KJZZ News

The death of Republican state Sen. Chester Crandell has boosted the chances for an independent to be elected to the Legislature for the first time in recent memory.
August 06, 2014
While the Ebola virus continues to spread in Western Africa, a seemingly effective treatment used has origins from Arizona State University. Plant research is at the root of the experimental treatment being used on two American doctors infected with the Ebola virus.
August 05, 2014
A Phoenix transgender woman appealing her conviction on a prostitution-related charge has the support of the ACLU and a well-known television actress.
August 05, 2014
Tuesday, Media company Gannett announced a split between their print and broadcast divisions creating two companies.
August 05, 2014
A new report ranks Arizona as having the highest amount of solar energy per person in 2013.
August 05, 2014
The U.S. Supreme Court could have the ultimate say on whether Arizona's new abortion-medication restrictions — considered the most stringent in the nation, but put on hold by a federal appeals court — should take effect.
August 05, 2014
Phoenix Suns forward P.J. Tucker was sentenced to three days in jail and 11 days of home detention Monday after pleading guilty to "super extreme" driving under the influence.
August 05, 2014
Authorities are looking into a viral Internet video that shows a man kicking a squirrel off what appears to be the edge of the Grand Canyon.
August 05, 2014
Authorities say a city worker filling potholes has been seriously injured after being hit by a car in west Phoenix.
August 05, 2014
After fading from the spotlight for months while awaiting the second penalty phase in her case, Jodi Arias again is back in it, this time serving as her own attorney after a judge approved her request Monday to represent herself.
August 05, 2014
Authorities at Grand Canyon National Park said they're searching for a man reported missing on a hike along the South Rim.
August 05, 2014
A judge has rejected a request to block Arizona's policy of denying driver's licenses to some young immigrants while Governor Jan Brewer asks an appeals court to reconsider a ruling that she can't deny driving privileges to the immigrants.
August 05, 2014
State Senator Chester Crandell died while horseback riding near his home in eastern Arizona on Monday. But there’s a process about how votes are counted when a candidate dies during the campaign.
August 05, 2014
The release of last year’s AIMS scores on Monday signified the last time science scores won’t be counted against schools. That may be a good thing when looking at the science scores reported.
August 05, 2014
A Customs and Border Protection agent has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit money laundering. The agent was accused of funneling money to a drug trafficker.
August 04, 2014
An international research team led by the University of Arizona successfully mapped the genome sequence of African rice, known for hardiness and drought resistance.
August 04, 2014
The Arizona Department of Education is reporting modest progress in math and reading proficiency among state public school students. That translated to a slight improvement in school performance grades across the state.
August 04, 2014
The Scottsdale-based restaurant chain P.F. Chang’s is giving more information about a security breach first noticed in June.
August 04, 2014
A microburst hit the Loop 101 last night near the Red Mountain 202. The high winds and rain downed a fiber optic cable shutting off traffic in both directions and leaving many commuters stranded.
August 04, 2014
Hundreds of Arizona students failed to get into a state scholarship program because their families thought they would simply get a check, an education department official said.
August 04, 2014

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