KJZZ News

Original High School Musical Tackles Bullying
Many high school musicals sound a lot like...well, the movie "High School Musical," but not at Arcadia High School.
Jan. 17, 2014
Shawna Forde
The Arizona Supreme Court upheld the murder conviction of a high-profile border activist accused of killing an Arizona father and daughter.
Jan. 17, 2014
Did You Know: Hall of Flame Museum
Arizona is home to nearly 200 museums, but there is one in the Valley that may spark your interest.
Jan. 17, 2014
River Clean Up
It is time again for the annual Lower Salt River Clean Up. A crew of volunteers will be clearing the riverbed north of Mesa on Saturday morning.
Jan. 17, 2014
 Drone Testing Begins In Texas
A university research team in Texas was one of six teams selected by the FAA recently to begin testing Unmanned Aerial Vehicles — otherwise known as drones. The main focus of the testing is to work out safety and communication issues, and huge chunks of Texas have been designated as potential testing sites. But some parts of the state are not keen on the idea.
Jan. 17, 2014
Judge Selects Monitor To Oversee MCSO
A federal judge has picked a monitor to make sure the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office follows through on court ordered changes ordered by the court.
Jan. 17, 2014
BLM Approves Transmission Line Over Land
The Bureau of Land Management has granted a right-of-way across its land in northern Maricopa County for a proposed high-voltage transmission line.
Jan. 17, 2014
Mexico To Texas: The Risk In Illegal Trade Of Prescription Medicine
In borderland Texas, a widespread lack of health insurance goes along with poverty, and high rates of diseases like diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure.
Jan. 17, 2014
 Arpaio Demands Feds Pay Cost Of Racial Profiling Judgement
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is demanding the federal government pay the bill to meet the requirements of a federal court order intended to prevent the Sheriff's Office from racial profiling.
Jan. 17, 2014
 Phoenix Development Would Bridge Rich, Poor
There’s a movement afoot to bring new money into urban areas all over the country, and surprisingly Phoenix is part of that movement. The city has long been famous for its suburban sprawl. But now plans are moving ahead to link high-rise downtown with a neighboring Latino barrio that wealthy developers have mostly ignored for the better part of 100 years.
Jan. 17, 2014
Some Lawmakers Trying To Undo Voting Measures They Passed
Some state lawmakers are moving to repeal major parts of the voting laws they approved last year in a way that would thwart a referendum drive that kept the changes from taking effect.
Jan. 17, 2014
Commercial Real Estate Making Slow Comeback
The Valley’s commercial real estate market is bouncing back, but slowly, according to a new report from ASU.
Jan. 17, 2014
Gas Prices Up Slightly, But Downturn Expected
Arizonans are paying more at the gas pump again this week.
Jan. 17, 2014
New Bill Makes It Easier To Buy A Tesla
A new bill would make it easier for Arizonans to buy a Tesla.
Jan. 17, 2014
Arizona Home To Algae Biofuel Research
One day, your car could run on algae. Scientists have been saying that for decades.
Jan. 16, 2014
EPA Looks To Approve Dust-Reduction Plan
It has taken more than 40 years, but Maricopa County is in compliance with the environmental standards for airborne dust.
Jan. 16, 2014
Arizonans Spent $33 Million On Medical Pot In 2013
Medical marijuana patients in Arizona bought about three tons of pot and spent about $33 million in 2013. That is according to a new report by state health officials.
Jan. 16, 2014
Report Finds Flaws With Voting Process
A new report from a liberal advocacy group looks at how the November 2012 election was administered in Arizona and 16 other states. Activists said the results show how counties could make casting a ballot easier, but the proposed fixes may not be feasible.
Jan. 16, 2014
Man Arrested For Stealing
Police in Glendale have arrested an employee of Loomis Armored for stealing from a Chase Bank ATM in Goodyear.
Jan. 16, 2014
Pronghorn Antelope Relocation Completed
The Arizona Game and Fish Department has relocated 41 Pronghorn Antelope from New Mexico, to southern Arizona.
Jan. 16, 2014

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