KJZZ News

KJZZ is exploring what it means to be part of a community in a series called "We Are The Valley." Today we’re discussing a lesser-known 12-step recovery group. Al-Anon is made up of people who have friends or family who have been affected by alcoholism.
Dec. 3, 2014
Arizona’s economy has generally not come back as quickly as some other states after the Great Recession. So will 2015 be any better than 2014?
Dec. 3, 2014
Trial has been postponed for the Phoenix woman who left her kids in a hot car while she went to a job interview.
Dec. 3, 2014
In the Grand Canyon, the Colorado River flows for 296 miles free from dams and other development. Many say the man responsible is Martin Litton, a legendary conservationist and boatman. Litton died Sunday in his California home. He was 97.
Dec. 3, 2014
Another lawsuit has been rejected in the highly contested 2nd Congressional District race between Martha McSally and Ron Barber. A Tucson lawyer sued the Secretary of State over the recount process.
Dec. 3, 2014
A group of Maryvale High School students meets once a week to pray before school. One freshman says it helps him cope with high school life.
Dec. 3, 2014
There’s a new name for the U.S. Airways Center where the Phoenix Suns, Mercury and Rattlers play their home games.
Dec. 2, 2014
The City of Mesa is looking to extend the life of its landfills by asking for the shirt on your back — when you no longer want it.
Dec. 2, 2014
The Arizona Supreme Court will hear two cases about medical marijuana next year.
Dec. 2, 2014
The federal judge presiding over the racial profiling case against Sheriff Joe Arpaio said he is considering appointing a federal prosecutor to pursue criminal contempt proceedings against the sheriff.
Dec. 2, 2014
A federal appeals court has denied former Arizona Congressman Rick Renzi’s request for another hearing in his appeal of corruption, money laundering and other convictions.
Dec. 2, 2014
If you’re looking to harvest your own Christmas tree this holiday season, your options are quickly dwindling. Coconino National Forest sold its last permit at noon on Tuesday.
Dec. 2, 2014
Power plants are the number one source of carbon pollution in the United States. Today is the final day to comment on the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan. The EPA has received a record number of comments.
Dec. 2, 2014
A 4.7-magnitude earthquake shook thousands of people in northern Arizona on Sunday night. This is the second earthquake that’s occurred near this epicenter in the last week.
Dec. 2, 2014
The Goldwater Institute is going to court in defense of a Tucson teacher who spoke out against the Common Core education standards.
Dec. 2, 2014
A popular after-school activity is now being recognized as a sport in Arizona. While students may not break a sweat, state and national competitions can be fierce, if there is money to support it.
Dec. 2, 2014
A faith-based human rights group has released a set of inmate testimonies on experiences in isolation. The American Friends Service Committee is urging the state to limit the use of isolation for all maximum security prisoners.
Dec. 2, 2014
The Maricopa County Community College District has reached a $4 million settlement with the federal goverment, ending a three-year whistleblower case accusing theft and fraudulent use of AmeriCorps grant money.
Dec. 1, 2014
It’s hard to describe the award-winning piece, made up of concentric circles and billowing netting, by artist Janet Echelman.
Dec. 1, 2014
While running a few seconds faster may not make a big difference over short distances, it may mean life or death in combat situations. Borrowing from familiar technology, a new ASU project may make that speed boost a reality for those who need it.
Dec. 1, 2014

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