KJZZ News

Grey Fox Ridge excavation
A collection of Native American artifacts from an excavation in Cottonwood inspired the creation of the Verde Valley Archaeology Center. That collection has come home to the Verde Valley.
Jun. 12, 2015
Prison cell
A man who shot a Navajo Nation police officer in the head has pleaded guilty to discharging a firearm in a violent crime.
Jun. 12, 2015
Mugshot of Alina Nashae Lipsey.
A former eligibility worker at the Department of Economic Security has been charged with creating fake families and then collecting thousands of dollars in welfare and food stamp benefits.
Jun. 12, 2015
Steve and Jeanette Royer
To build a home or apartment in the Valley, you need a sustainable source of water. For decades developers have gotten around this by paying more, but some say this arrangement, and the kind of growth it promotes, is no longer sustainable.
Jun. 12, 2015
Mexico deported 79 percent more people from Central America's northern triangle in the first four months of 2015 than it did during the same period a year earlier, according to government statistics.
Jun. 12, 2015
The Valley housing market’s upward momentum stayed strong in April, especially buyer demand, but one glaring problem was a continued decline in the number of homes for sale.
Jun. 11, 2015
chickens
Officials say quarantines were ordered for four properties in Arizona that had quail, chickens and eggs that came from an Iowa facility where other birds tested positive for a bird flu virus.
Jun. 11, 2015
El Nino map
After speculation of El Niño possibly forming this year, nearly all climate models suggest it is forming, and may stick around for a while. But what does that mean for southwest weather?
Jun. 11, 2015
Maricopa County Sheriff's Office
Another lawsuit alleging discriminatory policing by the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office could soon go to trial. A judge has set a trial date for August in a lawsuit brought by the U.S. Department of Justice.
Jun. 11, 2015
Video games can improve dexterity, hand-eye coordination and, if you’re old school, your ability to know when to jump over a barrel rolled toward you by a giant gorilla.
Jun. 11, 2015
The Local Economy Solution
We spoke with Michael Shuman, author of "The Local Economy Solution," who argues the better choice is to spend that energy on what’s already in the community.
Jun. 11, 2015
farm
Counting cow steps is helping Danzeisen Dairy in Laveen produce more milk.
Jun. 11, 2015
Exports from Arizona increased by nearly 9 percent in 2014, which was about triple the national average. A report released by several state agencies including the University of Arizona shows the state’s exports to Mexico was a big driver of that growth.
Jun. 11, 2015
Phoenix Coyotes
Last night’s Glendale City Council vote was 5-2 in favor of voiding the contract the city has with the Arizona Coyotes hockey team.
Jun. 11, 2015
Corinthian Colleges
The U.S. Education Department said it will forgive student loan debt for tens of thousands of former Corinthian Colleges students.
Jun. 11, 2015
chase field
According to MLB, more baseball players who went to either high school or college in Arizona have been drafted than those from all but four other states.
Jun. 11, 2015
Listen to Kim Cofer gardening and putting up a lattice at the Phoenix Renews garden in downtown Phoenix.
Jun. 11, 2015
Banner Health
ASU and Banner Health are joining forces to fight neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.
Jun. 11, 2015
The Arizona Community Action Association has gotten a $125,000 grant for an initiative called Raise Arizona.
Jun. 11, 2015
classroom
The Arizona Supreme Court is standing by a lower court’s ruling that charter schools are not entitled to the same state funding provided to district schools.
Jun. 11, 2015

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