KJZZ News

Saguaro National Park outside Tucson plans herbicide spraying this week on parts of the park where invasive buffelgrass has become established.
August 18, 2014
State prison officials are investigating the death of an inmate found in a Florence prison recreation area as a homicide.
August 18, 2014
It’s been known as Lou Gehrig’s disease since it took the Yankees baseball star’s life in 1941, but Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, ALS is getting a lot of publicity these days from what’s known as the Ice Bucket challenge.
August 18, 2014
As the recovery from the Great Recession produces jobs and entrepreneurial opportunities, business mentoring services like SCORE are attempting to help.
August 18, 2014
The U.S. Border Patrol is circulating an issue paper warning agents about private militias patrolling the Mexican border.
August 18, 2014
Good news for drivers in the West Valley. Getting onto and off of I-10 from the Loop 303 just got easier.
August 18, 2014
The federal government will begin sterilizing an endangered species it is trying to save.
August 18, 2014
Say goodbye to free parking on nights, weekends and holidays in downtown Phoenix. Extended meter hours go into effect Monday.
August 18, 2014
Mission Fiber Group in Chandler and Burbank Recycling in California owe $32 million in restitution for illegally claiming money from CalRecycle for out of state aluminum beverage cans.
August 18, 2014
Community gardening has been popular for years. Neighbors get together to grow their own fruits and vegetables. Tempe’s Harvest for Humanity has been growing vegetables for the past 20 years, with a different goal in mind.
August 17, 2014
Clean-up efforts are still underway in South Phoenix and Laveen. The devastation from Tuesday night’s storm ranges from flooded houses to damaged schools and closed streets.
August 16, 2014
Recently, a map put together by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies showed which religious traditions have the second-highest number of followers in each state. What surprised a lot of people is that Hinduism took the second spot in Arizona.
August 15, 2014
To increase the United States’ overall competitiveness, the fields of science technology engineering and math, or STEM, are being re-emphasized. Arizona is no exception.
August 15, 2014
The NCAA, which has overseen college athletics — including its schools and student-athletes — for more than a century, is gradually losing its power base.
August 15, 2014
Now President Barack Obama is expected to take executive action on immigration before the end of the month.
August 15, 2014
Maricopa County offers ballots in English and Spanish and a special touchscreen option for members of the Tohono O’Odham tribe.
August 15, 2014
There’s a unique population of insects in our caves and caverns. And there’s a lot we still have to learn about them.
August 15, 2014
The active ingredient in many popular liquid soaps is called triclosan. The state of Minnesota decided to ban all products that contain triclosan as of Jan. 1, 2017.
August 15, 2014
The Valley has a sketch group of its own, called Bully Mammoth.
August 15, 2014
The Seventh Annual Grid Show at the Trunk Space in Phoenix aims to capture nostalgia by displaying photographs and art of those iconic and vintage Arizona signs.
August 15, 2014

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