KJZZ News

The last original Navajo Code Talker died Wednesday. Chester Nez was one of the 29 men who used their native language to devise an unbreakable code that helped win World War II.
Jun. 4, 2014
Since the Valley's light rail line became established, supporters have passionately opined that transit-oriented development would have a positive impact on the area's economy.
Jun. 4, 2014
The filmmaker Kevin Smith is probably best known for his films "Clerks" and "Chasing Amy."
Jun. 4, 2014
We spoke to Eric Massey, Air Quality Division director at the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality.
Jun. 4, 2014
Tesla is a company that many in the economic development sector believe could have a huge impact in Arizona.
Jun. 4, 2014
The acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Sloan Gibson, held his first meeting with veterans groups Wednesday morning. He used the time to announce how he plans to respond to the Inspector General’s interim report.
Jun. 4, 2014
The Slide Fire in northern Arizona is now fully contained after burning around Oak Creek Canyon for more than two weeks.
Jun. 4, 2014
Northern Arizona University President John Haeger says he expects growth of the school's main campus in Flagstaff to slow.
Jun. 4, 2014
Two of the Southwest's largest coal-fired power plants straddle the San Juan River in northwestern New Mexico, one within clear view of the other.
Jun. 4, 2014
A body found near the top of a Phoenix mountain has been identified as a 23-year-old Seattle man who went missing after going on a weekend hike.
Jun. 4, 2014
Attorney General Tom Horne is warning Arizona residents to be cautious of telephone scam artists posing as IRS employees.
Jun. 4, 2014
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors selected a new member Wednesday morning.
Jun. 4, 2014
Police are searching for a gold nugget stolen from a museum at the University of Arizona. The chunk is worth $30,000.
Jun. 4, 2014
The O'Connor House and KJZZ presented a panel discussion at the Arizona Historical Society’s Steele Auditorium on June 3.
Jun. 4, 2014
In April, Bisbee became the first city in Arizona to ban plastic bags. But it wasn't without opposition.
Jun. 4, 2014
U.S. Border Patrol agents seized more than 3,200 pounds of pot near Douglas on Monday. The drugs were stashed in a truck designed to look like a U.S. Fish and Wildlife vehicle.
Jun. 4, 2014
Avondale has a new mayor – Kenneth Weise assumes the job, to finish out the term of his predecessor.
Jun. 4, 2014
A public memorial service is scheduled Tuesday evening for a Phoenix-born banda musician who was gunned down in Mexico last week. Singer Tito Torbellino was among several people murdered in the Mexican state of Sonora in recent days.
Jun. 3, 2014
A three-judge panel of a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday that an Arizona abortion law must remain on hold while it is litigated. The law would have restricted access to medication abortions.
Jun. 3, 2014
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors will be appointing a new member Wednesday.
Jun. 3, 2014

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