KJZZ News

AZ Unemployment Unchanged, Higher Than Average
The unemployment rate in Arizona is exactly where it was a year ago, 4.7 percent. The numbers released Thursday show that’s higher than the national average of 3.7 percent.
Oct. 19, 2018
Arizona High School Students Take On Assistive Technology Challenge
Eight teams from schools across the Valley recently competed for a $500 prize. They were designing real-world solutions for everyday problems faced by children with disabilities.
Oct. 19, 2018
Congressional Candidates Discuss Climate Change
Four congressional candidates answered questions about the climate at town hall hosted by climate advocacy group Defend Our Future at ASU on Thursday.
Oct. 18, 2018
Man Rescued From Mine Shaft
John Waddell was rescued Wednesday night from a 100-foot deep abandoned mine shaft in a remote part of western Arizona after being trapped for more than two days.
Oct. 18, 2018
A Controversial Response To Trump’s Threats
Mexican authorities are trying to stop a caravan of migrants headed to the U.S. from entering Mexico, increasing police presence on the Guatemala border and meeting with the migrants.
Oct. 18, 2018
Mining Conference Takes Place In Hermosillo
Representatives of hundreds of mining companies the world over are descending on Hermosillo, Sonora, next week for a major conference.
Oct. 18, 2018
Sounds Of The City: It
"This being the fresh air on this unusually cool October day, it just really kind of ignites that passion, you're like 'I'm really going to embrace the season.'" Listen to the sounds of Renee Mackel with her kids at the pumpkin patch.
Oct. 18, 2018
Analyzing Sinema And McSally
Senate candidates Kyrsten Sinema and Martha McSally sat down with The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com’s editorial board Wednesday.
Oct. 18, 2018
Thousands Of School In AZ Participate In Nationwide Earthquake Drill
Thousands of schools across the state will participate in the Great Arizona ShakeOut — a drill to prepare for earthquakes.
Oct. 18, 2018
Katie Hobbs On Why She Is Fit To Be Sec. Of State
Arizona’s current Secretary of State Michele Reagan was knocked out in August’s primary, so a new secretary will take office in January.
Oct. 18, 2018
Do Celebrity Endorsements Move The Needle?
Earlier this month, Taylor Swift ended her practice of not talking politics, and took to Instagram to formally endorse two Democratic candidates in her home state of Tennessee. She is, of course, not the first celebrity to let fans know which candidates they support or oppose.
Oct. 18, 2018
A Cosmic Playground Made From Tape Appears At The Science Center
What are some possible uses for tape? Did constructing a playground come to mind? Eric Lennartson and a team of volunteers spent hours at the Arizona Science Center passing rolls of tape around and around to create tunnels big enough for people to climb through.
Oct. 18, 2018
WATCH: Phoenix Mayoral Panel
KJZZ's Mark Brodie, co-host of The Show, asked Phoenix mayoral candidates Kate Gallego, Moses Sanchez, Nicholas Sarwark and Daniel Valenzuela how they plan to lead the nation's fifth largest city into the future.
More Arizona Election Coverage
Oct. 18, 2018
Millions Of Dollars Behind AZ Corp Comm Elections
Groups supporting Democrats have put up $2.8 million for ad buys and groups backing Republicans have earmarked $3.2 million for elections.
Oct. 18, 2018
Ancient Child
A team of archaeologists recently discovered the remains of a 10-year-old at an ancient burial site in Italy. And the materials found nearby, along with evidence found on the child, indicate residents took action to keep the child from returning from the dead and spreading malaria.
Oct. 18, 2018
The Takeaway: Honduras Caravan: Thousands Of Hondurans Fleeing Violence Head To U.S. Amid Trump
A caravan of nearly 4,000 migrants is traveling from Honduras, across the Guatemala border and headed to the United States.
Oct. 18, 2018
Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio Is Suing The New York Times
Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio made headlines again Wednesday — months after he came in third in the Republican primary in the U.S. Senate race in August.
Oct. 18, 2018
AZ To Vote On School Voucher Expansion
After Gov. Ducey signed into law last year a measure to expand the state’s Empowerment Scholarship Account — or ESA — program, a new group formed to oppose it.
Oct. 18, 2018
Chispa Spending Millions On Dems In Corp. Comm. Race
More money is coming to the Arizona Corporation Commission race.
Oct. 18, 2018
Phoenix Suns Are Undefeated After One Game
The Suns are undefeated! Granted, they’ve only played one game, but for a team that finished with the NBA’s worst record last season, winning only 21 games, maybe let’s let them savor being in first place for now.
Oct. 18, 2018

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