KJZZ News

Sometimes, art is meant to make you smile. Sometimes, it’s meant to make you angry, or sad or to make you reflect. Phoenix artist Nathaniel Lewis’s art is meant to make you squirm a little.
May. 29, 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.
May. 29, 2018
The Takeaway: U.S. Separating Children From Parents At Border
Last Friday was National Missing Children’s Day, and there has been a lot of chatter over the weekend about the approximately 1,500 children who have come to the U.S. as unaccompanied minors and are presently unaccounted for.
May. 29, 2018
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said he supports keeping the theory of evolution under Arizona's science standards in public high schools and leaving religious theories of "intelligent design" to literature or history lessons.
May. 29, 2018
Phoenix courting NCAA representatives this week hoping to host 2024-2026 tournaments.
May. 29, 2018
A volunteer for a group that tries to prevent immigrants from dying in the Arizona desert has been given a new trial date on charges of harboring people in the United States illegally.
May. 29, 2018
Arizona schools and nonprofits increasing efforts to ensure the 60 percent of children in the state on free and reduced get at least one meal a day.
May. 29, 2018
The state of Arizona is telling the federal government it does not endorse a water leasing deal between the Central Arizona Project and the Town of Quartzsite.
May. 28, 2018
The second largest school district in Arizona says it cannot afford to lose out on millions of dollars needed to fund its court mandated desegregation programs.
May. 28, 2018
Aspiring NBA players spent Memorial Day working out for the Phoenix Suns.
May. 28, 2018
While Phoenix leaders like to tout downtown as a prime location for companies to move and expand, there remains a market for office space along suburban freeways.
May. 28, 2018
Artists Fortoul Brothers Talk About Their Work, Love Of The Desert
If you haven’t yet heard of the Fortoul Brothers, you probably will soon.
May. 28, 2018
Sharp Shooting: Axe Throwing Location Opens In Tempe
Axes are a tool, whether for chopping down a tree or for splitting wood. Here’s a new use: throwing them at a target.
May. 28, 2018
The New Nude: Companies Finally Recognize Buying Power Of Women Of Color
It used to be that when you bought an item in the color “nude,” like nylons or shoes, it would be the same light beige.
May. 28, 2018
The women at Miss Rizos salon don’t believe in "pelo malo." The phrase literally translates to "bad hair," and, in the Dominican Republic, the word is tied to hair that is kinky, curly or afrolike.
May. 28, 2018
Prescott Ultra-Runner Completes Record-Breaking Run Of Arizona Trail
In the running world, there are marathoners and then there are ultra-runners. That means people who run races longer than the 26.2 miles of a marathon.
May. 28, 2018
How Microchipping Saguaro Cacti Helps Protect Them From Theft
Saguaros are one of the symbols of Arizona. The majestic cacti stand tall in our landscape, but in Saguaro National Park, they are being stolen.
May. 28, 2018
Can Visitors Love The Grand Canyon To Death?
Arizona is, of course, the Grand Canyon State, and the national park is considered a crown jewel of the system.
May. 28, 2018
What Baseball Teams Are Looking For In A New Stadium
The Arizona Diamondbacks are allowed to look for a new place to play after they reached an agreement with Maricopa County.
May. 28, 2018
At least 2,500 Native-American women have been murdered or they’ve gone missing in North America since 1900. There are likely many more, but many Native women go unreported. One researcher is trying to change that.
May. 28, 2018

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