KJZZ News

Brown Fire Near Sierra Vista Grows To 366 Acres
The Brown Fire near Sierra Vista has grown to an estimated 366 acres.
April 16, 2014
DEA Takes Back Prescription Drugs When Pharmacies Cant
Tons of prescription drugs have been turned in over the last several years at Valley events. The “take-back days” are part of a larger effort to remove dangerous drugs from potential abusers.
April 16, 2014
Valley Food Bank Gets Fresh Beef Donations For First Time
Some people who get food assistance in the Valley will soon see fresh meat on their tables. The St. Mary’s Food Bank is getting beef donations from the Arizona Cattlemen’s Association.
April 16, 2014
I Want A Helicopter Ride — A Preview Of The Phoenix Improv Festival
The 13th annual Phoenix Improv Festival kicks off Thursday at the Herberger Theater Center.
April 16, 2014
Sun Is Setting On Suns Season
It’s probably fair to say Suns fans have mixed emotions as they prepare for another post-season that their team will not be a part of.
April 16, 2014
Work Still Underway To Create New Child Welfare Agency
Here to talk about creating a stand-alone child welfare agency is Charles Flanagan, the Director of the Division of Child Safety and Family Services.
April 16, 2014
Space Exploration Missions Boost Universities — And The Local Economy
NASA last week gave the go-ahead to researchers at the University of Arizona and elsewhere to start building the spacecraft and other facilities needed to study an asteroid.
April 16, 2014
Whats On The Chopping Block As Phoenix Faces $38 Million Deficit?
KJZZ’s Steve Shadley attended a budget meeting at a senior center in Sunnyslope on Tuesday and he joins us with the details.
April 16, 2014
Political Season Is Already Underway In Arizona
Political season is already getting underway.
April 16, 2014
Colorado River Can Turn Deadly For Self-Guided Adventurers
Last month a 31-year-old Oregon man died when his kayak capsized on the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon. He was one of about 7,000 river runners who each year opt to go without a guide.
April 16, 2014
16 Arrested In Mesa Pawn Shop Bust
Mesa police say they have arrested 16 suspects in connection with a pawn shop that was allegedly selling stolen property.
April 16, 2014
Arizona Senate Gives Preliminary Approval To Bill Allowing Guns In Public Buildings
More than 200,000 people who have state-issued gun permits would be able to bring them into most public buildings under a bill given preliminary approval in the state Senate on Tuesday.
April 16, 2014
Phoenix City Council Considering Proposed Fees
Some new fee proposals will be rolled out at Phoenix City Hall on Wednesday.
April 16, 2014
Flagstaff Issues Fire Restrictions
Northern Arizona is getting ready for fire season about a month early. Flagstaff and the US Forest Service are starting their annual fire restrictions at 8 a.m. this Friday.
April 16, 2014
Grand Canyon University Tax Break Fails
A huge tax break for a private Christian university has once again failed at the Arizona Legislature.
April 15, 2014
Brewer Signs Law Allowing Unannounced Abortion Provider Inspections
Gov. Jan Brewer has signed into law a bill that will allow unannounced inspections of abortion providing health centers.
April 15, 2014
Bill To Ban Cell Phones For New Drivers Advances
The Arizona House has given its approval to a measure that would ban new drivers from using their cell phones once they get their license.
April 15, 2014
Phoenix Budget Hearings Underway
"Save the community centers!" That’s the message senior citizens gave the Phoenix City Council at a budget hearing in Sunnyslope on Thursday.
April 15, 2014
Behind The Scenes At The McDowell Mountain Music Festival
Five acres of Hance Park are being transformed into an outdoor concert arena this weekend.
April 15, 2014
State Road 89-A Switchbacks To Be Closed Most Of The Summer
One of the most narrow, winding roads in Arizona will be closed for a good chunk of the summer for repaving. The closure will affect State Route 89-A, north of Sedona.
April 15, 2014

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