KJZZ News

After 28 years at the helm, Jim Baker is preparing to step down as president of Navajo Ministries Inc.
April 28, 2015
The State Board of Education has voted to create a committee to review Arizona's Common Core standards for math and reading.
April 28, 2015
Northern Arizona racing fans will be out of luck indefinitely as the owners of the Prescott Valley Speedway continue to struggle with bankruptcy.
April 28, 2015
A fire department captain in southern Arizona has been charged with murder in the cold-case slayings of his ex-wife, her mother and a third woman, according to Pima County officials.
April 28, 2015
Urban farming is increasing in the Valley, from community gardens to open-lot farms. And one family in Mesa is growing food in a new place — their pool. Now the Valley, and the world, are looking to them for help.
April 28, 2015
Last week, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio testified his attorney hired a private investigator to research whether the judge in the case's wife had said the judge "hated" Arpaio. Legal experts weigh in on whether either those alleged comments or the probe into them posed any ethical issues.
April 27, 2015
Conservation groups are sounding the alarm over an effort to build roads on public land near the Grand Canyon.
April 27, 2015
New data from the Arizona Department of Health Services shows fewer children entered childcare and kindergarten in the 2014-2015 school year with a non-medical vaccination exemption.
April 27, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday over whether the U.S. constitution allows for same-sex marriage. The Supreme Court will be considering two questions.
April 27, 2015
Authorities said 41-year-old Jerice Hunter beat and kept her daughter Jhessye Shockley in a bedroom closet at the family's Glendale home, depriving her of food and water until she died.
April 27, 2015
Record low water levels at Lake Mead are cause for a construction project. The five boat ramps at the lake will be extended to maintain access to the water.
April 27, 2015
The city plans to sell bonds worth $43.7 million to fund utility improvements and other projects.
April 27, 2015
A new study from Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals Case Medical Center in Cleveland shows melanoma in kids is down.
April 27, 2015
A Los Alamos man who is also an avid birder says he spotted a California condor that was last seen in Colorado.
April 27, 2015
The Arizona Attorney General's Office is investigating nearly a dozen complaints that Yuma city officials violated open meetings law.
April 27, 2015
The conflict zones of the Middle East are a long way from the United States-Mexico border, which has experienced its own share of violence. In El Paso, a university ensemble has united musicians from both regions to play melodies rarely heard on the border.
April 27, 2015
Carefree Mayor Les Peterson told the Arizona Corporation Commission earlier this month that wastewater rates could make it difficult for some of the town's 11 eateries to stay open.
April 27, 2015
The 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal over the weekend was strong enough to trigger an avalanche on the slopes of Mount Everest. The avalanche buried part of the mountain’s base camp, stranding foreign climbers including a woman from Scottsdale.
April 27, 2015
Wildlife officials said the latest count of the endangered black-footed ferret at a northern Arizona site has come up with disappointing results.
April 27, 2015
Arizona’s new student achievement test is proving controversial, at least in Chandler. That's where hundreds of high school students stayed home to avoid the AzMERIT test.
April 27, 2015

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