KJZZ News

As Tropical Storm Newton makes its way across parts of southeastern Arizona, Phoenix won’t likely see much more rain.
Sep. 7, 2016
An Arizona Congresswoman stepped in to change the rules after it was announced World War II’s Women Air Force Service Pilots, or WASPs, could no longer be buried at Arlington National Cemetery.
Sep. 7, 2016
Business owners from Phoenix to Prescott and Tempe to Flagstaff signed a letter to President Barack Obama asking that he designate 1.7 million acres as a national monument.
Sep. 7, 2016
Scottsdale Arts District
Recently, the Scottsdale Cultural Council changed its name to Scottsdale Arts. We found out the reasons why from Scottsdale Arts President and CEO Neale Perl.
Sep. 7, 2016
We spoke with Origins Project founder Lawrence Krauss and two of the panelists: Phyllis Randolph Frye, who is known as the “grandmother" of the national transgender legal and political movement, and professor, author and LGBT advocate Jennifer Finney Boylan.
Sep. 7, 2016
Turnout in Arizona’s primary elections rarely meets the highest expectations of anyone in the community—whether they’re candidates, consultants or organizers.
Sep. 7, 2016
Arizona’s primary election was held on August 30 and there’s one major race which hasn’t been settled yet. It’s the GOP battle in the 5th Congressional District between the two candidates who finished at the top—Andy Biggs and Christine Jones.
Sep. 7, 2016
Wild horses
Federal land management officials are rounding up wild burros and horses from desert areas near Yuma to address overpopulation problems. Rapid breeding allows the herds to grow by 15 to 18 percent each year.
Sep. 7, 2016
Arizona Board of Regents
Arizona's public university system had tens of millions of dollars reduced in its budget during the depths of the Great Recession. That in itself wasn't unique, but some other states have embraced the concept of pumping more of that money back into the schools post-Recession.
Sep. 7, 2016
Mexico’s top financial official, who urged President Enrique Peña Nieto to invite Donald Trump for a meeting that has been largely seen as a disaster, has stepped down.
Sep. 7, 2016
Elda Graciela Margez De Zamora
The Arizona Attorney General's Office says 54-year-old Elda Graciela Margez De Zamora is wanted for failing to appear at a pretrial conference in July.
Sep. 7, 2016
Planet Nine
An astronomer at Northern Arizona University announced the discovery of three new objects at the far edge of the solar system. They help narrow down the search for the hypothetical Planet Nine.
Sep. 7, 2016
influenza virus
The Centers for Disease Control found the effectiveness of the nasal spray among children ages 2 through 17 during the 2015-2016 flu season was 3 percent, compared to 63 percent for the injected vaccine.
Sep. 7, 2016
OSIRIS-REx launches
The OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is scheduled to launch Thursday, and the Arizona Science Desk is there. Follow the latest updates from Cape Canaveral, Florida.
Sep. 7, 2016
Yuma Kmart building
About 16 million baby boomers are expected to be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease by 2050. Communities will bear the burden of caring for and housing these people. In Yuma, a Native American tribe has partnered with a private group to try something different — a self-contained village for dementia patients.
Sep. 7, 2016
Doug Ducey
Gov. Doug Ducey is refusing take sides in the latest dust-up between his party's presidential nominee and the state's junior senator.
Sep. 7, 2016
The city of Phoenix and Valley Metro have formally submitted a funding request to the Federal Transit Administration to complete the South Central Light Rail Extension.
Sep. 7, 2016
Freeport-McMoran headquarters
Copper mining giant Freeport McMoRan has already passed the environmental standards needed to move forward with repairs and updates at its Bagdad location. The only thing left until work can begin is a 30-day window to allow comments from the public, that began Tuesday.
Sep. 7, 2016
Rain
Tropical storm Newton will be moving through Arizona today after making landfall on the Baja California coast in Mexico yesterday.
Sep. 7, 2016
Arizona's 5th Congressional District
The Christine Jones campaign has filed a law suit alleging hundreds of mail-in and provisional ballots were incorrectly thrown out.
Sep. 6, 2016

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