KJZZ News

Tonight, a new exhibit opens in Glendale called “Stronger than Steel.”
June 26, 2015
Police in Surprise arrested two men for stealing 2,400 pounds of aluminum from one of Waste Management’s recycling centers Thursday morning. It can take a lot of aluminum to earn even just a few bucks, but some people have found another way to game the system.
June 26, 2015
Honeybees have been in the news lately because they’re disappearing. They’re crucial to food production, but they’re not native to North America. Now some scientists are turning their attention to the importance and health of native pollinators.
June 26, 2015
Every summer around this time, a new crop of graduating medical residents go into practice. And while some doctors joke this is the time of year to not get sick, medical commentator Dr. Joseph Sirven has a slightly different view.
June 26, 2015
Arizona Schools Chief and the Board of Education argued in court Friday about who has the power to hire and fire board employees.
June 26, 2015
Outdoor recreation supporters are concerned the Federal Land and Water Conservation Fund will expire in September 2015 without Congressional action.
June 26, 2015
The Bullhead City-Laughlin airport is looking to expand its runway and return commercial airline service with the help of a $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation.
June 26, 2015
You’ve probably driven past the building and barely noticed — yet she’s been there for more than a century.
June 26, 2015
After years of record-breaking wildfires across the southwest, fire managers are finally catching their breath this season. A wetter-than-average spring is allowing them to focus on preventing mega-fires in the future.
June 26, 2015
Friday’s high temperature is expected to be 110 degrees. Twenty-five-years ago on this date, Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport recorded a historic temperature of 122.
June 26, 2015
June 27 marks the beginning of Independents Week, an annual national celebration of local businesses. Local First Arizona spokesperson Erika Pederson says the “buy local” movement has experienced increased visibility since it became mainstream in 2014.
June 26, 2015
The Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States, a historic culmination of decades of litigation over gay marriage and gay rights generally.
June 26, 2015
The Arizona State Land Department is auctioning the site where 19 firefighters died two years ago in the Yarnell Hill Fire. The State Parks Department is hoping to be the winning bidders, so a planned memorial can be constructed.
June 26, 2015
Lawyers for a nonprofit watchdog group are demanding the Arizona Corporation Commission hand over certain cellphone records by the end of day Friday. If the commission fails to do so, the group has threatened to file suit.
June 25, 2015
ASU has announced plans to develop 330 acres at the northeast end of its Tempe campus into an Athletic Facilities District.
June 25, 2015
Eliphante. Melodic to say — and hard to explain. The hand-built collection of buildings and sculptures began more than 30 years ago as a painter’s vision, tucked away on a residential street in the tiny town of Cornville.
June 25, 2015
The Maricopa County Superior Court is scheduled to hear a case Friday morning to decide if the chief of Arizona schools has the right to hire and fire Board of Education employees.
June 25, 2015
Summers in the Valley are always extremely hot, but the past week or so has seen record and near-record high temperatures.
June 25, 2015
An analysis by Consumer Reports shows that many nonprofit health insurers across the country have stockpiled enormous amounts of money in case of unexpected events.
June 25, 2015
The Coyotes have the third overall pick and will be hosting a party at Gila River Arena. Team Co-Owner Anthony LeBlanc said this year’s draft party will also serve as a rally.
June 25, 2015

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