KJZZ News

Jeff Flake
The U.S. House of Representatives recently approved a delay on EPA standards passed during the Obama administration. The change would lower the acceptable levels for ground-level ozone to 70 parts per billion from the current standard, passed in 2008, which allowed 75 parts per billion.
Aug. 4, 2017
Lyle Jeffs
The man accused of running a Utah and Arizona food stamp fraud scheme has won a one-month trial delay so lawyers can try to determine if he suffered memory loss or brain damage in two late 1990s accidents.
Aug. 4, 2017
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The travel advisory for the state of Missouri brings back memories of The Green Book, a guide started in the 1930s that helped black travelers seek out safe locations.
Aug. 4, 2017
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From the Russia investigation to continued staffing shake-ups, why are the markets performing so well when the country continues to face political turmoil?
Aug. 4, 2017
Ironwood Forest
A group led by a member of the House has called for the preservation of Ironwood Forest National Monument in southern Arizona to protect its desert plants and wildlife.
Aug. 4, 2017
Storm damage in Tempe
A summer storm in Phoenix brought lightning, strong winds and sheets of rain that flooded streets, delayed flights and left thousands of people temporarily without power Thursday evening.
Aug. 4, 2017
A former bishop who led the Roman Catholic church in metro Phoenix during a worldwide child sexual abuse scandal has been accused of molesting a young boy 35 years ago.
Aug. 4, 2017
Phoenix Zoo
The Phoenix Zoo is closed Friday as officials assess damage from a powerful monsoon storm and crews begin cleaning up damage that included uprooted trees, destroyed tents and flooded trails.
Aug. 4, 2017
Air Conditioner
Searing summer temperatures have led to soaring revenues for Arizona’s primary electric utility.
Aug. 4, 2017
The Tucson native started riding professionally at 16 years old and went on to win 3,769 races and purse earnings of more than $205 million. Friday, he will receive horse racing’s highest honor, an induction into the sport’s Hall of Fame.
Aug. 4, 2017
Tempe Union High School District
Teen suicide has risen more than 80 percent in Arizona in recent years. One school district in the Valley is trying to change that — with one simple change to student IDs.
Aug. 4, 2017
9th Circuit Court of Appeals seal
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled against Maricopa County in a federal wiretapping case.
Aug. 3, 2017
A well-known community organizer who used social media and technology in his behind-the-scenes efforts for immigrant rights was killed Tuesday when a 51-year-old woman ran a red light and crashed into his motorcycle.
Aug. 3, 2017
Arizona Department of Corrections building
The director of the Department of Corrections is challenging a recent court order prohibiting retaliation against inmates in Arizona prisons.
Aug. 3, 2017
A new poll of Arizonans shows that despite his new book and recent pushback against President Donald Trump, the state’s junior senator remains deeply unpopular.
Aug. 3, 2017
kids climb around at the museum
Listen to the sounds of Tyler Osby playing with his daughter at the Children's Museum of Phoenix.
Aug. 3, 2017
"The Statues That Walked"
The University of Arizona has hired a new dean for its Honors College. And though he’s been a longtime academic at the University of Hawaii and currently at the University of Oregon, Terry Hunt is best known internationally for the research he’s done on Easter Island.
Aug. 3, 2017
water faucet
About 40,000 households in Gilbert received a notice this month with their water bill that said their drinking water contained higher-than-allowed level of a contaminant, according to the Arizona Republic. The town says that the levels might exceed EPA standards, but it’s still safe.
Aug. 3, 2017
EPA mine
The Gold King Mine spill near Silverton, Colorado, in 2015 shed a light on the dangers of abandoned mines. The EPA-controlled mine released tons of toxic wastewater into the Animas River, which affected waterways in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and here in Arizona, on the Navajo Nation.
Aug. 3, 2017
Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce
President Trump has thrown his support behind a new immigration bill, called the Reforming American Immigration for Strong Employment, or RAISE Act. With me to talk about the measure is Todd Sanders, president and CEO of the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce.
Aug. 3, 2017

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