KJZZ News

Tempe Beach Park
Tempe leaders now have a better understanding of what people think of their city. Six months after hiring a Tennessee-based firm to help craft a new branding campaign council members received an update.
Sep. 5, 2016
A new aquarium has opened near Scottsdale on the Salt River Indian Reservation, a project has been 20 years in the making.
Sep. 5, 2016
Diane Douglas
The endorsement of Donald Trump by state schools chief Diane Douglas has come with a twist.
Sep. 5, 2016
The agreement lifts most restrictions on flights and allows both U.S. and Mexican airlines to fly whatever routes they want, when they want and charge what they want.
Sep. 5, 2016
Phil Chandler
The City of Tempe reported 83 percent fewer graffiti sightings in the last three years. Tempe centralized graffiti abatement in one department, transportation management, and now uses GIS mapping to track every tag, sticker and illicit mural.
Sep. 5, 2016
Authorities say reports of thefts of credit and debit card information through gas pumps around Arizona have risen at an alarming rate. Arizona Department of Agriculture officials said 52 skimmer devices have been found so far this year, in comparison, 11 skimmers were found last year.
Sep. 5, 2016
Incumbent Helen Purcell appears to have defeated challenger Aaron Flannery in th Maricopa County Recorder's GOP primary race. All the votes were counted over the weekend and Purcell leads Flannery by 185 votes.
Sep. 5, 2016
The aphid has been found for the first time in central Arizona on sorghum plants, which provide feed for dairies and it can devastate fields.
Sep. 5, 2016
A federal judge in Phoenix is deciding whether in the upcoming election the state must count provisional ballots differently than in the past. Plaintiffs say the way the law is enforced disenfranchises voters.
Sep. 5, 2016
For a lot of Americans, there’s nothing quite like barbecue to bring friends and families together. But for a former manager of Apple, barbecue became a way to reinvent himself and to serve as a connection between the United States with Mexico, with a brand so unusual we couldn’t even say its full name on the air.
Sep. 5, 2016
OSIRIS-REx mated to an Atlas V rocket
The University of Arizona mission to an asteroid is three days from its scheduled launch. It’s now a matter of waiting until just after 4 p.m. Arizona time Thursday.
Sep. 5, 2016
Arizona's 5th Congressional District
Less than a week ago, Christine Jones was celebrating what appeared to be a win in the Republican primary contest for Arizona’s 5th Congressional District. But unofficial results now show Arizona Senate President Andy Biggs is leading the race by the slimmest of margins.
Sep. 4, 2016
Ahuna Mons
Scientists studying the dwarf planet Ceres have found that its 13,000-foot volcano arose not from the magma processes that typify inner solar system worlds, but from the action of salty, muddy ice, according a paper published in Science on Friday.
Sep. 2, 2016
Arizona State University has adopted a clear bag policy for all of its athletic venues and the measure effects just about everyone, including parents who would otherwise carry a diaper bag.
Sep. 2, 2016
Republican John McCain and Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick are tied at 43 percent support each in their race for McCain's U.S. Senate seat, a survey out Thursday showed.
Sep. 2, 2016
National Geographic writer Kevin Fedarko and photographer Pete McBride take a 650-mile hike through the canyon, and consider what proposed development projects in and around it would mean for one of the country’s most iconic landscapes.
Sep. 2, 2016
Arizona State kicks off their 2016 Football season Saturday night at the newly renovated Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe. The $268 million renovation project started in 2014 and has seen the stadium undergo significant changes.
Sep. 2, 2016
The League of Arizona Cities and Towns has a new president. Chandler Mayor Jay Tibshraeny has taken the helm for a two-year term, and he joins KJZZ's The Show to talk about his goals for the post.
Sep. 2, 2016
University of Phoenix
Recent years have not been kind to for-profit colleges, including the University of Phoenix and ITT Technical Institute. Pending lawsuits challenge how the schools have admitted students and some of their financial practices.
Sep. 2, 2016
Majd Alfreijat is one of 30 physicians a year in the state who can be granted what’s called a J-1 Visa Waiver. They’re foreign doctors who qualify for this federal program and agree to work in an area designated as a Health Professional Shortage Area or a Medically Under-served Area for at least 3 years.
Sep. 2, 2016

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