KJZZ News

Unless you’re a smoker of cigars or traditional cigarettes, it might seem like there are a lot fewer people lighting up.
June 20, 2014
For a lot of us, lazy Sunday mornings have started with a peek at the comics — from generations that loved Little Orphan Annie and Dick Tracy to Peanuts to Calvin and Hobbes.
June 20, 2014
It's been about two months since the open enrollment period for buying insurance under the Affordable Care Act closed. But that law doesn't cover everyone.
June 20, 2014
Online pseudonyms aren’t just for private citizens anymore. Public officials use them, too — or at least Arizona’s Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal does.
June 20, 2014
Firefighters have made significant strides in a wildfire that has consumed more than 21 square miles of forest and grazing land on the Navajo Nation.
June 20, 2014
The owner of a Phoenix auto body shop has been convicted of fraud and forgery for ordering his employees to add additional damage to wrecked vehicles brought into his business.
June 20, 2014
Libertarian Party candidate Barry Hess will be on the ballot in the Arizona governor's race.
June 20, 2014
The Arizona Department of Transportation has made some changes to IDs in the state, which could affect travelers headed to the airport.
June 20, 2014
Pity the poor scorpion. Wait … pity? … the scorpion?
June 20, 2014
An Arizona man was sentenced Friday to four years in prison for leaving his infant son unattended inside a hot car for several hours without air conditioning last summer.
June 20, 2014
Arizona’s unemployment rate dropped slightly last month on a seasonally adjusted basis, but a separate survey of employers shows the number of people actually working in the private sector last month declined by 800 from the month before.
June 20, 2014
A man in his mid-60s has become Maricopa County’s first heat-related death of the year.
June 20, 2014
Coronado National Forest officials are managing a lightning-caused wildfire in the Galiuro Mountains near Safford.
June 20, 2014
The U.S. House of Representatives has approved a measure that will extend the military’s A-10 jet program for another year. The proposal is co-sponsored by Arizona Rep. Ron Barber who wants to keep the jet flying at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.
June 20, 2014
The federal government says drones will not be allowed in national parks. The National Park Service says the unmanned aircraft have been temporarily banned until an impact study is completed.
June 20, 2014
The pilot of a US Airways flight from Phoenix to Los Angeles says he experienced visual impairment this week after the airliner was hit by a laser.
June 20, 2014
It’s one of the oldest buildings in this West Valley city. It’s also the only remaining structure of what was once a state-of-the-art education facility.
June 20, 2014
The public had its first chance on Thursday night to meet the court-appointed monitor in the racial profiling case against Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
June 20, 2014
Another investigation is being launched into Attorney General Tom Horne’s office. The Arizona Citizens Clean Election Commission decided Thursday it will look into allegations that Horne and his employees did re-election campaign work at his office.
June 20, 2014
One of Arizona's architectural icons is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Grady Gammage Memorial Auditorium, better known just as Gammage, is the last major public building designed by the legendary Frank Lloyd Wright.
June 20, 2014

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