KJZZ News

Gov. Jan Brewer has ordered state office buildings to fly their flags at half staff to honor an Arizona soldier who died from wounds suffered during an attack in Afghanistan.
December 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.
December 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."
December 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.
December 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.
December 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.
December 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.
December 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.
December 12, 2014
State agriculture inspectors are on the lookout for a pest that has potential to cause great damage to Arizona’s citrus crops.
December 12, 2014
The U.S. Senate has approved a controversial land swap that could allow a copper mine to open near Superior, Ariz. The project is opposed by conservationists and some Arizona tribal members.
December 12, 2014
The immigrant who sought sanctuary in a Tempe church for 100 days is going home.
December 12, 2014
The Grand Canyon has given up – for now – on looking for a company to run the park's hotels and restaurants on the South Rim.
December 12, 2014
It may be years down the road, but the proposed Interstate 11 that would run through western Arizona may have gotten another step closer.
December 12, 2014
It’s been 100 days since Luis Lopez-Acabal took sanctuary at Tempe’s University Presbyterian Church after deportation proceedings against him had begun.
December 12, 2014
Arizona has a shortage of medical professionals, but the increased presence of the University of Arizona’s Medical School in Phoenix is one of the steps intended to remedy that.
December 12, 2014
ASU has become the second university in the nation to put in vending machines that dispense prescription drugs to students.
December 12, 2014
New questions about whether Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office deputies had a practice of stealing from immigrants and revelations that the sheriff’s office failed to turn over evidence is now impacting a U.S. Department of Justice racial profiling lawsuit against the sheriff.
December 12, 2014
Nowadays, we use social media not just as a way to keep in touch, but also as a way to look after one another.
December 12, 2014
Arizonans apparently like to keep our good news to ourselves - at least according to HeyLets. The iPhone app has come out with a list of the most and least humble states, and Arizona comes in the top five most humble.
December 12, 2014
Real estate plays such a big role in the Valley’s economy and one area experts are looking at is commercial building, specifically projects built without tenants already in mind.
December 12, 2014

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