KJZZ News

Bob Beard
The latest Star Wars film, The Force Awakens, is opening later this week to an incomparable level of anticipation, hype and goodwill.
Dec. 16, 2015
School crowdfunding
A teacher at Sunnyslope Elementary School needed new dictionaries for her classroom and decided to take matters into her own hands.
Dec. 16, 2015
Langtang Valley
After the deadly earthquake struck in April, Jeffrey Kargel, a research scientist in UA’s hydrology and water resources department, wanted to help his friends and colleagues in that Asian country.
Dec. 16, 2015
Santa in Mesa
High tech toys take top spot on Santa's gift list this Christmas.
Dec. 16, 2015
"Thor's Helmet" nebula
University of Arizona space programs turn out some stunning photos each year — and Time magazine has taken notice.
Dec. 16, 2015
Tom Horne
The lawyer for former Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne is asking the State Court of Appeals to throw out a conclusion that his client violated campaign finance laws.
Dec. 16, 2015
A wave of unrest is rippling among Mexican factory workers who labor just beyond the U.S. border in Ciudad Juárez. Some 300 workers from at least four factories are protesting low wages and mistreatment and trying to start independent unions.
Dec. 16, 2015
Donald Trump
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is in Mesa today for a noon rally at the Phoenix Mesa Gateway Airport.
Dec. 16, 2015
Native Americans for Community Action meeting
Since July, there have been at least 10 suicides on the Navajo Nation. The tribe’s president has linked the deaths to a mine spill that devastated hundreds of farmers. But suicide is a much larger and ongoing crisis for Native Americans.
Dec. 16, 2015
drone
Phoenix City Council is expected to discuss drones, creating new neighborhood fees and serving beer at Starbucks.
Dec. 16, 2015
Arizona Department of Child Safety logo
The Department of Child Safety was unable to say Tuesday how many children from backlogged cases are in imminent danger.
Dec. 15, 2015
Refrigerator
An out-of-state contractor has abruptly ceased operations, forcing Arizona Public Service and Salt River Project to suspend their popular appliance recycling programs.
Dec. 15, 2015
Courtroom
A federal appeals court panel refused to revive a lawsuit Tuesday challenging Arizona’s ban on abortions based on the race or sex or the child.
Dec. 15, 2015
harmonica
You don’t usually breathe in a 3/4 time signature, unless of course you’re playing a waltz on the harmonica.
Dec. 15, 2015
A new textbook aims to improve nursing care and treatment among American Indian patients.
Dec. 15, 2015
Pete Rose
Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred seemed to close the door very tightly Monday with his ruling that all-time hits leader Pete Rose wouldn’t be reinstated to the game.
Dec. 15, 2015
New apartments and condos keep popping up in downtown Phoenix in an attempt to continue to urbanize the area.
Dec. 15, 2015
Road
Congress has approved, and President Barack Obama signed, a transportation bill which extends the federal designation for the proposed Interstate 11.
Dec. 15, 2015
A new report from the Pew Charitable Trusts looks at rainy day funds and how they’re managed.
Dec. 15, 2015
Weather patterns have caused a bit of a shortage of some vegetables. As a result, they’re costing more at the market.
Dec. 15, 2015

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