KJZZ News

St. Mary's Food Bank volunteers
Parents already beleaguered by kids badgering them for the latest iPad or remote control camera, have a perfect teaching moment at valley charities.
Nov. 27, 2017
Caregiver and patient
Last year, caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s or other dementias provided more than 18 billion hours of unpaid care, according to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Nov. 27, 2017
LED lights
City lights drive back the night a little more each year, disrupting ecological cycles. Now, energy-efficient lights could be making light pollution worse.
Nov. 27, 2017
Wednesday's SB 1070 opposition protest 13
Legislation being proposed by Scottsdale lawmaker Rep. Jay Lawrence seeks to make it a felony for protesters to wear any sort of disguise to evade recognition or identification in the commission of any public offense.
Nov. 27, 2017
city of phoenix logo
Phoenix will expand its LED project outside of the downtown area in a project that aims to replace all 100,000 city streetlights by fall 2019.
Nov. 27, 2017
There is a major date producer in Yuma, called Bard Valley, helping fund a study to develop new pesticides for the weevil.
Nov. 27, 2017
When Phoenix launched its shopping-cart retrieval program a decade ago, it was designed to pay for itself, but in the last fiscal year, the city reported it recovered only 28 percent of expenses.
Nov. 27, 2017
FDA logo
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is advising consumers to stop use immediately of a prescription drug marketed by a Scottsdale-based company.
Nov. 27, 2017
More scheduled fire treatments by the U.S. Forest Service will occur over the next two weeks.
Nov. 27, 2017
Volkswagen
Arizona school districts seeking to replace their fleet of aging buses may be the recipients of $59 million. That money was awarded to the state as a result of a national lawsuit against Volkswagen that was settled last year.
Nov. 26, 2017
Northern Vertex Mining Corp
Northern Vertex Mining Corp. has filed paperwork to begin measuring the economic viability of expanding its gold and silver mine exploration project in northwestern Arizona.
Nov. 25, 2017
Scottsdale Republican State Rep. Michelle Ugenti-Rita wants to repeal existing Arizona law that allows children under the age of 18 to get married.
Nov. 25, 2017
A new program is in the works to improve relationships between Phoenix police and high school students that can also prepare young people for careers in the automotive industry.
Nov. 25, 2017
After two years of growing complaints from residents, business owners and neighborhood groups, Phoenix’s transit department will ask the city council this week to hire a homeless outreach team.
Nov. 24, 2017
Phoenix just experienced one of the hottest Thanksgivings on record, and high temperatures across the state are exacerbating another issue: drought.
Nov. 24, 2017
photo of the Granite Mountain Hotshots
A panel has narrowed down its search for an artist to design a memorial for the Granite Mountain Hotshots, who died fighting a wildfire in 2013.
Nov. 24, 2017
man using phone on a couch
For most of us, the weekend starts in just a few hours. It’s our chance to spend more time with the family, stay up late, go into full binge mode on a TV show or try countless other things.
Nov. 24, 2017
volunteers plant trees
Listen to the sounds of Christopher Harvey planting trees at the Spaces of Opportunity garden in south Phoenix.
Nov. 24, 2017
A federal watchdog says it will review the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s efforts to clean up abandoned uranium sites on the Navajo Nation.
Nov. 24, 2017
Father Doyle
On a quiet, residential street with the skyline of Phoenix looming large, two stucco houses stand side-by-side, much newer than many of the other single-family homes on the block, a bright yellow tent in between them.
Nov. 24, 2017

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