KJZZ News

As the drought continues in the Western United States, federal lawmakers have been looking for ways to deal with the water shortage in Arizona and other states.
April 17, 2015
Arizona has many unique places. It has one of the largest canyons, largest solar telescope –- and the only military boneyard in the United States.
April 17, 2015
Thousands of mostly poor Hispanic people live in border communities called colonias with no access to running water or electricity. Now the Obama administration wants the four border states that receive federal funds for colonias to increase spending there by 50 percent.
April 17, 2015
National Parks across the state will waive their entrance fees Saturday and Sunday in honor of National Park Week.
April 17, 2015
Investigators said officials could have prevented the poor management and lapses in safety that led to radiation contamination inside the federal government's only underground nuclear waste repository.
April 17, 2015
About 1,500 commercial trucks cross into the U.S. in Nogales each day, loaded with fresh produce. Those trucks are bound for the produce warehouses that dot Santa Cruz County.
April 17, 2015
Five people were found dead at a home in north Phoenix on Thursday evening.
April 16, 2015
The Federal Aviation Administration refused to change new flight paths that have caused noise disruptions in central Phoenix, despite several months of meetings with city officials.
April 16, 2015
The president of the Police Officers of Scottsdale Association, or POSA, announced this week his plans to step down. His resignation comes about five months after KJZZ raised questions about POSA's fundraising practices.
April 16, 2015
Local musician Margo Reed passed away Wednesday at the age of 73. She was known for her deep, stirring voice that marked the jazz, blues and gospel music she performed for decades.
April 16, 2015
A new study shows the use of e-cigarettes by young people is on the rise.
April 16, 2015
Exotic dancers are suing three Valley strip clubs for alleged unpaid tips and wages. At those clubs, the dancers aren’t employees, they’re independent contractors.
April 16, 2015
Listen to the sounds inside Harmon Library in Phoenix.
April 16, 2015
Sprout Film Festival is a collection of short films exclusively featuring people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, or I/DD.
April 16, 2015
According to a team of astronomers, the universe since the Big Bang is not accelerating at the rate that researchers had previously thought.
April 16, 2015
The Arizona Latino Arts and Cultural Center in Phoenix is hosting a traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian called “American Sabor: Latinos in U.S. Popular Music.”
April 16, 2015
Scientists have started trying to figure out why the Four Corners region is such a hot spot for methane.
April 16, 2015
The new state budget Governor Doug Ducey signed into law earlier this year included millions of dollars in spending cuts. About $1 million-worth of those cuts was to the Arizona Commission on the Arts which, among other things, deals with grants to arts organizations.
April 16, 2015
Last week we spoke with Arizona Republic Investigative Reporter Craig Harris, who wrote a story about the payout given to the founder of the charity Celebrity Fight Night, Jimmy Walker. Earlier this week, Go Daddy founder Bob Parsons said he’d give the organization $1 million a year over five years to cover Walker’s salary.
April 16, 2015
A group in Flagstaff has filed a lawsuit challenging a 2013 Arizona law that banned cities and towns in the state from setting their own minimum wages higher than the state’s. Arizona’s minimum wage was approved by voters in 2006 and currently stands at $8.05 an hour.
April 16, 2015

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