KJZZ News

Doug Ducey
Gov. Doug Ducey is refusing take sides in the latest dust-up between his party's presidential nominee and the state's junior senator.
Sep. 7, 2016
The city of Phoenix and Valley Metro have formally submitted a funding request to the Federal Transit Administration to complete the South Central Light Rail Extension.
Sep. 7, 2016
Freeport-McMoran headquarters
Copper mining giant Freeport McMoRan has already passed the environmental standards needed to move forward with repairs and updates at its Bagdad location. The only thing left until work can begin is a 30-day window to allow comments from the public, that began Tuesday.
Sep. 7, 2016
Rain
Tropical storm Newton will be moving through Arizona today after making landfall on the Baja California coast in Mexico yesterday.
Sep. 7, 2016
Arizona's 5th Congressional District
The Christine Jones campaign has filed a law suit alleging hundreds of mail-in and provisional ballots were incorrectly thrown out.
Sep. 6, 2016
A reported bank robbery in Avondale turned into a police pursuit that ended in a fatal shooting in Tempe that was shown on live television.
Sep. 6, 2016
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is putting some distance between him and Donald Trump when it comes to cultivating better relations with Mexico. In the wake of the candidate's speech last week in Phoenix, the governor said he does not believe a physical barrier between the U.S. and Mexico is necessary.
Sep. 6, 2016
The National Science Foundation awarded a new Northern Arizona University professor $3 million to map food, energy and water supplies and show how they relate. The research is intended to help communities deal with water scarcity issues.
Sep. 6, 2016
Texas Tech University in El Paso announced Tuesday it plans to open the first dental school along the U.S.-Mexico border in 2020. The southwest border has long been recognized as a medically under-served region with a shortage of health care providers.
Sep. 6, 2016
mosquito
Tuesday's city council meeting will look at $25,000 in grant money to manage the amount of mosquitoes in the area.
Sep. 6, 2016
The University of Arizona is considering reinstating a ban on e-cigarettes. The school initially banned e-cigarettes, along with tobacco products in 2014,but the e-cig rule changed after input from students, employees and visitors.
Sep. 6, 2016
You may know Luke Burbank as a panelist on "Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me", or perhaps as a correspondent on CBS Sunday Morning, or maybe on his show Live Wire. The show is sort of “off-beat infotainment," but it’s really about storytelling.
Sep. 6, 2016
School is back in session, which means students are back to hitting the books. And, increasingly, authors of books for young adults are addressing an issue some students and their parents would maybe rather not think about: school shootings.
Sep. 6, 2016
ASU sign
Hundreds of students can potentially receive as much as eight times the money they have in their savings account, as part of ASU’s Earn to Learn program.
Sep. 6, 2016
What lessons can an ancient civilization hold for a modern city? Well, it turns out, plenty. Michael Smith is helping translate them from ancient Mexico to today.
Sep. 6, 2016
Earthrise
It appears there’s a relationship between sea levels in the Pacific Ocean and global surface temperatures on Earth. Scientists at the University of Arizona are trying to figure out what that relationship is.
Sep. 6, 2016
Mark Goudeau
Ten years ago Tuesday, Mark Goudeau, the notorious "Baseline Killer," was arrested. It was the end of a violent stretch in Phoenix history in which Goudeau terrorized the Valley, killing and sexually assaulting women in broad daylight.
Sep. 6, 2016
Tempe Beach Park
Leaders in Tempe now have a better understanding of what people think of their city. Six months after hiring a firm to help craft a branding initiative, council members received a report on the market research.
Sep. 6, 2016
Grand Avenue construction
Both directions of Grand Avenue near Bell Road will close overnight Thursday as work continues on a new overpass in the northwest Valley, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.
Sep. 6, 2016
artist rendering of OSIRIS-REx
The University of Arizona’s ambitious mission to send a spacecraft to grab a soil sample from an asteroid is a first for U.S. planetary exploration. The spacecraft is scheduled to launch Thursday.
Sep. 6, 2016

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