KJZZ News

Event organizers are expecting thousands of people to turn out on Saturday to hear Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump speak out against illegal immigration. But some Arizona Republican leaders worry Trump’s message will be damaging for the party and the state’s image.
Jul. 10, 2015
If you live in the Phoenix area long enough, this will most likely happen to you: you’re driving along, and all of a sudden, you hear it — a dull thud. A rock that’s been kicked up from somewhere flew through the air and dinged your windshield.
Jul. 10, 2015
The National Park Service has hired a new manager for the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, or NAGPRA.
Jul. 10, 2015
Dozens of Arizona's Native American youth joined more than 1,000 youth from tribes across the country to talk issues with federal officials and lawmakers.
Jul. 10, 2015
There are several challenges to a new rule issued by the federal Environmental Protection Agency, dealing with the Clean Water Act.
Jul. 10, 2015
Sharks are an icon on the screen, from Spielberg’s "Jaws," released 40 years ago, to Discovery Channel’s "Shark Week," going on now. A local aquarium is using the annual cable event as a springboard to educate people about some sharks that don’t get a lot of spotlight.
Jul. 10, 2015
In his new documentary "Cartel Land," director Matthew Heineman profiles two men — one Mexican and one American — who have started vigilante groups to fight drug cartels.
Jul. 10, 2015
This city village bares a unique name, in fact the name is so unique those who have researched the community say the name actually doesn’t mean anything.
Jul. 10, 2015
After a journey of 15 1/2 years since launch, a space probe is set to make its closest approach to Pluto.
Jul. 10, 2015
Ashwini Roy-Choudhury is the director of clinical research at the University of Arizona. She explained the basics of clinical trials and what has changed in recent years.
Jul. 10, 2015
For a lot of us, the ukulele might seem like a kid’s instrument, or one that’s an ideal way to hear authentic Hawaiian music. But in the hands of Jake Shimabukuro, it becomes something much more dramatic.
Jul. 10, 2015
Following an investigation by a federal agency, the Arizona State Hospital is taking steps to correct dozens of highly critical deficiencies. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services had threatened to revoke the hospital’s Medicare provider agreement unless the Arizona Department of Health submitted a plan of correction.
Jul. 10, 2015
In Flagstaff, where Pluto was discovered, scientists will be waiting to analyze those photographs and other data. But they’re not the only ones. Artists are creating their own interpretations of Pluto, and they’ll use New Horizons for inspiration.
Jul. 10, 2015
A Utah hunter who killed the first gray wolf seen near the Grand Canyon in seven decades won't face criminal charges because he thought he was shooting a coyote, U.S. Fish and Wildlife announced Thursday.
Jul. 10, 2015
Tempe continuing in its plans to build a housing community dedicated to veteran and their families.
Jul. 10, 2015
Rachel Simmons and her son, Jake, sold everything they had and moved to Greece. Then Rachel met and married a man named Dimitri.
Jul. 10, 2015
The Arizona Department of Public Safety and Homeland Security conducted dozens of early morning traffic stops yesterday at commercial truck stops in a massive human-smuggling sting.
Jul. 10, 2015
Energy production in Texas is dominated by oil and gas — but the state also leads the United States in the production of wind power. Some energy analysts suggest that wind power's success in the Lone Star state has now become its challenge.
Jul. 10, 2015
This week, three people have died hiking Arizona trails. Others have required rescue.
Jul. 10, 2015
An Arizona Supreme Court ruling issued Thursday allows the state to be sued in the 2009 death of a Tucson-area woman killed when a motorist slammed into a Highway Patrol officer's car where the woman was in custody during her DUI arrest.
Jul. 10, 2015

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