KJZZ News

Interstate 10 sign
On Tuesday, the Arizona Department of Transportation closed a 60 mile stretch of the freeway again. That was the seventh closure in the last few weeks due to blowing dust picked up from a plowed field near San Simon.
May. 17, 2016
Topock Fire
After 2015 went down as the worst year on record for fires, the nation’s top agricultural and forest officials met today to discuss what may be in store this year. They feel the fire season is already off to a troubling start.
May. 17, 2016
phoenix council budget vote
The Phoenix City Council approved more than $1 billion dollars in spending Tuesday night. Now, they’re on the clock to come up with cash to cover it all.
May. 17, 2016
Christopher Simcox
Opening arguments in the trial of a founder of one of the border vigilante groups that charged into southern Arizona about 10 years ago start Wednesday afternoon in Maricopa County Superior Court.
May. 17, 2016
brain x-rays
Those who have had a traumatic brain injury often live with pain and sickness in other parts of the body. New research has connected how a single TBI may suppress a person’s whole immune system and give them pain long after their injury.
May. 17, 2016
arnold palmer parade
Grand marshals used to organize a parade. Now they receive the parade's highest honor.
May. 17, 2016
texting and driving
Keep your cellphone out of reach if you’re driving through Pima County in southern Arizona.
May. 17, 2016
group of recent Cuban immigrants
Thousands of Cuban migrants stranded in Panama are boarding planes throughout the month headed to the U.S.-Mexico border. They're crossing into the United States via El Paso, where financial and housing resources are strained.
May. 17, 2016
Computer generated image of space debris
Air traffic controllers help make sure planes keep a safe distance, and don’t run into each other, among other things — but what about space?
May. 17, 2016
voting sign
Today is Election Day in Arizona. As voters decide Propositions 123 and 124 — and after the long lines and other problems that plagued Arizona’s Presidential Preference Election in March — all eyes were on polling places today.
May. 17, 2016
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Last Friday, federal Judge Murray Snow dropped a 162-page order finding Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio in contempt of court.
May. 17, 2016
Wildlife officials examine the baby bird
A 9-day-old peregrine falcon born high above downtown Phoenix is getting a little help from wildlife officials. Volunteer veterinarians have outfitted the baby bird that hatched earlier this month with small leg braces.
May. 17, 2016
OSIRIS-REx
The University of Arizona’s upcoming mission to an asteroid reaches a milestone this week when the vehicle built for it travels by airplane to Florida.
May. 17, 2016
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The bills extend additional rights to college students who want to exercise their free speech rights on campus. But Gov. Ducey also signed a measure increasing the penalty for protestors who block traffic.
May. 17, 2016
The Phoenix City Council is scheduled to decide on a budget that tops $1 billion in general fund spending and calls for a property tax hike. With so much money at stake, each department has to make its case to the city manager and council. And, one department had to do some backpedaling after KJZZ started looking at the numbers.
May. 17, 2016
Courtroom
As the debate over whether the U.S. Senate should grant confirmation hearings to President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland rages on in Washington, there’s also judicial drama playing out here in Arizona.
May. 16, 2016
Jeff Adams
We’re looking at the people who do the jobs that you sometimes don’t see or don’t think about. We’re thinking about the jobs around the Phoenix area that might not be what you expect.
May. 16, 2016
The Fire Line book cover
In her new book, Fernanda Santos writes about what happened with the fire, the men who attempted to fight it and their surviving family members.
May. 16, 2016
"Bruce Munro: Sonoran Light" exhibit
The desert has often been associated with mystery and the unknown. Many people have come here for some sort of spiritual awakening — and sometimes your mind just gets blown.
May. 16, 2016
StoryBoard 3 Ember Black
ASU senior Marieke Davis's visual impairment hasn't deterred her from pursuing a career as an artist.
May. 16, 2016

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