KJZZ News

Arizona public school students have been taking the AzMERIT test. The testing window ends early next month.
April 24, 2015
The study by the group Measure of America ranks congressional districts based on the American Human Development Index.
April 24, 2015
This week, police arrested Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner and her fiancée Glory Johnson, of the WNBA’s Tulsa Shock, on assault and disorderly conduct charges. The incident is considered a domestic violence offense.
April 24, 2015
According to the ASPCA, approximately 4 million dogs enter animal shelters in the United States every year, but less than half of them are successfully adopted. New research suggests that labeling a dog a pit bull could reduce their chances for adoption.
April 24, 2015
In the effort to appeal to a broader audience, the Phoenix Symphony is giving traditional symphonic music a dose of hard rock by presenting the music of Led Zeppelin.
April 24, 2015
The Phoenix area's canal system isn’t identified with romance and beauty like those in Venice or Amsterdam. It’s more utilitarian than that. But ASU student Will Novak is trying to change that.
April 24, 2015
If you had to find old state records or photographs would you know where to go? Well, they’re located in a modern facility in downtown Phoenix created to withstand the times.
April 24, 2015
Fire managers in northern Arizona are planning a series of prescribed burns this weekend. Officials hope to treat almost 5,000 acres of land in the Mormon Lake area near Flagstaff.
April 24, 2015
A San Manuel man is in custody after Pinal County authorities say they broke up an indoor marijuana growing operation in Oracle.
April 24, 2015
Boys and Girls Clubs in Arizona have been awarded $670,000 from a special Arizona attorney general's fund to pay for anti-obesity and diabetes prevention programs over the next two years.
April 24, 2015
The arson that lit up Old Tucson studios 20 years ago still blazes on in the minds of local firefighters.
April 24, 2015
The sister of the late labor leader Cesar Chaves said she could feel her brother's presence at a moving ceremony honoring his Navy service 22 years after his death.
April 24, 2015
A breeding pair of endangered Mexican gray wolves has been released into the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest.
April 24, 2015
A group of American Indian actors walked off the set of an Adam Sandler movie this week over complaints about stereotypes, offensive names and scenes they say disrespected Native American religious practices.
April 24, 2015
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio took the stand again Thursday to testify about his role in repeatedly violating a federal judge’s order. While under oath, the sheriff made a surprising admission that the judge’s wife had been the focus of a secret investigation.
April 23, 2015
The contempt of court case against Sheriff Joe Arpaio took a stunning twist on Thursday when the sheriff admitted to the federal judge that he had secretly investigated the judge's wife.
April 23, 2015
Before they migrate back north, a look at how Baby Boomer snowbirds differ from their parents.
April 23, 2015
Hundreds of homeless people now staying in a Phoenix parking lot will soon be living indoors. This comes after a local nonprofit received more than $300,000 from Maricopa County.
April 23, 2015
A cutback in Arizona’s portion of the Colorado River could be on the horizon. But officials met in Phoenix on Wednesday to reassure water users the state is doing all it can to prevent that.
April 23, 2015
Phoenix is preparing to sell the Sheraton hotel downtown. The hotel has lost $38 million since 2008, and the city is now refinancing that debt.
April 23, 2015

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