KJZZ News

The exact point of when humans evolved into our current form has been debated. But now a team from ASU has made a new discovery of something very old which may help answer the debate.
Mar. 4, 2015
The Scottsdale City Council has recommended an increase in salary and a new pay program for police officers in an effort to increase retention.
Mar. 3, 2015
A $30 billion sales tax over the next 35 years is now up to voters. The Phoenix city council voted Tuesday to put the tax up for a vote later this year.
Mar. 3, 2015
It’s nesting season for many birds, including burrowing owls. The birds are often seen throughout the Valley. It’s a protected species and feeding them is against the law.
Mar. 3, 2015
SolarCity filed an antitrust lawsuit against Salt River Project in federal court on Monday. The company's goal is to eliminate SRP's new charge on solar customers that was approved as part of a rate increase last week.
Mar. 3, 2015
The Navajo Nation has filed a petition with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights against the United States government for allowing a Flagstaff ski resort to make snow out of reclaimed waste water on what they consider a sacred mountain.
Mar. 3, 2015
KJZZ is partnering with the Arizona Republic to bring you the Arizona Storytellers project on the radio. Storytellers in Phoenix share their stories at live events in town. Some of the stories are about living here, some are not.
Mar. 3, 2015
The largest wildflower bloom in 10 years is expected near Picacho Peak this weekend.
Mar. 3, 2015
You may have noticed that February, in the Valley, was pretty warm. In fact it was the second-warmest February ever.
Mar. 3, 2015
The Texas Department of Public Safety is looking to fill vacancies along the U.S.-Mexico border with fresh recruits. The agency is accepting applications for an accelerated training program set to begin this summer.
Mar. 3, 2015
Monday’s winter storm that dumped several inches of snow in and around Flagstaff has finally moved out of the area. Despite some tough driving conditions, Arizona Department of Transportation spokesman Tom Herrmann says there were no major accidents.
Mar. 3, 2015
Uber launched its Spanish service Monday.
Mar. 3, 2015
Phoenix is planning for the next 35 years. On Tuesday, the city council is scheduled to vote on whether to move forward with an expanded transportation plan.
Mar. 2, 2015
Arizona lawmakers have swiftly approved a bill that would line up millions of dollars in tax incentives for Apple Inc.’s global command center in Mesa, and now awaits the governor's signature.
Mar. 2, 2015
Emergency crews are searching for one car that swept down Oak Creek and they’re keeping a close watch on Oak Creek Canyon. Last May’s Slide Fire has left the danger for mudslides and flooding.
Mar. 2, 2015
State health officials are reporting a significant jump in measles mumps and rubella vaccination rates.
Mar. 2, 2015
A new trail for off-roading vehicles is in the process of being designed. The Arizona Peace Trail, if approved, would span across Yuma, La Paz and Mohave counties.
Mar. 2, 2015
Railroad crews in northern Arizona are working to repair some track near Williams after a Burlington Northern train derailed Sunday night.
Mar. 2, 2015
The plight of a Guatemalan transgender woman seeking asylum in the United States is gaining attention. The federal government is holding her in an all-male immigration detention unit, where she says she was assaulted.
Mar. 2, 2015
A new regional operation center for a large national company will be built in south Tempe. This means more funding for the Tempe Center for the Arts.
Mar. 2, 2015

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