KJZZ News

We brought back Leszek Pawlowicz, our resident quiz master who has won a Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions.
August 29, 2014
The University of Arizona has installed new technology at their planetarium, looking to further engage the public with current research projects.
August 29, 2014
Earlier this week, the Arizona Supreme Court said it would hear Gov. Jan Brewer’s appeal of a lower court ruling which allowed a group of Republican lawmakers to challenge her Medicaid expansion plan.
August 29, 2014
Though the holiday is usually associated with the last day of summer and leisure, its roots are anything but peaceful.
August 29, 2014
The Department of the Interior recently sent more than 4,000 purchase offers to tribal land owners in southern Arizona and Montana as part of their Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations. The offers total almost $100 million.
August 29, 2014
The city of Phoenix is no longer considering the use of parking meters at its desert preserves. The move comes after public outcry and strong opposition from several city leaders.
August 29, 2014
Less than a decade ago, golf’s popularity had left stereotypes behind. Its country-club reputation had morphed into something a lot more mainstream.
August 29, 2014
The city of Phoenix is going to try to reduce a shortfall of law enforcement officers by hiring at least three hundred new police over the next three years.
August 29, 2014
The date for the Mesquite District Peoria City Council special election will be set this week.
August 29, 2014
The annual burning of Zozobra will be held in northern New Mexico tonight. This is the 90th straight year the 50 foot marionette, also known as Old Man Gloom, will be set on fire in Santa Fe.
August 29, 2014
Officials at the Arizona Game and Fish Department are investigating the shooting of a desert tortoise, a protected species.
August 29, 2014
A quiet Scottsdale neighborhood has become the most recent location to deal with the growing issue of sober-living homes.
August 29, 2014
This week we hear from Strange Lot, a three-piece psychedelic band with a hint of garage rock based in Phoenix.
August 29, 2014
All but a few very small areas of the Apache Sitgreaves forest are open for camping in time for Labor Day weekend.
August 29, 2014
The Tucson-based Center for Biological Diversity has filed a petition to protect the insect under the Endangered Species Act as a threatened species.
August 29, 2014
Maricopa County Elections officials will be working over the weekend to finalize results from Tuesday’s Primary Election. Three state legislative districts could be impacted.
August 29, 2014
Groups of hikers and runners who want to do grueling excursions across the Grand Canyon will soon need a permit — a move officials say will cut back on overcrowding, litter and safety issues at the popular tourist attraction in Arizona.
August 29, 2014
Claiming illegal political motives, attorneys for Republicans are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to void the lines drawn by the Independent Redistricting Commission for the state's 30 legislative districts.
August 29, 2014
Two brothers have completed a drive from Flagstaff to the Grand Canyon in a vintage steam car. Chris and Nick Howell say their restored Toledo Steam Car reached the canyon's South Rim around sunset Wednesday, but not without a little help.
August 29, 2014
President Barack Obama says he still intends to act on his own to change immigration policies but stopped short of reiterating his past vows to act by end of summer.
August 29, 2014

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