KJZZ News

eclipse
This weekend, sky watchers will see a rare astronomical event — the total eclipse of a “supermoon.” The last time this happened was more than 30 years ago.
Sep. 24, 2015
school classroom
Are humanities taking a backseat to other kinds of courses in the country’s high schools and colleges?
Sep. 24, 2015
Jugger in Tempe
Listen to the sounds of people playing Jugger in Tempe.
Sep. 24, 2015
homeless shelter beds
Phoenix Rescue Mission celebrated the expansion of its homeless shelter Thursday after budget cuts to Central Arizona Shelter Services displaced 120 homeless people last spring.
Sep. 24, 2015
freeway shooting flier
When law enforcement officers arrested Leslie Allen Merritt, Jr. on suspicion of being involved in some of the shootings along I-10, his dad had a strong reaction.
Sep. 24, 2015
Glenn Odegard
A group of homeowners in Jerome has filed suit against the town, over its prohibition on short-term rentals.
Sep. 24, 2015
cell phone
Several Arizona towns and cities are considering bans on hand-held devices. Now Tempe is about to vote on a proposed ordinance that would make it a Class One misdemeanor, meaning a driver could be fined upwards of $500.
Sep. 24, 2015
Twenty-eight years ago the Valley welcomed Pope John Paul II. Phoenix was one of his several stops in a coast to coast visit of the U.S.
Sep. 24, 2015
protest
Chief Deputy Jerry Sheridan testified all day Thursday and is expected to return to the stand on Friday.
Sep. 24, 2015
Arizona Congressman Ruben Gallego says the Pope's message about the "Golden Rule" resonated loudly in the halls of Congress on Thursday.
Sep. 24, 2015
Martha McSally
Parting ways with other congressional Republicans, Rep. Martha McSally said Wednesday that Congress should not shut down the government over funding for Planned Parenthood.
Sep. 24, 2015
Federal authorities have charged a U.S. Border Patrol agent who killed a Mexican teenager in a cross-border shooting with second-degree murder.
Sep. 24, 2015
rainbow
The Valley’s monsoon season is nearly over. It ends in the middle of next week, but for the central deserts this has been a pretty good year for precipitation.
Sep. 24, 2015
A husband and wife have built a thriving business making colorful piñatas featuring popular figures.
Sep. 24, 2015
Sept. 25 marks two years since the Democratic Republic of Congo halted all intercountry adoptions. A Flagstaff family has spent tens of thousands of dollars to bring one little girl home.
Sep. 24, 2015
Diane Douglas
One lawsuit pending appeal, one lawsuit being written and one lawsuit threatened. The legal back-and-forth continues between the Arizona Board of Education and Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas.
Sep. 24, 2015
This summer’s Supreme Court decision in the case of Reed vs. Town of Gilbert made parts of some cities sign code unconstitutional.
Sep. 23, 2015
Yogi Berra was remembered Wednesday in baseball circles and beyond. The Baseball Hall of Fame member died Tuesday at the age of 90 and had a special connection to Arizona.
Sep. 23, 2015
Members of the Industrial Commission of Arizona resigned after a lawmaker questioned the many per diem payments they charged the state.
Sep. 23, 2015
Arizona Theatre Company logo
Big theater and small theater are working together as Ron May, best known in the Valley for Stray Cat Theatre, is directing for Arizona Theatre Company.
Sep. 23, 2015

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