KJZZ News

The body that licenses doctors in Arizona this week decided to start re-issuing medical licenses. It had stopped last month because of a dispute over a new state law requiring criminal background checks for applicants.
October 10, 2014
Archaeologists checking out new parts of Petrified Forest National Park have made a pretty big find — a large basket-maker site.
October 10, 2014
The Arizona State Fair opened today and, along with all the deep-fried goodness, visitors can check out a building that’s been in the news for a non-fair related reason.
October 10, 2014
Arizona Coyotes Captain Shane Doan says the Coyotes aren’t rebuilding, but other teams in the Valley, including the Arizona Diamondbacks, clearly are.
October 10, 2014
The first-ever Mariachi Opera comes to the Valley this weekend, as Arizona Opera presents "Cruzar la Cara de la Luna," or "To Cross the Face of the Moon."
October 10, 2014
Most major intersections have political campaign signs on their corners. But since some have been up for more than six months—first for the primary election and now for the general—you’d be forgiven for not noticing them anymore and having them fade into the horizon.
October 10, 2014
As Governor Jan Brewer’s time as Governor dwindles down to just a few months, she took a trip to Europe this week in the hopes of attracting jobs from Norway and Ireland to Arizona.
October 10, 2014
"Covert Operations: Investigating the Known Unknowns" is an exhibit at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art that looks at surveillance, intelligence and trafficking, among other issues.
October 10, 2014
A federal judge wants to hear from the two sides arguing over Arizona’s ban on same-sex marriage. He’s given them a week to submit papers discussing how a higher court’s move affects the Arizona case. It’s unclear how Arizona's attorney general will act -- and how his limited political lifespan will affect that case.
October 10, 2014
Marty Stuart’s new, double album, "Saturday Night and Sunday Morning," is made up of two distinct parts. The first half is the rockin’ country he’s best known for and the other half is gospel. Stuart is currently on tour and will be playing in Tucson on Tuesday night.
October 10, 2014
Northern Arizona University wants to ban tobacco products on campus. A survey showed students were concerned about second-hand smoke.
October 10, 2014
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Thursday in a monthly briefing that the uncollared animal was found dead last month in New Mexico.
October 10, 2014
Law enforcement spokesmen said Valeria S. Jaimie was booked into jail Friday on suspicion of hindering prosecution after being interviewed by investigators regarding the early Tuesday shooting.
October 10, 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is funding $25 million for improvements in water infrastructure and the reduction of water pollution around Arizona.
October 10, 2014
Gas prices continue to decline in Arizona. They’re down more than four cents a gallon over the last week, according to AAA Arizona.
October 10, 2014
The Winchester Unit of the state prison in Tucson was locked down Thursday morning after a fight Wednesday night that left two inmates and an officer injured.
October 10, 2014
Speaking to a group of young entrepreneurs in Santa Monica, California, the president said the party risks losing support from an entire generation of immigrants.
October 10, 2014
A new federal proposal over the handling of Mexican gray wolves is drawing fierce opposition from Arizona’s Game and Fish Commission. The commission recently sent a letter to ranchers and sportsmen in Arizona and New Mexico.
October 10, 2014
Every state has one governor, right? Well, that wasn’t the case at one point in Arizona.
October 10, 2014
A surprising hot spot of methane gas has been spotted over part of the Four Corners area of New Mexico, Colorado, Arizona and Utah. The concentration was spotted from satellites.
October 09, 2014

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