KJZZ News

ASU Researchers To Evaluate ISIS Social Media Presence
The self-proclaimed Islamic State has attracted additional followers, in part through a strong commitment to social media and having its messages go viral.
July 3, 2015
Are There Too Many Specialty License Plates In Arizona?
Specialty license plates have proven to be very popular in Arizona. And with House Bill 2252 taking effect, there’s another specialty plate.
July 3, 2015
Sports Agent And Attorney Talks About The Difference Between Female And Male Pro Athletes
The U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team takes on Japan Sunday in the Women’s World Cup final.
July 3, 2015
Did You Know: Basha Gallery Is The Largest Privately Owned Collection Of Western Art In The US
It is recognized as the largest privately owned art gallery of its type in the country. It has thousands of original works, and it’s located right here in the valley.
July 3, 2015
Pima County Public Library Creating Teen Media Programs With Grant Funds
The Pima County Public Library has gotten a $70,000 grant from the state to create more media programs for teens.
July 3, 2015
Round Up Of New Bills Taking Effect In Arizona
Today is the day most of the bills passed by the legislature and signed by the governor during this year’s session take effect.
July 3, 2015
Solar Impulse 2 Lands In Hawaii; Phoenix Is Next Stop
A plane powered by the sun's rays landed in Hawaii Friday after a record-breaking five-day journey across the Pacific Ocean from Japan.
July 3, 2015
No Fourth Of July Fireworks In Kingman
For the first time in years, the city of Kingman will not be setting off Independence Day fireworks.
July 3, 2015
NASCAR, PIR Asking Fans To Leave Confederate Flag At Home
NASCAR, one of America’s most popular sports, is asking their fans not to bring Confederate flags to the racetrack.
July 3, 2015
YCSO: Page Man Drove Wrong Way On Highway Near Prescott Valley
Authorities said 34-year-old Carlos Nieto even stopped his vehicle, put it into reverse and rammed a patrol vehicle before trying to run away.
July 3, 2015
More Immigrants Injured Falling From Border Fence
Undocumented immigrants have been climbing the international border fence for years, many with the help of smugglers who set up ladders. A shelter in Mexico and the Mexican consulate say recently there has been an increase in serious injuries along the fence.
July 3, 2015
Judge Rejects States Plea In Effort To Stop Casino Near Glendale
U.S. District Court Judge Steven Logan has rejected a plea by the Arizona Attorney General's Office that Logan continue to handle the lawsuit filed against the governor and others by the tribe. Instead, Logan sent the case to Judge David Campbell.
July 3, 2015
Lesser Prairie Chicken Population On The Rise
Wildlife officials are reporting a 25 percent increase in the lesser prairie chicken population. This is the second year the threatened animal’s numbers have shown signs of improvement.
July 3, 2015
Phoenix Loves Sci-Fi Film Event Celebrates Arizona Scenery In The Movies
Phoenix Loves Sci-Fi… that's the name of a film screening event that makes its debut Thursday. It’ll include short science-fiction films produced in Phoenix over the past year.
July 2, 2015
Opposing Views On Prop 104 That Would Extend Transit Tax
Phoenix voters will decide this summer whether to extend the city’s current four-tenths of a cent transit sales tax and increase it to seven-tenths of a cent over 35 years.
July 2, 2015
How Lucrative Is The Fireworks Business In The Valley?
Driving around the Valley over the past several days, you may have seen some tents with banners flapping in parking lots. They tend to pop up around July Fourth and New Year’s.
July 2, 2015
Chandler City Councilman Calls For South Mountain Freeway To Be Bike Friendly
Has the Valley missed an opportunity to move from car culture to bike-friendly?
July 2, 2015
Apollo Education Group And Other For-Profit Schools Are Struggling
It’s been another challenging week in the realm of for-profit education.
July 2, 2015
Why Arizona Is Seeing An Early Lightning Season
The past few nights have featured some pretty spectacular light shows in the Valley with bolts of lightning crackling.
July 2, 2015
Recent Sale Of Phoenix High Rise A Good Sign For Downtown
A 20-story office building on the corner of Central and Washington recently sold for more than $93 million.
July 2, 2015

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