicted on food stamp fraud charges does not plan to seek re-election. Rep. Cecilia Velasquez filed papers with the Secretary of State’s Office on Friday to remove her name from the ballot.
Jun. 24, 2016
Firefighting and police work are male-dominated careers. But the Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona are hosting the "Catching Fury" camp this weekend to get girls more interested in public safety careers.
Jun. 24, 2016
Firefighters battling the Cedar Fire are facing yet another challenge as they work to contain the blaze, which has already charred more than 45,000 acers: drones.
Jun. 24, 2016
Arizona's Department of Health Services lab
A new case of measles was diagnosed Wednesday in Pinal County, bringing the total to 18 in an outbreak that began last month at a detention center in Eloy.
Jun. 24, 2016
Phoenix FBI building
Federal authorities have joined the investigation into five murders in Phoenix's Maryvale neighborhood.
Jun. 24, 2016
When it comes to economic development, some business and government leaders are calling this “Mexico’s Moment.” Opportunities are being touted during the Arizona-Mexico Commission Summit taking place in Scottsdale.
Jun. 24, 2016
Dr. Venkatesh Ramaiah
For millions of Americans, living with clogged arteries can lead to pain and fatigue, particularly in the legs and sometimes leading to amputation. But a new device being tested at a Valley hospital may help clear the way for some patients to live pain free.
Jun. 24, 2016
How many Arizonans use power and pay for it could soon change. The state’s largest power company has proposed shifting most households to a new kind of rate – one that no major utility in the country has ever required.
Jun. 23, 2016
The Arizona monsoon season officially started last week and a dose of dust was unleashed on downtown Phoenix Thursday. What's the best way to settle the sand?
Jun. 23, 2016
The Chandler City Council this evening is scheduled to vote to enter into an agreement with the Export-Import Bank – it would make Chandler the first city in Arizona to do so.
Jun. 23, 2016
Navajo Nation seal
Communities in the Navajo Nation now will be able to use funds from the so-called junk food tax to create wellness projects.
Jun. 23, 2016
College baseball’s World Series is well underway in Omaha, Nebraska, and the University of Arizona Wildcats are still alive in the double-elimination tournament.
Jun. 23, 2016
Copa America Centenario Games logo
The Copa America Centenario USMNT v. Colombia match kicks off at 5:00 p.m. Saturday at the University of Phoenix Stadium.
Jun. 23, 2016

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