KJZZ News

Arizona’s three public universities have more than half a billion dollars in deferred maintenance combined, nearly half of that is at ASU.
September 05, 2014
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear cases from three states on Monday, dealing with same-sex marriage bans.
September 05, 2014
West Valley leaders are really optimistic that the ability of residents to go from Loop 303 to I-10, either east or westbound, will be a major economic driver, a major benefit for the area.
September 05, 2014
He’s known for creating an urban community unlike any other in Arizona. But his construction reach expanded well beyond that.
September 05, 2014
KJZZ has partnered with the Arizona Republic to bring the Arizona Storytellers project on the radio.
September 05, 2014
Aubree Abril is a KJZZ digital media intern. She is a senior at Arizona State University majoring in journalism and political science.
September 05, 2014
Four people were arrested outside a Phoenix McDonald’s restaurant yesterday, as fast food workers demanded an increase in the minimum wage and the right to unionize.
September 05, 2014
The clean-up of a sinkhole that collapsed under the weight of a city bus Wednesday in Tempe, is going to take a while.
September 05, 2014
The Diamondbacks have offered Towers another position within the front office, but he isn't expected to make a decision until after a new general manager has been hired.
September 05, 2014
A collection of outlaw country singer Waylon Jennings' belongings will go on public auction this fall, including a rare 1958 motorcycle originally owned by Buddy Holly and locks of Willie Nelson's braided hair.
September 05, 2014
Two former Republican Arizona school superintendents are backing the Democratic candidate in the November General Election.
September 05, 2014
Arizona has received federal approval to import pentobarbital, the drug often used for executions in states that allow lethal injection.
September 05, 2014
KJZZ’s theatre critic Robrt Pela reviews By The Way, Meet Vera Stark, now at the Herberger Theater Center in Phoenix.
September 05, 2014
Dozens of community members and parishioners gathered at a Tempe church Thursday night. The group held a vigil in support of a man now living in the church — because he could be deported at any time.
September 05, 2014
Elvis Presley made a movie in Arizona’s red rock country almost 50 years ago. “Stay Away Joe” is an absurd musical comedy that got mixed reviews. But the movie is almost overshadowed by a rare record Elvis made while filming in the Verde Valley.
September 04, 2014
Peoria is holding a special election ordered by federal court for the Mesquite District City Council seat. Candidate Ken Krieger’s name was left off the original primary election ballot.
September 04, 2014
The Environmental Protection Agency released action plans for six companies in Arizona to lower haze. The rules force smelters, concrete kilns and power plants to clean up the air at nearby National Parks by reducing emissions of harmful chemicals.
September 04, 2014
Federal health officials say Arizona’s obesity rate last year was similar to its rate over the previous two years.
September 04, 2014
Bullhead City Police have made an arrest in the murder of an 8-year-old girl who was reported missing early Tuesday. The suspect is a friend of the family.
September 04, 2014
After enduring six years of government permitting and winning 14 lawsuits and appeals, a $1 billion desalination plant is under construction in Carlsbad, Calif. The plant is expected to open next year.
September 04, 2014

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