KJZZ News

More people will be allowed to return to their homes as additional evacuations orders are lifted throughout the day.
Aug. 11, 2015
Thousands of fire crews are fighting wildfires across the country. Hot, dry conditions in places like California and parts of the Pacific Northwest mean fires are much more severe. But with so many fires burning, how do state and federal agencies make sure they have the personnel they need?
Aug. 11, 2015
Water contamination from an abandoned Gold King Mine in Colorado in is flowing toward Lake Powell and the Colorado River. While the Phoenix area uses Colorado River water, officials believe there is little to worry about.
Aug. 11, 2015
Authorities say an Arizona Department of Corrections bus carrying about 50 inmates has hit a semi-truck that had rolled over and blocked the lanes on Interstate 8.
Aug. 11, 2015
Searchers in Arizona have found the body of a 5-year-old boy who went missing from a campsite north of the Grand Canyon last week.
Aug. 11, 2015
In the more than two years since Pope Frances became head of the Catholic Church, his social media footprint has grown considerably. On Twitter, he has more than 20 million followers.
Aug. 11, 2015
Mexico's National Human Rights Commission has issued a report reprimanding state and federal authorities for mishandling the case of a migrant girl who died in a shelter last year.
Aug. 10, 2015
Less than 40 percent of private-sector workers in Arizona participate in a retirement plan through their work, and they have an average retirement savings balance of just $23,826, according to a recent report.
Aug. 10, 2015
About three million gallons of wastewater poured into the Animas River last Wednesday after a breach at a defunct gold mine near Silverton, Colorado.
Aug. 10, 2015
Arizona State University students on the downtown campus now have another way of getting around the area.
Aug. 10, 2015
Arizona is among a group of 13 states asking a federal judge to block a new rule they say gives federal officials jurisdiction over some state waters.
Aug. 10, 2015
State Health Director Cara Christ is pushing ahead with new rules on the sale of fetal tissue, even though nothing in state law actually prohibits it.
Aug. 10, 2015
Close to a thousand people made a run for the border this weekend in El Paso, Texas, but none were chased by the Border Patrol. That's because they were running an international race from the United States into Mexico.
Aug. 10, 2015
ADOT crews are still clearing mud and rocks off the roadway caused by heavy rain over the weekend.
Aug. 10, 2015
Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye has signed into law a proposal to tax alcoholic beverages sold in the tribe's casinos.
Aug. 10, 2015
Wildlife officials are trying to figure out through a study set to be completed next year why Arizona anglers are getting few fish.
Aug. 10, 2015
A new $39 million dollar data system is expected to save Arizona schools tens of millions of dollars.
Aug. 10, 2015
The Willow Fire, a brush fire in northwest Arizona, has burned over 6,700 acres. Fire officials are confident a large portion of the 1,000 evacuated households in the area will soon be able to return home.
Aug. 10, 2015
Last month, Navajos passed a referendum that allows for the first time for a non-Navajo speaker to be president.
Aug. 10, 2015
Contaminated water has been spewing from a Colorado mine site and into a river since late last week. Now, the National Park Service warns the polluted plume could reach Lake Powell early this week.
Aug. 8, 2015

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