KJZZ News

You can thank the San Francisco volcanic field north of Flagstaff for some of the area’s best-known natural attractions such as Humphrey's Peak or Sunset Crater. But nearby is another, far less famous geologic feature, whose full name we can’t even write out.
Jul. 23, 2018
As the U.S. Senate confirmed a new Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie, some in Arizona took the opportunity to push for better statistics of suicide among vets.
Jul. 23, 2018
One Child
One of the most common statistics that comes up in conversations around plastic straw waste comes from a study conducted by Milo Cress when he was just 9 years old.
Jul. 23, 2018
On Saturday attorneys for the state filed a notice of appeal in the Parsons vs. Ryan prison health care settlement, indicating they would challenge Magistrate Judge David Duncan’s contempt order, sanction and additional oversight measures.
Jul. 23, 2018
Federal officials continue to reunite migrant families as Thursday’s court-ordered deadline looms.
Jul. 23, 2018
The Chandler Police Department reminded motorists to focus on pedestrians and follow school zone and bus restrictions as Chandler Unified School District, one of the state's largest school districts, started its academic year Monday.
Jul. 23, 2018
Now we’re going to check in with the Editorial Board of The Arizona Republic. It’s a regular segment where we talk about the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
Jul. 23, 2018
High temperatures and drought conditions are pushing volunteers to step up their efforts to protect Arizona’s wild horse population.
Jul. 23, 2018
Terrorism has evolved since the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, but is still a significant threat. That’s something Nick Rasmussen knows all too well.
Jul. 23, 2018
Gov. Doug Ducey on Friday issued an executive order clarifying that law enforcement officers in the state may cite lawmakers for speeding and other violations.
Jul. 23, 2018
The 22nd International AIDS Conference kicked off Monday in Amsterdam and will run through the end of the week. Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex, will be among those in attendance.
Jul. 23, 2018
Rosie Magaña, owner of Palabras Bilingual Bookstore, and Sandra Flores, owner of Azukar Coffee in south Phoenix, has just been named the Cox Latina Entrepreneur of the Year by the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
Jul. 23, 2018
About 180 miles south of San Diego, in the arid region of Baja California in an area called the San Quentin valley, there are seemingly endless fields full of strawberries. With an ongoing drought and climate change on the horizon, how will the industry sustain itself?
Jul. 23, 2018
As Arizona heads toward the August primary election, KJZZ's The Show is inviting candidates in contested races to talk about why they’re running and some of the key issues in their contests.
Jul. 23, 2018
The City of Tempe will swear in its newest city council member, Jennifer Adams, on Thursday. Tempe Councilman David Schapira has stepped down to run for Arizona superintendent of public instruction, the top public schools job in the state.
Jul. 23, 2018
The Takeaway: In Los Angeles, Being Retirement-Age And Homeless
Los Angles is in the throes of a homeless crisis, with nearly 40,000 people sleeping in the streets each night. But years of mounting public outcry and pressure have forced the local government to act.
Jul. 23, 2018
The Takeaway: Affirmative Action Hangs In The Balance
It's been over two years since the Supreme Court delivered its decision in the case of Fisher v. University of Texas, the most significant college admissions case to reach the court in recent years.
Jul. 23, 2018
Last year in Maricopa County, heat-related illnesses like stroke and heat exhaustion killed 115 people. Phoenix Fire Capt. Jake Van Hook explained what the city and the fire department are doing to get the word out about heat safety.
Jul. 23, 2018
With concerns over Russian interference, Secretary of State Michele Reagan reassured that Arizonans' votes are secure because ballot information is never transmitted over the internet where hackers can intercept data.
Jul. 23, 2018
Arizona's top judge says the state's court system is stepping up efforts against sexual harassment involving judges and court employees.
Jul. 23, 2018

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