KJZZ News

For Halloween enthusiasts, October isn’t that far away. And if you’re going to win the prize for scariest zombie at the costume party, you should probably start perfecting your look now.
Aug. 8, 2014
During the great recession, the Arizona Department of Public Safety took a beating. As the agency adds to its ranks, some are concerned DPS can’t add people quickly enough to make up for previous losses and upcoming retirements.
Aug. 8, 2014
The Phoenix Fire Department says an off-duty firefighter died early Friday in a rappelling accident on the Echo Canyon side of Camelback Mountain.
Aug. 8, 2014
School is back in session this week for many districts across the state, but not all of them have as many teachers in the classroom as they’d like.
Aug. 8, 2014
Smokey Bear may be turning 70, but that doesn’t mean he’s slowing down in his mission to spread the message of personal responsibility in preventing wildfires.
Aug. 8, 2014
A seventh suspect in the 2010 killing of a U.S. Border Patrol agent has been charged in the slaying that is at the center of a scandal over a botched U.S. gun-smuggling probe known as Operation Fast and Furious.
Aug. 8, 2014
A federal appeals court has ruled against the Goldwater Institute, which filed suit claiming people cannot be forced to buy health insurance or pay a fine for refusing under a voter-passed measure from 2010.
Aug. 8, 2014
A new ruling from the Arizona Court of Appeals could limit the amount of dark money commercials and mailers in state politics.
Aug. 8, 2014
It was the first building of its kind in the city of Phoenix. Fifty years later, most of the structure was burned and nearly set for demolition. Today, it’s a national landmark undergoing a major unusual renovation.
Aug. 8, 2014
Arizona Public Service won’t be the only utility to pay a price for a major power outage three years ago. A Southern California utility will pay three times as much as APS.
Aug. 8, 2014
For the first time Northern Arizona University researchers have linked uranium exposure to skin cancer. And one sub-population is especially at risk.
Aug. 8, 2014
Last weekend’s toxic algal outbreak in Lake Erie crippled the city of Toledo, leaving residents without water access for three days. Could that happen in Phoenix?
Aug. 8, 2014
A federal judge has denied the Arizona Department of Corrections' motion for summary judgment in a class-action lawsuit over the quality of health care in the state's prisons.
Aug. 8, 2014
Tempe is testing out a bike lane design meant to make the roadway safer for cyclists and drivers.
Aug. 7, 2014
The state has received more than $1 billion from Indian gaming in the past 11 years, according to a recently released report from the Arizona Indian Gaming Association.
Aug. 7, 2014
President Barack Obama signed a Veterans Affairs Reform Bill on Thursday. The law comes after secret waiting lists in several VA hospitals were discovered this spring.
Aug. 7, 2014
The third time is a charm — or at least that’s what Peoria hopes. After two wrong ballots, Maricopa County will mail a third ballot to voters in the Mesquite District of Peoria with the correct city council candidates.
Aug. 7, 2014
A brass bell that was stolen from a Kingman church has been returned by a man who wished to remain anonymous.
Aug. 7, 2014
The Arizona Supreme Court says police officers cannot frisk someone who’s armed unless they establish reasonable suspicion that criminal activity is occurring.
Aug. 7, 2014
Gov. Jan Brewer has officially endorsed former Mesa Mayor Scott Smith to succeed her in office. Brewer joined Smith at the Chicago Cubs training facility in Mesa to make the announcement Thursday.
Aug. 7, 2014

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