KJZZ News

Scientists in Phoenix will join some Swiss counterparts in a pair of research trials testing two new drugs that aim to prevent Alzheimer’s Disease.
Jul. 18, 2014
Photographer Dick George guessed there are maybe about 30 churches, mosques, synagogues and other places of worship in Tempe, but he found dozens more than he expected and photographed as many as he could. Those photos are on display at the Tempe History Museum in an exhibit titled “Houses of Worship.”
Jul. 18, 2014
A new study said more than 10 million people visited Arizona’s national parks last year. The survey showed national park tourists generated about three-quarters of a billion dollars for the state’s economy in 2013.
Jul. 18, 2014
In the early 1900s brothers Emery and Ellsworth Kolb saw an economic opportunity at the Grand Canyon. But it didn’t come without constant determination, much like the Kolb Studio itself, which has clung to the side of the Grand Canyon for more than a century.
Jul. 18, 2014
A Phoenix woman will avoid prosecution for leaving her two young sons alone in a hot car this spring while she went to a job interview, after agreeing to a deal with prosecutors.
Jul. 18, 2014
A Phoenix woman will avoid prosecution for leaving her two young sons alone in a hot car this spring while she went to a job interview, after agreeing to a deal with prosecutors.
Jul. 18, 2014
Hundreds of protests against illegal immigration are planned around the country Friday.
Jul. 18, 2014
This is where fast cars and eager fans hang out every year. And this year marks the 50th anniversary since it first opened.
Jul. 18, 2014
The Honduran city of San Pedro Sula is the top location sending migrant children to the U.S. border. It’s also one of the world’s most violent cities. One man who recently fled to Phoenix says migrant children shouldn’t be deported to that city.
Jul. 17, 2014
The Arizona Department of Transportation is renovating the rest stop at the bottom of the Salt River Canyon along U.S. Route 60. That’s the route many Valley travelers take to get to Show Low.
Jul. 17, 2014
School starts in a few weeks, but some Arizona districts say they’re facing teacher shortages. Districts in rural parts of the state are scrambling to fill full-time and substitute teaching jobs.
Jul. 17, 2014
A federal court of appeals will hear an Arizona death row inmate’s case tomorrow. Attorneys for the man said they want the state to reveal details of the execution process.
Jul. 17, 2014
Have you or a loved one been faced with a disease or health problem that’s not curable with available medications? You may have been asked to participate in a clinical trial.
Jul. 17, 2014
After more than 50 years of use, much of Phoenix’s water system infrastructure is showing signs of age. That trend mirrors statewide water system needs.
Jul. 17, 2014
Arizona’s unemployment rate rose slightly in June and is still higher than the national rate.
Jul. 17, 2014
The former Works Progress Administration building on the Arizona State Fairgrounds is now the object of a legal battle.
Jul. 17, 2014
A homeless ex-convict pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to charges he fatally shot a Catholic priest and beat another during a burglary.
Jul. 17, 2014
A developer wants to build more than 250 homes on top of an Ahwatukee golf course that closed more than a year ago, but it won’t be easy. The Pulte Group has to convince thousands of people in the neighborhood to change deed restrictions that prevent the land from being used for anything but golf.
Jul. 17, 2014
A Works Progress Administration building at the state fairgrounds may be getting a chance to avoid demolition. On Wednesday, the Phoenix Historic Preservation Committee voted in favor of a motion to consider a historic preservation overlay on the fairgrounds area.
Jul. 17, 2014
Russell Pearce is back in the news as Maricopa County Treasurer Hos Hoskins has offered him a job. That’s made some people very unhappy, including Randy Parraz who led the successful effort to recall Pearce.
Jul. 16, 2014

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