KJZZ News

A well-known Valley pool company has been temporarily shut down. The Arizona Registrar of Contractors suspended Paddock Pools's license Friday.
June 01, 2015
The FAA changed routes last September as part of a nationwide update. Those changes have caused significant noise complaints in central phoenix.
June 01, 2015
A new center for children removed from their home by the state opened in Phoenix Monday. The 30-bed building is meant to be a temporary sanctuary for children 10 and under until they can be placed foster care.
June 01, 2015
The number of deaths on Arizona highways dropped in 2014, according to a study released Monday by the Arizona Department of Transportation.
June 01, 2015
Tent City in Phoenix is one of the state's most notorious jails. It's also known for being a place that those convicted of DUIs serve time. KJZZ gave an audio recorder to former inmate who goes by Alex, who described her experiences there.
June 01, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld a lower court’s ruling that a state law that denying bail to some undocumented defendants is unconstitutional.
June 01, 2015
The National Weather Service reports that Phoenix last month recorded 1.17 inches of precipitation, compared with just .11 inch normally for May.
June 01, 2015
A Paris auction house is starting a sale of about a dozen Hopi artifacts that tribal leaders and U.S. government officials have sought to prevent. They argue the objects are sacred.
June 01, 2015
The state agency that oversees builders in Arizona is retrenching. The Registrar of Contractors has announced that it is closing offices in several outlying parts of the state.
June 01, 2015
A former NBA All-Star has been arrested in Scottsdale on allegations he ran a massive online fraud scheme using credit cards of people from across the country.
June 01, 2015
It isn't clear yet if a new permit program for rim-to-rim hikes at the Grand Canyon is proving successful, park officials said Sunday.
June 01, 2015
Salty soil is a common problem for farmers in the arid West -- and it only gets worse during a drought when there's not enough water to flush the salts out. In New Mexico one crop that's suffering is the state's beloved chile pepper.
June 01, 2015
Hikers hoping to summit Humphrey's Peak in Northern Arizona this summer will be seeing a new group of volunteers at the trailhead. It's part of a pilot project the Forest Service is trying to reduce the number of search and rescues needed on the trail.
June 01, 2015
More than 500 people were loud but non-violent as they gathered at the Islamic Community Center of Phoenix for demonstrations Friday.
May 29, 2015
Chandler is trying to hold parents hosting underage drinking parties liable. The civil ordinance got first approval Thursday night.
May 29, 2015
The Hopi Tribe has lost another overseas battle over sacred ceremonial items. French government officials have turned down the Hopi Tribe’s latest request to stop Monday’s sale. It’s the sixth such legal challenge the tribe has lost in the past three years.
May 29, 2015
Across the country, food is being thrown away constantly — about a half pound per person, per day. Tucson recently started a citywide composting program, the first in the state, to combat food waste.
May 29, 2015
California's four-year drought has raised a number of questions about water scarcity and the capacity for agriculture in the Southwest. But many people are also concerned about what role the drought will play economically.
May 29, 2015
If you've ever stood around your office watercooler with your co-workers and found yourself talking about a story you heard on KJZZ, now is your chance to show us — and win.
May 29, 2015
Amazon's new same-day delivery service in Phoenix and 13 other markets makes online shopping faster than ever, but experts say only time will tell whether it's worth the financial risk.
May 29, 2015

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