KJZZ News

The Wilderness Society has published a searchable map where you can find parks and recreational areas that are supported by the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), including nearly 40 Arizona sites.
July 31, 2015
Troubled ambulance company Rural/Metro is being acquired by its competitor, a move that could ease the Scottsdale company's financial woes but raise concerns about local competition.
July 31, 2015
In one West Valley school district, kindergarten teachers are being asked to do double duty, while their students have half days.
July 31, 2015
A decade ago, when many states approved laws defining marriage between a man and a woman, Navajo lawmakers drafted the Dine Marriage Act, a law that prohibits and refuses to recognize same-sex marriage.
July 31, 2015
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich says officials are not allowed to use public resources to campaign for or against ballot measures.
July 31, 2015
Researchers are using this information to learn more about the current drought and how much precipitation it would take to quench a thirsty state.
July 31, 2015
Pronghorn antelope are native to the American West — but the landscape they roam is increasingly fraught with peril.
July 31, 2015
The Cochise Regional Hospital in Douglas is likely to close Friday due to the loss of federal Medicare and Medicaid payments. It is the only hospital on the Southeastern border of the state.
July 30, 2015
The U.S. Department of Justice wants to have a seat at the table in a case that found the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office racially profiled Latino drivers. The DOJ argues it will help ensure the sheriff’s office complies with court orders to reform its policies.
July 30, 2015
The Department of Child Safety is aiming to reduce the number of cases of child abuse and neglect coming into the system and retain staff.
July 30, 2015
Energy use in the U.S. and around the world is expected to continue to grow along with the population.
July 30, 2015
The Supreme Court’s decision to legalize same-sex marriage didn’t eliminate other kinds of discrimination for members of the LGBT community.
July 30, 2015
While a judge heard arguments today that could impact whether around 350,000 Arizonans get to keep their Medicaid coverage, a Nashville-based charity helps five Arizona clinics get medication to patients who can’t afford it.
July 30, 2015
Members of the San Carlos Apache tribe returned to Arizona this week, after traveling to Washington, D.C., to protest the proposed Resolution Copper Mine near Superior.
July 30, 2015
Listen to Benjamin Butler milling flour at Hayden Flour Mill in Queen Creek.
July 30, 2015
The thawing relations between the United States and Cuba has American businesses thinking about the potential of that new market.
July 30, 2015
The reported slowdown in China’s economy means market watchers are paying close attention to copper demand and prices — both are important to Arizona.
July 30, 2015
Close to half of Arizona’s private-sector workers, more than 934,000 people, do not have access to paid sick leave, according to a report Wednesday by a group pushing for such laws.
July 30, 2015
Before students can attend their first day of kindergarten, parents are required to make sure their kids are up to date on their vaccines.
July 30, 2015
The Arizona Daily Star reported Heinz is an emergency room physician who sought the congressional seat in 2012 but lost.
July 30, 2015

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