KJZZ News

Susan Bitter Smith
We spoke with attorney Tom Ryan, who filed a complaint against Arizona Corporation Commission Chair Susan Bitter Smith, calling for her to be removed from office.
Sep. 9, 2015
national weather service rain radar
A Somerton resident’s rain gauge collected more water during Tuesday’s storms in southwestern Arizona than the area sees on average during an entire year.
Sep. 9, 2015
Gov. Doug Ducey
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey plans to attend an international conference on water technology in Israel next month as the state continues to expect a potential shortfall in its Colorado River water supply in coming years, his office announced Wednesday.
Sep. 9, 2015
Poor reading results from third-graders’ first round with the state’s new AzMERIT test aren’t bad news to one education advocate.
Sep. 9, 2015
Phoenix freeway sign
A day after declaring them an act of terrorism, the Arizona Department of Public Safety is looking into another incident a series of shootings along Interstate 10 in Phoenix.
Sep. 9, 2015
Erin Brockovich
Environmental activist Erin Brockovich is visited the Navajo Nation on Tuesday to see the impact of a mine waste spill on Navajo farms. Last month, the Environmental Protection Agency accidentally released 3 million gallons of mine waste into the Animas and San Juan rivers.
Sep. 9, 2015
Bottle of prescription medication
The Center for Disease Control gave Arizona a $3.6 million grant to help prevent further overdoses.
Sep. 9, 2015
rain clouds
It rained less than an inch in Yuma yesterday, but it was more than enough to break a nearly 120-year-old record.
Sep. 9, 2015
bus in El Paso
The Mexican peso has been steadily losing value against the U.S. dollar, reaching an all-time low in late August. While Americans may find this a good time to vacation south of the border, it's not so great for Mexican shoppers who come north.
Sep. 9, 2015
Red Rock area near Sedona
Visitors to the Red Rock area near Sedona may be getting a break. The U.S. Forest Service is considering reducing areas requiring a pass.
Sep. 9, 2015
University of Phoenix Stadium
The debt owed on University of Phoenix Stadium will likely not be on the minds of Arizona Cardinals fans when the team kicks off its 2015 regular season this Sunday, but a recent audit shows the revenue streams created to help build the stadium are falling short.
Sep. 9, 2015
Phoenix FBI building
In our ever-changing economy, most administrative buildings are constructed with limited personality to house various tenants over time. But go inside a building with very specific identity.
Sep. 8, 2015
car window with bullet hole
The Arizona Department of Public Safety is investigating nine cases where vehicles were hit with projectiles on Interstate 10.
Sep. 8, 2015
Arizona State Prison-Kingman
Five private prison operators are interested in taking over the Kingman facility. They are vying for the rest of the contract after Arizona Governor Doug Ducey removed Management and Training Corporation.
Sep. 8, 2015
Max Goshert
The group trying to recall Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas filed a complaint with the Arizona Attorney General’s office Tuesday. It contends her chief of staff used his official authority to influence political action.
Sep. 8, 2015
Arizona Corporation Commission logo
The Arizona Corporation Commission is divided over a proposal to halt campaign contributions from the utilities they regulate.
Sep. 8, 2015
Vanessa Ruiz, Channel 12 anchor
A misunderstanding over pronunciations has one Phoenix television news anchor not only reporting news, but also making it.
Sep. 8, 2015
Phoenix punk band Man Hands performed a Tiny Desert Concert in the studio.
Sep. 8, 2015
In September, a Phoenix surveying and civil engineering firm will be doing feasibility studies on two proposed hydroelectric facilities on the Upper Lukosi River in the east African country of Tanzania.
Sep. 8, 2015
Some biology textbooks in the Gilbert Public School District now have a sticker on them saying the district “supports the state of Arizona's strong interest in promoting childbirth and adoption over elective abortion.”
Sep. 8, 2015

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