KJZZ News

The only four year private liberal arts college in Arizona is getting a new leader today. John Flicker previously led two prominent environmental organizations and school leaders hope that his background will raise the school’s profile and increase fundraising.
December 01, 2014
A new prison is scheduled to open Monday in Buckeye. This building is part of the Rast Unit at the Lewis Prison Complex.
December 01, 2014
A tax on electronic cigarettes could bring in as much as $13.4 million in annual revenue to Arizona, a move that some say would level the playing field in the free market, while others argue smokers would be discouraged from ditching tobacco.
December 01, 2014
Smoke may be impacting some residents in eastern Arizona this week. A 900-acre prescribed burn will affect communities around the Whispering Pines area near Show Low.
December 01, 2014
A new survey found that only 10 percent of Valley hotels have rooms still available for Super Bowl weekend, and the average rate is four times higher than normal.
November 29, 2014
Scientists at the University of Arizona are learning from the problems of the Philae probe that landed on a comet earlier this month.
November 29, 2014
An individual was transported to the Maricopa Integrated Health System for Ebola testing on Friday morning and test results are negative from Ebola, according to a statement by the Maricopa County Department of Public Health.
November 28, 2014
The Hockey News recently ranked the Arizona Coyotes’ fan base as the worst in the league. But that isn’t stopping ASU from moving its successful men’s hockey club team up to Division 1 competition.
November 28, 2014
Arizona is filled with images of the past. Well, more like carving of the past. And you probably have walked passed them without recognizing them.
November 28, 2014
The engraving machine is working hard at Keepsake Trophy and Engraving in Avondale. The shop is on Western Avenue, in an area now known as Historic Avondale.
November 28, 2014
An Arizona Department of Corrections officer has resigned following his arrest for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman in his home.
November 28, 2014
Some union members are staging a demonstration outside of a Phoenix Walmart on Thomas Road on Friday in hopes of getting raises and full-time work for the store’s part-time employees.
November 28, 2014
As Black Friday weekend has become increasingly competitive among retail stores, shoppers have been groomed to be bargain hunters, and sometimes at the retailer's expense.
November 28, 2014
Thanksgiving weekend also marks the start of hiking season.
November 28, 2014
Polly Law is currently a Grand Canyon artist in residence that celebrates the forgotten toy as the subject of her art. She brings the simple, two dimensional figures to life with a detailed and intricate process.
November 28, 2014
The definition of Black Friday is officially outdated. Retailers extend doorbusters and holiday deals ahead of the shopping tradition more and more every year. The idea is to boost sales and attract more consumers, but whether that's been successful is debatable.
November 28, 2014
A federal judge ruled Thursday that 133 rejected ballots in the contested 2nd Congressional District race will not be counted.
November 27, 2014
In border towns, Black Friday lines of shoppers start forming even earlier, on the Mexican side of the border.
November 27, 2014
Black Friday has been dominated by a lot of the big box stores with sales you can only get if you stand in line outside for hours.
November 27, 2014
It’s a time of giving. And a time of sharing with those who are less fortunate. In a recent interview with KJZZ, Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton said he’s focused on working with those who are near the brink of homelessness to provide them with a safety net.
November 27, 2014

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