KJZZ News

Junior High can be a tough. You remember those days: finding your classes, making friends, growing up. Commentator Amy Silverman is experiencing it again too.
Dec. 16, 2014
An Oklahoma man was sentenced Tuesday to seven years in prison after he was convicted of mailing an inoperable homemade bomb to Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
Dec. 16, 2014
Amanda Adkins is a local artist. In 2013 she was hired to paint a mural for the Black Theatre Troupe in Phoenix. Over the month of December, she painted some of the people who helped make that theater so special, including founder Helen Mason.
Dec. 16, 2014
A vote on whether to ban Pima County from hiring smokers may be delayed.
Dec. 16, 2014
The Catholic Diocese of Gallup, N.M., has released a list of what it calls “credibly accused clergy” linked to decades-old sex abuse cases in Arizona and New Mexico.
Dec. 16, 2014
The University of Arizona is partnering with ten other institutions to build the world’s largest telescope. Now, the founder of a Scottsdale based company is giving the project a sizable boost.
Dec. 16, 2014
Pima and Cochise counties have finished more than a week-long recount in the 2nd Congressional District race between Republican Challenger Martha McSally and Democratic representative Ron Barber. The winner is set to be announced on Wednesday.
Dec. 15, 2014
Phoenix is taking steps to deal with airplane noise resulting from a new flight path over Phoenix’s historic FQ Story neighborhood.
Dec. 15, 2014
The U.S. Supreme Court won’t allow Arizona to enforce a state law that restricts medical abortions. The appeal involves a drug called RU-486 that induces abortions in the early stages of pregnancy.
Dec. 15, 2014
Tuesday the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling ordering Arizona to issue drivers licenses to immigrants who were brought to this country illegally as children, also known as DREAMers, goes into effect.
Dec. 15, 2014
The University of Arizona Medical Center is unveiling a new burn treatment room.
Dec. 15, 2014
The city of Tempe wants to reduce the amount of water its residents use by as much as 600 million gallon. To help make that happen, the city is expanding its current initiatives and adding a new one.
Dec. 15, 2014
Scottsdale police labor organization president Jim Hill defends spending two-thirds of donations for Shop With A Cop and other kids events on telemarketing, while other Valley police unions say nearly every penny goes to the charitable causes.
Dec. 15, 2014
The Pima County Superior Court has ruled that Arizonans are not entitled to details on a device that allows police to track cell phone data. The decision blocks the public from viewing things like training manuals for a device called the “StingRay."
Dec. 15, 2014
Seven masks considered sacred to the Navajo Nation went on sale at a Paris auction house Monday morning. However, the tribe successfully bid and purchased all of them.
Dec. 15, 2014
The case of a Mexican man who agreed to plead guilty to raping a 14-year-old migrant girl is now heading to trial in Arizona's Santa Cruz county.
Dec. 15, 2014
Sunglasses aren’t normally seen as a winter accessory but optometrists say you should wear protective eye wear whenever exposed to UV light, including cloudy winter days.
Dec. 15, 2014
Participating in marathon races takes discipline and training. For one Buckeye man, long distance running competitions has been a hobby for decades. The city of Buckeye marathon was this past weekend and he made this event his last long distance run.
Dec. 15, 2014
U.S. Energy Secretary Dr. Ernest Moniz was in the Valley this week, talking about STEM education. KJZZ’s Science and Innovation Correspondent Andrew Bernier spoke with him about Arizona’s Energy future.
Dec. 12, 2014
Festivus. The made up holiday introduced in a 1997 episode of "Seinfeld" by George Costanza’s father, Frank. Downtown Phoenix celebrates its own version – spelled, of course, with a P-H-O-E prefix.
Dec. 12, 2014

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