KJZZ News

Drone
Firms that handle retail facilities maintenance have been hearing about how unmanned aerial systems could help them do their jobs more safety and less expensively.
Sep. 11, 2015
semitruck
To preserve the integrity of the I-10 shootings investigation, the Arizona Department of Public Safety has refused to discuss details, but the science of gunshots is playing a large role.
Sep. 11, 2015
semitruck
As officials continue to investigate shootings on Interstate 10 and the public has been asked to help, what's the balance between residents helping and freaking out?
Sep. 11, 2015
Every place has its unique set of street names. The Valley is no exception. Explore the origin of some iconic street names in this edition of Did You Know.
Sep. 11, 2015
Bureau of Land Management logo
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has ditched a plan to merge offices in New Mexico and Arizona as a cost-cutting measure.
Sep. 11, 2015
woman wades across the Rio Grande
The United States and Mexico are pouring money into a showcase experiment to rescue damaged economies on the Texas-Mexico border.
Sep. 11, 2015
The judge overseeing the contempt of court case against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio ordered an emergency hearing on Thursday after the sheriff’s lawyers failed to turn over certain documents.
Sep. 10, 2015
cactus league
A pair of Cactus-League-financed studies released Thursday conclude spring training’s total economic impact in 2015 will be about $800 million.
Sep. 10, 2015
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The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office will get $1.9 million to examine previously untested rape kits.
Sep. 10, 2015
Police car
The University of Phoenix is hosting a Bridge Summit where chiefs of police from Seattle, Oakland, Denver, Cleveland, Atlanta, Miami and Phoenix to discuss best practices for connecting their departments with the communities they serve.
Sep. 10, 2015
El Tovar Hotel
Grand Canyon officials announced Thursday that Xanterra will continue to provide lodging, food, bus and mule rides on the South Rim for at least another 15 years. The contract is worth $66 million a year in gross revenue.
Sep. 10, 2015
lettuce workers
Making sure irrigated food crops are safe is the focus of work by public health researchers at the University of Arizona.
Sep. 10, 2015
Signatures are being gathered throughout the state for a proposed ballot initiative that would legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Arizona.
Sep. 10, 2015
Sounds of the City
Listen to the sounds as Jenny Dickman builds a guitar at the Roberto-Venn School of Luthiery.
Sep. 10, 2015
Colorado River
Water disputes between Arizona and California over the summer were tense as a bill being worked on by California Senator Dianne Feinstein was shrouded in secrecy.
Sep. 10, 2015
Gold King Mine
Congress held a hearing to uncover the root of the Gold King Mine spill in Silverton, Colorado that led to the release of 3 million gallons of toxic waste.
Sep. 10, 2015
University of Phoenix
A study released Thursday by a Washington, D.C., think tank found the rise in student loan delinquency and default rates was concentrated among borrowers who went to for-profit schools and community colleges.
Sep. 10, 2015
School lunch
Nationally, the number of students eligible for free or reduced lunch grew faster in suburbs than cities, rural areas and small towns between 2006-2007 and 2012-2013, according to a report.
Sep. 10, 2015
Catholic Charities Community Services Arizona logo
The United States takes in around 70,000 refugees from around the world every year. Of those, 3,000 to 4,000 will settle in Arizona, said Joanne Morales with Catholic Charities.
Sep. 10, 2015
Dog
The city of Phoenix will open a new dog park tomorrow at Deem Hills Community Park.
Sep. 10, 2015

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