KJZZ News

polio vaccine
Last September, poliovirus type 2 was declared eradicated after the last known case was reported in 1999. Now there are calls to eliminate samples remaining in labs. But with an Arizona lab working to eliminate two other known types, researchers are left in a compromising position.
Nov. 23, 2015
Lawyers representing the plaintiffs
During closing arguments for the civil contempt of court case against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, the judge questioned whether the sheriff and his chief deputy had been forthcoming with the court.
Nov. 22, 2015
cotton
It’s midway through Arizona's cotton harvest and El Niño's wet weather could mean a lower quality crop. But for now, growers are expecting a normal yield.
Nov. 22, 2015
turkey
Thirty-four percent of fires on Thanksgiving Day are attributed to unattended cooking equipment and nine percent are due to product misuse.
Nov. 20, 2015
A husband’s decision to drive his wife and three children into Tempe Town Lake rocked the Valley and beyond.
Nov. 20, 2015
Russell Houston painting
The Doug Ducey administration has introduced a new process in vetting judges.
Nov. 20, 2015
Courtroom
Efforts across the country have accelerated recently on criminal justice reform and reducing sentences for non-violent drug offenders.
Nov. 20, 2015
The Rebel Set
The Rebel Set is a local band that features driving drums, chunky guitar and the unmistakable sound of the farfisa organ.
Nov. 20, 2015
Lawrence Dunham Vineyards
Arizona’s wine industry is growing. This week, the Arizona Geological Survey released an interactive map of wineries, vineyards and tasting rooms.
Nov. 20, 2015
Scottsdale logo
While mostly everything around it has changed, there is one constant in the heart of the West’s most Western town.
Nov. 20, 2015
Tax Foundation
The Tax Foundation is out with its annual State Business Tax Climate Index
Nov. 20, 2015
test answer sheet
Parents have been getting their kids’ AZ Merit test scores this week - that’s the new standardized test that replaced AIMS.
Nov. 20, 2015
Mali
Gunmen stormed a hotel Friday in the capital of the West African country of Mali taking hostages; 21 people were killed.
Nov. 20, 2015
One of the most scenic spots in the city is the Phoenix Mountain Preserve that runs along State Route 51.The area is also known as the Dreamy Draw.
Nov. 20, 2015
Bison
A Senate committee passed a bill this week that would allow volunteers to hunt bison at the Grand Canyon. Park officials say the herd has grown too big.
Nov. 20, 2015
VA Medical Center
The Phoenix Veterans Affairs Healthcare center has a new Permanent director. Deborah Amdur will replace acting director Glen Grippen.
Nov. 20, 2015
Arizona Department of Corrections
The Arizona Department of Corrections is making some changes to how it monitors it’s privately run prisons. This follows a series of reports about the states privately run facilities.
Nov. 20, 2015
Tempe logo
The Vault Program pairs the city with a tech training company to provide resources to small startups.
Nov. 20, 2015
sky harbor airport sign
More people are traveling for the Thanksgiving holiday around the country, except in Arizona.
Nov. 20, 2015
Kevin Phelps
Kevin Phelps has experience in city, county and Washington state government.
Nov. 20, 2015

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