KJZZ News

Public recreation areas in Oak Creek Canyon north of Sedona will close early in July and will stay closed throughout the rest of the summer. The closure is scheduled to start on July 7 to accommodate holiday travel, but will close earlier if the rain comes.
Jun. 20, 2014
Unless you’re a smoker of cigars or traditional cigarettes, it might seem like there are a lot fewer people lighting up.
Jun. 20, 2014
For a lot of us, lazy Sunday mornings have started with a peek at the comics — from generations that loved Little Orphan Annie and Dick Tracy to Peanuts to Calvin and Hobbes.
Jun. 20, 2014
It's been about two months since the open enrollment period for buying insurance under the Affordable Care Act closed. But that law doesn't cover everyone.
Jun. 20, 2014
Online pseudonyms aren’t just for private citizens anymore. Public officials use them, too — or at least Arizona’s Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal does.
Jun. 20, 2014
The Arizona Department of Transportation has made some changes to IDs in the state, which could affect travelers headed to the airport.
Jun. 20, 2014
Pity the poor scorpion. Wait … pity? … the scorpion?
Jun. 20, 2014
Arizona’s unemployment rate dropped slightly last month on a seasonally adjusted basis, but a separate survey of employers shows the number of people actually working in the private sector last month declined by 800 from the month before.
Jun. 20, 2014
A man in his mid-60s has become Maricopa County’s first heat-related death of the year.
Jun. 20, 2014
Coronado National Forest officials are managing a lightning-caused wildfire in the Galiuro Mountains near Safford.
Jun. 20, 2014
The U.S. House of Representatives has approved a measure that will extend the military’s A-10 jet program for another year. The proposal is co-sponsored by Arizona Rep. Ron Barber who wants to keep the jet flying at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.
Jun. 20, 2014
The federal government says drones will not be allowed in national parks. The National Park Service says the unmanned aircraft have been temporarily banned until an impact study is completed.
Jun. 20, 2014
The pilot of a US Airways flight from Phoenix to Los Angeles says he experienced visual impairment this week after the airliner was hit by a laser.
Jun. 20, 2014
It’s one of the oldest buildings in this West Valley city. It’s also the only remaining structure of what was once a state-of-the-art education facility.
Jun. 20, 2014
The public had its first chance on Thursday night to meet the court-appointed monitor in the racial profiling case against Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
Jun. 20, 2014
Another investigation is being launched into Attorney General Tom Horne’s office. The Arizona Citizens Clean Election Commission decided Thursday it will look into allegations that Horne and his employees did re-election campaign work at his office.
Jun. 20, 2014
One of Arizona's architectural icons is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Grady Gammage Memorial Auditorium, better known just as Gammage, is the last major public building designed by the legendary Frank Lloyd Wright.
Jun. 20, 2014
Arizona's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 6.8 percent in May, down one-tenth of a point from April.
Jun. 19, 2014
When the Phoenix City Council debated raising downtown parking meter fees and hours Wednesday, several Arizona State University students spoke against it. So, the city is now planning to work with the school before the changes go into effect.
Jun. 19, 2014
Central American parents looking for children that crossed the United States border illegally now have a new tool. The federal government has started a bilingual hotline.
Jun. 19, 2014

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