KJZZ News

Shane Bobb
We're celebrating the working life by looking at the people who do the jobs that you sometimes don’t see or don’t think about. We’re thinking about the jobs around the Phoenix area that might not be what you expect.
May. 30, 2016
The term "stereotype" is usually considered to be negative, as it’s seen as something that lumps groups of people together — sometimes without considering individuals.
May. 30, 2016
El Paso Gas Line
This natural resource was brought into the Valley during the Great Depression, and when it arrived it was a one of a kind.
May. 30, 2016
measles virus particle
There are now 11 confirmed cases of measles in the state of Arizona. All of the cases are either detainees or staff at a federal detention center in Eloy.
May. 30, 2016
home for sale
The City of Phoenix is lowering the primary property tax rate for 2016 to 2017.
May. 30, 2016
Six conservation groups are suing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Fish and Wildlife Service over a massive planned community in Benson, Arizona.
May. 30, 2016
A coalition of groups organized the 13th annual Migrant Trail. They set off from Sasabe, Mexico, Monday morning and are due in Tucson on June 5th.
May. 30, 2016
Navajo Generating Station
New research is hoping a tiny plant, one you may know for overtaking pools, can absorb carbon dioxide from coal-burning power plants, and then maybe use those plants for fuel, food and medicine.
May. 30, 2016
Sheriff Joe Arpaio
The May 31 hearing follows a searing contempt ruling U.S. District Judge Murray Snow issued earlier this month, finding the sheriff intentionally violated court orders in a longstanding racial profiling case.
May. 30, 2016
Ballot
The law, passed in 2015, increased the signature requirement for a Libertarian candidate by more than 20 times while not really altering it for Republicans or Democrats.
May. 30, 2016
Homeless panhandler poverty
Tuesday’s forecast high of 100 degrees could seem tame by this weekend when we’re expected to top 112. The return of triple digits has the city of Phoenix preparing for its summer respite program.
May. 30, 2016
The Juniper Fire burning in Tonto National Forest has spread over to 6,200 acres north of Roosevelt Lake. The fire was sparked by a lighting strike on May 17th.
May. 30, 2016
Lake Pleasant-- metro Phoenix's largest lake-– was filled to capacity by noon Saturday.
May. 30, 2016
The Catwalk Trail, one of southern New Mexico's most popular tourist attractions, reopened Memorial Day weekend after it was destroyed by a powerful flood three years ago.
May. 30, 2016
Jupiter stamp
Images taken by a University of Arizona scientist soon will be on U.S. mail. They’re part of a set of planetary postage stamps being issued Tuesday.
May. 30, 2016
Phoenix is home to dozens of hiking trails. Some are easy, some are difficult. And then there’s Camelback Mountain. Home to two extremely difficult trails-- Cholla and Echo Canyon-- Camelback saw more than 200 rescues performed by Phoenix Fire in 2015 alone.
May. 30, 2016
Textbooks, school, education
The number of high schools students attending summer school in the state is on the rise.
May. 30, 2016
Phoenician Lizbeth Congiusti recalls watching the draft in 1969 to learn whether her boyfriend would be called to serve in Vietnam.
May. 30, 2016
Phoenix VA hospital.
Controversy is brewing around the Phoenix VA Health Care System, cannabis research and veterans.
May. 30, 2016
mosquito
Maricopa County will soon be able to test local mosquitoes for Dengue Fever. The Maricopa County Environmental Services department already tests area mosquitoes for diseases like West Nile and St. Louis Encephalitis, but officials hope to bring this test and a test for the Zika virus online within the next few days.
May. 30, 2016

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